Showed previously at Cinema 21 in Portland, Oregon:


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Drama/Romance/Rated NC-17 for explicit sexual content; In French with subtitles in English; 179 min.

Showing: Ended December 24, 2013

"A feverish, generous, exhausting love story, the chronicle of a young woman's passage from curiosity to heartbreak...for now I'll settle for just one word: GLORIOUS!"
-- A.O. Scott, The New York Times




Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche
Starring Lea Seydoux, Adele Exarchopoulos

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NOW SELLING BEER AND WINE!

Now Playing   December 6, 2016 Separate Admission Unless Noted

A MAN CALLED OVE (NOW PLAYING)

Through Dec. 15 daily 3:30, 6:00 + Sat-Sun 1:00

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THE HANDMAIDEN (ENDS THURSDAY)

Through Dec. 8 @ 8:30 only

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MOONLIGHT (NOW PLAYING)

Showtimes through December 8:
daily 3:45, 6:45, 9:15
Dec. 9-15 @ 3:45, 6:45, 8:30, 9:15
plus Sat-Sun 1:15

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HOWARDS END (ENDS THURSDAY!)

Through Dec.8 daily 4:00, 7:00

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Coming Next:


 

MOONLIGHT

ELLE




Portland, Oregon Bridges Photography
Portland Bridges Pictures

 


Now Playing at Cinema 21:

alt "It's a heartwarming tale about a stubborn, short-tempered man with steadfast beliefs, strict routines and the feeling that everyone around him is an idiot - and no reticence about telling them so."
-- Alissa Simon, Variety

Comedy/drama; In Swedish with English subtitles; 116 minutes

BASED ON THE INTERNATIONAL BEST-SELLING NOVEL
BY FREDRIK BACKMAN

Directed by Hannes Holm
Starring Rolf Lassgard, Bahar Pars, Zozan Akgun


Showing: NOW PLAYING! HELDOVER!
Showtimes:
Through Dec. 15 daily 3:30, 6:00 + Sat-Sun 1:00

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alt ROTTEN TOMATOES: "94% FRESH!"

"A rebus, a romance, a gothic thriller and a woozy comedy, 'The Handmaiden' is finally and most significantly a liberation story."

-- Manhola Dargis, The New York Times

Drama/romance; In Korean & Japanese with English subtitles; 144 minutes

"All the best things about Asian cinema, rolled into one!"
-- Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter

Directed by Chan-wook Park
Starring Min-hee Kim, Kim Tae-ri, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo


Showing: ENDS THURSDAY
Showtimes:
Through Dec. 8 @ 8:30 only

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alt ROTTEN TOMATOES: "98% FRESH!"

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS:
18 NOMINATIONS INCL. BEST PICTURE

GOTHAM AWARDS:
WINNER BEST PICTURE

Drama; In English; 110 minutes

"An urgent social document, a hard look at American reality and a poem written in light, music and vivid human faces."
-- A.O. Scott, The New York Times

Directed by Barry Jenkins
Starring Naomie Harris, Andre Holland, Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monae, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome


Showing: NOW PLAYING
Showtimes:
Showtimes through December 8:
daily 3:45, 6:45, 9:15
Dec. 9-15 @ 3:45, 6:45, 8:30, 9:15
plus Sat-Sun 1:15

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alt "Elegant and powerful, accommodating collisions of class and temperament with the grace of a perfect Edwardian hostess, 'Howards End' is the work to which all Merchant Ivory's other films have pointed and aspired."
-- Richard Corliss, Time magazine

Drama/romance; In English and in German with English subtitles; 140 minutes

"In a dazzling restoration, 'Howards End' reemerges as a mannered masterpiece."
-- Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

Directed by James Ivory
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter,

STUNNING DIGITAL RESTORATION

Showing: ENDS THURSDAY!
Showtimes:
Through Dec.8 daily 4:00, 7:00

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alt ROTTEN TOMATOES: "96% FRESH!"

"A career-defining performance by the great Sonia Braga - weathered, proud, sensuous, fragile - captivates and brings us into her world."

-- Bilge Ebiri, The Village Voice

Drama; In Portuguese with English subtitles; 142 minutes

"Brazilian director Kleber Mendonca Filho has made only two features, but with his second, 'Aquarius', he achieves artistic heights common only to the masters of the medium: Jean Renoir, Yasujiro Ozu, Ingmar Bergman, Abbas Kiarostami, Richard Linklater."
-- Jim Hemphill, Paste Magazine

Directed by Kleber Mendonca Filho
Starring Sonia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos


Showing: BEGINS DECEMBER 9TH
Showtimes: daily 3:15, 6:15, 9:15

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alt "It's an impeccable, creepy and genuinely transporting movie."
-- Glenn Kenny, The New York Times

Mystery/horror; 81 minutes

"Gorgeously unnerving."
-- April Wolfe, L.A. Weekly

Directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic
Starring ax Brebant, Roxane Duran, Julie-Marie Parmentier


Showing:
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt "As to be expected from the directors of WINGED MIGTRATION, the meditative SEASONS is a sparsely narrated collection of often-stunning footage of animals going on about their business, sometimes in spite of humanity's best efforts."
-- Sherilyn Connelly, SF Chronicle

Documentary; In French with English subtitles; 97 minutes

"Another testament to the breathtaking wonder of the natural world."
-- Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times

Directed by Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud


Showing: BEGINS DECEMBER 16TH
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt "ISABELLE HUPPERT GIVES A CAREER BEST PERFORMANCE IN PAUL VERHOEVEN'S MARVELOUSLY DEFT THRILLER."
-- Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

Drama/thriller/black comedy; In French with English subtitles; 130 minutes

"A masterpiece of suave perversity...a meticulously constructed maze of ambiguity, scrambling our assumptions and expectations at every turn, dispensing discomfort and delight and daring us to distinguish one from the other."
-- A.O. Scott, The New York Times

Directed by Paul Verhoeven
Starring Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny


Showing: BEGINS DECEMBER 23RD
Showtimes: Dec. 23 @ 3:45, 6:45, 9:25
Xmas Eve @ 3:45, 6:45
December 25-29 @ 3:45, 6:45, 9:25

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alt "The Room" director Tommy Wiseau and star Greg Sestero reunite for new movie! Click trailer link below to read all about it!

Black comedy; In English; 99 min.


Directed by Tommy Wiseau
Starring Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero, Juliette Danielle


Showing:
Showtimes: 10:45 PM

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alt "Like many of Jarmusch's best films, this keeps surprising us with its minimal, witty inflections, at once epic and small-scale."
-- Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader

Comedy/drama; In English; 118 minutes


Directed by Jim Jarmusch
Starring Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Helen-Jean Arthur


Showing: BEGINS JANUARY 13th
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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Cinema 21 is an independently-owned, locally-operated movie theater.

Admission Prices

Effective July 25, 2014

Prices do not apply to special engagements or shows where prices are otherwise.

General Admission (shows starting after 6PM) $9.50
Students (with ID), shows starting after 6PM $8.50
Seniors (62 and older) and children shows starting after 6PM $7.00
General Admission (shows starting before 6PM) $7.50
Seniors (62 and older) and children, shows starting before 6PM $6.50

Box office opens 1/2 hour before first show of the day. Note: tickets are available for same-day shows only - no advance tickets for future dates are available at the box office unless otherwise noted.


All programs and showtimes subject to change.

Cinema 21
616 NW 21st Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209 USA
Call 503.223.4515 for further information.