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Second Chance Weekend July 8-11

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We love to show movies that don’t get a lot of advertising attention, but are just excellent films. Sometimes, that means that they don’t get the crowd we think they deserve — or the crowds don’t show up until the last night when word-of-mouth is really buzzing. We’re thinking Lady in Gold, The Big Short, and Where MORE >
From the Balcony

What Makes a Big-Screen Movie

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“I am big. It’s the pictures that got small.” –Sunset Boulevard. In this age of digital media, there are some movies that transcend the TV screen, and demand to be seen in the theatre. Whether they’re just too beautiful for the small screen, improved by the laughter or others, or you something you want to talk to your MORE >
From the Balcony

Scheduling Movies or Why It Took So Long to Get Star Wars

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens opened December 18. It opens at The Clyde on January 15. Why did it take nearly a month to get the hottest movie ever to South Whidbey? It’s about distributor scheduling and maximizing profits (quite understandably so). The distributors want to ensure that a movie isn’t just going to be a flash in the pan (y MORE >
From the Balcony

Time Changes

While we try to keep showtimes consistent so that we don’t confuse customers (and so that we–okay I–don’t get confused too), sometimes we have to shift a showtime around. This didn’t used to be a problem, because most movies were a brisk 90 minutes and the extra-long opus was a rarity. Now, however, a lot of movies c MORE >
Clyde News

The Size is Always Right on a Clyde Gift Pass

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Clyde passes make perfect Christmas gifts (though they’re also very popular at Mother’s Day and Father’s Day as well). In fact they make a most thoughtful gift for the spouse who has to drag you to the movies, showing a real respect for his/her tastes. Here’s the deal. Passes ($7, or just $5 for those under 17 or over 65) and Sn MORE >
Policies & Procedures

How to use this website

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People have told us that they could not find out when a movie is playing or its running time on our website. So here are some helpful tips: You can click on any of the slides that run across the top of the website home page to find expanded movie information and a link to trailers. You can look at the left column of the home page for  the three or MORE >
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