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2016 is right around the corner; please make a donation to support The Grand today! Read on to learn more about our current campaign.

Monty Python's Life of Brian Dec 25 and 26 brian-baby

Monty Python taught me that grown-ups were generally absurd and not excluded from ridicule, which, though true, still gets me in trouble from time to time.

Pythons' high level of British scoffing was the perfect antidote for the all too serious Cold War era USA. My pals and I would seek the stuff out wherever we could get it.

After many late night laugh fests, I judged the best Python to be Life of Brian. Written over two weeks while the Pythons were in Barbados, and bankrolled by Beatle George Harrison (who "just wanted to see the movie"), this satire of religion and The New Testament spared no one.

Read on and join us for Life of Brian on December 25 and 26.

Rare Exports: A Grand Holiday Tradition Pietari Kontio Rare Exports

There aren't a lot of truly great Christmas movies - and there are definitely not a lot of truly great Finnish action/horror/family Christmas movies. Lucky for us, Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale is all of those things! Read more to hear how The Grand celebrates with this amazing movie.   

See Spike Lee's Chi-Raq showing December 18-24 chi-raq

We've been eyeing Spike Lee's new film CHI-RAQ, trying to find screen space for it. The film was available to us last week but we didn't have screen space available to bring it in; it is after all a zero sum game: for a new film to come in, an old one has to leave.

Read on by clicking the "read more" button below:

Incredible Films all December Long Cozy theaters

Every season is special at The Grand but winter is always an especially spectacular time. Awards-season hopefuls, fun family and holiday films, and thoughtful events fill our theaters every day. There is a lot happening in December that shouldn't be missed. Read on to see what you can look forward to!

White Christmas at The Grand White Christmas still

Turns out, Tacomans love their Bing, Danny Rosemary, and Vera-Ellen. And who doesn't love a White Christmas? Read more about our upcoming holiday singalong screenings of the classic film White Christmas!

The Grand Cinema's new blog! His Girl Friday

It's an exciting day when your favorite local nonprofit cinema launches their own blog, right? Of course it is! I know you can't wait to peek behind the curtain and learn all about how and what we do - and why! Click the "read more" circle below to find out more.

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