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Claymation Alive and Well

Above is an extended introduction to the characters you’ll meet when you watch The Box Trolls, showing October 17 -23 at The Webster Theater. When you come to this movie, be sure you stick around for the credits, there are several fun bits included there, including a short clip of the animator moving the clay figures between each stop motion shot.

The Box Trolls uses stop motion photography to create its animation, a technique which first debuted in the late 1800s. I couldn’t find a clip from that original film, The Humpty Dumpty Circus, but below is a clip from an early follower of the technique, The Haunted Hotel, released in 1907. Enjoy the movies. I hope we’ll see you there.

Love Your Local

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Local radio likes local theaters. We were recently featured on KHOI radio 89.1 as they took a look at community-based movie theaters around central Iowa.

CLICK HERE to visit the KHOI website where you can “click to listen” to the show.

 

I Wish I Were a Fish

What is it about dolphins that touches our hearts so? Are you old enough to remember The Incredible Mr. Limpet, starring Don Knotts? I remember it fondly. What dolphin memories do you have? Share them with your kids, then bring your family to watch Dolphin Tale 2, and let them make dolphin memories of theirContinue Reading

Learning to be Your Best

When The Game Stands Tall There’s a powerful portrait of character and faith starting tonight (9/26) at the Webster Theater. When the Game Stands Tall explores the nature of love and commitment in the face of adversity. And not just the adversity of opposing teams with players twice your size, but the adversity of lovedContinue Reading

Details, Details

We’re working late in the theater tonight. Jake Pulis and Jeff Pingle are installing panes in the lobby’s “cloud” lights. Ted Larsen and the Lynx Wrestling Team have scubbed years of grime off of every seat in the auditorium. Kay Ross and Debra Brown helped too, with Kay supplying pizza just when the wrestlers neededContinue Reading

Countdown…

We are in the final stage of countdown to opening. The marquee restoration is almost complete, and we will turn the lights on for the entire community to see on Monday, September 8, 2014 as the finale to our Iowa / Iowa State game rally with RVTV from WHO Channel 13 in Des Moines. InsideContinue Reading

Hero Donors Leads the Way

All capital campaigns start with leaders in giving as an important part of the overall campaign. These gifts provide the initial momentum needed to get the campaign off the ground and running.   The local Help Entertain and Restore Organization (HERO) Campaign is no different.    As of the end of June over $168,000 has beenContinue Reading

Indiegogo Campaign

Indiegogo is the world’s largest global funding platform.  The site is “all about allowing anybody to raise money for any idea.”   With indiegogo there are of “perks” for different levels of investment.  The campaign is promoted through a social media-based publicity effort and because of the nature of the campaign, it allows anyone, anywhere to make a contribution.Continue Reading

Celebrating with Posters and Raffle

Wednesday Evening- February 19, 2014 from 4 to 7 pm we are celebrating the theater’s 75th anniversary with a poster and raffle fundraiser. Hundreds of posters are available for $1, $5 or $20.             We are also giving away one of each of our indiegogo perks: Movie Pass, SuperHero T-shirt, Bottom-lessContinue Reading