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Pick of the Week

20th Century Women

Bening shines in this tender, heartfelt film

New This Week

The Founder

Michael Keaton supersizes McDonald's

Monster Trucks

Boy meets monster, adventure ensues

The Resurrection of Gavin Stone

A former actor finds faith in his hometown

Sleepless

A shady cop searches for his kidnapped son

Split

Another twisted (and twisty) offering from M. Night Shyamalan

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Vin Diesel returns to kickstart this action series

First-Run Movies

The Accountant

Math, mayhem, and murder abound in this somewhat confusing thriller

Allied

WWII espionage thriller can't hold a candle to Casablanca

Arrival

Introspective sci-fi drama packs a punch

Assassin's Creed

Popular video game series hits the screen

The Bye Bye Man

A group of teens unleash the bogeyman

Collateral Beauty

Will Smith mopes around in this preposterous drama

The Edge of Seventeen

Teen dramedy gets the growing pains right

Elle

Riveting yet perplexing, this psychological thriller is a stunner

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

A delightful return to the world of Harry Potter

Fences

Denzel Washington scores big in August Wilson's great American play

Hacksaw Ridge

A pacifist goes to war in Mel Gibson's brutal film

The Handmaiden

A stylish and alluring love triangle

Hidden Figures

True story of NASA's black women mathematicians

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Tom Cruise isn't having any fun in this boilerplate actioner

Jackie

A portrait of the First Lady in the aftermath of JFK's assassination

La La Land

This bittersweet musical will make your heart soar

Lion

An orphan's search for his birth mother gets an assist from Google Earth

Live by Night

Ben Affleck directs and stars in this period gangster drama

Manchester by the Sea

Casey Affleck shines in this heartfelt drama

Middle of Nowhere

In this Sundance-honored film, a woman has to figure out what to do after her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison.

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Tim Burton directs this film adaptation of the creepy kids' favorite

Moana

Set sail for Disney's gorgeous new adventure

A Monster Calls

A beast helps a boy through tough times

Moonlight

There's magic in this Moonlight

Office Christmas Party

Workplace comedy lacks the laughs

Ouija: Origin of Evil

This horror sequel is vastly superior to its cheesy precursor

Passengers

Bound for a distant planet, two persons awake prematurely

Patriots Day

The hunt for the Boston Marathon bombers

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Force is strong with this one

Silence

Two missionaries in feudal Japan are tested

Sing

Animated film about a koala who stages a singing competition

Storks

These animated birds never quite achieve liftoff

Trolls

Banal plot mars this toy marketing scheme

Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween

Tricks and treats with Tyler Perry

Underworld: Blood Wars

Vampires vs. werewolves (again)

Why Him?

What if your child brought home James Franco as your new son-in-law?

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)

    Rated R, 135 min. Directed by David Lynch. Starring Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Kyle Mclachlan, Chris Isaak and Moira Kelly.

    Lynch alienated more than a few fans with this savage prequel (and epilogue) that brings Laura Palmer's sordid, tragic life and mysterious death from TV to the screen. Watch it on the big screen before the new episodes start airing in May. Mondo will be selling a vinyl edition of the soundtrack. Read a full review of Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me.

    10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

    Rated PG, 139 min. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Starring Keir Dullea, Daniel Richter, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester and Douglas Rain.

    70mm at the Ritz: Kubrick's film remains a peerless monument – a complete and total film experience, magnificent in its scope and expression, singular in its vision and ambition.

    6:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Sailor Moon R: The Movie (1993)

    Not rated, 85 min. Directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara.

    Anime: A new director's cut of the classic anime.

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/861-7030

  • Friday (1995)

    Rated R, 91 min. Directed by F. Gary Gray. Starring Ice Cube, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Anna Maria Horsford, Regina King, Bernie Mac and John Witherspoon.

    Movie Party: Fake joints, gold chains, and scratch ’n’ sniff smell-along cards provided, plus, a dog catching contest before the screening. Read a full review of Friday.

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N., 512/861-7070

SPACES
  • The Goonies

    The Goonies (1985)

    Rated PG, 114 min. Directed by Richard Donner. Starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green and Martha Plimpton.

    Friday Movie Matinee: Professor, what's another word for pirate treasure?

    2PM Old Quarry Branch Library, 7051 Village Center Dr., 512/345-4435

BULLOCK MUSEUM IMAX

1800 Congress, 512/936-4629

  • "A Beautiful Planet" (2016)

    Rated G, 40 min. Directed by Toni Myers. Narrated by Jennifer Lawrence.

  • "National Parks Adventure" (2016)

    Not rated, 38 min. Directed by Greg MacGillivray. Narrated by Robert Redford.

    Stunning imagery and an overview of the national parks’ history is combined with reflections on what the wilderness means to us all. The film is narrated by Robert Redford.

  • "Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience" (2016)

    Rated G, 45 min. Directed by Terrence Malick. Narrated by Brad Pitt.

    Terrence Malick's first foray into documentary filmmaking is this decades-in-the-making history of the universe, and it's a visually magnificent achievement that's educational, as well.

  • xXx: Return of Xander Cage

    xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

    Rated PG-13, 107 min. Directed by D.J. Caruso. Starring Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Samuel L. Jackson, Toni Collette and Ruby Rose.

    Not reviewed at press time. Diesel reprises his role as a government operative out to stop a group of terrorists attaining a superweapon called Pandora's Box. Many things explode and a conspiracy is uncovered.

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