Special Screenings

  • Blow-Up

    Blow-Up (1966)

    Not rated, 111 min. Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Starring Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles and David Hemmings.

    AFS Arthouse: Not only does the film capture a sense of swinging London in the form of the freewheeling photographer played by Hemmings, but it also questions reality and our suppositions about it. Arrive an hour early to be treated to a complimentary hair and nail bar by the Aveda Institute. Read a full review of Blow-Up.

    7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Clueless Quote-Along (1995)

    Rated PG-13, 97 min. Directed by Amy Heckerling. Starring Alicia Silverstone.

    Girlie Night

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • David Bowie Is

    David Bowie Is (2014)

    Not rated, 100 min. Directed by Hamish Hamilton.

    This doc on the Thin White Duke examines artifacts from the David Bowie Archive, tracing the evolution of his career.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • The Godfather

    The Godfather (1972)

    Rated R, 175 min. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard Castellano, John Cazale, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire and Robert Duvall.

    This is just about as great as a movie's ever gonna get. Read a full review of The Godfather.

    3PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Good Will Hunting (1997)

    Rated R, 126 min. Directed by Gus Van Sant. Starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgard and Minnie Driver.

    Robin Williams Tribute Series: Williams won an Oscar for his performance in this film. Read a full review of Good Will Hunting.

    7PM Moviehouse & Eatery, 8300 N. FM 620, Bldg B, 512/501-3520

  • The Graduate (1967)

    Not rated, 105 min. Directed by Mike Nichols. Starring Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, William Daniels, Elizabeth Wilson, Murray Hamilton, Walter Brooke and Norman Fell.

    Shiner Soundtrack Series: Plastics, my boy, plastics! Read a full review of The Graduate.

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

    Rated R, 89 min. Directed by Stephen Hopkins. Starring Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox and Kelly Jo Minter.

    Terror Tuesday: Freddy tries to possess an unborn child while also performing skateboard tricks.

    9:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    Rated PG, 115 min. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Denholm Elliott, Wolf Kahler and Paul Freeman.

    Classics: Indiana Jones, a dashing Saturday matinee idol for the modern age, is one of Spielberg and Ford's best creations. Read a full review of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

    7:30PM Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, 512/244-3549


  • Purple Rain

    Purple Rain (1984)

    Rated R, 111 min. Directed by Albert Magnoli. Starring Prince, Apollonia Kotero, Morris Day, Olga Karlatos and Clarence Williams III.

    Scoot Dive-Inn Theatre: Do you know what it sounds like when a dove cries?

    8PM The Scoot Inn, 1308 E. Fourth


    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • D-Day: Normandy 1944

    D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Pascal Vuong. Narrated by Tom Brokaw.

    Tom Brokaw narrates this film about the largest Allied operation of World War II.

  • Jerusalem 3D

    Jerusalem 3D (2014)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Daniel Ferguson. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.

  • Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure

    Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Sean MacLeod Phillips. Narrated by Liev Schreiber.

    National Geographic uses photo-realistic, computer-generated, 3-D animation to transport audiences back more than 65 million years, when a great inland sea divided North America in two. For ticket prices, call 936-IMAX or 936-TSHM, or see www.thestoryoftexas.com.

  • Texas: The Big Picture

    Texas: The Big Picture (2003)

    Not rated, 39 min. Directed by Scott Swofford. Narrated by Colby Donaldson.

    Texas is shown to be a land broad enough to produce everything from grapefruit to microchips.


  • Fantastic Fest 2014

    Devoted to horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action, and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world, Fantastic Fest kicks off its 10th year with opening night film The ABCs of Death 2. See here for a preview.

    Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309