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WEDNESDAY AUG. 5
  • The Band Wagon

    The Band Wagon (1953)

    Not rated, 111 min. Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Starring Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray and Jack Buchanan.

    Summer Film Classics: Broadway Bliss: Sublime performances, great musical numbers, and an inspired Betty Comden and Adolph Green script are the glue that holds together Minnelli's most masterful fusion of form, content, and froth. (Double bill: Singin' in the Rain.) Read a full review of The Band Wagon.

    7PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470

  • Double Indemnity

    Double Indemnity (1944)

    Not rated, 106 min. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson.

    Austin Film Society: EC Stanwyck Noir: Wilder clocked another classic with this quintessential femme-fatale story about a pair of lovers who bump off the woman's husband for the insurance money. Read a full review of Double Indemnity.

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

  • Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection

    Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection "F" (2015)

    Not rated, 105 min. Directed by Akira Toriyama.

    NCM/Fathom: Supervised by the series creator Akira Toriyama, this new animated work from Japan showcases the return of the evil overlord Frieza.

    7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Ninja Turf (1985)

    Rated R, 85 min. Directed by Woo-Sang Park. Starring Jun Chong, Phillip Rhee, James Lew and Rosanna King.

    Weird Wednesday: A Korean immigrant in Los Angeles refuses to join a gang and suffers the consequences.

    10:10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Singin' in the Rain (1952)

    Not rated, 103 min. Directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen. Starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Donald O'Connor, Cyd Charisse and Jean Hagen.

    Summer Film Classics: Musicals: Arguably, the greatest movie musical of all time. (Double bill: The Band Wagon.)

    9:10PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470

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