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SATURDAY APRIL 19
  • Batman Forever (1995)

    Rated PG-13, 122 min. Directed by Joel Schumacher. Starring Val Kilmer, Jim Carrey, Tommy Lee Jones, Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell, Michael Gough and Drew Barrymore.

    Master Pancake: Join John Erler, Mac Blake, David Jara, and Andrew Rosas as they head back to the Nineties to jovially overthrow Batman Forever. Read a full review of Batman Forever.

    7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Bicycle Film Festival

    Three separate programs of short films will screen: Cinematic Shorts at 6pm, Urban Bike Shorts at 8pm, and BMX Films at 10pm.

    6PM, 8PM, 10PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Horse Feathers

    Horse Feathers (1932)

    Not rated, 68 min. Directed by Norman Z. McLeod. Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd and David Landau.

    Marx Brothers Retrospective: Groucho Marx plays the president of Huxley College, who recruits the wrong football players to beat school rival Darwin College. It's an excellent Marx Brothers picture.

    12:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

    Rated PG, 118 min. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw and Dan Aykroyd.

    Class of 1984: This prequel to Raiders is generally the least favorite among fans, although it tries to outdo the original in terms of cliffhangers and visual treats.

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

    Rated PG, 118 min. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw and Dan Aykroyd.

    Class of 1984: This prequel to Raiders is generally the least favorite among fans, although it tries to outdo the original in terms of cliffhangers and visual treats.

    2PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

    Rated PG, 132 min. Directed by Douglas Mcgrath. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Christopher Plummer, Tom Courtenay, Jamie Bell, Nathan Lane, Barry Humphries, Alan Cumming, Anne Hathaway, Edward Fox, Jim Broadbent, Juliet Stevenson, Timothy Spall, Romola Garai and Hugh Mitchell.

    Afternoon Tea: Charles Dickens' picaresque teems with wonderful performances and bright direction by McGrath (who also did the same for Jane Austen in Emma). Read a full review of Nicholas Nickleby.

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

    Rated R, 92 min. Directed by Wes Craven. Starring Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Johnny Depp, Ronee Blakley and John Saxon.

    Class of 1984

    9:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • "Raised?: Finding Jesus by Doubting the Resurrection" (2014)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Peter Craig.

    A couple searches for meaning. A Q&A with filmmaker Peter Craig and Ben and Jessica Roberts (the subjects of the film) will follow the screening. Proceeds will go to support the Austin Children’s Shelter.

    6:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Rio 2 (sensory friendly) (2014)

    Rated G, 101 min. Directed by Carlos Saldanha.

    Autism Society of America: Sensory-Friendly Films: At these screenings, the auditorium's lights are brought up and the sound turned down. Additionally, audience members are welcome to move around during the screening and bring along special-diet snacks.

    10AM Barton Creek Square (AMC), 2901 South Capital of Texas Hwy, 888/262-4386

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

    Rated R, 95 min. Directed by Jim Sharman. Starring Richard O'Brien, Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and Tim Curry.

    Austin fans have been dressing up and doing the "Time Warp" thing live for more than three decades. For more info, see www.austinrocky.org.

    11:59PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Totally Eighties Sing-Along Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10:20PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • SPACES

  • The Might of Me (2014)

    4PM The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/485-3002

  • The Sound of Music

    The Sound of Music (1965)

    Not rated, 174 min. Directed by Robert Wise. Starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: Musicals at the Drive-In: The Paramount’s alive with The Sound of Music – and the Von Trapps will sing once more. Read a full review of The Sound of Music.

    8:30PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • Flight of the Butterflies

    Flight of the Butterflies (2012)

    Not rated, 44 min. Directed by Mike Slee. Starring Gordon Pinsent and Patricia Phillips.

    The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.

  • Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk

    Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk (2008)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Greg MacGillivray. Narrated by Robert Redford.

    The river at risk is the Colorado. Water-conservation advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. joins ethnobotanist and author Wade Davis and their 18-year-old daughters for a rafting trip down the river to the parched Colorado delta.

  • Great White Shark

    Great White Shark (2013)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Narrated by Bill Nighy.

    This 3-D film explores the great white’s place in our imaginations and fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.

  • 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.

  • Titans of the Ice Age

    Titans of the Ice Age (2013)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by David Clark. Narrated by Christopher Plummer.

    Computer-generated imagery brings to life this mysterious era of the Ice Age.

  • Tornado Alley

    Tornado Alley (2011)

    Not rated, 43 min. Directed by Sean C. Casey.

    Storm Chasers star Casey joins the researchers of VORTEX2 in this effort to capture the origins and evolution of tornadoes.