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FRIDAY AUG. 1
  • Back to the Future: Part II (1989)

    Rated PG, 108 min. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson.

    1989: 25 Years Later: Where they went, they didn't need roads. (Double bill: Road House.)

    9:15PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470

  • 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.

    AFS @ Marchesa Celebration Screening: Many astute people consider this witty backstage tale the greatest of all Minnelli's great musicals. 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. Richard Linklater will introduce the film. Read a full review of The Band Wagon.

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

  • Crumb

    Crumb (1994)

    Rated R, 119 min. Directed by Terry Zwigoff. Starring Robert Crumb and Aline Kominksy.

    Two Thumbs Up: Ebert's Picks: A staggeringly intimate look at the life of the famed cartoonist and his family. (Double bill: Dark City.) Read a full review of Crumb.

    9:15PM Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress, 512/472-5470

  • Dark City

    Dark City (1998)

    Rated R, 100 min. Directed by Alex Proyas. Starring Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Richard O'Brien and Ian Richardson.

    Two Thumbs Up: Ebert's Picks: Stunning visuals highlight this story in which a city's inhabitants are the victims of some cosmic experiment being conducted by a race of aliens. (Double bill: Crumb.) Read a full review of Dark City.

    7:15PM Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress, 512/472-5470

  • Pitch Perfect Sing-Along (2012)

    Rated PG-13, 112 min. Directed by Jason Moore. Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Skylar Astin.

    Girlie Night

    10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • The Princess Bride Quote-Along

    The Princess Bride Quote-Along (1987)

    Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Rob Reiner. Starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage and Robin Wright Penn.

    Action Pack

    7:20PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Road House

    Road House (1989)

    Rated R, 114 min. Directed by Rowdy Herrington. Starring Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott and Ben Gazzara.

    1989: 25 Years Later: The ne plus ultra of Eighties action movies. (Double bill: Back to the Future: Part II.)

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

  • Totally Eighties Sing-Along Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10:05PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • KIDS

  • An American Tail (1986)

    Rated G, 83 min. Directed by Don Bluth.

    Kids' Camp: In this animated film, the immigrant experience in America is shown through the story of young Fievel of the Mousekewitz family.

    9:15AM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Babe

    Babe (1995)

    Rated G, 92 min. Directed by Chris Noonan. Starring James Cromwell and Magda Szubanski.

    Alamo Summer Kids' Camp: Free. Read a full review of Babe.

    9:50AM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Rango

    Rango (2011)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Gore Verbinski.

    9:45AM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Under the Sea 3D (2009)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Howard Hall.

    The impact of global warming is examined in the waters of Southern Australia, New Guinea, and elsewhere in the Indo-Pacific region. For ticket prices, call 936-IMAX or 936-TSHM or see www.thestoryoftexas.com.