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SUNDAY AUG. 31
  • Batman (1989)

    Rated PG-13, 126 min. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson and Kim Basinger.

    Ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?

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

  • Berserk: The Golden Age III - The Advent (2013)

    Not rated, 110 min. Directed by Toshiyuki Kubooka.

    Anime: The brutal conclusion of this visceral and darkly themed trilogy.

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

  • The Dog and Dog Day Afternoon

    Double Feature: First, check out the new doc about John Wojtowicz, who robbed a bank in order to pay for his lover's sex-reassignment surgery. And then stay to see him portrayed by Al Pacino in Sidney Lumet's classic film.

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

  • 8 1/2

    8 1/2 (1963)

    Not rated, 138 min. Directed by Federico Fellini. Starring Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimée, Claudia Cardinale, Sandra Milo and Barbara Steele.

    The Influences of David Lynch: Mastroianni plays Guido, a director who's just had a huge hit but is now struggling to come up with an idea for his next project. Between fits and starts, Guido goes back through his life and confronts all his demons. Read a full review of 8 1/2.

    1PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • The Expendables 3

    The Expendables 3 (2014)

    Rated PG-13, 127 min. Directed by Patrick Hughes. Starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Harrison Ford, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Wesley Snipes, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Kelsey Grammer, Glen Powell, Antonio Banderas, Victor Ortiz, Ronda Rousey, Kellan Lutz, Jet Li and Robert Davi.

    Master Pancake: Every now and then, a film comes along that is so perfect for the Pancake crew, they have no choice but to do their civic duty and mock it. The Expendables 3 is that movie. Read a full review of The Expendables 3.

    12:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Gas-s-s-s (1970)

    Rated R, 79 min. Directed by Roger Corman. Starring Bob Corff, Elaine Giftos, Bud Cort and Talia Shire.

    AFS: The Films of Roger Corman: An experimental gas that kills anyone over the age of 25 is let loose, and two hippies go on a road trip through the post-apocalyptic remains.

    2PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson.

    It's been 30 years since Murray first got slimed, so it must be time for a re-release.

    10:55AM, 1:25PM, 4:15PM, 6:35PM, 10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson.

    The original Ghostbusters mined the comedy-horror genre way before it became the fashionably ironic and overused format it is today. The comedy here is solid gold, Murray is in peak form, and the effects are a lot of fun. Get slimed.

    11:10AM, 2PM, 3:45PM, 6:45PM, 9:30PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson.

    The original Ghostbusters mined the comedy-horror genre way before it became the fashionably ironic and overused format it is today. The comedy here is solid gold, Murray is in peak form, and the effects are a lot of fun. Get slimed.

    11AM, 1:50PM, 4:40PM, 7:25PM, 10:20PM Cinemark Hill Country Galleria 14, 12812 Hill Country Blvd., 800/326-3264

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson.

    The original Ghostbusters mined the comedy-horror genre way before it became the fashionably ironic and overused format it is today. The comedy here is solid gold, Murray is in peak form, and the effects are a lot of fun. Get slimed.

    12:10PM, 2:45PM, 5:20PM, 7:55PM, 10:30PM Gateway Theatre, 9700 Stonelake, 512/416-5700

  • Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters (1984)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts and Ernie Hudson.

    The original Ghostbusters mined the comedy-horror genre way before it became the fashionably ironic and overused format it is today. The comedy here is solid gold, Murray is in peak form, and the effects are a lot of fun. Get slimed.

    10:30AM, 1:20PM, 4:10PM, 7PM, 9:50PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

    Rated R, 91 min. Directed by John Cameron Mitchell. Starring John Cameron Mitchell, Maurice Dean Wint, Alberta Watson, Michael Pitt, Andrea Martin, Stephen Trask and Miriam Shor.

    Everyone's favorite surgically botched transsexual from East Germany lights up the screen. Hit up the HighBall after the screening for a free show with tribute band the Sideways Grimace. Read a full review of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

    8:05PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    Rated PG-13, 125 min. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody and River Phoenix.

    Summer Film Classics: 70mm Week: How do you improve on the Indiana Jones formula? Add Sean Connery.

    2PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470

  • My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done

    My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2010)

    Not rated, 91 min. Directed by Werner Herzog. Starring Michael Shannon, Willem Dafoe, Chloë Sevigny, Brad Dourif, Michael Peña, Udo Kier, Grace Zabriskie and Loretta Devine.

    The Complete David Lynch: Lynch may have just been the producer on this film, but his fingerprints are all over this beguiling tale of a man's descent into madness. Read a full review of My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done.

    4:25PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Radio Free Albemuth (2014)

    Rated R, 111 min. Directed by John Alan Simon. Starring Jonathan Scarfe, Shea Whigham and Katheryn Winnick.

    Another mind-bending trip from the mind of Philip K. Dick, this one concerns a record-store clerk who gets caught up in a cosmic conspiracy.

    9:15PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Slamdance On the Road Tour

    177 min. Directed by Various.

    this traveling celebration of the Slamdance Film Festival stops in Austin to screen a double feature. First up, is Elliot, which captures two years in the life of a passionate amateur filmmaker. Skanks documents a community theatre's attempt to mount an original drag musical.

    3:55PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • SPACES

  • The Heart Machine

    The Heart Machine (2014)

    Not rated, 85 min. Directed by Zachary Wigon. Starring Kate Lyn Sheil, John Gallagher Jr. and David Call.

    Cinema East: A man begins to suspect that his long-distance girlfriend whom he met on the Internet has been living in the same city as him, and he sets out looking for her.

    9PM French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos St., 512/472-8180

  • The Princess Bride and Say Anything

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: Double Feature

    8:15PM Blue Starlite Drive-In at Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/850-6127

  • 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.

  • 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.