103 min. Directed by Chris Columbus. Starring Macauley Culkin and Joe Pesci.
7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated PG-13, 97 min. Directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo and Randy Quaid.
9:40PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Not rated, 85 min. Directed by Urszula Antoniak. Starring Lotte Verbeek and Stephen Rea.
Austin Film Society: Trouble in Paradise: A prickly young woman who is at a remove from the world hitchhikes until she lands at the home of an Irish widower, who is also cut off from society.
7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000
Not rated, 81 min. Directed by Nicholas Webster. Starring John Call, Leonard Hicks, Vincent Beck and Bill McCutcheon.
NCM Fathom: RiffTrax Live: Martians kidnap Santa from the North Pole. Surely, RiffTrax will find nothing mockable here.
7PM Cinemark Southpark Meadows, 9900 S. I-35, 800/326-3264
Rated PG, 92 min. Directed by Tim Kelly and Charlie Soap. Starring Kimberly Guerrero, Moses Brings Plenty, Steve Reevis, Darryl Tonemah and Ben Livingston.
This narrative film tells the story of the work done by Wilma Mankiller prior to becoming the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation. With her husband Charlie Soap, an organizer and co-director of this film, Mankiller led the drive to build a 16-mile waterline system using a community of volunteers. The screening will be preceded by a reception at 6:30pm. A Q&A with the cast and crew (including Austin neon artist Ben Livingston) will follow.
7:30PM Texas Spirit Theater at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-8746
1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629
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.
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 imaginationsand fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.
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.
Rated PG-13, 146 min. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Wright, Jena Malone, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Liam Hemsworth, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Lynn Cohen, Stanley Tucci, Amanda Plummer and Toby Jones.
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.