Not rated, 84 min. Directed by Pratibha Parmar.
AFS Doc Nights: The life story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple is told in this biopic that depicts her rise from her humble beginnings as the daughter of sharecroppers.
7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000
Rated R, 122 min. Directed by Cameron Crowe. Starring Patrick Fugit, Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Jason Lee, Zooey Deschanel, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Noah Taylor, Anna Paquin, Fairuza Balk and Terry Chen.
7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
Horror Remix: Clips from movies that combine horror and bikers will be presented in two hours: Content is from Nightmare Beach and Mad Foxes.
10PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070
Rated PG, 96 min. Directed by Fernando Di Leo. Starring Ursula Andress, Woody Strode, Marc Porel and Isabella Biagini.
Weird Wednesday: A stewardess, carnies, acrobats, and mobsters: ultraviolent comedy for the sick and twisted.
9:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated R, 135 min. Directed by Richard Curtis. Starring Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Keira Knightley, Martine McCutcheon, Billy Bob Thornton, Joanna Page and Rowan Atkinson.
This merry skein of loves lost and found in holiday-season London is written and directed by the Four Weddings and a Funeral
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7PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070
Not rated, 75 min. Directed by Geoff Marslett. Starring Trieste Kelly Dunn, Francisco Barreiro, Ashley Rae Spillers, John Merriman, Jennymarie Jemison, Chris Doubek and Jon Dee Graham.
Devolver Digital: Indie Wednesdays at the Ocho: Winner of the Louis Black Lone Star Award at the 2013 SXSW Film Festival, this film tells the story of a woman who becomes involved in the gun culture of central Texas after fleeing the violence she sees in New York.
9PM, 11:05PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
Rated PG-13, 97 min. Directed by Jeremiah S. Chechik. Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Diane Ladd, John Randolph, E.G. Marshall, Doris Roberts, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mae Questel and William Hickey.
2PM, 7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535
Not rated, 140 min. Directed by Jonathan Kent. Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor.
NCM Fathom: The successful revival of this enduring Noël Coward confection is presented from the West End’s Gielgud Theatre in London.
7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535
Rated R, 82 min. Directed by Charles E. Sellier Jr.. Starring Robert Brian Wilson, Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero and Linnea Quigley.
Fangoria Presents: Santa Claus is on a killing spree.
7:30PM Barton Creek Square (AMC), 2901 South Capital of Texas Hwy, 888/262-4386
Not rated, 96 min. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Starring Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison and Martin Milner.
The News in Cinema: Still remarkably pungent, this sordid tale about the entertainment business stars Lancaster as an all-powerful Broadway gossip columnist and Curtis as the smarmy publicity agent who will do anything to curry his favor. The script by Clifford Odets and Ernest Lehmann spares no one.
7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated PG, 101 min. Directed by Victor Fleming. Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton.
We're surely not in Kansas anymore. This beloved classic has been refashioned in 3-D to be projected on IMAX screens. Now we'll really have to watch out for those flying monkeys.
4:30PM, 9:40PM Cinemark Movies 8 Round Rock, 2120 N. Mays, 512/388-2848
Rated G, 101 min. Directed by Victor Fleming. Starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton.
1:30PM, 7:15PM Cinemark Movies 8 Round Rock, 2120 N. Mays, 512/388-2848
UT Radio-Television-Film Department:
View the results of UT students' hard work this semester. Each class has its own screening slot, and the screenings culminate with a Digital Demo Day on Thursday, Dec. 12 and the graduate student production on Saturday, Dec. 15. For the complete schedule, go to www.rtf.utexas.edu/events/end-semester-screenings-fall-2013
5PM, 7PM CMB Studio 4B,
Rated PG-13, 101 min. Directed by Richard Donner. Starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover, Bobcat Goldthwait, David Johansen, Carol Kane and Robert Mitchum.
Humpday Video Club: Free.
8PM Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth, 512/480-9562
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.