A winner will be chosen from these competing films, which must relate to the radio show, its characters, and stories, or have a strong theme that represents the show.
Rated R, 99 min. Directed by Menahem Golan. Starring Franco Nero, Susan George and Shô Kosugi.
Weird Wednesday: The acting is horrible, the pants are tight, the action sequences are edited by an 8-year-old, but despite (or because of) it all, this is one of the most entertaining ninja films from the Eighties.
Rated PG, 111 min. Directed by Mike Hodges. Starring Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Topol, Max Von Sydow and Ornella Mutti.
Super Krime: The World of Pulp Super Villains: A soundtrack by Queen is one of the highlights of this film actualization of the comic strip. The crazy set design and costumes are also dead-on replicas of the strip. Rebecca Havemeyer hosts.
Not rated, 91 min. Directed by Howard Hawks. Starring Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid and Tommy Noonan.
Summer Movie Classics: Russell and Monroe delightfully demonstrate that "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" in this musical comedy. (Double bill: Some Like It Hot.)
9:20PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470
Not rated, 92 min. Directed by Costa Boutsikaris.
This doc explores the ecological design process called permaculture, which attempts to shift ecosystems to a more regenerative state. Following the film, there will be a Q&A panel.
Not rated, 133 min. Directed by Walter Lang. Starring Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner and Rita Moreno.
NCM/Fathom: TCM Big Screen Classics: This Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about a widowed governess to the children of the King of Siam earned Yul Brenner a Best Actor Oscar, as well as winning a fistful of other awards. Sixtieth anniversary celebration, with special commentary by TCM host Ben Mankiewicz.
2PM, 7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535
Not rated, 119 min. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft and Joe E. Brown.
Summer Film Classics: Delectable Marilyn:
If Wilder achieved nothing else in his entire directing career, he would still rank as one of the great masters of cinema for pulling off this comic tour de force. (Double bill: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
.) Read a full review of Some Like It Hot.
Rated R, 114 min. Directed by Greg Mottola. Starring Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Emma Stone, Martha MacIsaac, Seth Rogen and Bill Hader.
Rated PG-13, 116 min. Directed by Jan De Bont. Starring Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz, Lois Smith, Alan Ruck and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Rated PG-13, 97 min. Directed by Jay Levey. Starring "Weird Al" Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards and Billy Barty.
Classics: "Weird Al" plays the manager of a small-time TV station who hits it big with his unconventional programming. Most of the movie is a series of parodic television spoofs, with few other plot niceties to get in the way.
7PM Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, 512/244-3549