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MONDAY SEPT. 15
  • Back to the Future Quote-Along (1985)

    Rated PG, 116 min. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. Starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson.

    Action Pack: 1.21 gigawatts of nostalgia.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Chef

    Chef (2014)

    Rated R, 115 min. Directed by Jon Favreau. Starring Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofía Vergara, Bobby Cannavale, Oliver Platt, Amy Sedaris, Robert Downey Jr. and Jose C. "Perico" Hernández.

    Food & Film: Dinner Party: For the complete menu, go to www.drafthouse.com. Read a full review of Chef.

    3PM, 6PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • The Dance of Reality

    The Dance of Reality (2013)

    Not rated, 130 min. Directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. Starring Brontis Jodorowsky, Pamela Flores, Jeremias Herskovits and Alejandro Jodorowsky.

    Cult director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s first feature in 23 years is a labor of mad, passionate love Read a full review of The Dance of Reality.

    4:20PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • 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.

    11:35AM, 2:35PM, 5:20PM, 8:10PM, 10:55PM 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.

    1PM, 4PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Mystery Preview

    Master Pancake Theater: Help the Pancake crew workshop a new movie at a discounted price. Offer up lots of your own jokes, because they really, really like that.

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

  • Obvious Child

    Obvious Child (2014)

    Rated R, 84 min. Directed by Gillian Robespierre. Starring Jenny Slate, Jake Lacy, Gaby Hoffmann, Gabe Liedman, David Cross, Richard Kind and Polly Draper.

    Jenny Slate stars as a standup comic in this indie film about abortion that comes snuggled in the broad strokes of a quirky comedy. Read a full review of Obvious Child.

    7:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Pitch Perfect Sing-Along (2012)

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

    Girlie Night

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • The Raid 2

    The Raid 2 (2014)

    Rated R, 150 min. Directed by Gareth Evans. Starring Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Julie Estelle, Alex Abbad, Yayan Ruhian and Tio Pakusadewo.

    This breathtaker is a relentless wall of action filmmaking that sets a new, bloody standard. Read a full review of The Raid 2.

    3:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Super Happy Fun Monkey Bash 2014 Tanoshi!

    A new volume of the Alamo's annual compilation of mind-boggling insanity and weirdness from Japanese television.

    9:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • We Are the Best!

    We Are the Best! (2013)

    Not rated, 102 min. Directed by Lukas Moodysson. Starring Mira Barkhammar, Mira Grosin, Liv LeMoyne, Johan Liljemark, Mattias Wiberg, Jonathan Salomonsson, Alvin Strollo and Anna Rydgren.

    A captivating portrait of 13-year-old proto-punk girls in 1982 Sweden. Read a full review of We Are the Best!.

    10:05PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • SPACES

  • International Day of Rockford

    History of TV: AFS pays tribute to the late, great James Garner with a screening of two of his best episodes from The Rockford Files. free

    8PM Austin Studios Screening Room, 1901 E. 51st St., 512/322-0145

  • 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.

  • Jerusalem 3D

    Jerusalem 3D (2014)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Daniel Ferguson. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.

  • Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure

    Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure (2007)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Sean MacLeod Phillips. Narrated by Liev Schreiber.

    National Geographic uses photo-realistic, computer-generated, 3-D animation to transport audiences back more than 65 million years, when a great inland sea divided North America in two. For ticket prices, call 936-IMAX or 936-TSHM, or see www.thestoryoftexas.com.

  • 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.