Rated R, 90 min. Directed by Ben Wheatley. Starring Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Cillian Murphy, Babou Ceesay, Noah Taylor, Jack Reynor and Patrick Bergin.
Not rated, 84 min. Directed by F.W. Murnau. Starring Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Greta Schroeder and Gustav Von Wagenheim.
Live Score: In the realm of vampire films, this 1922 silent is the original mother lode. No one since has matched vampire Max Schreck's creepy loathsomeness. The Invincible Czars will accompany the film with their original score.
Robo-Boogie: A double feature of a couple of Michael Crichton films this week. First up is the 1973 precursor to the HBO series, followed by Tom Selleck battling Gene Simmons in the underrated futuristic thriller.
Austin Public Library Presents: It's an afternoon of jazz films and classic performances. First up is Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, a 1981 Broadway musical, followed by the 2001 doc The Ladies Sing the Blues, and capping it off with taped performances by Ella Fitzgerald, Anita O'Day, and Nina Simone.
Indie Meme, which presents the best of South Asian indie cinema throughout the year, is back for its second annual festival. In addition to feature film screenings and parties, many of the filmmakers will be in attendance at the screenings, and will also partake in a panel discussion. The full lineup and badges are at www.indiememe.com. See "Connecting Through Cinema," April 14, for more on the festival.