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THURSDAY SEPT. 18
  • Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls Quote-Along (1995)

    Rated PG-13, 90 min. Directed by Steve Oedekerk. Starring Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice and Simon Callow.

    Action Pack: If you liked his earlier, funnier films, then this one's for you.

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

  • Austeria (1982)

    Not rated, 108 min. Directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz. Starring Franciszek Pieczka, Wojciech Pszoniak, Jan Szurmiej and Ewa Domańska.

    AFS Essential Cinema: Polish Masterpieces: Set against the turbulent history of the first half of the 20th century, the film examines the lives of Polish Jews on the eve of World War I.

    7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Buck Wild (2014)

    Not rated, 96 min. Directed by Tyler Glodt. Starring Matthew Albrecht, Phillip Albrecht and Whit Albrecht.

    A zombie virus turns an idyllic hunting trip into a fight for survival for a group of friends in this horror-comedy.

    6:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead 2 (2014)

    Not rated, 88 min. Directed by Kurt Engfehr.

    NCM Fathom Presents: Australian juicer Joe Cross wants to help you lose weight in this sequel to his 2010 doc.

    7:30PM Cinemark Southpark Meadows, 9900 S. I-35, 800/326-3264

  • 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, 5:15PM, 8:10PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Grease Sing-Along

    Grease Sing-Along (1978)

    Rated PG, 112 min. Directed by Randall Kleiser. Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing and Didi Conn.

    Action Pack: The original high school musical returns with nothing changed but your lyrical participation.

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

  • 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.

    2:55PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • RoboCop

    RoboCop (1987)

    Rated R, 103 min. Directed by Paul Verhoeven. Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Daniel O’Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith and Miguel Ferrer.

    Tough Guy Cinema: Half man and half machine, but fully lethal, this RoboCop is indestructible. Read a full review of RoboCop.

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

  • Ultimate Nineties Party

    Action Pack

    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!.

    5:20PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • SPACES

  • Hook and surprise second feature

    Blue Starlite: Robin Williams Tribute Night

    8:15PM Blue Starlite Drive-In at Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/850-6127

  • 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.

  • FESTIVALS

  • Fantastic Fest 2014

    Devoted to horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action, and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world, Fantastic Fest kicks off its 10th year with opening night film The ABCs of Death 2. See here for a preview.

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