Special Screenings

  • Harmontown (2014)

    Not rated, 101 min. Directed by Neil Berkeley.

    AFS: Premieres and Special Screenings: When Dan Harmon was fired from Community, he hit the road with a traveling podcast and a documentary filmmaker in tow. the results are funny, candid, and insightful. After the film, Harmon will record a live taping, with special guest LeVar Burton(!) emceeing.

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

  • Interview With the Vampire (1994)

    Rated R, 123 min. Directed by Neil Jordan. Starring Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas, Stephen Rea, Christian Slater and Kirsten Dunst.

    Master Pancake: There is much to mock in Jordan's adaptation of Anne Rice's homoerotic classic. Read a full review of Interview With the Vampire.

    7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Michael Jackson Sing-Along and Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10:05PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070


  • Black Sabbath (1963)

    Not rated, 99 min. Directed by Mario Bava and Salvatore Billitteri. Starring Michèle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi and Boris Karloff.

    Enjoy this trilogy of horror stories while enjoying some superior Texas barbecue and throwing back some free Live Oak Pilz courtesy of Wright Bros. Brew & Brew.

    7:30PM Micklethwait Craft Meats, 1309 Rosewood

  • The Shining

    The Shining (1980)

    Rated R, 142 min. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd and Scatman Crothers.

    Blue Starlite: 22 Nights of Halloween: Although the pairing of Stanley Kubrick and Stephen King sounds weird, this creepy thriller totally works.

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


    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.


  • Austin Film Festival 2014

    The film festival begins on Thursday, Oct. 23, and continues through Thursday, Oct. 30. See www.austinfilmfestival.com for information about purchasing film passes and conference badges, as well as complete schedules.

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

  • Housecore Horror Film Festival

    The saw is family! For its second convocation, Housecore Horror gives The Texas Chain Saw Massacre cast the red carpet screening they never got in 1974. Modern terror comes courtesy of a slate of shorts, and the world premiere of the newest atrocity in the infamous Guinea Pig franchise. See www.housecorehorrorfilmfestival.com for schedule, and also see “Cowboys vs. Hippies: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Subtext”, Oct. 3.

    Emo's, 2015 Riverside, 512/800-4628