Film: Special Screenings
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TUESDAY SEPT. 27
  • Big Fish

    Big Fish (2003)

    Rated PG-13, 110 min. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Matthew McGrory, Helena Bonham Carter, Loudon Wainwright, Robert Guillaume, Danny DeVito, Steve Buscemi and Marion Cotillard.

    Septemburton: Tim Burton is all grown up and getting serious with this story that traffics in Forrest Gump-ish melancholy. Read a full review of Big Fish.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Magic Mike XXL

    Magic Mike XXL (2015)

    Rated R, 115 min. Directed by Greg Jacobs. Starring Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Amber Heard, Joe Manganiello, Adam Rodriguez, Donald Glover, Kevin Nash, Stephen Boss, Andie MacDowell, Elizabeth Banks and Jada Pinkett Smith.

    Girlie Night: Where the boys are … the girls will surely follow. Read a full review of Magic Mike XXL.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Michael Bublé – Tour Stop 148 (2016)

    NCM/Fathom: Concert performance and behind-the-scenes footage.

    7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Pee-wee's Big Adventure

    Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)

    Rated PG, 90 min. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Paul Reubens, Elizabeth Daily, Mark Holton, Diane Salinger, Tony Bill, Cassandra Peterson, James Brolin, Morgan Fairchild, Jan Hooks and Phil Hartman.

    Movie Party: Props and a tequila dance contest.

    6:50PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter, 512/861-7060

  • Stalag 17

    Stalag 17 (1953)

    Not rated, 120 min. Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring William Holden, Don Taylor, Otto Preminger, Robert Strauss, Harvey Lembeck and Peter Graves.

    Classics: Wilder depicts life in a World War II POW camp, with Holden as the cynical sergeant (a role for which he won an Oscar) and Preminger as the camp commandant.

    7PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600

  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

    Not rated, 89 min. Directed by Tobe Hooper. Starring Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow, Bill Moseley and Bill Johnson.

    Terror Tuesday: A radio deejay and a former Texas Marshall (Hopper) chase the ever-elusive Leatherface.

    10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

SPACES
  • El General (2009)

    Not rated, 3 min. Directed by Natalia Almada.

    Cine de Oro: A documentary look into the life of Mexican President Plutarco Elias Calles, who came into office in 1924.

    9:30AM Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 512/974-3772

  • "World of Tomorrow" (2015)

    Not rated, 17 min. Directed by Don Hertzfeldt.

    The IMAX theatre is shuttered until October while undergoing an update that will allow it to project 2-D and 3-D film with the new IMAX® with Laser technology. But the bonus is that, twice daily, Don Hertzfeldt's Oscar-nominated animated short film will screen in the smaller Spirit Theater. Check it out and you'll probably find yourself agreeing that Hertzfeldt was robbed by the Academy voters of his rightful statue. Ends Oct. 6.

    12:30PM, 2:30PM Texas Spirit Theater at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress, 512/936-8746

  • FESTIVALS

  • Fantastic Fest 2016

    Fantastic Fest 2016

    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 Arrival. See "Here Be Monsters," "The Handmaiden's Tale," and "Great Balls of Dire," Sept. 23 for a preview, and follow all of our coverage at austinchronicle.com/fantastic-fest.

    Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/861-7040

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