Film: Special Screenings
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  • Blood Simple

    Blood Simple (1984)

    Rated R, 97 min. Directed by Joel Coen. Starring John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya, M. Emmet Walsh and Samm-Art Williams.

    Free Victory Screening: With this first film, the Coen brothers grabbed the national spotlight for their audacious visual stylings and the perception that the film and its makers sprang out of nowhere, fully formed. Read a full review of Blood Simple.

    10:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/861-7030

  • Bootleg Blast

    Super Krime: The World of Pulp Super Villains: A double feature of mid-Sixties East Asian weirdness is on hand here. The titles are secret and the picture quality may be a little below average, but the lunacy and pulpiness are sky high.

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

  • Killing Ed (2016)

    Not rated, 97 min. Directed by Mark Hall.

    Tugg: This doc explores the corruption concerning the privatization of public schools in the U.S. with connections to the global Islamic organization the Gülan Movement.

    7:30PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/861-7030

  • Bill Evans: Time Remembered

    Bill Evans: Time Remembered (2016)

    Not rated, 84 min. Directed by Bruce Spiegel.

    Documentary about the life and music of the revolutionary jazz pianist, with commentary from many of his associates.

    7:15PM UT School of Music Recital Studio, 1 University Station E3100, 512/471-5496

  • "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.

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

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