Film: Special Screenings
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WEDNESDAY SEPT. 28
  • 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.

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

  • Frequency and No Tomorrow

    ATX Austin and the CW: Pilot episodes of two new series on the CW network.

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

  • Heavy Metal

    Heavy Metal (1981)

    Rated R, 90 min. Directed by Gerald Potterton.

    Weird Wednesday: With music by Blue Oyster Cult, Black Sabbath, Cheap Trick, Devo, Grand Funk Railroad, Sammy Hagar, Journey, Nazareth, and Stevie Nicks, this animated anthology is a heady mix of sci-fi, sex, and early Eighties hard rock. Read a full review of Heavy Metal.

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

  • Presenting Princess Shaw

    Presenting Princess Shaw (2016)

    Not rated, 83 min. Directed by Ido Haar.

    Austin Film Society: New Release: An American YouTube songstress finds an unlikely champion in an Israel experimental composer. Read a full review of Presenting Princess Shaw.

    7:30PM AFS Cinema, 6226 Middle Fiskville, 512/454-2000

  • Sleepy Hollow

    Sleepy Hollow (1999)

    Rated R, 105 min. Directed by Tim Burton. Starring Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Casper Van Dien, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Christopher Walken, Michael Gough, Christopher Lee, Jeffrey Jones and Lisa Marie.

    Septemburton: Burton's take on this classic story is black and vermilion eye candy for spooky kids everywhere, a goth-tart for the masses. Read a full review of Sleepy Hollow.

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

  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

    Rated PG, 113 min. Directed by Nicholas Meyer. Starring William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Ricardo Montalban, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Kirstie Alley and Paul Winfield.

    Classics: Montalban plays the badass Khan in one of the most commanding performances of his career, and one of the best entries in the entire Star Trek series.

    2PM, 7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Titanic

    Titanic (1997)

    Rated PG-13, 194 min. Directed by James Cameron. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher, Bernard Hill, Jonathan Hyde, Danny Nucci, David Warner and Bill Paxton.

    Romeo and Juliet board the doomed ocean liner. Read a full review of Titanic.

    7PM Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, 512/244-3549

  • The Usual Suspects

    The Usual Suspects (1995)

    Rated R, 108 min. Directed by Bryan Singer. Starring Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Pete Postlethwaite, Kevin Spacey, Suzy Amis, Benicio Del Toro, Giancarlo Esposito and Dan Hedaya.

    Big Screen Classics: A modern classic with style to burn. Read a full review of The Usual Suspects.

    7PM Moviehouse & Eatery, 8300 N. FM 620, Bldg. B, 512/501-3520

  • Vanished: Left Behind – The Next Generation (2016)

    Rated PG-13. Directed by Larry A. McLean. Starring Amber Frank, Dylan Sprayberry, Mason Dye and Keely Wilson.

    NCM/Fathom: It's Left Behind from a teen's perspective! Throw out your phones and pick up the good book.

    7PM Cinemark Cedar Park, 1335 E. Whitestone, 800/326-3264

SPACES
  • Snow Falling on Cedars (2000)

    Rated PG-13, 126 min. Directed by Scott Hicks. Starring Ethan Hawke, Rick Yune, Max Von Sydow, Sam Shepard, James Rebhorn, Richard Jenkins, Youki Kudoh and James Cromwell.

    Austin Public Library: Read-Watch-Talk: A contemplative tone poem in which Hawke plays a reporter looking for his lost love, and finds murder. Read a full review of Snow Falling on Cedars.

    6:30PM Yarborough Branch Library, 2200 Hancock

  • "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. Last day Thursday, September 29.

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

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