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SUNDAY APRIL 19
  • Aliens

    Aliens (1986)

    Rated R, 137 min. Directed by James Cameron. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton, Paul Reiser, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn and Lance Henriksen.

    Classics: Sigourney Weaver returns for more alien encounters in this sequel directed by Cameron, but this time she's determined to wipe out the critters for good.

    7:40PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • The Birds

    The Birds (1963)

    Not rated, 120 min. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Veronica Cartwright and Jessica Tandy.

    Alamo Victory: Unmistakably one of the master's best: Hitchcock manages to turn the most innocuous of creatures into crowing critters of chaos. This screening is free if you are a member of the Alamo's rewards program.

    12:55PM, 7:05PM, 10:05PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • The Burglars

    The Burglars (1971)

    Rated PG, 120 min. Directed by Henri Verneuil. Starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Omar Sharif and Dyan Cannon.

    AFS Arthouse: Perfect Criminals: The '70s French Noir Connection: Belmondo leads a gang of thieves as they steal a fortune in emeralds in Athens, Greece. Sharif is the crooked cop hot on their trail.

    4PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • Cheap Thrills

    Cheap Thrills (2013)

    Rated R, 85 min. Directed by E.L. Katz. Starring Pat Healy, Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton, David Koechner and Amanda Fuller.

    Drafthouse Film Presents: Winner of the Audience Award for Midnight Films at SXSW 2013, Cheap Thrills is a bloody allegory about society's haves and have-nots.

    9:35PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

    Rated G, 197 min. Directed by Stanley Kramer. Starring Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Spencer Tracy, Jonathan Winters, Edie Adams, Jimmy Durante, Dick Shawn, Don Knotts, Peter Falk, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, William Demarest and the Three Stooges.

    Food & Film: Featuring a powerhouse array of the top comic actors of the time, Mad World packs in a lot of laughs in its three-hour-plus running time. The story is one big chase-plot, with greedy participants racing one another to find a cache of stolen money under a mysterious "big W."

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

  • The Mirror (Zerkalo) (1975)

    Not rated, 108 min. Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky. Starring Margarita Terekhova, Ignat Daniltsey, Larisa Tarkovskaya, Alla Demidova, Anatoli Solonitsyn and Tamara Ogorodnikova.

    Flashbacks, historical footage, and poetry are interwoven to capture a dying man's reminiscences of his life and relationships, World War II, and the history of Russia. Sunday's screening will be hosted by novelist and essayist Geoff Dyer.

    4:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Pitch Perfect Sing-Along (2012)

    Rated PG-13, 112 min. Directed by Jason Moore. Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Skylar Astin.

    Girlie Night

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

  • Pitch Perfect Sing-Along (2012)

    Rated PG-13, 112 min. Directed by Jason Moore. Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Skylar Astin.

    Girlie Night

    4PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Smokey and the Bandit

    Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

    Rated PG, 96 min. Directed by Hal Needham. Starring Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jackie Gleason and Jerry Reed.

    Classics: Stuntman Hal Needham makes his debut as a director in this king of the "good ol' boy" movies.

    7:05PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • The Sound of Music

    The Sound of Music (1965)

    Not rated, 174 min. Directed by Robert Wise. Starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer.

    50th Anniversary Screening: The Von Trapps sing once more. Read a full review of The Sound of Music.

    2PM, 7PM Cinemark Southpark Meadows, 9900 S. I-35, 800/326-3264

  • Tommy Boy Quote-Along

    Action Pack

    6:50PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • True Grit (1969)

    Cinema Cocktails: Not only do you get to see Wayne's classic performance on the big screen, but every ticket will get you a taste of the new Duke Straight Bourbon, and Wayne's son, Ethan wayne will be on hand for a Q&A afterward.

    6:45PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • Dark Universe (2015)

    Not rated, 25 min. Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

    Explore the universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson and the American Museum of Natural History.

  • Hubble 3D

    Hubble 3D (2010)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Toni Myers. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.

    This documentary follows NASA's May 2009 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Read a full review of Hubble 3D.

  • Humpback Whales 3D (2015)

    Not rated, 49 min. Directed by Greg MacGillivray. Narrated by Ewan McGregor.

  • Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

    Not rated, 47 min. Directed by Brian J. Terwilliger. Narrated by Harrison Ford.

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