Film: Special Screenings
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  • Cabin Boy

    Cabin Boy (1994)

    Rated PG-13, 80 min. Directed by Adam Resnick. Starring Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley, James gammon, Brian Doyle-Murray, Melora Walters, Andy Richter and David Letterman.

    The Off-Centered Film Festival Presents: Chris Elliott (formerly of Late Night With David Letterman and the lamentably let-go Get a Life, among others) will be present, along with director Adam Resnick for this screening of his starring film vehicle of a fancy lad who ends up a shipmate on a fishing boat.

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (2015)

    Not rated, 210 min.

    NCM Fathom: The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: Tragic opera twofer.

    11:30AM Cinemark Southpark Meadows, 9900 S. I-35, 800/326-3264

  • Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane (1941)

    Not rated, 119 min. Directed by Orson Welles. Starring Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Agnes Moorehead, Everett Sloane, Dorothy Comingore and Ruth Warrick.

    The Magnificent Orson Welles: Who knows if Citizen Kane is really the best movie ever made, as its reputation would have us believe? But this film sure ranks up there, and this Welles wunderkind classic deserves to be experienced on the big screen.

    1PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Cruising (1980)

    Rated R, 102 min. Directed by William Friedkin. Starring Al Pacino, Paul Sorvino, Karen Allen and Richard Cox.

    Master Pancake: Pacino-versary: A police detective goes undercover to find a killer among New York's leather-bar subculture in this infamous film. Expect to see a whole lot of John Erler.

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

  • Heat

    Heat (1995)

    Rated R, 170 min. Directed by Michael Mann. Starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Diane Venora, Ashley Judd, Amy Brenneman, Jon Voight, Tom Sizemore, Wes Studi, Ted Levine, Tom Noonan, Henry Rollins and Tone-Loc.

    Master Pancake: Pacino-versary: This sprawling crime epic has a to-die-for cast, and plenty of posturing to provide fodder for the movie mockers. Read a full review of Heat.

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

  • Jaws

    Jaws (1975)

    Rated PG, 124 min. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss.

    Classics: It's the movie that ushered in the concept of the summer blockbuster. Spielberg's interpretation of Peter Benchley's ultimate beach story is a near-perfect blend of popcorn thriller and well-crafted narrative.

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

  • Macbeth (1948)

    Not rated, 92 min. Directed by Orson Welles. Starring Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy and Roddy McDowall.

    The Magnificent Orson Welles: Out, damned spot!

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

  • Mansfield Park

    Mansfield Park (1999)

    Rated PG-13, 110 min. Directed by Patricia Rozema. Starring Frances O'Connor, Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, Jonny Lee Miller and Harold Pinter.

    Afternoon Tea: This adaptation of Jane Austen's third novel is infused with liberal doses of modern attitudes and autobiographical tidbits from the author's life. Read a full review of Mansfield Park.

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

  • Monkey Business

    Monkey Business (1931)

    Not rated, 77 min. Directed by Norman McLeod. Starring Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx and Thelma Todd.

    The Off-Centered Film Festival Presents: As stowaways on a luxury liner, the Marx Brothers are unsinkably funny. Screening with this film are the winning short films of the festival, as determined by a discerning group of people on Facebook.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar, 1120 S. Lamar, 512/383-8309

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

    Rated R, 95 min. Directed by Jim Sharman. Starring Richard O'Brien, Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and Tim Curry.

    Austin fans have been dressing up and doing the "Time Warp" thing live for more than three decades. For more info, see

    11:59PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Totally Eighties Sing-Along Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10:20PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

    Rated G, 142 min. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Gert Frobe and Benny Hill.

    Kids' Club: Kids' musical stars Van Dyke as a daffy inventor of a flying car.

    12:20PM 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.

  • Jerusalem 3D

    Jerusalem 3D (2014)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Daniel Ferguson. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.

  • Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

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


  • Cine Las Americas International Film Festival 2015

    Cine Las Americas International Film Festival 2015

    Now in its 18th year, this annual festival showcases films from Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean and Iberia. It's five days of premieres, parties, and an opportunity to see films that rarely screen on these shores. A film pass will set you back $100, and individual screenings range from $10-15, but there are free screenings at both St. Edwards and the MACC. For the complete schedule, go to For a preview of the festival, see "Filmmaking Sin Fronteras," April 17.

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

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