Not rated, 204 min. Directed by Various.
See all the shorts nominated for Oscars in the Animated and Live-Action categories.
NOON, 4PM, 8PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535
Not rated, 155 min. Directed by Koratalla Siva. Starring Prabhas and Anushka Shetty.
In Telugu with no subtitles.
9:30PM Tinseltown South, 5501 S. I-35, 512/326-4408
Rated PG-13, 92 min. Directed by Steve Shill. Starring Idris Elba, Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter, Bruce McGill, Jerry O'Connell and Christine Lahti.
7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Beasts of the Southern Wild, noon; Life of Pi, 1:50pm; Les Misérables, 4:20pm; Amour, 7:20pm; Lincoln, 9:50pm. one-day pass, $30; two-day pass, $50
NOON, 1:50PM, 4:20PM, 7:20PM, 9:50PM Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742
Rated PG-13, 100 min. Directed by Emile Ardolino. Starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jack Weston, Cynthia Rhodes and Jerry Orbach.
Blue Starlite Drive-In: Valentine's Week:
In this beloved but corny fairy tale, a Jewish princess emerges from her protective isolation and, naturally, falls for a boy who spells "big trouble." But 'neath its candy-coated shell are several solid grains of truth – not to mention some fab choreography, a solid-gold title, and a couple of pristine examples (in Swayze and Grey) of what is meant by the term "career-making performance." Read a full review of Dirty Dancing.
9:30PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145
Not rated, 75 min. Directed by María Seoane.
Noche de Pelicula: This largely animated biography of Eva Peron is the personalized account of Argentinian journalist Rodolfo Walsh.
8:30PM EsquinaTango, 209 Pedernales, 512/524-2772
Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Rob Reiner. Starring Cary Elwes, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright Penn, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Mel Smith and Carol Kane.
Blue Starlite Drive-In: Valentine's Nights: This whimsical, comedic fairy tale was written by William Goldman, who adapted his cult novel for the screen. The film has gone on to acquire its own cultish devotees. It's directed by This Is Spinal Tap's Rob Reiner, who here abandons his previous movie's sense of farce and satire for much broader and more innocuous comedy.
7PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145
10PM Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research, 512/219-5408
1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629
Not rated, 44 min. Directed by Mike Slee. Starring Gordon Pinsent and Patricia Phillips.
The life cycle of a monarch butterfly and its long-distance migration from Canada to Central Mexico is captured in this 3-D nature documentary that also focuses on the decades of fieldwork conducted by Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart.