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WEDNESDAY FEB. 20
  • Massacre of Pleasure (1966)

    Rated R, 70 min. Directed by Jean-Pierre Bastid. Starring Christa Nelli.

    Weird Wednesday: French sex-crime film.

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

  • The Notebook

    The Notebook (2004)

    Rated PG-13, 121 min. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. Starring Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden, Sam Shepard and Joan Allen.

    Girlie Night: The love sap flows freely in this movie romance told in retrospect. Read a full review of The Notebook.

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

  • Regal Oscar Movie Week: Day Two (2013)

    Django Unchained, 12:15pm; Silver Linings Playbook, 3:20pm; Zero Dark Thirty, 5:45pm; Argo, 8:45pm. one-day pass, $30; two-day pass, $50

    12:15PM, 3:20PM, 5:45PM, 8:45PM Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742

  • True Romance

    True Romance (1993)

    Rated R, 118 min. Directed by Tony Scott. Starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper, Val Kilmer, Gary Oldman, Brad Pitt, Christopher Walken, Bronson Pinchot, Michael Rapaport and Chris Penn.

    Bangarang! With a script by Quentin Tarantino and zealous direction by Tony Scott, this love story/chase film is not your usual hearts and flowers. Read a full review of True Romance.

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

  • SPACES

  • "Dive! Living Off America's Waste" (2010)

    Not rated, 53 min. Directed by Jeremy Seifert.

    Austin Sierra Club: This documentary about food-waste prevention is being shown as a fundraiser for the Austin Sierra Club. Local wine, beer, foods, and baked goods will also be available and local leaders will speak about the issue.

    7PM In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd., 512/275-6357

  • 25 Watts

    25 Watts (2001)

    Not rated, 92 min. Directed by Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll. Starring Daniel Hendler, Jorge Temponi and Alfonso Tort.

    Cine Las Americas: A Decade of Comedy in Latin American Cinema: In this Uruguayan comedy, three young men pass the time in Montevideo studying, drinking, sleeping, flirting, and having odd encounters. free

    8PM Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 512/974-3772

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • Flight of the Butterflies

    Flight of the Butterflies (2012)

    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.

  • FESTIVALS

  • S.U.R.G.E! Film Festival

    This free, two-day festival in San Marcos is dedicated to creating a better world through film and the other arts. S.U.R.G.E! stands for Social Uprising Resistance and Grassroots Encouragement. See http://tinyurl.com/surge20 for the complete schedule and www.heirloomblooms.org for directions. free