Rated PG-13, 142 min. Directed by Gary Ross. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland, Lenny Kravitz, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Toby Jones, Willow Shields, Amandla Sternberg and Isabelle Fuhrman.
7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated R, 248 min. Directed by Rodney Ascher and Stanley Kubrick.
Room 237 is a subjective documentary that explores the numerous theories about the hidden meanings within The Shining by Stanley Kubrick. The Shining will be presented in a new digital print. A Skype interview with the director of Room 237 will take place following the screening. See New Film Reviews, p. xx, for more on Room 237.
7:30PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600
Not rated, 76 min. Directed by Bob Byington. Starring Keith Poulson, Jess Weixler and Nick Offerman.
Austin Film Society: Actor Nick Offerman and Director Bob Byington will be in attendance. Each ticket includes screening, Q&A, and reception with complimentary food and drink. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to AFS.
8PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600
Not rated, 95 min. Directed by Alonso Mayo. Starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Seth Green, Cary Elwes and Kristin Bauer van Straten.
A 25-year-old man with autism grapples with life when he's pushed from his grandparents' protective custody after his grandmother's death, and must move in with indifferent relatives.
5PM Barton Creek Square (AMC), 2901 South Capital of Texas Hwy, 888/262-4386
Blue Starlite Drive-In: The Blue Starlite christens its new RV.
8PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145
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.
Not rated, 43 min. Directed by Sean C. Casey.
Storm Chasers star Casey joins the researchers of VORTEX2 in this effort to capture the origins and evolution of tornadoes.