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WEDNESDAY MAY 22
  • Charade (1963)

    Not rated, 114 min. Directed by Stanley Donen. Starring Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn and George Kennedy.

    Big Screen Classics: The sexual chemistry between Hepburn and Grant, when set against the suave thriller's tumultuous backdrop of shifting identities, makes this movie an enduring favorite.

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Cleopatra

    Cleopatra (1963)

    Not rated, 243 min. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Starring Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Hume Cronyn, Martin Landau, Roddy McDowell and Rex Harrison.

    Classics: Taylor, Burton, and Harrison are sublime in this sweeping epic of love and nations, a film that also earned Oscars for its cinematography, art direction, special effects, and costumes.

    2PM, 7PM Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742

  • Jason and the Argonauts

    Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

    Not rated, 104 min. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Todd Armstrong, Gary Raymond, Nancy Kovack, Honor Blackman and Nigel Green.

    Ray Harryhausen Memorial: Pay tribute to special effects master Ray Harryhausen, who passed away on May 7, by revisiting one of his most-loved films.

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

  • Teenage Dreams Pop Princess Sing-Along

    Action Pack

    8PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • The Wild Pussycat (1968)

    Rated R, 88 min. Directed by Dimis Dadiras. Starring Gisela Dali, Paul Dillon, Jonathan Drake and Kathy Impro.

    Weird Wednesday: A woman investigating her sister's death goes toe-to-toe with a sadistic pimp.

    9:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • SPACES

  • Charade (1963)

    Not rated, 114 min. Directed by Stanley Donen. Starring Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn and George Kennedy.

    Big Screen Classics: The sexual chemistry between Hepburn and Grant, when set against the suave thriller's tumultuous backdrop of shifting identities, makes this movie an enduring favorite.

    6:55PM Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research, 512/219-5408

  • Finding Neverland

    Finding Neverland (2004)

    Rated PG, 106 min. Directed by Marc Forster. Starring Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Freddie Highmore, Dustin Hoffman, Radha Mitchell and Nick Roud.

    Austin Film Festival: Conversations in Film: Depp delves into the mind of author J.M. Barrie in this adeptly realized celebration of the wonder of the imagination. Screenwriter David Magee will be present at this screening, which follows his participation in a Conversation in Film at the Harry Ransom Center at 6pm. Read a full review of Finding Neverland.

    8PM Texas Spirit Theater at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-8746

  • "Life Architecturally" (2011)

    Not rated, 52 min.

    AMOA-Arthouse: Rooftop Architecture Film Series: This documentary follows internationally acclaimed husband-and-wife team, Robert McBride and Debbie Ryan, to discover what inspires their groundbreaking concepts, designs, and architecture.

    8PM Arthouse at the Jones Center Rooftop, 700 Congress

  • 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.

  • Great White Shark

    Great White Shark (2013)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Narrated by Bill Nighy.

    This 3-D film explores the great white’s place in our imaginations and fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.

  • Star Trek Into Darkness

    Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

    Rated PG-13, 132 min. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Starring Chris Pine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Alice Eve, Bruce Greenwood, Karl Urban, Peter Weller and Anton Yelchin.