Sprocket Society: Secret Sunday Matinees: Weekly episodes of this Forties serial are followed by a "secret classic feature." Shazam!
11AM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated G, 92 min. Directed by Chris Noonan. Starring James Cromwell and Magda Szubanski.
10AM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320
Rated PG, 95 min. Directed by Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin.
9:35AM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070
Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Dean DeBlois and Chris Sanders.
11AM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090
Not rated, 100 min. Directed by Ulrich Seidl. Starring Melanie Lenz, Verena Lehbauer, Joseph Lorenz, Michael Thomas and Viviane Bartsch.
Austin Film Society: In the final film in Seidl's Paradise trilogy, an adolescent girl is taken by her aunt to a weight-loss camp while her mother is away on vacation.
3:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000
Rated PG-13, 93 min. Directed by Peter Landesman. Starring Zac Efron, Paul Giamatti, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton, James Badge Dale, Ron Livingston, Jacki Weaver, Colin Hanks, Jackie Earle Haley, Kat Steffens, Tom Welling, David Harbour, Jeremy Strong, Mark Duplass, Gil Bellows, Rory Cochrane and Austin Nichols.
Austiin Film Society:
Writer/director Peter Landesman will be present for a Q&A at this local premiere of his movie about repercussions of the JFK assassination in the lives of several Dallas residents. Tickets are on sale at www.austintheatre.org
. The screening will benefit the Austin State Hospital, where scenes from the movie were filmed. Read a full review of Parkland.
4PM Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress, 512/472-5470
Rated G, 115 min. Directed by Garry Marshall. Starring Julie Andrews, Anne Hathaway, Hector Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo, Robert Schwartzman and Sandra Oh.
4PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070
Not rated, 95 min. Directed by Gianfranco Parolini. Starring John Garko, Klaus Kinski, Fernando Sancho and William Berger.
AFS: Western All'Italiana: The legendary Sartana tracks down the culprits behind some missing money and gruesome murders.
1PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000
Rated R, 546 min. Directed by Various.
Nine hours of all things Stallone.
2PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320
Rated PG, 114 min. Directed by Mamoru Hosoda.
Only at the Alamo: Summer Wars
is a lovely, subtle, and award-winning Japanese anime film about families, social media, and summer love. Read a full review of Summer Wars.
7PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090
Rated PG, 90 min. Directed by Giddi Dar. Starring Shuli Rand, Michal Bat-Sheva Rand, Shaul Mizrahi, Ilan Gannai and Avraham Abutboul.
Austin Film Society and Austin Jewish Film Festival:
This Israeli comedy is a wholly original movie that's set and filmed entirely within the insular realm of Jerusalem’s ultra-orthodox Hasidim. Read a full review of Ushpizin.
7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000
Rated PG, 130 min. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring James Stewart, Kim Novak and Barbara Bel Geddes.
One of the thrill master's most psychologically dense and twisted films in which obsession, commitment, and dual identities merge to create a voluptuous tale of thwarted love. Read a full review of Vertigo.
2PM Cinemark Hill Country Galleria 14, 12812 Hill Country Blvd., 800/326-3264
BC Smoke Shop: Last week's episode at 7pm, current episode at 8pm.
7PM The North Door, 502 Brushy, 512/485-3002
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, 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 imaginationsand fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.
Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Stephen Low.
Giant IMAX cameras were strapped to a 1930s steam engine from the Canadian Pacific Railway to follow its trek through the Rockies from Vancouver to Calgary.
Not rated, 39 min. Directed by Scott Swofford. Narrated by Colby Donaldson.
Texas is shown to be a land broad enough to produce everything from grapefruit to microchips.