Special Screenings

  • Christmas Show

    Christmas Show

    Master Pancake: This seasonal show features the Master Pancake regulars and clips from favorite holiday TV specials and other weird holiday programs.

    7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

    Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)

    Not rated, 48 min. Directed by Jim Henson.

    Alamo Kids' Club: Kermit the Frog hosts this classic Muppet musical Christmas tale with original songs from master tunesmith Paul Williams.

    12:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Falstaff (2013)

    Not rated, 200 min.

    Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD: James Levine conducts Robert Carsen’s acclaimed production, the first new Met Falstaff since 1964. Ambrogio Maestri sings the title role. It will be presented live on Saturday, and be followed by an encore presentation on Wednesday evening.

    11:55PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Home Alone

    Home Alone (1990)

    Rated PG, 102 min. Directed by Chris Columbus. Starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, John Candy and Daniel Stern.

    Classics: Breakfast in your pajamas. Read a full review of Home Alone.

    10:30AM Flix Brewhouse, 2200 S. I-35, 512/244-3549

  • Hugo

    Hugo (2011)

    Rated PG, 126 min. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Starring Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Chloë Grace Moretz, Helen McCrory, Emily Mortimer, Christopher Lee, Ray Winstone, Michael Stuhlbarg, Jude Law and Richard Griffiths.

    Alamo Kids' Camp: Free. Read a full review of Hugo.

    10AM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Kung Fu Panda 2

    Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

    Rated PG, 90 min. Directed by Jennifer Yuh.

    9:45AM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Laurel & Hardy's Festival of Laffs

    four of Laurel & Hardy's finest two-reelers will be presented in 16mm: "Big Business," "Two Tars," "Liberty," and "Perfect Day." The silent shorts will feature a live score on hand-cranked, turn-of-the-century phonographs by DJ Amelia Foxtrot of the Austin Phonograph Company.

    2:30PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

    Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

    Rated PG, 113 min. Directed by Brad Silberling. Starring Jim Carrey, Meryl Streep, Jude Law, Emily Browning, Liam Aiken, Kara Hoffman, Shelby Hoffman, Timothy Spall, Billy Connolly, Cedric the Entertainer, Luis Guzmán, Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Adams, Craig Ferguson and Jamie Harris.

    10AM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

    Rated R, 95 min. Directed by Jim Sharman. Starring Richard O'Brien, Barry Bostwick, Susan Sarandon and Tim Curry.

    Austin fans have been dressing up and doing the "Time Warp" thing live for more than three decades. For more info, see www.austinrocky.org.

    11:59PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • Totally Eighties Sing-Along Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • White Christmas

    White Christmas (1954)

    Not rated, 120 min. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen, Dean Jagger and Mary Wickes.

    Classics: Whether you're a seasoned regular or a newbie, this Irving Berlin holiday classic about four entertainers falling in love and saving a Vermont inn is essential seasonal froth.

    9:45AM, 12:45PM iPic Theaters Austin, 3225 Amy Donovan Plaza, 512/568-3400

  • White Reindeer

    White Reindeer (2013)

    Not rated, 82 min. Directed by Zach Clark. Starring Anna Margaret Hollyman, Laura Lemar-Goldsborough, Lydia Hyslop, Joe Swanberg and Chris Doubek.

    Austin Film Society: New Releases: In this dark comedy, a woman struggles to put her life back together during a sad, strange Christmastime in suburban Virginia.

    8PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N I-35, 512/454-2000


  • End-of-Semester Screenings

    End-of-Semester Screenings

    UT Radio-Television-Film Department: View the results of UT students' hard work this semester. Each class has its own screening slot, and the screenings culminate with a Digital Demo Day on Thursday, Dec. 12 and the graduate student production on Saturday, Dec. 15. For the complete schedule, go to www.rtf.utexas.edu/events/end-semester-screenings-fall-2013. free

    4PM, 6PM, 8PM CMB Studio 4B,


    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • 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.

  • Texas: The Big Picture

    Texas: The Big Picture (2003)

    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.

  • Titans of the Ice Age

    Titans of the Ice Age (2013)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by David Clark. Narrated by Christopher Plummer.

    Computer-generated imagery brings to life this mysterious era of the Ice Age.