Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Bob Clark. Starring Peter Billingsley, Darren McGavin, Melinda Dillon, Ian Petrella, Scott Schwartz and Tedde Moore.
Big Screen Classics: Ralphie wants nothing more for Christmas than a Red Ryder 200-shot, range-model air rifle, but he must convince Mom and Dad that, if lucky enough to receive this “Holy Grail of Christmas presents,” he won't shoot his eye out. Read a full review of A Christmas Story.
Rated R, 131 min. Directed by John McTiernan. Starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman and Bonnie Bedelia.
Tough Guy Cinema: Bruce Willis discovered his movie legs in this superb action movie that thrusts him into the Everyman Hero role when he is coincidentally visiting a high-rise at the same time terrorist thieves are taking it over.
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.
Not rated, 85 min. Directed by Worth Keeter, Tom McIntyre and Earl Owensby. Starring Fran Taylor, Leon Rippy and Robert Bloodworth.
Presented here in 2-D, this obscure horror anthology sonsists of three short films, one of which is set at Christmastime. Never officially released on video, the Alamo is screening this from rare tape acquired directly from the film's auteur, Earl Owensby.