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WEDNESDAY JAN. 8
  • Big

    Big (1988)

    Rated PG, 104 min. Directed by Penny Marshall. Starring Tom Hanks and Elizabeth Perkins.

    Classics: Hanks is perfectly cast as this story's young boy who suddenly wakes up in a grownup body and facing all the problems that come with a grownup's life.

    2PM, 7PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

    Rated PG, 216 min. Directed by David Lean. Starring Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Alec Guinness and Anthony Quinn.

    70mm at the Ritz: This desert epic won seven Academy Awards and features Peter O'Toole, who died last month, in his first starring role as the adventurer T.E. Lawrence.

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

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    Rated PG, 115 min. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Denholm Elliott, Wolf Kahler and Paul Freeman.

    Alamo 100: Indiana Jones, a dashing Saturday matinee idol for the modern age, is one of Spielberg and Ford's best creations. Read a full review of Raiders of the Lost Ark.

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

  • Sixteen Candles (1984)

    Rated PG, 93 min. Directed by John Hughes. Starring Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, John Cusack, Gedde Watanabe, Justin Henry, Paul Dooley, Michael Schoeffling, Joan Cusack and Jami Gertz.

    Girlie Night: In Sixteen Candles, John Hughes nails just about every aspect of the teenage experience. Plus, Ringwald is radiant as the eternal teen looking for love.

    7:20PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Snakes (1974)

    Rated R, 83 min. Directed by Art Names. Starring Les Tremayne, Janet Wood and Bebe Kelly.

    Weird Wednesday: Snakey is a demented guy who kills half the town with his snakes and happens to despise Wednesdays.

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

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    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.

  • Journey Into Amazing Caves

    Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001)

    Not rated, 38 min. Directed by Steven Judson. Starring Greg MacGillivray and Liam Neeson.

    This film follows expedition leaders as they tunnel through Greenland's ice caves, explore the aquatic chambers beneath the jungles of the Yucatan, and rappel the limestone caverns of the Grand Canyon. Read a full review of Journey Into Amazing Caves.

  • 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.