Rated R, 93 min. Directed by William Girdler. Starring William Marshall and Carol Speed.
Terror Tuesday: This African-American variation on The Exorcist was out of circulation for years because of lawsuits by Warner Bros. that argued that the resemblance is too close. The Alamo programmers claim to have the only 16mm print in existence.
Austin Film Society: Avant Cinema: In this groundbreaking silent Russian film, a vast array of creative camera and editing techniques are used to convey a day in the life of a cameraman observing his city. The film is one of the cornerstones of avant-garde cinema. free
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, 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.
Rated PG-13, 161 min. Directed by Peter Jackson. Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Benedict Cumberbatch, Evangeline Lilly, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Stephen Fry, Ken Stott, Orlando Bloom, Graham McTavish, William Kircher and Dean O’Gorman.