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SATURDAY MAY 10
  • Cartoon Cereal Party: Marvel-ous Edition

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

  • A Day at the Races

    A Day at the Races (1937)

    Not rated, 111 min. Directed by Sam Wood. Starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, Allan Jones, Maureen O'Sullivan and Margaret Dumont.

    Marx Bros. Retrospective: The Marx Brothers get caught up in the mayhem when a sanitorium (directed by a veterinarian played by Groucho) is taken over by a casino.

    2:45PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • Footloose

    Footloose (1984)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Herbert Ross. Starring Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Chris Penn, Jim Youngs and Sarah Jessica Parker.

    Master Pancake: Let's hear it for the Pancake gang, as they put the screws to this charming celluloid time capsule.

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

  • La Cenerentola (2014)

    Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD: Joyce DiDonato sings her first Met performances of the Cinderella title role, and tenor Juan Diego Flórez appears as her Prince Charming. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads the Rossini score. The opera is presented live on Saturday, and in an encore presentation on Wednesday.

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

  • Only Lovers Left Alive

    Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)

    Rated R, 123 min. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. Starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin and Jeffrey Wright.

    In this hypnotic love story, Jim Jarmusch gives us vampires who are bohemian outsiders and not blood-sucking freaks. Read a full review of Only Lovers Left Alive.

    11AM, 1:30PM, 4PM, 6:30PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600

  • The Princess Bride

    The Princess Bride (1987)

    Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Rob Reiner. Starring Cary Elwes, Billy Crystal, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage, Robin Wright Penn, Peter Falk, Peter Cook, Mel Smith and Carol Kane.

    Pajama Party: William Goldman adapted his whimsical, comedic novel into a fairy tale for the screen.

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

  • 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

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    Rated G, 101 min. Directed by Victor Fleming. Starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton.

    3:50PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz (1939)

    Rated G, 101 min. Directed by Victor Fleming. Starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke and Margaret Hamilton.

    Big Bads of Cinema: I'll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too! Read a full review of The Wizard of Oz.

    3PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090

  • SPACES

  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

    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.

    1PM University Hills Branch Library, 4721 Loyola, 512/929-0551

  • Mood Indigo

    Mood Indigo (2014)

    Not rated, 125 min. Directed by Michel Gondry. Starring Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh, Omar Sy, Aïssa Maïga and Charlotte Le Bon.

    MS 150 Fundraiser: The League's open up their house for this intimate feast and screening of Gondry's latest film. See menu online at www.drafthouse.com. Read a full review of Mood Indigo.

    7PM Tim and Karrie League's House,

  • Raising Arizona (1987)

    Rated PG-13, 92 min. Directed by Joel Coen. Starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Frances McDormand and M. Emmet Walsh.

    Blue Starlite: Mother's Day: The Coen brothers sealed their place in film history as more than just a novelty act with this demented comedy about an infertile couple that steals a baby. The family values here are arresting. (Double bill: Steel Magnolias at 8:45pm)

    10:30PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • Steel Magnolias (1989)

    Rated PG, 117 min. Directed by Herbert Ross. Starring Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis, Julia Roberts, Tom Skerritt, Sam Shepard and Dylan McDermott.

    Blue Starlite: Women's bonds are admired in their many facets in this hilarious ode to Southern womanhood.

    8:30PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • BULLOCK MUSEUM

    1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629

  • D-Day: Normandy 1944

    D-Day: Normandy 1944 (2014)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Pascal Vuong. Narrated by Tom Brokaw.

    Tom Brokaw narrates this film about the largest Allied operation of World War II.

  • Hubble 3D

    Hubble 3D (2010)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Toni Myers. Narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.

    This documentary follows NASA's May 2009 mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope. Read a full review of Hubble 3D.

  • 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.