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TUESDAY MAY 13
  • All of Me (1984)

    Rated PG. Directed by Carl Reiner. Starring Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin and Victoria Tennant.

    There's a whole lotta convulsing, writhing, and twisting going on as Tomlin's dying millionaire must share the body of her lawyer after a botched soul-swapping session.

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

  • Big Trouble in Little China

    Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

    Rated PG-13, 99 min. Directed by John Carpenter. Starring Kurt Russell and Kim Cattrall.

    Zzang!!! Carpenter's jokey adventure tale stars Russell as a truck driver who becomes involved in a battle between good and evil in San Francisco's Chinatown.

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • Enchanted Quote-Along (2007)

    Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Kevin Lima. Starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey and Susan Sarandon.

    Girlie Night

    7:15PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320

  • Flutter

    Flutter (2014)

    Not rated, 96 min. Directed by Eric Hueber. Starring Lindsay Pulsipher and Glenn Morshower.

    Texas Spotlight: A mother struggles to raise her son, who has nystagmus, a condition causing involuntary eye movement. Filmmaker Eric Hueber, actor Glenn Morshower, and producer Andy Cope will be in attendance. One hundred percent of all ticket sales will be donated to a support fund for Evan West, a SXSW crash victim and Violet Crown Cinema employee.

    7:30PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600

  • Frontera

    Frontera (2014)

    Austin Film Festival: New Releases: After crossing the border illegally for work, a man finds himself wrongfully accused of murdering a former sheriff’s wife. Writer/director Michael Berry, actor Julio Cedillo, and producer Eric Williams will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A. free

    7PM Galaxy Highland 10, 6700 Middle Fiskville, 512/467-7305

  • Godzilla

    Godzilla (1954)

    Not rated, 98 min. Directed by Ishirô Honda. Starring Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kochi, Akira Takarada and Akihiko Hirata.

    This is the original and uncut version, albeit newly digitally restored, of the 1954 Japanese monster picture. English subtitled. Read a full review of Godzilla.

    7:20PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • LaDonna Harris: Indian 101

    LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 (2014)

    Not rated, 63 min. Directed by Julianna Brannum.

    AFS Doc Nights: This doc about Comanche activist Harris recently won the Hecho en Tejas Award at the Cine Las Americas Film Festival.

    7:30PM The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6406 N. I-35, 512/454-2000

  • 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

  • Troll (1986)

    Rated PG-13, 82 min. Directed by John Carl Buechler. Starring Noah Hathaway, Michael Moriarty, Shelley Hack and Jenny Beck.

    Terror Tuesday: The titular creatures take over an apartment building trying to open a parallel dimension in this Eighties horror film that spawned two (completely unrelated) sequels.

    11PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/476-1320

  • SPACES

  • Her

    Her (2013)

    Rated R, 119 min. Directed by Spike Jonze. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde and Chris Pratt.

    Austin Public Library: Weeknight Cinema: Artificial Amore: Free Read a full review of Her.

    6:30PM Milwood Branch Library, 12500 Amherst

  • Planes

    Planes (2013)

    Rated PG, 91 min. Directed by Klay Hall.

    Austin Public Library: Family Movie Night: Free Read a full review of Planes.

    6:30PM Twin Oaks Branch Library, 1800 S. Fifth

  • 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.