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.
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.
Rated PG, 107 min. Directed by Kevin Lima. Starring Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey and Susan Sarandon.
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.
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
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.
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 AFS Cinema, 6226 Middle Fiskville, 512/454-2000
Rated R, 123 min. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. Starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin and Jeffrey Wright.
11AM, 1:30PM, 4PM, 6:30PM Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second, 512/495-9600
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.