Film: Special Screenings
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  • Cinemark Oscar Shorts (2013)

    Not rated, 204 min. Directed by Various.

    See all the shorts nominated for Oscars in the Animated and Live-Action categories.

    NOON, 4PM, 8PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

    NOON, 4PM, 8PM Tinseltown South, 5501 S. I-35, 512/326-4408

    NOON, 4PM, 8PM Cinemark Hill Country Galleria 14, 12812 Hill Country Blvd., 800/326-3264

    NOON, 4PM, 8PM Cinemark Round Rock, 4401 N. I-35, 800/326-3264

  • Mirchi (2013)

    Not rated, 155 min. Directed by Koratalla Siva. Starring Prabhas and Anushka Shetty.

    In Telugu with no subtitles.

    9:30PM Tinseltown South, 5501 S. I-35, 512/326-4408

  • Regal Oscar Movie Week: Day One (2013)

    Beasts of the Southern Wild, noon; Life of Pi, 1:50pm; Les Misérables, 4:20pm; Amour, 7:20pm; Lincoln, 9:50pm. one-day pass, $30; two-day pass, $50

    NOON, 1:50PM, 4:20PM, 7:20PM, 9:50PM Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742

  • Obsessed

    Obsessed (2009)

    Rated PG-13, 92 min. Directed by Steve Shill. Starring Idris Elba, Beyoncé Knowles, Ali Larter, Bruce McGill, Jerry O'Connell and Christine Lahti.

    Master Pancake: Beyoncé plays a housewife who fends off her husband's stalker. Nothing to mock here, right? Read a full review of Obsessed.

    7PM, 10PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Totally Eighties Sing-Along Dance Party

    Action Pack

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, 13729 Research, 512/219-5408

  • Dirty Dancing

    Dirty Dancing (1987)

    Rated PG-13, 100 min. Directed by Emile Ardolino. Starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jack Weston, Cynthia Rhodes and Jerry Orbach.

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: Valentine's Week: In this beloved but corny fairy tale, a Jewish princess emerges from her protective isolation and, naturally, falls for a boy who spells "big trouble." But 'neath its candy-coated shell are several solid grains of truth – not to mention some fab choreography, a solid-gold title, and a couple of pristine examples (in Swayze and Grey) of what is meant by the term "career-making performance." Read a full review of Dirty Dancing.

    9:30PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145

  • Eva From Argentina (2011)

    Not rated, 75 min. Directed by María Seoane.

    Noche de Pelicula: This largely animated biography of Eva Peron is the personalized account of Argentinian journalist Rodolfo Walsh.

    8:30PM Esquina Tango, 209 Pedernales, 512/524-2772

  • 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.

    Valentine's at the Drive-In: Rarely does a week go by in this city that this much beloved film doesn't screen somewhere.

    7PM Blue Starlite Drive-In at Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/850-6127


1800 Congress, 512/936-4629

  • "Flight of the Butterflies" (2012)

    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.

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