Film: Special Screenings
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  • Super Troopers Quote-Along (2002)

    Rated R, 100 min. Directed by Jay Chandrasekhar. Starring Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Paul Soter.

    Action Pack

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

  • Slacker 1991 vs. Slacker 2011

    Slacker 1991 vs. Slacker 2011

    channelAustin and Austin Film Society: Time flies. See a double bill of Richard LInklater's original film, Slacker, along with the 2011 remake – a show planned in honor of Channel Austin's 40th anniversary. A mixer begins at 8pm. For more history, see "By the People, for the People," August 2. Tickets and more details about the weekend's celebration events can be obtained at

    9PM AFS Cinema, 6226 Middle Fiskville, 512/322-0145

  • Totally Eighties Sing-Along

    Dance Party

    10PM Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. Hwy. 183 N., 512/861-7070

  • The Princess Bride Quote-Along

    The Princess Bride Quote-Along (1987)

    Rated PG, 98 min. Directed by Rob Reiner. Starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, André the Giant, Fred Savage and Robin Wright Penn.

    Movie Party: William Goldman's beloved tale has my bet on being the most screened repertory film of the last 20 years.

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

  • Sharknado

    Sharknado (2013)

    Not rated, 86 min. Directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. Starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard and Casie Scerbo.

    NCM Fathom: Made for Syfy, this TV movie about sharks flung onto land by a tornado is more famous for the amount of viral tweeting it's generated than than the number of people who actually watched it. Now Sharknado is jumping from the TV screen to the multiplex in a limited midnight run in 200 theatres nationswide.

    12:05AM Arbor Cinema @ Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trail, 512/231-9742

    12:05AM Metropolitan, 901 Little Texas, 512/447-0101


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.

  • Great White Shark

    Great White Shark (2013)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. Narrated by Bill Nighy.

    This 3-D film explores the great white’s place in our imaginations and fears, while concentrating on key aggregation points in the waters off Mexico, South Africa, Los Angeles, and New Zealand.

  • Rocky Mountain Express

    Rocky Mountain Express (2011)

    Not rated, 45 min. Directed by Stephen Low.

    Giant IMAX cameras were strapped to a 1930s steam engine from the Canadian Pacific Railway to follow its trek through the Rockies from Vancouver to Calgary.

  • 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.

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