Film: Special Screenings
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  • Knights of Badassdom

    Knights of Badassdom (2014)

    Rated R, 86 min. Directed by Joe Lynch. Starring Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Margarita Levieva, Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Jimmi Simpson and Danny Pudi.

    In this comedy, live-action gamers conjure up a demon from hell by mistake, and they must deal with the consequences.

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

  • Clue Quote-Along

    Clue Quote-Along (1985)

    Rated PG, 87 min. Directed by Jonathan Lynn. Starring Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean, Martin Mull, Lesley Ann Warren and Colleen Camp.

    Action Pack: Sold out.

    7:25PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/861-7030

  • Zoolander Quote-Along (2001)

    Rated R, 90 min. Directed by Ben Stiller.

    Action Pack

    7PM Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter, 512/861-7060

  • Rear Window

    Rear Window (1954)

    Rated PG, 114 min. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter and Raymond Burr.

    Classics: One of Hitchcock's most accessible films is also one of his most gleefully deviant, dealing as it does with such fun urban pastimes as voyeurism and spousal mayhem. Read a full review of Rear Window.

    2PM Tinseltown North, N. I-35 & FM 1825, 512/989-8535

    2PM Cinemark Hill Country Galleria 14, 12812 Hill Country Blvd., 800/326-3264

    2PM Metropolitan, 901 Little Texas, 512/447-0101

  • Alias Nick Beal (1949)

    Not rated, 93 min. Directed by John Farrow. Starring Ray Milland, Thomas Mitchell and Audrey Totter.

    Noir City: A politician sells his soul for electoral success. New 35mm print.

    7:20PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • The Chase (1946)

    Not rated, 86 min. Directed by Arthur Ripley. Starring Robert Cummings, Michèle Morgan and Jack Holt.

    Noir City: A drifter takes a job as a gangster's chauffeur, but things get complicated when he falls for his boss' wife.

    9:50PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Repeat Performance (1947)

    Not rated, 91 min. Directed by Alfred Werker. Starring Louis Hayward, Joan Leslie and Richard Basehart.

    Noir City: After an actress shoots her husband to death on New Year's Eve, she's given a second chance to relive the past year and mend any mistakes. Restored print.

    2:20PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Three Strangers (1946)

    Not rated, 92 min. Directed by Jean Negulesco. Starring Geraldine Fitzgerald, Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre.

    Noir City: Scripted by John Huston and Howard Koch, this film entangles three people, one sweepstakes ticket, and a joint wish they made to a Chinese idol.

    4:50PM Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz, 320 E. Sixth, 512/861-7020

  • Teached: Vol. 1 (2012)

    Not rated, 120 min. Directed by Kelly Amis.

    Teach For America Austin Alumni Association: Two short films – "The Blame Game: Teacher Speak Out" and "Unchartered Territory" – for the series, Teached will screen. Following the films, the director will be joined by several local education leaders to discuss how these issues are affecting education in Austin and around our state.

    3PM Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/861-7030

  • The Yellow Scarf (2000)

    Not rated, 60 min. Directed by Janusz Morgenstern. Starring Janusz Gajos and Danuta Szaflarska.

    Austin Polish Society: An old man tries to repair the family relationships he damaged during his many years spent in an alcoholic stupor. free

    3:30PM Manchaca Branch Library, 5500 Manchaca Rd.

  • Caddyshack and National Lampoon's Vacation

    Caddyshack and National Lampoon's Vacation

    Blue Starlite Drive-In: Harolsd Ramis Double Feature: This tribute to Harold Ramis will also include a preshow reel of Ramis in some of his most memorable roles.

    7:30PM Austin Studios, 1901 E. 51st, 512/322-0145


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.

  • Hurricane on the Bayou

    Hurricane on the Bayou (2006)

    Not rated, 40 min. Directed by Greg MacGillivray. Narrated by Meryl Streep.

    Hurricane on the Bayou started production before Katrina and switched gears after the catastrophe. The film tells the stories of four musicians, highlighted by a jazz, blues, and gospel New Orleans score.

  • 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.

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