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R   106 min.  

The con is on in Miranda July's oddball crime caper

New Reviews


R   124 min.  

This animated science fiction based on a graphic novel set the modern standard of excellence for Japanese anime.


NR   96 min.

International espionage with a body count

Break the Silence: The Movie

NR   90 min.

BTS back on the stage, behind the scenes


NR   90 min.  

Comedy about raising the dead doesn't raise too many laughs

Foster Boy

NR   109 min.

The for-profit foster system exposed in this heartrending drama


NR   90 min.

Some presents should stay unwrapped in this twisted horror

The Last Shift

R   90 min.  

Different visions of the modern American working class, all beaten by the same system

Ottolenghi and the Cakes of Versailles

NR   76 min.  

Cake and art mix in this portrayal of consumable creativity at the Met


NR   92 min.  

Documentary exposes how faceless landlords turn homes into assets


PG   91 min.  

Hal Needham's BMX action flick restored

RPG Metanoia

NR   105 min.

Filipino animated gaming adventure gets a U.S. release


NR   80 min.  

Mangled Italian creature feature should be even shorter

Still Life

NR   108 min.  

Jia Zhangke’s 2006 masterpiece on a changing China finally reaches America

Sweetness in the Belly

NR   110 min.

Unusual take on the white savior narrative, set against the Ethiopian civil war

The Trial of the Chicago 7

NR   129 min.

The famous anti-protestor show trial recounted

First-Run Movies


R   98 min.  

Neo-slasher is quietly effective and bloodily harsh

Bill & Ted Face the Music

PG-13   88 min.  

Can we all finally just be excellent to each other?

The Broken Hearts Gallery

PG-13   108 min.  

Clumsy meet-cute should have looked at the best friends instead


R   107 min.

Dinesh D’Souza production. So you’ve been warned.

The Nest

R   107 min.  

Pretense and aspiration collapse in this dour relationship drama

The New Mutants

PG-13   98 min.  

The last of the X-Men finally get to the screen

The Personal History of David Copperfield

PG   119 min.  

Dickens’ hero gets a lively and innovative new interpretation

The Secrets We Keep

R   97 min.  

War crimes revisited in suburban America


PG-13   150 min.  

Time goes backward and forward these days …


R   90 min.  

Russell Crower bulldozes his way to unwarranted revenge

Special Screenings
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    Special Screenings

    Platonic (2020)

    aGLIFF presents a virtual evening including dinner, music and the web series Platonic with director Erin Buckley and musician Tina G.
    Wed., Sept. 30, 7pm 
    Online via www.agliff.org
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    "Come & Take It" (2018)

    Join the #CocksNotGlocks movement on their Days of Action campaign to inspire civic engagement through activism and voting. After kicking off with a screening of the short film, there will be a live panel discussion featuring the founder of the Cocks Not Glocks Campaign. Read more about the film here.
    Wed., Sept. 30, 6:30pm 
    Online via www.aaafilmfest.org
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    Alamo on Demand

    Make any Tuesday terror-iffic, any Wednesday weird, and the rest of the week fantastic with Alamo Drafthouse curated picks via Alamo on Demand. If a film is there, it's because an Alamo programmer loves it. It's kinda like going to your favorite video store when you could do that, mixed with going to your favorite theatre, when you could do that too. Staff picks, cult classics, Found Footage Fest and Master Pancake, Weird Wednesday and Terror Tuesday, Fantastic Fest faves, they're all there for rental or purchase.
    Online via ondemand.drafthouse.com
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    Overboard (1987)

    Paddleboard, tube, or kayak in for a screening on the water.
    Wed., Sept. 30, 6pm 
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    Violet Crown Virtual Cinema

    Violet Crown Cinema is saving a seat for you ... on the couch. They continue Magnolia Mondays as well as offering the arthouse cinema they're known for, all virtually, and ticket purchases benefit the theatre.
    Online via austin.violetcrown.com
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    AFS Cinema Virtual Screenings

    The quality programming you've come to expect from AFS Cinema is available virtually, and online ticket purchases will help ensure it can reopen so you can visit again in person.
    Online via www.austinfilm.org
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    Austin Film Festival & Conference

    For its 27th annual iteration, AFF is totally virtual, and is packed with film screenings and events. There will be five days of panels and intimate roundtables with the world’s biggest names in film and eight days of film premieres, screenings, and Q&As. Badges are available now, and exciting programming announcements are made regularly leading up to the fest, so sign up for the newsletter to stay updated.
    Oct. 22-29. Badges $175 until Sept. 15. 
    Online via www.austinfilmfestival.com
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    Fantastic Fest

    While Fantastic Fest may be taking a year off, they're still celebrating with a week of virtual screenings and more fun, including plenty of world premieres, and it's all free. Read all about it at austinchronicle.com/screens.
    Sept. 24-Oct. 1 
    Online via www.fantasticfest.com

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