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In the Heights

PG-13   143 min.  

An explosion of dance and song in this vibrant stage-to-screen adaptation

New Reviews

Censor

NR   84 min.  

British video nasty throwback finds the real danger was in the cuts

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

R   112 min.  

The Warrens are back at it again ...

Holler

R   90 min.  

A stunning look at life buried under the Rust Belt poverty line

The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2

R   97 min.

Horror comedy sequel tries to bite into new laughs

Occupation: Rainfall

R   125 min.  

Part two of the Australian alien invasion epic

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

PG   85 min.  

Meta ain't betta in this unlovable, self-referential sequel

Queen Bees

PG-13   100 min.

Fast Times at the Assisted Living Facility ...

12 Mighty Orphans

PG-13   118 min.  

Historical football drama can't get past first down

Us Kids

NR   96 min.  

Portrait of the Parkland shooting survivors never comes into focus

First-Run Movies

Cruella

PG-13   134 min.  

Disney's dog-hating villain becomes an unexpected anti-hero

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu No Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train

R   117 min.  

Japanese anime blockbuster screams into the nightmare void

Dream Horse

PG   113 min.  

"Based on a true story" equine romp is fine rainy day fodder

Finding You

PG   115 min.  

Dismal YA romance piles up Hollywood clichés and Irish stereotypes

Godzilla vs. Kong

PG-13   113 min.  

The madcap royal rumble we were always promised

Hero Mode

PG   88 min.  

Gaming romp takes a family-friendly look at developer life

Minari

PG-13   115 min.  

Sublime and soulful drama about immigration, family and farming in 1980s Arkansas

New French Shorts 2021

NR   135 min.  

The annual best of Gallic cinema, in small chunks

Nomadland

R   108 min.  

Story of America's itinerant population wanders too much

The Paper Tigers

PG-13   108 min.  

Adorable new look at the oldest martial art story

A Quiet Place Part II

PG-13   97 min.  

Creature feature is like great DLC rather than a sequel

Raya and the Last Dragon

PG   114 min.  

Disney's new Southeast Asian fantasy is a landmark, but loses its way

Spirit Untamed

PG   87 min.  

Soft reboot of the Netflix animated horse show never gets out of the gate

Together Together

R   90 min.  

Surrogacy comedy defies the rom-com conventions

Under the Stadium Lights

PG-13   109 min.  

True-life high school football drama uses a worn-out playbook

Wrath of Man

R   118 min.  

Ritchie and Statham find a new, welcome gear in this bloody thriller

Special Screenings
SPACES
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    Special Screenings

    Autonomies (2021)

    Austin Jewish Film Festival provides access to this limited dystopian thriller series.
    June 12-July 4 
    Online: www.austinjff.org
FESTIVALS
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    Special Screenings

    ATX Television Festival

    Programming includes daily VOD releases, virtual party rooms and chats, special events, and panels. Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Degrassi: TNG and The Amazing Race, look back at Oz, check out panels on TV industry topics, play trivia, and lots more.
    June 11-20. Badge, $150; day pass, $25; single ticket, $12. 
    Online
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Austin Asian American Film Festival

    The best new Asian and Asian American films, from narrative to documentaries, features, and shorts, this year presented as a hybrid event with virtual access and drive-in screenings.
    June 4-20 
    Online and at various locations
  • Film

    Special Screenings

    Pola Negri Film Festival

    Austin Polish Society's programming includes a free pass to five online screenings and a series of articles and interviews.
    Through June 20 
    Online: austinpolishsociety.org

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