Austin Theatrical Premiere: Catch the Austin-only premiere of the Blaze Foley biopic with a very special introduction. This is also a benefit for Austin Film Society's programs supporting local filmmakers. For more special screenings with Ben Dickey and Ethan Hawke, see "Where to See Blaze This Weekend," Aug. 15.
Beer Dinner. A wannabe hockey player-turned-golf wunderkind enters a number of tournaments in order to raise money to save his grandmother's house, which is in danger of being taken away by the IRS. Read a full review of Happy Gilmore.
Summer Classic Film Series: One of the thrill master's most psychologically dense and twisted films in which obsession, commitment, and dual identities merge to create a voluptuous tale of thwarted love. Read a full review of Vertigo.
One of the great silent classics, Metropolis is a futuristic fantasy about the mechanization of society. David DiDonato will perform a live original score, four years in the making. Read a full review of Metropolis.
Thursday Matinee: Japanese anime director Katsuhiro Ôtomo, best known for Akira, here delivers a dazzlingly straightforward rush that thrusts its protagonist into astonishing action set-piece after set-piece. Read a full review of Steamboy.