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Updated! This Week’s Special Screenings:

The Texas Theater and CBS Radio present a free outdoor screening of the Dr. Seuss adaptation The Lorax (2012), at dusk on August 12, at Memorial Crawford Park. Details

The Texas Theater continues its monthly Pata Negra Spanish film series with a screening of Fernando León de Aranoa’s brilliant drama Mondays in the Sun (2002), 7:30pm (tapas at 6:30pm), August 12, at the theater. Details

The Texas Theater continues its Tuesday Night Trash film series with a screening of the Spanish werewolf-vs.-ninjas period horror-action flick La Bestia y La Espada Magica (1983), 9:15pm, August 14, at the theater. Details

The Magnolia’s The Big Movie films series concludes its Two Sides of Funny micro-series with a screening of Billy Wilder’s epic ensemble comedy It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), 7:30pm, August 14, at the theater. Details

The Angelika Film Center presents screenings of the Rolling Stones concert film Some Girls, Live In Texas ’78 (2011), filmed in Fort Worth during that year’s tour by the band, 7:30pm, August 14, at the theater. Details

The Dallas Museum of Art concludes its Dallas on Film! series with a screening of the ’70s science fiction cult classic Logan’s Run (1976) at 7pm, August 16, in the museum’s Horchow Auditorium. Greg Brown, Program Director for the Dallas Center for Architecture, will discuss Dallas architecture featured prominently in the film. Details

The Texas Theater presents rare screenings of a 35mm print of the classic art house horror flick Possession (1981), 9pm, August 17 and 18 and 9:30pm, August 19, at the theater. Details

The Inwood Theatre’s Midnight Madness feature for this week is John Carpenter’s gonzo action-fantasy Big Trouble in Little China (1986) on Friday and Saturday, August 17 and 18, at the theater. Details

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