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This Week’s Special Screenings

Only Angels Have WingsThe Kimbell Art Museum’s Summer Adventure Series: From Amazon to Andes series concludes with a screening of Howard Hawks’ Only Angels Have Wings (1939), 2pm, August 25, at the museum. Details

Masters of  the UniverseThe Texas Theatre also presents a 35mm print of the live-action fantasy-action cult classic Masters of the Universe (1987), 4:30pm, August 25, at the theater. Details

MMDWIAN EC008The Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening of Bruce Robinson’s cult-classic comedy Withnail and I (1987), 7:05pm, August 26, at the theater. Details

King_a_filmed_record_montgomery_to_memphisThe Texas Theatre will also present a special rare screening of the influential documentary King: A Filmed Record; from Montgomery to Memphis (1970), 7pm, August 28, at the theater. Details

Honey_I_Shrunk_the_kidsAlso at the Texas Theatre: a 35mm print of the science fiction comedy Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), various showtimes, August 29-September 1, at the theater. Details

Clockwork OrangeThe Alamo Drafthouse’s Badass Digest series presents a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange (1971), 7:05pm, August 27, at the theater. Details

FrenzyAlso at the Alamo Drafthouse: a screening of screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s oft-overlooked serial killer thriller Frenzy (1972), 7:pm, August 29, at the theater. Details

FootlooseThe Inwood Theatre’s Midnight Madness feature for this week is the quientessential ’80s classic Footloose (1984), August 30 and 31, at the theater. Details

Cars 2The Fairmont Hotel’s Summer Dive-In series concludes with a poolside screening of Cars 2 (2011), 8:30pm, August 31, at the hotel pool on the terrace level. Details

The French ConnectionCinemark Theaters and Paramount Studios’ Reel Classics series continues with a digitally restored print of William Friedkin’s cop drama/proto-action film The French Connection (1971), 2pm September and 2pm and 7pm September 4, at select Cinemark theaters. Details

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