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This Week’s Special Screenings

The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of John Carpenter’s Escape from New York (1981), 7pm October 13, at the theater. Details The Magnolia’s Big Movie film series returns with a screening of Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), 7:30 and 10pm, October 15, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse presents a 35mm print screening of Stan Winston’s under-rated cult horror … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

Cinemark Theaters and Paramount Studios’ Reel Classics series continues with a digitally restored print of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece Vertigo (1958), 2pm September 29 and 2pm and 7pm October 2, at select Cinemark theaters. Details The Alamo Drafthouse’s month-long Universal Monsters series begins with a screening of a restored 3-D print of the classic The Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), 2pm, … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of David Cronenberg’s horror classic The Brood (1979), various showtimes, September 15, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse ushers in the new school year a screening of the Rodney Dangerfield comedy Back to School (1986), 7pm, September 16, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse’s Tough Guy Cinema aeries presents Arnold Scharzenegger in Kindergarten … Continue reading

The Final Frontier is a Harsh Mistress: A Look at Space-Disaster Movies

The stunning, vertigo-inducing trailer for Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity (opening in theaters next month) has been shaking up audiences for the past few weeks with hair-raising footage of Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts cast adrift during a disastrous spacewalk. The Final Frontier captures the human imagination like nothing else, but often we forget that … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of the science fiction comedy Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989), 4:30pm, September 1, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening of the classic ’80s sci-fi comedy Real Genius (1985), 7pm, September 3, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening of Amy Heckerling’s classic coming-of-age comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The 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 The 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 The Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket (1987), 6pm, August 18, at the theater. Details The Highland Park Film Festival‘s summer film series concludes with a screening of the classic musical The Sound of Music (1965), 7pm, August 19, at the Highland Park Village Theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening of the Ealing Studios comedy Whisky … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The Angelika Film Center’s month-long The Spectacular Now film series continues with Cameron Crowe’s semi-autobiographical comedy Almost Famous (1999) at 7:30pm, July 23, at the Angelika Theater. Details The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of Stand By Me (1986), various showtimes, July  25-28, at the theater. Details The Angelika Film Center’s After Hours feature for the week is Rocky (1976) at 11:45pm, July 26 and … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

Cinemark Theaters and Paramount Studios’ Reel Classics series continues its Steven Spielberg month with E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), 2 and 7pm June 16 and 2pm June 19, at select Cinemark theaters. Details The Highland Park Film Festival summer film series continues with a screening of The Thin Man (1934), 7pm, June 17, at the Highland Park Village Theater. Details The Nasher … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The First Sunday Film Club debuts with a screening of the Southern Gothic drama Suddenly, Last Summer (1959), 2pm June 2, at the Fort Worth Public Library. Details Cinemark Theaters and Paramount Studios’ Reel Classics series continues with Steven Spielberg’s whopper of a fish story Jaws (1975), 2 and 7pm June 2 and 2pm June 5, at select Cinemark theaters. Details The … Continue reading

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