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This Week’s Special Screenings

To launch its Alamo 100 classic films series, the Alamo Drafthouse will screen Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull (1980), 12:30pm, January 5, at the theater. Details The Texas Theatre will screen a 35mm print of Spike Jonze’s surrealistic comedy Being John Malkovich (1999), 5pm, January 5, at the theater. Details As part of its Big Screen Classics series the Alamo Drafthouse will … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings

The Alamo Drafthouse’s next Alamo Kids Camp screening will be the ’80s sci-fi epic The Last Starfighter (1984), 10:30am, November 10 and 11:33am, November 11, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse also presents the film noir classic Gilda (1946), 2pm, November 10, at the theater. Details The Magnolia’s Big Movie film series continues with Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten in the classic drama The … Continue reading

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

Movie review: ‘Metallica: Through the Never’

A slickly realized concert movie that cranks from the 3-D and IMAX formats the kind of immersive energy that most feature films can only dream of, Metallica: Through the Never is a suitably gonzo rock spectacle worthy of the band and the expectations of its legion of fans. Some 30 years into their career, Metallica … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings:

The Alamo Drafthouse presents a screening of the controversial Japanese satire-thriller Battle Royale (2000), 7pm, September 10, at the theater. Details The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of David Cronenberg’s horror classic The Brood (1979), various showtimes, September 12-15, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse also presents Wes Anderson’s breakthrough comedy Rushmore (1998), 7pm, September 11, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse presents … 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 Harold Ramis and John Hughes’ epic road trip comedy National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), 5pm, July 7, at the theater. Details The Angelika Film Center’s month-long The Spectacular Now film series begins with Say Anything… (1989) at 7:30pm, July 9, at the Angelika Theater. Details The Texas Theater’s Tuesday Night Trash series continues with a … Continue reading

This Week’s Special Screenings:

Cinemark Theaters and Paramount Studios’ Reel Classics series continues with Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief (1955), 2 and 7pm, January 23, at select Cinemark theaters. Details The Texas Theatre presents a 35mm print of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece adaptation of Stephen King’s The Shining (1980), various showtimes, January 25-27, at the theater. Details The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth … Continue reading

Texas Theatre Presents ‘Burn’ Special Screening

The Texas Theatre will present a special one-time screening of the documentary Burn at 7:30pm, Wednesday, November 28, with filmmakers in attendance. Executive produced by Denis Leary, the former star of Rescue Me with deep ties to the first responder community, the film records a harrowing year with members of the Detroit  Fire Department as … Continue reading

Hunger Games: Some Inappropriate Thanksgiving Viewing

The four-day family food fest known as Thanksgiving is upon us. It’s a special time of year, all about spending time with people you may or may not like, obligated to do so simply because you share some common DNA. Times are tough these days, with the world experiencing its worst recession ever, and groceries … Continue reading

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