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This Week’s Special Screenings

The Alamo Drafthouse’s Big Screen Classics series continues with a screening of Michael Curtiz’s Casablanca (1942), 12:30pm, February 23, at the theater. Details The Alamo Drafthouse’s Tough-Guy Cinema series presents a screening of Walter Hill’s cult classic Streets of Fire (1984), 9pm, February 24, at the theater. Details The Magnolia’s Big Movie film series continues with Philip Kaufman’s historical drama The Right Stuff (1983), 7:30, … 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: ‘Sound of Noise’

Quite likely the first caper comedy to pit a tone-deaf policeman against a gang of anarchist musicians, Ola Simonsson and Johannes Stjärne Nilsson’s Sound of Noise is a light, crisp bit of cinema imported from Sweden. Expanding the duo’s 2001 short film “Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers”, the story lightly spoofs police procedurals as it … Continue reading

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