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Special film screenings: May 16-22


Editor’s note: This article was originally published May 13, 2014

Master Pancake: “The Hunger Games.” The movie mockers of Master Pancake take on the 2012 story of a dystopian future. 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $13.50. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” Free screening of the film. Food trailers will be selling food and drink on site. 8 p.m. Friday. South Shore District, 1333 Shore District Drive. More information.

Marx Bros.: “Room Service.” A penniless theatrical producer must outwit the hotel efficiency expert trying to evict him from his room, while securing a backer for his new play. 11:25 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Thursday. $7.75. Buy tickets.

H.A.N.D. Screening: “Robot and Frank.” A screening presented by the nonprofit H.A.N.D. 12:55 p.m. Saturday. $7.75. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets. Afternoon Tea: “Much Ado About Nothing.” Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well. 3:45 p.m. Saturday. $20. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets.

“Little Women.” A film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel starring Katharine Hepburn. 2 p.m. Sunday. $12. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. More information.

The Benson Movie Interruption: “Showgirls.” A live comedy event that features Doug Benson and other comedians interrupting the 1995 film. 1:40 p.m. Sunday. $20. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

“Captains Courageous.” A film adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s novel starring Spencer Tracy and Lionel Barrymore. 4:10 p.m. Sunday. $12. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. More information.

“The Matrix Trilogy.” A movie marathon. 5 p.m. Sunday. $25. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

“Parking.” Writer-director Yen Tan chose this 2008 Taiwanese film to be screened by Austin Film Society. 7 p.m. Sunday. $10. Marchesa Hall and Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. More information.

“Beetlejuice.” The 1988 film by Tim Burton. 7:05 p.m. Sunday and 10 p.m. Wednesday. $12. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F; 10:15 p.m. Sunday and 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. $12. Alamo Slaughter, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane. Buy tickets.

“Thunderbolt and Lightfoot.” Part of screening series “Nothing Left To Lose: Crime in the Seventies.” 7:30 p.m. Monday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Music Monday: “Heavy Metal.” 1981 fantasy-animated film . 10:30 p.m. Monday. $5. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

“Make Way For Tomorrow.” A couple loses their home and is forced to separate when their children won’t accept both of them into their homes. 7 p.m. Tuesday. $12. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. More information.

Girlie Night: “Enchanted.” A quote-along screening. 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. $12. Alamo Slaughter, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane. Buy tickets.

“My Man Godfrey.” A man in the Great Depression is hired as a family butler. 8:45 p.m. Tuesday. $12. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. More information.

Terror Tuesday: “House By The Cemetery.” Rare archival 35mm screening. 10 p.m. Tuesday. $3. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

ZZANG!!! “Big Trouble in Little China.” Part of the May celebration of the Big Bads of cinema. 7 p.m. Tuesday and 7:25 p.m. Thursday. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Alamo Slaughter, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane. $10. Buy tickets.

Made in Texas: “Futureworld.” Reporters travel to ‘Futureworld’ after a fellow reporter is killed. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $5. Texas Spirit Theater at Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave. More information.

Weird Wednesday: “Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky.” Rare archival 35mm screening. 10 p.m. Wednesday. $3. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Essential Cinema: “All That Jazz.” A film director and choreographer races to finish his movie and a Broadway show. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $8. Marchesa Hall and Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. More information.

“The Lost Boys.” Screening of the 1987 film starring Kiefer Sutherland. 7:40 p.m. Thursday. $12. Alamo Ritz, 620 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.



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