Alamo Drafthouse Guide (3/1-3/7): The Drafthouse Invites You to Get Into 'Big Trouble'

Intro: The Alamo Drafthouse has quickly garnered a reputation as one of the greatest movie theaters in the history of mankind…or at least the history of movie theaters. With their signature events, ample food and drink selection, and strict no-talking policy, they make obsolete all tawdry multiplexes and completely redefine the movie-going experience. Here’s what they’re up to this week!
 
 
Thursday March 1st
 
 
The Princess Bride Quote-Along
Alamo Ritz 7:00pm
 
“This thoroughly tongue-in-cheek, forever quotable, swashbuckling fairytale is by far one of our all time favorite movies. How can it not be? The Princess Bride gives us a dread pirate, insanity-inducing cliffs, fire swamps, a reluctant princess, a wily Sicilian, a six-fingered count, mawwiage, Rodents of Unusual Size, tiny Fred Savage, fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, miracles and--most importantly--TRUE LOVE! We love this movie every bit as deeply as Westley loves his Buttercup.”—Drafhouse.com
 
 
Neil’s 1000th Alamo Screening: Oldboy
 
“We here at the Drafthouse are very lucky to have passionate and extremely devoted customers. Last week though we discovered a patron who might just redefine ‘Alamo regular.’ Neil Wilson is about to hit his 1000th(!) Drafthouse show. According to Neil's count, he saw 453 shows in 2010, 445 in 2011, and already 80 and counting in 2012.  With this momentous 1000th show fast approaching, Neil asked us to program some of his favorite films that he's been dying to see on our screens. On the very top of that list was the South Korean vengeance masterpiece OLDBOY. We whole-heartedly supported this choice. And so, we're proudly presenting a very special screening of Oldboy on glorious 35mm for Neil's 1000th Alamo show!  So join Neil, his pals, and the Alamo in celebrating this momentous occasion!”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Ladies of the 80s Sing-Along
Alamo Ritz 10:00pm
 
“The LADIES OF THE '80s SING-ALONG has been one of the Action Pack's most popular shows for years now, and this year we've got all of the favorites back, with a few choice new selections that haven't been featured in any Sing-Along before. So we'll have the 99 red balloons bouncing around in the theater during the song that shares a name with the props we use, and we'll have naked men falling from the balconies when the Weather Girls talk about the day when it first started raining men. But don't be surprised when you hear from Berlin or Blondie. Forever is gonna start tonight and don't ya wanna dance with somebody? (...with somebody who loves me! WOO!)”—Greg MacLennan & Henri Mazza via Drafthouse.com
 
Alamo Survivor’s Tip: As someone who goes to the Drafthouse often, I’ve had the good fortune to meet Mr. Neil Wilson, and I can assure you that you’d be hard-pressed to find a nicer guy. But even if you don’t know Neil from Adam, the fact that the Alamo Drafthouse would go to such lengths to honor a faithful, long-time customer canonizes everything I love about this place.
 
 
Friday March 2nd
 
 
Studio Ghibli Retrospective: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
Alamo South Lamar (Beginning a regular run, check daily times)
 
“The Alamo Drafthouse is proud to present a retrospective series of select Studio Ghibli titles starting this February. See newly struck 35mm subtitled prints of such classics as Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro and more. This series has taken audiences by storm in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and Toronto and now we’re bringing it to you.”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Master Pancake: Con Air
Alamo Ritz (thru 2/3) 7:00pm; 10:00pm
 
“Join Master Pancake as they mock the Nicolas Cage/Jerry Bruckheimer trashterpiece: Con Air (1997).  It's the story of war hero Cameron Poe (Nic Cage), who goes to prison for defending his pregnant wife; when he's finally released, the plane taking him home is hijacked by a horde of nasty convicts, including Danny Trejo, Steve Buscemi and featuring John Malkovich as malevolent genius ‘Cyrus the Virus.’   But the real star of the show is Cage's impeccably coiffed mullet, strangely appropriate for a movie that shares its name with a hair dryer.  Come see Master Pancake unplug Con Air! “—John Erler via Drafthouse.com
 
 
Big Trouble in Little China
Alamo Lake Creek (thru 3/3) 10:00pm
 
“One of a string of amazing Carpenter films starring Kurt Russell, the film tells the story of All American trucker Jack Burton (Russell) who gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle below  San Francisco's Chinatown.  Not convinced?  Did we mention that the movie co-stars a 30-year-old, pre-Sex and the City Kim Cattrall? This is the film that brings out the best and manliest in Kurt Russell; it's a silly blast that will keep you glued to the edge of your seat!”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
The Late Show: Dune
Alamo Ritz (thru 3/3) 11:30pm
 
“According to Hollywood lore, director David Lynch was hot off an Academy Award nomination for The Elephant Man when George Lucas approached him with an offer to direct Return of the Jedi (!?!). Sadly, Lynch declined and we'll never get to see how the mind behind Eraserhead would have envisioned the Battle of Endor. (And perhaps sadder still, Lucas didn't think to call him up again a decade or so later to direct one of those silly cartoons passed off as a "prequel.") What we do have though is Dune, Lynch's feature film take on Frank Herbert's sprawling sci-fi saga about a prophesied messiah coming to his destiny in an galactic feudal society that runs on "spice."  Condensed down to a too lean 137 minutes, the plot of Dune is murky like the air during a sandstorm on the titular planet -- especially for those unfamiliar with the books. No matter, it still has more than enough Lynchian panache to be worth a watch or re-visit (especially if one is well "spiced"). And if that's not enough for you, well, would it help to know that you see Sting running around crazy-haired and mostly naked and the soundtrack is by Toto? Yeah, I thought so. Put that in your stillsuit and suck it, Lucas.”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Saturday March 3rd
 
 
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure Bike-In Roadshow
Austin Veloway 6:00pm
 
“There is only one undisputable truth in this life: Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure is the FUNNIEST MOVIE EVER MADE. Watch the most entertaining man who has ever roamed the Earth embark on a cross-country quest to rescue his best friend: a bicycle. Along the way, ol' P.W. will encounter tough-as-nails bikers, giant dinosaurs, wild animals, ninjas, chubby billionaires, escaped convicts, buckin' broncos, tone-deaf hobos, unwanted romance, fibbing gypsies, clumsy Godzillas, basement-less Alamos, vengeful boyfriends and even an undead trucker! Fun didn't exist until Pee-Wee invented it, and now the most funrocious, funtacular, fungorious funsplosion in the history of FUN will be presented on the big outdoor screen! So bike on in to the most hilarious, entertaining and downright PERFECT Rolling Roadshow screening that could ever exist!  For this Rolling Roadshow, we'll be setting up a screen on the Veloway, which means you MUST BE ON A BIKE! To attend this screening, meet us at the Alamo Slaughter Lane (5701 W. Slaughter Lane) parking lot with bikes at 6pm. At 6:30 pm Alamo founder and CEO, Tim League will lead the bike posse to the Veloway. (You must be on wheels to enter the Veloway! No foot traffic permitted.) The screening will start when the sun goes down, so make sure you have bike lights for the ride back!”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
 
Thrill to all the cheap laughs, cheap women, and cheap production values of one of the world’s premier bad movies. Watching The Rocky Horror Picture Show in-and-of-itself is an event, but it takes on a whole new life when witnessed within the walls of The Alamo Village with loads of audience participation, dressed-up patrons, and general wickedness that has become a vital component to the film’s meteoritic rise to cult film legend. 
 
Alamo Survivor’s Tip: Austin is not only a town with a thriving cinephile community, but also an enormous cycling community. The Alamo brings together these two pastimes, or passions depending on who you ask, into one supreme event. Far from a hands-off CEO, Tim League himself will be leading this cine-cycling escapade.
 
 
Sunday March 4th
 
 
Intergalactic Nemesis
Alamo South Lamar 2:00pm
 
“Live-Action Graphic Novel - Book Two: Robot Planet Rising. Same format. New story. No previous Intergalactic experience necessary. THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS is a true Austin original and, thanks in part to a screening at Fantastic Fest, is now touring the world!  Picking up two weeks after the end of BOOK ONE: TARGET EARTH, we find Molly and Timmy on Robonovia, the Robot Planet, in search of the robot LBDO who has somehow become lost in space. But somehow, Molly's former fiancé Dr. Lawrence Webster (the world-famous interspacio-temporal quantum physicist) has journeyed to Robonovia. And just who is the golden robot Alphatron? And why is he being so darn nice to Dr. Webster?”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Zzang!!!: Breakin’ 2 w/The Charles Edward Cheese Band
Alamo Ritz 7:00pm
 
“Turbo (Michael “Boogaloo Shrimp” Chambers), Ozone (Adolfo “Shabba-Doo” Quinones) and Special K (Lucinda “Lucinda Dickey” Dickey) returned to the big screen just seven months after their initial pop-n-lock opus, this time to rescue an inner city youth center from a diabolical (a.k.a. Caucasian) land developer. NOTE: if you didn’t see the first movie, don’t worry about it, because neither did this film’s screenwriter. Anyway, with the help of newly inducted action-dancers like 8-year-old Lil’ Wizard, a mime, and spandexpunk Jane, their road to inevitable triumph is both unrealistic and unreasonably entertaining. Their old nemeses the Elektro Rock Crew are back as well, largely to take part in high-impact ghetto blaster face-offs. Just take my word for it: this is the most body-rockin’ pop-n’-lockin’ never-stoppin’ musical megaride of the last two centuries! AND it’ll be preceded by an all-new elektro-fueled set by Austin’s own unicorn/eagle/dog rock combo: The Charles Edward Cheese Band! You’d be straight wack or on a barrel of crack to hang back and miss this dance attack! ZZANG!!!”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Celebrity Guests: An Evening with Michael Ian Black
Alamo South Lamar 7:15pm
 
“Michael Ian Black is a wonderful man, and we’ll be spending a whole evening with him March 4th where he’ll be convincing you of just that. The talented humorist and Twitter superstar is in town in support of his latest and most personal book You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations, but the night before he makes his appearance at BookPeople he’ll be taking part in a special evening of clips and conversation at the Alamo at South Lamar.  We’ll be playing our favorite segments from The State, Stella, Michael and Michael Have Issues and moreas we discuss children, basic cable politics and the intricate character traits of Johnny Bluejeans. The dry humor of MIB is amazing on TV and the internet, but spending time with him in person is truly the best way to blow your mind all over your face. Don’t miss what could be the best evening of your whole life. Each ticket to this special event includes a copy of the new book! Each ticket also includes the personal guarantee that you will squirt beer out of your nose.”—John Gross via Drafthouse.com
 
 
AGFA Reel One Party
Alamo Ritz 9:00pm
 
“At a secret location in Austin, there's a huge film archive known as AGFA, the American Genre Film Archive - this non-profit archive counts among its board members and advisors Alamo Drafthouse founders Tim and Karrie League and programmers Lars Nilsen and Zack Carlson. Many of the film prints contained in the archive are not fully documented so periodic inspections are conducted at which time we string up several "reel ones", that is to say the first 15-20 minutes of different movies, for the purpose of taking note of the credit information, condition of the film and general plot information. For folks interested in print collecting, obscure films and movie history, it's fascinating. Past "reel one" screenings have uncovered some real gems and some real boring doo-doo, so approach it with a sense of adventure and help us rediscover a few lost chapters in our movie history while benefiting a great cause.”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
The Late Show: Dune
Alamo Ritz 10:00pm
 
 
TV at the Alamo: AMC’s The Walking Dead
Alamo Lake Creek 9:00pm; South Lamar 10:20pm
 
“Season one and the first half of season two of The Walking Dead established the series as yet another top-notch program from AMC right along with Breaking Bad and that other one with Christina Hendricks. The show has already taken huge U-Turns from the plot of the graphic novels and proved that it is capable of making its own compelling and exciting character-driven storylines, so the anticipation of season 2’s conclusion is huge. Where will they go next?!  Come watch it with your fellow zombie fans in the fortified safety of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.”—John Gross via Drafthouse.com
 
Alamo Survivor’s Tip: If you’ve never seen Intergalactic Nemesis before, you really need to acquaint yourself with this unique theatrical experience. Harkening back to classic radio days, Intergalactic Nemesis tells fantastic pulp stories using a combination of projected images and live, in-house Foley art. It’s like nothing you’ve seen in a movie theater before.
 
 
Monday March 5th
 
 
Action Pack: Demolition Man
Alamo Ritz 7:00pm
 
“Simon Phoenix is an old fashioned criminal. We need an old fashioned cop....we need JOHN SPARTAN!
Incarcerated in ice in the year 1996 for a crime he didn't commit, testosterone packed John Spartan has been thawed out and reborn into a crime-free society being terrorized by his oldest nemesis: Simon Phoenix, the multi-murder-death-killer. As Phoenix continues on his murderous rampage in what could be a political conspiracy, Spartan will be in hot in pursuit as he battles not only the greatest villain of his time...but the social norms of a future he doesn't know and a mysterious arrangement of seashells. When Demolition Man came out in 1993, the world stopped and celebrated an all-star cast at the top of its game that included Sandra Bullock, Wesley Snipes, Sylvester Stallone, Dennis Leary and Benjamin Bratt. And now, almost twenty years later, the Action Pack is celebrating what has matured into one of the finest pieces of action cinema of all time with an all-out-pyrotechnics-in-the-theater-gun-caps-a-blazin' theatrical party. If you've never seen Demonlition Man before, this is the way you HAVE to see it. (And seriously..HOW HAVE YOU NOT SEEN Demolition Man!?) And if you love Demoliton Man half as much as we do, then you know this is the screening you cannot afford to miss. "You're gonna regret this the rest of your life... both seconds of it.’”—Greg MacLennan via Drafthouse.com
 
 
AFS Texas Film Hall of Fame: Roadie
Alamo South Lamar 7:00pm
 
“Each year, the Texas FIlm Hall of Fame Awards honor Texas legends in the entertainment industry. Gear up for the 12th annual Awards show on March 8 at ACL Live at The Moody Theater with three fun screenings of films by this year's honorees. Screenings will include special guests and door prizes including tickets to the Awards, or find out more about the event & get tickets now here. ROADIE stars this year's Texas Film Hall of Fame Honoree, Meat Loaf, as a Texas good ol' boy who has a knack for electronic gear that lands him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll band. On his way to earning the title of  "greatest roadie of all time," he crosses paths with Blondie, Asleep at the Wheel, Hank Williams Jr., Roy Orbison, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott . Plus, this screening will be hosted by  Margaret Moser and Sonny Carl Davis.”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Music Monday: Almost Famous
Alamo Ritz 10:00pm
 
“Inspired by writer-director Cameron Crowe's real life experiences as a teen rock journalist, Almost Famous is an ode to '70s rock 'n' roll that's loving and nostalgic in the best ways possible, and certainly was one of the best movies of 2001 -- and one that's actually aged very well a decade or so on. Sure, it teeters a bit on the schmaltzy side but there's just so much about this movie that is right on. Like what? Well, there's Stillwater, the film's fictional band, a set of hazy, hirsute '70s heroes-on-the-rise who are probably the realist movie band ever. There's the soundtrack: The Who, Skynard, Simon & Garfunkel, and of course Elton John's "Tiny Dancer" (featured in the film's schmaltziest yet most memorable and moving scene). And there's the characters, all of whom happen to be fleshed out real people instead of 2D rock stereotypes. Oh, and then there's the cast. It's a veritable who's who of talented, likable folks, like heavy hitters Frances McDormand and Phillip Seymour Hoffman, then-newcomer Patrick Fugit, the always likable Billy Crudup, and Jason Lee before his name was Earl. The film also probably launched Kate Hudson into romcom superstardom; but hey, it also was one of the first to bring Zooey Deschanel to the world's attention too.”—Drafthouse.com  
 
 
The Big Lebowski Quote-Along
Alamo South Lamar 10:40pm
 
If you love the Cohen Brothers’ tribute to shiftless losers with mad bowling skills and penchants for Creedence Clearwater Revival, this is the place to be. All your favorite one-liners from The Dude will flash across the screen to prompt your collective vocal worship of this masterful comedy.
 
 
Tuesday March 6th
 
 
Girlie Night: Bring It On
Alamo Ritz 7:00pm
 
“I'll be the first to admit that when I was in high school, I thought cheerleaders were kinda lame. I mean, the big hair, the short skirts, the pom poms... what was the point?! But then I saw Bring It On, and suddenly, I totally wanted to be a cheerleader. I wanted to shellac my head with hairspray and perform crazy flips in the air and compete at Nationals and shout ‘Brr! It’s cold in here! There must be some Toros in the atmosphere!’ and flirt with a boy just by brushing my teeth because cheerleaders can do all of those things! At least, they can when they’re played by a chipper Kirsten Dunst, a badass Eliza Dushku (I still think of her as Faith) and a fierce Gabrielle Union. Throw in the adorable guitar soloist Jesse Bradford, and I’m ready to pack up for cheerleader camp. While it might be hard for some people to believe in the awesomeness of Bring It On, we know the truth here at Girlie Night, and we’re going to 2-4-6-8 appreciate it! So start warming up your spirit fingers, because it’s going to be a totally cheertastic evening. (And we’ll make sure that no one drops the spirit stick.)”—Sarah Pitre via Drafthouse.com
 
 
AFS Essential Cinema: My Tehran for Sale
Alamo South Lamar 7:00pm
 
“Marzieh shows her opposition to the theocratic government of Iran by participating in an underground play and attending illegal raves outside of Tehran, but her real dream is to escape to Australia with a new lover.”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Music Monday: Almost Famous
Alamo Ritz 7:30pm
 
 
Terror Tuesday: The Deadly Spawn
Alamo Ritz 10:00pm
 
“McKeown’s low-budget backyard scifi terror epic is THE defining accomplishment in the mighty ‘80s Homemade Horror genre. An alien meteorite unleashes a hideous, carnivorous beast that gorges insatiably on the unwitting denizens of a New Jersey town. The massive meatmonster grows exponentially while it casts off knife-faced leechlets to further the annihilation. No one is off limits; old ladies and adolescents and everyone in between are all fair game for this unstoppable eating machine. From unbelievable creature creations to some of the best horror dialogue ever captured, no shoestring production before or since has contained a fraction of the fearless filmmaking on display here. Shot for the cost of a new washer/dryer combo, The Deadly Spawn is a bona fide, undeniable fuck-you to major studio exploitation crammed with an impossible amount of ambition, masterful latex effects and unbridled, flesh-ripping satisfaction.”—Zack Carlson via Drafthouse.com
 
 
Wednesday March 7th
 
 
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Dinner
Alamo Ritz 7:00pm
 
“A sweet sendup to the bygone era of naturalist heroes like Jacques Costeau, as well as an absurd and surprisingly touching study in human imperfection, The Life Aquatic is possibly one of director Wes Anderson's most ambitious offerings. Of course, it's also loaded with his signature off-beat charm and boasts a killer soundtrack. There is really nothing not to love about this movie. For this special screening we're offering you the chance to LIVE the life aquatic just like a member of the ragtag Belefonte crew with fish and chips and your very own Team Zissou- issue red knit cap (sorry, speedos and correspondence stock not included).”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Girlie Night: Bring It On
Alamo Lake Creek 7:00pm
 
 
Action Pack: The Office Space Quote-Along
Alamo Village 7:00pm
 
Come see Mike Judge’s uncomfortably accurate, if slightly exaggerated, depiction of the corporate grind; staplers and TPS reports in tow. Your favorite lines will appear on the screen karaoke-style for your shouting pleasure.
 
 
Dionysium
Alamo South Lamar 7:00pm
 
“The Dionysium offers a unique, innovative program of debate, lecture, declamation, theatrical presentation and music in a salon-like atmosphere on the first Wednesday of every month at the Alamo South Lamar. Audiences enjoy offerings not to be found elsewhere in Austin, including the recitation of famous speeches, participatory discussion in a formal, moderated context, and the opportunity to participate in the recreation of Ancient rituals.”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
Weird Wednesday: Emma Mae
Alamo Ritz 10:30pm
 
“From the great Jamaa Fanaka, director of crowd favorites Penitentiary and Welcome Home Brother Charles, comes this underheralded blaxploitation classic. Emma Mae, straight off the farm, comes to live with her aunt and uncle in the projects of South Central LA when her mother dies. At first Emma Mae, with her Southern drawl, unfashionable Sunday clothes, and country ways, seems totally unequipped to deal with the big bad ghetto, but pretty soon she's at the top of the heap, mainly due to the fact that she can kick more ass than a donkey. It's not typical blaxploitation, so if you're looking for an excuse to dress like a pimp and drink Colt 45, you may be disappointed. But if you love black culture of the '70s get ready to have a new favorite movie. Fanaka really takes the time to create fleshed-out, memorable characters - and he lets them talk, hilariously and engagingly. So that when the time comes for Emma Mae to kick ass you may be surprised to find yourself standing up in your seat cheering her on.”—Lars Nilsen via Drafthouse.com
 
 
Houston
 
 
            West Oaks
 
 
            Rolling Road Show: Grease (Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center)
            3/2 7:30pm
 
“Calling all T-birds and Pink Ladies, join us Friday, March 2nd at Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center for a FREE outdoor screening of Grease!; There will be a Danny and Sandy dress up contest, pre-screening games and much, much more.  The event is BOYC (bring your own chair), movie begins at 7:30 PM so hop in your Greased Lighting and drive on over to KVPAC because we were born to hand jive baby!”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
            Action Pack: Demolition Man
            3/3 7:30pm
 
 
            TV at the Alamo: AMC’s The Walking Dead
            3/4 7:00pm
 
 
            Only at the Alamo: Anime
            3/6 7:30pm
 
The Alamo Drafthouse provides a welcome haven for fans of Japanese animation. Samurai swords must unfortunately be checked at the door.
 
 
            Zzang!!!: Big Trouble in Little China
            3/7 7:00pm
           
 
            Mason Park
 
           
            Action Pack: The Office Space Quote-Along
            3/1 7:30pm
 
 
            Horror Remix: Sports
            3/3 10:00pm
 
“Join us for two Hours of ‘Offensive’ Horror! While most sports fans are experiencing the post Super Bowl blues, Horror Remix is high-fiving tight ends and pounding tall boys! Wait... that came out wrong. Regardless, this brand new Horror Remix celebrates the absolute best in horror films plus sports, showcasing the most killer parts of Fatal Games (1984), The Majorettes (1987) and Killer Workout (1987)!”—Drafthouse.com  
 
 
            Dynamic Duos: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 & 2
            3/4 5:00pm
 
“From their early appearances in the ‘80s to their most current CGI animated television show (premiering this month on Nickelodeon!), the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have prevailed in staying relevant and hip to today’s youth where so many other pop culture juggernauts have fallen in the past. Anybody still remember Biker Mice from Mars? That's what I thought. This March, celebrate those heroes in a half-shell with a radical double-bill featuring all-you-can-eat pepperoni pizza. The event will include a 35mm screening of the 1990 film directed by Steve Barron and a screening of its 1991 sequel TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II: THE SECRET OF THE OOZE. Living under the sewer and emerging only to fight crime and eat pizza, the Turtles fight an inner-city ninja gang led by the evil Shredder and his henchman Sam Rockwell! While Judith Hoag and Elias Koteas appear as the turtles’ human sidekicks April O’Neil and Casey Jones, the real star of the film is the amazing creature effects work by the Jim Henson Company. The special effects used to bring these turtles to life still holds up 20 years later. In the sequel, things get, well, silly with the introduction of two new super powered mutant bad guys and a musical performance by Vanilla Ice. Recapture your childhood with an afternoon of ninja power and pepperoni pizza. Go, ninja! Go, ninja, go!”—Robert Saucedo via Drafthouse.com
 
 
            TV at the Alamo: AMC’s The Walking Dead
            3/4 7:00pm
 
 
            Girlie Night: Bring It On
            3/6 7:30pm
 
 
            Only at the Alamo: Troma Wednesday
            3/7 7:30pm
 
Def By Temptation James Bond III (seriously!) wrote, produced, directed and starred in this 1990 vampire film co-starring Kadeem Hardison, Bill Nunn and a little-known actor named Samuel L. Jackson! A beautiful woman (Cynthia Bond) kills every man she sleeps with - due to the fact that she's secretly a vampire who craves equal doses of blood and vengeance.”—Drafthouse.com  
 
 
San Antonio
 
 
            Westlakes
 
 
            Action Pack: The Office Space Quote-Along
            3/4 4:00pm; 7:00pm
 
 
            TV at the Alamo: AMC’s The Walking Dead
            3/4 7:00pm
 
 
            Only at the Alamo: Anime
            3/5 7:30pm
 
 
            Action Pack: The Jiggy Crunk Sing-Along
            3/6 7:00pm
 
“It's time to pull those parachute pants out of the closet, throw on something glittery and party like it's the 1990s. Cause if there was ever a movement that celebrated the best music paired with the most ridiculous fashion choices...it was the '90s. We're gonna be celebrating the most booty-bouncing, body-slammin', backwards-clothes-wearing decade of pop-rap with the JIGGY CRUNK SING-ALONG. We'll have cash for you to rain on people, Digital Underground glasses with nose pieces and more as you rap along to the era of timeless music. And not only that, but we're adding in some of the greats from the '00s because it didn't feel right to NOT play ‘Ignition Remix.’ So come, try and sing every lyric on screen (seriously...’Crossroads’ could be the most challenging song to sing along to ever) as you dance the night away with strangers and friends alike.’Yo man, let's get out of here. Word to your mother.’”—Greg MacLennan via Drafthouse.com
 
 
            Park North
 
 
            Girlie Night: Bring It On
            3/5 7:00pm; 9:45pm
 
 
            Big Screen Classics: Harold and Maude
            3/7 7:00pm; 9:45pm
 
“Black comedies don't come much blacker than this cult favorite from 1972, and they don't come much funnier, either. It seemed that director Hal Ashby was the perfect choice to mine a mother lode of eccentricity from the original script by Colin Higgins, about the unlikely romance between a death-obsessed 19-year-old named Harold (Bud Cort) and a life-loving 79-year-old widow named Maude (Ruth Gordon). They meet at a funeral, and Maude finds something oddly appealing about Harold, urging him to ‘reach out’ and grab life by the lapels as opposed to dwelling morbidly on mortality. Harold grows fond of the old gal--she's a lot more fun than the girls his mother desperately matches him up with--and together they make Harold and Maude, one of the sweetest and most unconventional love stories ever made.”—Drafthouse.com
 
 
            Stone Oak
 
 
            Big Trouble in Little China
            3/7 7:00pm
 
 
 
 
            Action Pack: The Jiggy Crunk Sing-Along
            3/1 8:30pm
 
           
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