While some of these films strain the parameters of “Classic Movies” (I’m looking at you, Teen Wolf), here are the best (and the worst) revival-type screenings in the Austin area between Friday, January 22nd and Thursday January 28th:
The Fifth Element (1997), with Bruce Willis, Milla Jovavich, Gary Oldman, and Chris Tucker, directed by Luc Besson. Paramount Theater, Fri. @ 7 p.m., Sat. @ 9:10.
Mars Attacks (1996) with Jack Nicholson, Annette Bening, and Pam Grier. Paramount Theater, Fri. @ 9:10 p.m., Sat. @ 7.
Forrest Gump (1994) with Tom Hanks and Gary Sinise, directed by Robert Zemeckis. Master Pancake Theater rips Gump a new one at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, Fri. @ 7 & 10:10 p.m, Sat. @ 7 & 10 p.m..
Mo jong yuen So Hat-Yi a/k/a King of Beggars (1992) with Stephen Chow, directed by Gordon Chan and David Lam. Alamo Drafthouse Village, Fri. @ Midnight.
Aliens (1986) with Sigourney Weaver and Bill Paxton, directed by James Cameron, Alamo Drafthouse Ritz,Sat. and Sun. @ 3:30 p.m., Tues. @ 7 pm., Weds. @ 8 p.m.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) with Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, and Meat Loaf, directed by Jim Sharman, Alamo Drafthouse Village,Sat. @ Midnight.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) with Arnold Scharzenegger and Edward Furlong, directed by James Cameron. Presented by the Action Pack. Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, Sun. @ 9:30 p.m.
Dirty Harry (1971), with Clint Eastwood and Andy Robinson, directed by Don Siegel, Cafe Mundi, Mon. @7:30 p.m.
Une Homme, Un Vrai (2003) with Matthieu Almalric, directed by Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu, Dobie Theater, Mon. @ 7 p.m.
Day of the Animals (1977), with Christopher George, Leslie Nielsen, and Richard Jaeckel, directed by William Girdler, Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, Tues. @ 10:20 p.m.
Lunch Wagon (1980) with Roseanne Katon and Candy Ann Moore, Part of the “Weird Wednesday” series, Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, Wednesday @ 11:55 p.m.
Teen Wolf (1985) with Michael J. Fox, directed by Rod Daniel, Rounders Pizzeria, Thurs. @ 7 p.m.
Syzygy Avant Cinema, films by Jennifer Lee and others. Presented by Austin Film Society, Austin Film Studios Screening Room Thurs. @ 7 p.m.
Natural Selection (1999), with David Carradine and Bob Balaban, directed by Mark Bristol. Presented by the Austin Film Festival, Alamo Drafthouse Lake Creek, Thurs. @ 7:30 p.m.
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