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OPENING FRIDAY

“Alex Cross.” PG-13. 101 min. A detective deals with a serial killer in Detroit. Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill, City Lights, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Metropolitan, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate.

“Least Among Saints.” R. 115 min. A man helps his young neighbor find his father. Arbor.

“Paranormal Activity 4.” Hauntings seem tied to a creepy neighbor boy. Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo South, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Stone Hill, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, City Lights, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Lakeline, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Westgate.

“Wuthering Heights.” NR. 128 min. A re-telling of the classic Emily Bronte novel. Arbor.

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“Arbitrage.” R. 100 min. A hedge-fund magnate (Richard Gere) tries to unload his empire before the NYPD catches on. Domain.

“Argo.” Grade: B. R. 120 min. A government extractor poses as a Hollywood director to save American refugees. Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo Slaughter, Alamo South, Alamo Village, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill, City Lights, Domain, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Violet Crown, Westgate.

“Atlas Shrugged Part 2.” PG-13. 112 min. A businessman must find the inventor of a motor to save the world. Barton Creek, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, City Lights, Gateway, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South.

“The Bourne Legacy.” PG-13. 135 min. Story about a new CIA operative in the Bourne series. Round Rock Movies 8.

“The Campaign.” R. 85 min. Two political candidates fight to the election. Metropolitan.

“Celeste and Jesse Forever.” Grade: B+. R. 91 min. A couple goes through a divorce while remaining friends. Arbor.

“Dredd 3-D.” Grade: C. R. 96 min. A cop battles a dangerous drug lord. Metropolitan, Round Rock Movies 8. In 2-D: Metropolitan, Round Rock Movies 8.

“The Dark Knight Rises.” PG-13. 165 min. A terrorist leader forces Batman to resurface after taking the fall for Harvey Dent’s crimes. Round Rock Movies 8.

“The Expendables 2.” R. 103 min. The Expendables team reunites to take on a seemingly simple job. Metropolitan.

“End of Watch.” Grade: B. R. 109 min. Two young police officers patrol south central Los Angeles. Barton Creek, Cinemark Round Rock, City Lights, Gateway, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Starplex, Westgate.

“Frankenweenie.” Grade: B+. PG. 87 min. Tim Burton’s tale about a boy who resurrects his dog. Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo South, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Stone Hill, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, City Lights, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Metropolitan, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate. In 3-D: Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo South, Alamo Slaughter, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill, City Lights, Domain, Flix Brewhouse, Lakeline, Highland, Metropolitan, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate.

“Here Comes the Boom.” PG. 105 min. A former collegiate wrestler makes money for his school’s music program by picking up mixed martial arts fights. Alamo Slaughter, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill, City Lights, Domain, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Westgate.

“Hotel Transylvania.” Grade: C+. PG. 91 min. Dracula becomes overprotective when his teen-age daughter becomes the object of a young man’s affection in this animated tale. Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo Slaughter, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Stone Hill, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, City Lights, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Starplex, Westgate. In 3-D: Alamo Lake Creek, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill, City Lights, Domain, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Starplex, Tinseltown South, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate.

“House at the end of the Street.” PG-13. 101 min. A newly divorced woman and her daughter move into a new home in a rural town, and meet unsettling neighbors. Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Metropolitan, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville.

“Ice Age 4: Continental Drift.” Grade: B-. PG. 87 min. Scrat’s pursuit of the acorn has life-changing consequences. Round Rock Movies 8. In 3-D: Round Rock Movies 8.

“Lawless.” R. 115 min. Violence erupts when a Chicago lawman tries to shut down a Virginia bootlegging organization. Metropolitan, Round Rock Movies 8.

“Looper.” Grade: B. R. 118 min. A mob man sends a target back in time 30 years while a hitman awaits. Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo Slaughter, Alamo South, Alamo Village, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Stone Hill, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, City Lights, Domain, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Metropolitan, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate.

“The Master.” Grade: A. R. 136 min. A drifter meets the leader of a religious movement. Alamo Ritz (in 70mm), Alamo Slaughter, Alamo Village, Arbor, Metropolitan, Violet Crown.

“The Oranges.” Grade: B. R. 92 min. A couple’s daughter returns home after a break up and stirs up trouble. Arbor.

“ParaNorman.” PG. 96 min. Norman tries to defend his town against zombies and witches. Millennium.

“The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” Grade: B. PG-13. 103 min. A shy high school freshman becomes friends with two high school seniors. Alamo South, Arbor, Barton Creek, Cinemark Galleria, Metropolitan, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Violet Crown.

“Pitch Perfect.” Grade: C+. PG-13. 122 min. An all-girls singing group takes on their male rivals. Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo Slaughter, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill, City Lights, Domain, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Westgate.

“The Possession.” PG-13. 91 min. A young girl becomes possessed by a malevolent spirit. Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South.

“Premium Rush.” Grade: C+. PG-13. 91 min. A bike messenger rides to stay alive. Round Rock Movies 8.

“Resident Evil: Retribution.” R. 95 min. Alice continues her fight against the undead and the Umbrella Corporation. Metropolitan. In 3-D: Metropolitan.

“Robot and Frank.” PG-13. A retired cat burglar gets a robot to improve his health. Arbor.

“Samsara.” PG-13. 42 min. NR. 99 min. Filmed over five years and in twenty-five countries, a look at what connects humans to one another. Arbor.

“Searching for Sugar Man.” PG-13. 86 min. A couple of South African fans set out to find out what happened to a musician who fell out of the spotlight after a bad album. Violet Crown.

“Seven Psychopaths.” Grade: B. R. 111 min. Dognappers provide fodder for a friend’s screenplay. Arbor, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Flix Brewhouse, Lakeline, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Westgate.

“Sinister.” Grade: B. R. 109 min. A novelist discovers the gruesome past of his new house. Alamo South, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, Cinemark Stone Hill, City Lights, Domain, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Metropolitan, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate.

“Taken 2.” Grade: C-. PG-13. 92 min. Retired CIA operative and his wife are taken hostage. Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo Slaughter, Alamo Village, Barton Creek, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria, Cinemark Stone Hill, Cinemark Round Rock, Cinemark Southpark Meadows, City Lights, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland, Lakeline, Starplex, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Tinseltown South, Westgate.

“Trouble with the Curve.” Grade: B. PG-13. 111 min. An aging baseball scout gets help from his daughter. Alamo Lake Creek, Barton Creek, Cinemark Round Rock, City Lights, Gateway, Westgate.

“Wake in Fright.” Grade: A-. 116 min. A teacher falls in with a bad crowd after finishing up a school term. Alamo South.

“Won’t Back Down.” Grade: C. PG. 121 min. Two mothers join forces to make their children’s education and future. Gateway, Metropolitan, Westgate.

OTHER SCREENINGS

ALAMO LAKE CREEK

Master Pancake: “Night of the Living Dead.” 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

TV at the Alamo: “The Walking Dead.” 10 p.m. Sunday.

2012 Presidential Debates. 8 p.m. Monday.

Austin Beer Week: “Endhiran: The Robot Beer dinner.” 7 p.m. Tuesday.

ALAMO SLAUGHTER

TV at the Alamo: “The Walking Dead.” 10 p.m. Sunday.

Big Screen Classics: An American Werewolf in London.” 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

2012 Presidential Debates. 8 p.m. Tuesday.

ALAMO SOUTH

Cartoon Cereal Party: Monster Edition. Noon Saturday.

Universal Monsters: “The Mummy.” 1:35 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

Afternoon Tea: “Marie Antoinette.” 4 p.m. Saturday.

Universal Monsters: “The Creature from the Black Lagoon.” 4 p.m. Saturday.

Cinema East: “Marvin, Seth and Stanley.” 7 p.m. Sunday.

TV at the Alamo: “The Walking Dead.” 9:55 p.m. Sunday.

Action Pack: “The Big Lebowski.” Quote-Along. 8:50 p.m. Monday.

2012 Presidential Debates. 8 p.m. Monday.

AFS Essential Cinema: “That Uncertain Feeling.” 7 p.m. Tuesday.

“Brooklyn Castle.” 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Strange Brew Beer Feast. 7 p.m Wednesday.

UT Elementary gets schooled. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

ALAMO RITZ

Zzang!!!: “The Monster Squad.” 7 p.m. Sunday.

Music Monday: “Phantom of the Paradise.” 10 p.m. Monday.

Girlie Night: “Amelie.” 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Terror Tuesday: “Killer Klowns from Outer Space.” 10:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Bangarang!: “Dead Alive.” 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Weird Wednesday: “Autopsy.” 10 p.m. Wednesday.

ALAMO VILLAGE

English Premier League Soccer. 10 a.m. Saturday.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” 11:55 p.m. Saturday.

TV at the Alamo: “The Walking Dead.” 10:25 p.m. Sunday.

BLUE STARLITE CINEMA

“Monster House.” 8 p.m. Friday.

“Poltergeist.” 11 p.m. Friday.

“Charlie Brown” and “The Addams Family” and “Addams Family Values” 8 p.m. Saturday.