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Special film screenings: May 2-8

Staff Writer
Austin 360

“Whitewash.” Austin theatrical premiere with Thomas Haden Church and director Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais in attendance. 7:30 p.m. Friday. $15. Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. More information.

Master Pancake: “Footloose.” A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace. 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $13.50. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Marx Bros: “A Night at the Opera.” A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies. 2:25 p.m. Saturday, $7.75. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

“Ben-Hur.” When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $7.75. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets.

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée’s family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight. 11:55 p.m. Saturday. $5. Alamo Village, 2700 W. Anderson Lane. Buy tickets.

New Releases: “Hateship Loveship.”Kristen Wiig, Guy Pearce, Halee Steinfeld and Nick Nolte star in this adaptation of Nobel Prize winning author Alice Munro’s story. 2 p.m. Sunday. $10. Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. More information.

Bangarang! “Stone Cold.” Joe Huff is a tough, go-it-alone cop with a flair for infiltrating dangerous biker gangs. The FBI blackmail Joe into an undercover operation to convict some extremely violent bikers. 7:30 p.m. Sunday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

“The Lost Boys.” A quote-along. 10 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday. $12. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets.

“Grand Illusion.”This humanistic film tells the story of two French aviators who are shot down in German territory during World War I. 7 p.m. Monday. $12. Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress Ave. More information.

Cinemondays: “Lady Terminator.” A weekly screening series. This month’s theme: The Best of the Ripoffs. 8 p.m. Monday. Free. Spider House Chapel, 2908 Fruth St. More information.

“L’Atalante.”When a riverboat captain and his new wife set off together on his barge, the young newlyweds soon realize that the only thing harder than being married is being apart. 9:10 p.m. Monday. $12. Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress Ave. More information.

“The Three Amigos.” A quote-along. Alamo Lakeline: 7 p.m. Monday. Alamo Slaughter Lane: 7:15 p.m. Monday. Alamo Ritz: 10:30 p.m. Monday and 7:15 p.m. Thursday. $12. Buy tickets.

“Night Moves.” Part of the series “Nothing Left to Lose: Crime in the Seventies.” 7:30 p.m. Monday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

“Bachelor Party.” A Tom Hanks sex comedy from 1984. 7:25 p.m. Tuesday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Terror Tuesday: “The Undertaker and His Pals.” A rare archival 35mm screening. 10:35 p.m. Tuesday. $3. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Tough Guy Cinema: “The Matrix.” 7 p.m. Tuesday. $10. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets.

Jewels in the Wasteland: “Rumble Fish.”Francis Ford Coppola’s spare atmospheric film about teenage gang-members in a no-future town. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. More information.

Cinema Club: “Flirting with Disaster.” 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Weird Wednesday: “The Cheerleaders.” A subversive sex comedy. 10 p.m. Wednesday. $3. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Girlie Night: “Enchanted.” A quote-along screening. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $12. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets.

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Part of the May celebration of Big Bads of cinema. 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. $10. Alamo Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Lane. Buy tickets.

Essential Cinema: “Alex In Wonderland.”Alex Morrison is torn between dreams of choosing financial success or artistic achievement. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $8. Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. More information.

Movies in the Park: “Escape From New York.” Bring a blanket, lawn chair, and picnic dinner for a free movie screening. 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St. More information.