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Special screenings: March 28-April 3

Staff Writer
Austin 360

“Sorcerer.” A restoration of the 1977 film from director William Friedkin. 3:45 p.m. Friday, 3:15 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. Monday, 7 p.m. Tuesday, 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, 3:25 p.m. Thursday. $7.75-$10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Master Pancake: “Batman Forever.” The movie mockers take on the 1995 Batman film. 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $13.50. Friday: Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Saturday: Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets.

New Romanian Films: “Child’s Pose.” A affluent Romanian woman sets out on a mission to keep her son out of prison. 8 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $10 general admission. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. Buy tickets.

Superhero Classics. Donner’s “Superman” and Burton’s “Batman.” 8:15 p.m. Friday. $5-$25. Blue Starlite Drive-In III, 1901 51st St. Buy tickets.

Free Kids Club: “The Great Muppet Caper.” Seating is first come, first served for this 35mm screening. Noon Saturday. Free. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. More details.

Marx Brothers: “The Cocoanuts.” Beginning a months-long Marx Brothers retrospective. 1:05 p.m. Saturday. $7.75. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Superhero Classics. Burton’s “Batman” and Nolan’s “The Dark Knight.” 8:15 p.m. Saturday. $5-$25. Blue Starlite Drive-In III, 1901 51st St. Buy tickets.

“That’s Sexploitation!” A documentary of American cinema’s sordid cinematic past. 3:40 p.m. Saturday. $7.75. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Video Vortex: “Death Spa.” Michael owns the Star Body Health Spa. It’s a very futuristic place, because “the computer runs the spa.” 9:35 p.m. Sunday. $1. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

ZZANG!!! “Young Sherlock Holmes.” Before busting crimes on Baker street, Watson and Holmes were collaring cult leaders in boarding school in this whacked out super sleuth adventure from the 80s. 6:25 p.m. Sunday. $7.75. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Rebel Griot: “Hyenas.” A beautiful and wealthy woman returns to her village, which is steadily falling into poverty. 7:10 p.m. Monday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Best of the Fests: “Tiger Tail in Blue.” A film by Frank Ross. 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Monday. $8 general admission. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. Buy tickets.

Homo Arigato!: “Vacation!” Four female friends reunite for a week long getaway at a beach house for a girl’s trip. 10:15 p.m. Monday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Terror Tuesday: “Bloodeaters.” After drug crops are sprayed with a chemical by a passing airplane, the growers of the crop are poisoned by the chemical and turn into zombie-like mutants. 10 p.m. Tuesday. $3. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

“The Verdict.” A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling. 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. $10. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.

Girlie Night: “10 things I Hate About You.” A new kid must find a guy to date the meanest girl in school, the older sister of the girl he has a crush on, who cannot date until her older sister does. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $10. Alamo Lakeline, 14028 N. U.S. Highway 183, Building F. Buy tickets.

“Metropolis.” Combining the breathtaking spectacle of D.W. Griffith with the visual symbolism of his global peers, director Fritz Lang created a science-fiction masterpiece that hasn’t lost its ability to amaze. 7 p.m. Wednesday. $7-$12. Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress Ave. Buy tickets.

Jewels in the Wasteland: “Star 80.” The deadly tale of doomed Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten. 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Wednesday. $10 general admission. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. Buy tickets.

Essential Cinema: “Blackboards.” Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran. 7:30 to 9:05 p.m.Thursday. $8 general admission. AFS at the Marchesa Hall and Theater, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. Buy tickets.

“Dazed and Confused.” The adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976. 8:15 p.m. Thursday $5-$25. Blue Starlite Drive-In III, 1901 51st St. Buy tickets.

“Purple Rain.” A young man with a talent for music begins a career with much promise. 10:25 p.m. Thursday. $12. Alamo Ritz, 320 E. Sixth St. Buy tickets.