Waverly Midnights

Waverly Midnights — Lone Star Cinema: Texas On Screen

Waverly Midnights — Lone Star Cinema: Texas On Screen

Friday, August 2 - Saturday, October 26, 2013

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In honor of the release of three great new Texas movies in August – KID-THINGPRINCE AVALANCHE and AIN’T THEM BODIES SAINTS – we’re thrilled to present this comprehensive retrospective of many of the best movies filmed and set in the Lone Star State. Also continues weekends for matinee shows.


True Stories

True Stories

Friday, August 2 - Saturday, August 3, 2013
35mm print "Byrne gleaned the inhabitants for his hypothetical small town (Virgil, Texas) from mad American tabloids like the Weekly World News, which trades in stories about Mexicans... more...



Dazed & Confused

Dazed & Confused

Friday, October 24 - Saturday, October 25
DCP projection "School's breaking up for the summer of '76. The seniors debate party politics while next term's freshmen run the gauntlet of brutal initiation rites, barely comforted... more...



The Swarm

The Swarm

Friday, August 16 - Saturday, August 17, 2013
35mm print "Swarms of African killer bees infiltrate a Texan Air Force base, stinging a number of missile button-pushers to death. But relax; in their wake strolls Caine, an able entomologist... more...



The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Friday, August 23 - Saturday, August 24, 2013
35mm print "Just about everything it’s meant to be – a couple of diverting hours in the dark. Rollicking, good-natured, a bit spicy and with just enough heart... ideally teams powerhouse... more...



The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch

Friday, August 30 - Sunday, September 1, 2013
35mm print "From the opening sequence, in which a circle of laughing children poke at a scorpion writhing in a sea of ants, to the infamous blood-spurting finale, Peckinpah completely... more...



Reality Bites

Reality Bites

Friday, September 6 - Saturday, September 7, 2013
35mm print "The first Generation X movie to view its characters from the inside out, not just as media-age confections but as intricate human beings. Directed by Ben Stiller, from a... more...



Blood Simple

Blood Simple

Friday, September 13 - Saturday, September 14, 2013
High-definition digital projection "Hugely enjoyable film noir in which a Texan bar-owner hires a seedy private eye, first to spy on his wife, then to kill her and her lover. Instead,... more...



Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

Friday, September 20 - Saturday, September 21, 2013
35mm print "Co-scenarist Paul Schrader translated Taxi Driver to Tex-Mex with 1977's ROLLING THUNDER, in which Major Charles Rane (William Devane, impenetrable behind aviator... more...



Slacker

Slacker

Friday, September 27 - Saturday, September 28, 2013
High-definition digital projection "Richard Linklater's delightfully different and immensely enjoyable second feature takes us on a 24-hour tour of the flaky dropout culture of Austin,... more...



The Getaway

The Getaway

Friday, October 4 - Saturday, October 5, 2013
35mm print "An evident precursor to The Driver (Walter Hill scripted both, this one from Jim Thompson's novel). The major strength of THE GETAWAY rests solidly on McQueen's... more...



Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

Friday, October 11 - Sunday, October 13, 2013
35mm print "Wes Anderson's 1996 first feature (before Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums) is fresh, character driven, often funny, and unfashionably upbeat (as well... more...



Primer

Primer

Friday, October 18 - Saturday, October 19, 2013
35mm print "Thinking inside the box: in an American garage, two jargon-jawing techies are working away on something mysterious and potentially revolutionary. It’s best to go into... more...



The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary

Friday, June 27 - Saturday, July 5, 2014
40th Anniversary! New 4K Digital Restoration! In 1974, writer-producer-director Tobe Hooper unleashed this dark, visionary tale about a group of five young friends who face a nightmare... more...





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