Weekend Classics

Weekend Classics — Lone Star Cinema: Texas On Screen

Weekend Classics — Lone Star Cinema: Texas On Screen

Friday, August 2 - Sunday, October 27, 2013

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In honor of the release of three great new Texas movies in August – KID-THING, PRINCE 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 at midnight.


Bonnie & Clyde

Bonnie & Clyde

Friday, August 2 - Sunday, August 4, 2013
DCP projection "Reclaiming the American gangster movie after it had been stolen by the Nouvelle Vague, Penn's film was so successful (and so imitated) that it inevitably met with some... more...



The Outlaw Josey Wales

The Outlaw Josey Wales

Friday, August 9 - Sunday, August 11, 2013
DCP projection "A remarkable film which sets out as a revenge Western: Eastwood sees his family massacred and joins the Confederate guerillas; after the Civil War, he is hunted by Union... more...



The Searchers

The Searchers

Friday, August 16 - Sunday, August 18, 2013
DCP projection "We may still be waiting for the Great American Novel, but John Ford gave us the Great American Film in 1956. THE SEARCHERS gathers the deepest concerns of American literature,... more...



A Perfect World

A Perfect World

Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25, 2013
High-definition digital projection -- Please note: due to a problem with the 35mm print, we will not be able to show it as previously announced and will have to screen the film digitally. We apologize... more...



Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Friday, August 30 - Monday, September 2, 2013
DCP projection "Howard Hawks's finest western (1959), and perhaps his finest film—but who wants to quibble on this level? John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Walter Brennan... more...



Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Friday, September 6 - Sunday, September 8, 2013
35mm print "One of the most remarkable and unaccountable films ever made in Hollywood, Douglas Sirk's 1957 masterpiece turns a lurid, melodramatic script into a screaming Brechtian... more...



Terms of Endearment

Terms of Endearment

Friday, September 13 - Sunday, September 15, 2013
DCP projection "The most remarkable achievement of TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, which is filled with great achievements, is its ability to find the balance between the funny and the sad, between... more...



Hud

Hud

Friday, September 20 - Sunday, September 22, 2013
DCP projection "Along with Hombre, one of Ritt's best films... a remarkably clear-eyed account of growing up in Texas to mourn the old free-ranging ways of the frontier days.... more...



Red River

Red River

Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29, 2013
35mm print "John Wayne and Montgomery Clift star in Howard Hawks's epic 1948 western—one of the few such projects in which the human element takes its rightful precedence over spectacle.... more...



Come Back To The Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Come Back To The Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean

Friday, October 4 - Sunday, October 6, 2013
High-definition digital projection "Startlingly successful translation from one medium to another, with Altman turning the first of his theatrical adaptations into a cinematic tour... more...



The Last Picture Show

The Last Picture Show

Friday, October 11 - Monday, October 14, 2013
DCP projection "'Gettin' old, that’s what’s ridiculous.' The different ways people become who they are – rich or poor, cultured or common, honest or treacherous, loving or hateful,... more...



Baby the Rain Must Fall

Baby the Rain Must Fall

Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20, 2013
35mm print "Chief assets of Pakula-Mulligan’s BABY THE RAIN MUST FALL [from Horton Foote's play The Traveling Lady] are outstanding performances by its stars and an emotional... more...



Hands on a Hard Body

Hands on a Hard Body

Friday, October 25 - Sunday, October 27, 2013
Digital projection In HANDS ON A HARD BODY, two dozen small-town Texans compete for a brand-new "Hardbody" pickup truck at a local car dealership. The event is a contest of endurance... more...





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