What movies are showing outside the megaplex?
Published 11:07 am, Wednesday, November 29, 2017
ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE CINEMA
531 Mason, Katy; drafthouse.com/houston
Three company workers who hate their jobs decide to rebel against their greedy boss. 7:30 p.m. Thursday
A successful banker's fiancée tempts and manipulates his best friend. 10 p.m. Thursday
"A Christmas Story"
A young boy attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun is the perfect Christmas gift. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Sunday
In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author is torn between love for her childhood friend and the temptation of a mysterious outsider. 10 p.m. Friday
The love lives of eight very different couples, set during a frantic month before Christmas in London. 7:30 p.m. Saturday
"12 Angry Men"
A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence. 3 p.m. Sunday
1500 McKinney; discoverygreen.com
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"
The Griswold family's plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. 7 Thursday
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON
1001 Bissonnet; mfah.org
A celebration of the advertising agencies who produce the ads and honor the individual craftsmanship behind the commercials. 7 p.m. Friday
An aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. 7 p.m. Saturday
1370 Southmore; asiasociety.org/texas
"Australian Short Film Today 2017"
Program will include shorts by Matthew Saville, Darlene Johnson, Kathy Sarpi, Matt Day, Brendon McDonall, Arielle Thomas, Ellenor Argyropoulous, Mark and Brett Nichols. 7 p.m. Friday
RIVER OAKS THEATRE
2009 W. Gray; landmarktheatres.com
A Korean War veteran sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal his prized Gran Torino. Midnight Friday and Saturday
800 Aurora; 14pews.org
"Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt"
A documentary about the life and work of Hannah Arendt. 7 p.m. Saturday
6100 Main; film.rice.edu
Story of a group of HIV/AIDS activists associated with the Paris chapter of ACT UP. 3 p.m. Sunday
HOUSTON MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE
5555 Hermann Park Drive; hmns.org
"Museum Alive 3-D"
Witness what it would be like if the museum exhibitions came alive. Multiple screenings daily
"Incredible Predators 3-D"
Deconstructs the world of major predators and looks at the strategies they use to succeed. Multiple screenings daily
"Sea Monsters 3-D"
A prehistoric adventure transports the audience back to the Late Cretaceous, when a great inland sea divided North America. Multiple screenings daily