Cinema Tuesdays with Texas Public Radio
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams
Dir. Akira Kurosawa (1991)
Kurosawa's 28th and most personal film, Dreams comprises eight metaphoric dream squences, one of which includes director Martin Scorsese as Vincent Van Gogh in a wheat field resembling one the artist's painting. The film will screen at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at the Bijou at Crossroads Theatre. Tickets are $10 TPR members / $12 nonmembers, available at tpr.org or 1-800-622-8777 (during business hours).
Movies on the Slab
Sabotage (aka A Woman Alone)
Dir. Alfred Hitchcock (1936)
True to Hitchcock's chilling tales, Sabotage is a thriller about a terrorist bomber using his London movie theater as a cover. The movie includes one haunting scene in which an unwitting courier dawdles, not knowing he is carrying a ticking time bomb. Sabotage screens at dusk Thursday, June 30, at the Slab at Probandt and Cevallos, across from La Tuna Icehouse. Admission is free. For more info, visit saevents.org/movies/index.htm.
AMC Theaters is offering a free Summer Movie Camp. Games and entertainment will be provided by counselors, followed by screenings of G- and PG-rated movies. Co-sponsored by Cartoon Network, which will present cartoon reels before each film. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Movies at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through August. For more information, visit moviewatcher.com.