Looking for the best in film and TV events happening this weekend? After recently buying a new TV and aerial from www.tvaerialservices.com I decided to watch some new films and TV episodes. Let me tell you, I found some great stuff!
And if you’re looking for the full cinematic experience, then it may be a good idea for you to look into the idea of a Home Cinema Design, as this will allow you to watch the biggest movies in the world in their full glory without even leaving your house.
These are the best screenings and events the entertainment world has to offer this weekend.
Movies Opening This Weekend
Black Panther follows T’Challa who, after the events of “Captain America: Civil War,” returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T’Challa’s mettle as King and Black Panther is tested
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Dania Gurira
ONE LINE REVIEW: No unnecessarily excessive fight scenes, beautiful photography mixed with amazing special effects, the right amount of humor and great acting. In one word: MARVELous.
Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of Dug, along with sidekick Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth and his Bronze Age City to save their home.
Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Maisie Williams, Tom Hiddleston
New TV Episodes and Specials
Netflix | Friday
This high school dramedy examines life in a small town in 1996, focusing specifically on members of the school’s A/V and drama clubs, who come together to make a movie. All 10 episodes stream today.
Mozart in the Jungle
Amazon Prime | Friday
Hailey and Rodrigo’s romance deepens as they go public with their relationship in the fourth season of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning series. As Rodrigo learns what it means to be a boyfriend, Hailey enters a competition in Japan to prove herself as a conductor. Will they be able to balance the demands between their careers and relationship or will it tear them apart?
The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale
Amazon Prime | Sunday
The Soup lives! Joel McHale’s new weekly, topical Netflix series will take a humorous, clip-driven look at the past week in pop culture and current events—much as his former E! series did. Episodes will tape weekly on Thursdays and stream on Sundays.
2018 BAFTA Film Awards
BBC America | Sunday | 7 p.m.
The 71st British Academy Film Awards, more commonly known as the BAFTAs, will be held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, honoring the best national and foreign films of 2017.
Last Week Tonight
HBO | Sunday | 10 p.m.
John Oliver returns for season 5 of his HBO news, politics and current events series.
Film Events in Austin
50 Shades Freed Rowdy Screenings
Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Various Times | Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, Meuller, Slaughter Lane & South Lamar
That means that at this screening you can show your appreciation for the steamin’ on the screen. Hoot, holler, breathe heavy. BUT that doesn’t mean that you’re allowed to carry on conversations or use your phone. Because if you do, there is still punishment… and we’re not talking the hotsy-totsy Christian Grey kind (Psst, you’ll get kicked out). Buy tickets here.
School of Rock The Musical
Friday, Saturday & Sunday | Various Times | Bass Concert Hall
Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. More info here.
Despicable Me 3
Friday | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | Community Cinema & Amphitheater
Mobile Loaves & Fishes invites you to a free movie night at the Community First! Village. Event is free but a $5 donation is appreciated. More info here.
Master Pancake Clueless
Friday | at 7 & 10 p.m. | Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
Join Master Pancake as we heckle director Amy Heckerling’s iconic 90’s touchstone: Clueless. AS IF you would miss a show like this. Buy tickets here.
In Brunch We Trust: Bring It On
Saturday | 12:45 & 3:45 p.m. | Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
Everyone grab your pom-poms and spirit sticks because the Ritz is screening Bring It On. A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year’s championships. But all we really should have to say is Kirsten Dunst and cheerleading and you should want to go. Basically it’s the best sports film ever made! Buy tickets here.
Master Pancake Sin City
Friday | at 7 & 10 p.m. | Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
You won’t want to miss Master Pancake as they turn this Frank Miller tale a whiter shade of pale as they take on the very graphic, and very novel, Sin City. Buy tickets here.
AFS: A Matter of Life and Death, restored Powell & Pressburger
Saturday | 7 p.m. | AFS Cinema
Powell and Pressburger are at their most imaginative – and controversial – in this film, starring David Niven. Squadron Leader Peter Carter is alone in a blazing plane. As he prepares himself for death he confides his innermost secrets to a radio operator. After jumping out of the plane he miraculously survives, meets the woman he spoke to and they fall in love. Although he appears to be unhurt, he has in fact suffered severe concussion which is accompanied by a series of strange hallucinations. During a brain operation, he meets characters from another world, and whilst he undergoes this dangerous operation, his spirit is put on trial. The verdict will decide whether he will live or die. More info here.
Worthwich Wand Making Class
Saturday | 2 to 4 p.m. | Dragon’s Lair
A Harry Potter inspired wand making class for witches and wizards of all ages and skill sets. No prior wand making or tool working experience required. All materials & tools provided for you. More info here.
Good Mourning Brunch Love & Basketball
Sunday | 12:30 & 3:45 p.m. | Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
They’ll supply the tissues, you feel free to bring your comfort pillow and blanket. They’ll also be serving a specialty food and drink menu that was made exclusively for this brunch series! Buy tickets here.
Scott Pilgrim Movie Party
Sunday | 9:20 p.m. | Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline
It’s the Scott Pilgrim VS The World Movie Party, and it will punch the highlights right out of your hair. Buy tickets here.
Hot Dog Cinema Club: John Travolta Double Feature
Sunday | 7 – 11 p.m. | Kitty Cohen’s
Get ready to enjoy a winter of Kitty’s favorite flicks and *FREE HOTDOGS* on the patio (equipped with heaters & chimineas for you pretty lil’ wimps). This Sunday, Saturday Night Fever screens at 7, followed by Urban Cowboy at 9. More info here.
TV Events in Austin
Sunday | 6 p.m. | Stay Gold
Celebrate President’s Day weekend with our favorite VP of all time in our rendition of Veep Trivia! Consider it the cherry on top of this whole turd cake of a political situation we’ve landed ourselves in. Free to play. No more than 6 to a team. 30 team cap. Boozy rewards for top notch teammates. Registration opens at 4:30, quiz kicks off at 6. More info here.
Choose Your Own Pancake: TV Edition
Sunday | 7:45 p.m. | Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane
Let’s do something different. No movies tonight: bring your best/worst TV episode and we’ll pick the top 2 choices to mock. Buy tickets here.
And, see which celebs are already confirmed to attend the Festival here.