If it's October, then it must be time for Hitchcock. (Who am I kidding? It's always time for Alfred Hitchcock.)
This time every year, area moviegoers can express the utmost appreciation for the maestro of movies at a free outdoor weekly showing of some of his most thrilling films. The series will run each Thursday in October, starting with The Birds (1963, PG-13, 119 mins.) on Oct. 1.
On Oct, 8, Shadow of a Doubt (1943, 108 mins.) will be screened followed by North by Northwest (1959, 136 mins.) on Oct. 15; Marnie (1964, 130 mins.) on Oct. 22; and Rear Window (1954, 112 mins.) on Oct. 29.
There will be trivia and prizes before each movie. You can provide your own chairs and snacks. The suspense is on the house.
Hitchcocktober films will begin at 8 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 29 on the Mezzanine outside the Angelika Film Center at Mockingbird Station, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas. Free. mockingbirdstation.com.
The series is also running weekly at 7 p.m., starting with Hitchcock's remake of his own Man Who Knew Too Much (1956, PG, 120 mins.) on Oct. 8, at the Angelika Film Center in Plano, 7205 Bishop Road at the Shops at Legacy. $7. Other films include: Rope (1948, PG, 80 mins.) on Oct. 22; and Psycho (1960, R, 109 mins.) on Oct. 29. angelikafilmcenter.com.
SOUTH ALLEY OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT Take blankets and chairs to the outdoor film series that continues Oct. 7 at 8:30 p.m. with Clueless (1995, PG-13, 97 mins.), one of the reasons Stacey Dash is still a thing. The schedule includes: The Devil Wears Prada (2006, PG-13, 109 mins.) on Oct. 14; and Zoolander (2001, PG-13, 89 mins.) on Oct. 21. Entertainment will start at 7:30 each night. Snacks and drinks will be for sale at the series sponsored by the Dallas Film Society in South Alley, between Mi Cocina and the Magnolia Theatre at West Village, 3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas. Free. uptowndallas.net.
THE WHO IN HYDE PARK The band celebrated its 50th anniversary with a 19-song performance (PG-13, about 120 mins.) to a sold-out crowd at British Summer Time in Hyde Park in London. Fathom Events will broadcast the concert that was recorded in late June across the country and at several area theaters on Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m., including three in Dallas: NorthPark Center 15 With Imax and ETX, 8687 N. Central Expressway at Park Lane; Cinemark 17 With Imax, 11819 Webb Chapel Road; and Galaxy Theatre, 11801 McCree Road. The one-night premiere event also features exclusive interviews with Who members Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey. Interviews with rockers Iggy Pop and Robert Plant also are on the bill. $13-$16.24. Tickets can be purchased at the box offices of participating theaters. Find a complete list of theaters, and tickets, at fathomevents.com.
FS1 PRESENTS: USA V MEXICO The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team's match against Mexico's team (about 150 mins.) will be broadcast live from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Oct. 10 at 8:30p.m. at theaters across the country including Cinemark 17 With Imax, 11819 Webb Chapel Road, Dallas. The Fox Sports 1 pregame coverage also will be broadcast live starting 30 minutes before the scheduled kickoff. $13-$15. Find tickets and a list of other participating theaters in the area at fathomevents.com.
THERESA CAPUTO LIVE The psychic medium and star of reality show Long Island Medium will appear Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Allen Event Center, 200 E. Stacy Road, Allen, Texas. She will give readings to select members of the audience throughout the show and talk about her life and her abilities. $43.75-$93.75. Ticketmaster.
DVD LOOKOUT Follow James Bond through every iteration with the recently released Ultimate JamesBond Collection. Part of the Fox Home Entertainment Holiday Collection, this Blu-ray box set features all 23 films so far. Included are digital copies and space for director Sam Mendes' Spectre (PG-13), which is scheduled to make it into theaters Nov. 6. Out the week of Oct. 6: American Horror Story: Freak Show; Batkid Begins; Escobar: Paradise Lost; Final Girl; Fresh Dressed; Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief -- The HBO Special; Magic Mike XXL; Penny Dreadful: Season 2; Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!; Tut; Insidious: Chapter 3; and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.
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