Flix Files: Funky indie movies outnumber weekend's major releases
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An odd mix of new arrivals makes the local movie scene even more eclectic this weekend.
Director Don Coscarelli's first feature film since "Bubba Ho-Tep" opens at the Alamo Drafthouse on Slaughter Lane. Rudolfo Anaya's landmark novel Bless Me, Ultima gets a big screen adaptation and Austin filmmaker Elizabeth Mims makes her feature directorial debut with a coming of age documentary opening at Violet Crown Cinema.
Meanwhile, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's latest action flick may crack the top spot at the box office.
Here's the rundown of new releases:
Dark Skies (PG-13)
Bless Me, Ultima (PG-13)
John Dies at the End (R)
Only the Young (NR)