Screen gems: What’s ahead in movies and on TV for the week of Friday

08/17/2014 12:00 AM

08/16/2014 9:16 PM

Big screen

Opening Friday

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (R): Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite for another installment in the black-and-white pulp fiction of Miller’s graphic novel. Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Josh Brolin and Eva Green star.

If I Stay (PG-13): Chloe Grace Moretz stars as a girl who is left in a coma after an accident, then has an out-of-body experience that allows her a way out.

When the Game Stands Tall (PG): Jim Caviezel stars as a legendary football coach who led his high school team to a record-breaking 151-game winning streak that shattered all sports records.

Rene Rodriguez

Small screen

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (9 p.m. Sunday, OWN): Tonight, we finally learn what ’70s heartthrob Rex Smith has been up to, so the next time I see you I won’t pester you with that question again.

Dallas (9 p.m. Monday, TNT): Where’s the fire? Oh, at Southfork, right. A new season begins.

Wizard Wars (10 p.m. Tuesday, SyFy): Penn and Teller judge competing Canadian magicians on who can best fool an audience with normal objects. Expect to see a lot of vanishing Molson bottles.

The Simpsons Marathon (10 a.m. Thursday, FX): So you say you can binge? The cable network puts the spring in Springfield with 552 episodes and The Simpsons Movie, too. The nonstop marathon ends Sept. 1.

Dale Roe

Austin American-Statesman

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