This Week at the Movies: “The Departed,” “Almost Famous” and More!


This summer there is something for all ages at local movie theaters. Join the fun!

Studio Movie Grill

Studio Movie Grill (SMG) is located at 8954 S. Broadway Ave. in Tyler. Tickets are available at the door and at

Ghibi Fest Film Series

Fathom Events and GKIDS are partnering to bring Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpieces to Tyler. Movies are:

  • November 26th – “Howl’s Moving Castle (Dubbed)”
  • November 27th – “Howl’s Moving Castle (Subtitled)”
Special Needs Screenings

Family friendly movies are free for children with special needs and their siblings, with adult tickets available for before-noon price. Special Needs Screenings are shown with the lights up and the volume lowered, and children are free to move around, talk, or even dance in the aisles during the movie. Special Needs Screenings are shown at 11am. Parental guidance is always suggested. The scheduled movies are:

  • November 11th – “Thor: Ragnarok”
  • November 25th – “Wonder”
  • December 2nd – “Coco”
  • December 23rd – “Ferdinand”
  • December 30th – “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi”

Classic Award Winners

Relive your favorites on the big screen with our SMG Classics series.

  • November 8th – “The Departed”
  • November 15th – “Driving Miss Daisy”
  • November 26th – “Argo”
  • November 29th – “Gone with the Wind”

Liberty Hall

Classics and family movies are planned this summer. Come out and catch a show in downtown Tyler’s historic theater. Movies scheduled are:

  • November 9th – “Almost Famous”
  • November 16th – “Purple Rain”
  • November 24th – “The Last Waltz”
  • December 1st – “The Normal Heart”
  • December 7th – “White Christmas”
  • December 8th – “Die Hard”
  • December 14th – “Scrooged”
  • December 16th (2pm) – “Frozen” Sing Along
  • December 21st – “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Doors open at 6pm and movies start at 7pm except where noted above. Tickets are available online at or at the door for $7.