Classic Japanese animated movie "Akira" showing at Millennium Fandom Bar for its 30th anniversary, with attendees encouraged to cosplay. August 13, 8 p.m., free.
The Action on Film Festival at the Brenden Theatres inside the Palms showcases dozens of independent features and short films, plus seminars, workshops and more. August 16-25, $10 per screening, festival passes start at $75.
The Elvis 1968 Comeback Special is showing in local theaters to celebrate its 50th anniversary, including bonus behind-the-scenes features. August 16 & 20, 7:30 p.m., prices vary
Cannibal Origins Double Feature at the Sci Fi Center featuring cult movies "Cannibal Ferox" and "The Green Inferno," plus DJs spinning horror soundtracks and showing a video mix of classic trailers and other selections from horror movies. August 17, 8 p.m., $5.