Tweet It’s almost time to rent or own Steve Balderson’s Hell Town. Here’s more: Gravitas Ventures has announced the August 23rd Cable and Digital HD release of Steve Balderson’s festival favoriteHell Town. Presented as three episodes of a sadistic twist on Masterpiece Theater, Balderson (Firecracker, The Casserole Club) and co-director Elizabeth Spear have carved up a serialized story filled with […]
Tweet First, there’s an art happening at Mondo Gallery from June 24 to July 9. It’s an exhibition called Info*Rama that’s all about movies! Here’s more: Mondo Gallery presents its next show, Info*Rama, featuring infographic film posters from Tom Whalen, Kevin Tong and Matt Taylor that seek to illustrate and illuminate classics like Batman, The Avengers, Star […]
Tweet So after many years, John Rad’s Dangerous Men will be playing in select theaters starting tomorrow. And just in case you can’t wait, here are some clips: To find theaters and showtimes, go here.
Tweet Not too long ago, I announced that Alamo Drafthouse had acquired the rights to John Rad’s film Dangerous Men (missed it? It’s here). That’ll open in theaters November 13th, and in the meantime, here’s a brand new trailer: See it November 13th!
Tweet So this is fun: there’s a beer inspired by Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming Crimson Peak! It’s the result of a collaboration between the Alamo Drafthouse and Firestone Walker Brewing, and will be available all month long at Alamo Drafthouse locations. You can even get a limited edition cup. Pint glass. Not cup. Here’s quotes from […]
Tweet Drafthouse Films recently acquired Dangerous Men, the lost masterpiece from filmmaker John Rad. It’ll premier in November, and here’s the trailer: So here’s a bit about John and his film. Bit long, but worth the read: In 1979, Iranian filmmaker John […]
Tweet So I’ve been on vacation for a little while and during the time I was away, the final and official lineup for Fantastic Fest 2015 was announced. And here we go (say that in your best Joker voice, because I did): This year’s Fantastic Fest will be taking place at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar starting […]
Tweet Well, this is certainly a one of a kind event. Fifty years ago, Vincent Price and his wife, Mary, wrote a cookbook, called A Treasury of Great Recipes. Considering that it’s the 50-year anniversary of this cookbook, Alamo Drafthouse has decided that its locations nationwide will be hosting The Abominable Dr. Phibes Feast during the months […]
Tweet The Tales from the Crypt inspired 1989 8mm anthology feature The Basement, produced and shot by Camp Motion Pictures and Film Photography Project owner Michael Raso, will screen in select independent theaters in the US and Canada beginning tomorrow, July 28, at 8:30 pm at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz location. This will be followed by a […]
Tweet Hey everybody, Off-Centered Film Fest is BACK! The epic three-day celebration of craft beer, food, and film will be happening in Austin, TX, April 23rd – 25th, thanks to Alamo Drafthouse and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery. This year, the theme is “Yacht Rockin,” so everything will (sort of) center around nautical times in cinema. […]
Tweet Alamo Drafthouse, Celestial Pictures, and El Rey Network (the American home of the Shaw Brothers collection) proudly present a restored 35mm screening of the Shaw Brothers’ seminal martial arts film Five Deadly Venoms! This will happen Monday, March 16th, at 7:30 pm at Alamo’s South Lamar location. Even more exciting, Wu Tang Clan founder RZA […]
Tweet In addition to opening a new location (announced yesterday), Alamo Drafthouse will also be expanding several areas of programming. In particular, Alamo will be offering more films and events aimed at kids. To that end, Amy Averett, who’s been with Alamo since 2010, has been promoted to the position of Director, Family and Community […]
Tweet Alamo Drafthouse Cinema announced today that they’ll be opening up their sixth Austin location, called Alamo Drafthouse Mueller, sometime next year. The new facility will feature six auditoriums, seat about 600 people, and will have luxurious 26″ wide seats throughout. Alamo supports movies on film and this theater will continue in that tradition, with […]
Tweet Alamo Drafthouse recently announced It Follows as the latest Drafthouse Recommends title! It Follows is directed by David Robert Mitchell, whose 2010 directorial debut, The Myth of the American Sleepover, was widely acclaimed. For his latest film, Mitchell has named movies like Jaws, Halloween, Ringu, and They Came From Within as his influences, which should make for a pretty interesting combination of sources […]
Tweet All movie theaters play a message before the movie starts telling the audience not to talk or use their cell phone, and the Alamo Drafthouse is no different. However, their PSA stars Mark Hamill, and here it is: It’s cute, I like […]