There are a lot of things I love about Fantastic Fest, but it’s hard to come up with a better one than a cocktail contest themed around Star Wars. For the second year in a row , the Alamo Drafthouse hosted a Star Wars Drink Competition, and I’m still a little buzzed from it. Read more...
It doesn’t rain much in Austin—I considered bringing an umbrella, but left it behind, chiding myself for overpacking—but it’s been raining for days, bringing the chaos level at the already-crowded Alamo Drafthouse to overwhelming levels...Show More Summary
Arriving in Austin late on Wednesday, I was dropped off in the lobby of the Alamo Drafthouse’s South Lamar outpost, the central locus for all things Fantastic Fest. At that point, it just looked like a regular movie theater (albeit one...Show More Summary
It’s no surprise to the majority of fright fans that the Academy Awards and the horror genre don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. Horror films are notably less prolific come award season than somber dramas, and often times, these films have to permanently adopt the “thriller” subgenre to even be considered for an award, such as SILENCE […]
"Now, in a tribute to the film's visionary powers, the Alamo Drafthouse... is re-releasing the film in a number of theaters on the eve of what has suddenly become a nail-biter of a presidential election."Okay, but: "Idiocracy Is a Cruel Movie and You Should Be Ashamed For Liking It."
As some of you may know, on Thursday, October 27th the Alamo Drafthouse in Denver is hosting a screening of Eric Red's 2008 ghost story 100 FEET, starring Famke Janssen, Ed Westwick, Bobby Cannavale, and our very own John Fallon AKA The Arrow. But I bet you didn't know that John Fallon has a massive collection of behind-the-scenes photos from his... Read More...
It’s been ten years since the dystopian comedy Idiocracy came out. And to celebrate, there will be screenings at Alamo Drafthouse theaters all around the country. Director Mike Judge and actress Maya Rudolph will even be hosting a special screening and Q&A in Los Angeles on October 4th. Show More Summary
Including a Q&A for all the world to see. Read more...
Alamo Drafthouse’s Fantastic Fest is excited to unveil last minute additions to the schedule, adding to one of the most highly diverse lineups in the festival’s twelve-year history. And see who will go toe to toe in the fest’s highly anticipated yearly event, the Fantastic Debates! Godzilla returns to the big screen in 2016 with SHIN […]
Put down your Carl's Jr. Extra-Big-Ass Fries and shamble over to the Alamo Drafthouse for a special tenth-anniversary screening of 2006's Idiocracy. Much like a glass of Brawndo, Mike Judge’s dystopian satire has got what you crave: a fun-house mirror in which America can see its own demise. Organized by ... More »
Just a month before Election Day 2016, the Alamo Drafthouse movie chain is giving Idiocracy a bigger 10-year anniversary screening party than the movie's studio did when it first came out in 2006. As they put it: Ten years ago, satirist Mike Judge told of an impossible future in which our collective intelligence had dropped […]
“Watching us on the big screen.” When Beetlejuice is playing at the Alamo Drafthouse date night becomes super awesome cosplay date night. It’s so nice to the Adam and Barbara Maitland getting out of the house. Photos by sweet_n_tenderhooligan and mandalynn65 respectively. [via Fashionably Geek]
As previously reported, RZA has been tasked to live-score classic martial arts film The 36th Chamber of Shaolin at LA’s Beyond Fest. Accordingly, here we get our first look at the project, courtesy of Alamo Drafthouse. In addition to providing us with a glimpse of what to expect, the teaser also reveals that the live-scoring […]
As FANGORIA friendlies know, one of our favorite cinema hotspots is Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers (2548 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY, 10710), the Northeast’s current Alamo hub and an amazing venue for myriad repertory screenings. Whether they’re showcasing new independent titles, like the wonderfully crude ANTIBIRTH, or their monthly screening series such as Prints of Darkness […]
We're exactly two weeks away from the first day of this year's edition of Alamo Drafthouse's Fantastic Fest, which is set to take place at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar in Austin, Texas from September 22nd to September 29th. Show More Summary
Alamo Drafthouse’s Fantastic Fest unveils its final wave of programming with a giant-sized round up of the wildest films from across the planet. Opening the announcement and closing out the festival is the triumphant return of Fantastic Fest’s Karaoke King Nacho Vigalondo with his kaiju monster mash-up COLOSSAL, starring Hollywood heavies Anne Hathaway and Jason […]
Also: watch a new video made by Alamo Drafthouse set to "Filaments" by Shearwater. Continue reading…
Earlier this year, horrorheads were treated to the sardonic and surreal scare fare of ANTIBIRTH at the Sundance Film Festival. Ever since that premiere, the pregnancy horror offering has been racking up acclaim and anticipation leading up to its multi-platform release today via IFC Midnight. Yet if you want to catch this fright film the […]
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Yesterday, we leaned that the City Point Alamo Drafthouse had to push their opening back to an undetermined date. Today, there's more bad news for City Point, the enormous mixed-use megaproject in downtown Brooklyn: Trader Joe's has updated their website to say that their second Brooklyn location won't be opening until 2017. [ more › ]