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Austin’s Fantastic Fest Cannot Be Contained
10 months ago

Austin’s Fantastic Fest Cannot Be Contained

For 13 years Fantastic Fest has been bringing chaos and insane cinema to Austin as the largest genre film festival in the world.

Last year, the festival invaded Brooklyn, San …
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How ‘Head’ Made Monkees Out of Naysayers
12 months ago

How ‘Head’ Made Monkees Out of Naysayers

You say we’re manufactured To that we all agree So make your choice, and we’ll rejoice In never being free

Hey, hey, we are The Monkees …
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Why Alamo Drafthouse Bucks Cultural Trends
2 years ago

Why Alamo Drafthouse Bucks Cultural Trends

The latest Alamo Drafthouse location has something in common with the very first Alamo theater. Both sprang up on former parking lots.

The debut Drafthouse in Austin, Texas created in 1997 …
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Why Stanley Kubrick’s Vision Is So Viddy 2017
2 years ago

Why Stanley Kubrick’s Vision Is So Viddy 2017

It’s impossible to forget director Stanley Kubrick’s film canon.

I’m watching David Wain’s “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp” for the dozenth time. There’s a scene in the …
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Why Alamo’s New Program Will Make Parents Grin
3 years ago

Why Alamo’s New Program Will Make Parents Grin

Some children get overwhelmed by being in a darkened theater with state of the art sound. Others simply can’t sit still for the length of an entire movie.

That means …
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Yes, AMC Should Allow Texting in Theaters
3 years ago

Yes, AMC Should Allow Texting in Theaters

Adam Aron oversees AMC, which runs the AMC movie theater chain. He recently helped secure a deal to acquire Carmike Cinemas, turning AMC into the second biggest theatrical chain in …
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How Smitty’s Cinema Beats the Odds
3 years ago

How Smitty’s Cinema Beats the Odds

Some smaller theater chains are showing just how valuable a night out at the movies can be. Alamo Drafthouse’s success proves audiences hunger for unique, big-screen events.

Alamo fosters loyalty in …
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Director Brings Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Back from the Grave
3 years ago

Director Brings Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ Back from the Grave

The director’s “Frankenstein,” screening Feb. 1 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Littleton, updates the story’s setting to modern-day Los Angeles. This time the creature isn’t composed of rotting body parts …
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Alamo Chef Makes Movies Mouth-Watering Good
4 years ago

Alamo Chef Makes Movies Mouth-Watering Good

“I looked up and there was a movie poster for ‘The Beastmaster,’” says Rexroad, referring to the ‘80s B-movie starring Marc Singer. “That’s when I knew I found my place …
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