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5:00 PM on 03.14.2014

Watch Jason Schwartzman in new Alamo Drafthouse PSA: Dont Talk

If you've been keeping up with SXSW coverage, you'll know that Jason Schwartzman was recently in Austin, Texas for the SXSW screening of Wes Anderson's newest movie The Grand Budapest Hotel. Apparently while he was in town, ...

Liz Rugg

5:00 PM on 05.31.2013

New Alamo Drafthouse "Don't Talk" PSA is the best yet

I love Alamo Drafthouse "Don't Talk" PSAs. They're funny, snarky, and they have a fantastic message: shut up when you're watching a goddamn movie. The newest PSA is the best, and the reason it's the best is because...

Alec Kubas-Meyer

8:00 AM on 01.23.2013

These Hobbit PSAs advocate equal treatment for Balrogs

Dorkly has mocked up a few PSA posters for the folks of Middle Earth and the results are pretty funny. My favorite is in the header, but a close second has to be the "No Elevensies" poster (a reference to that heart stammerin...

Nick Valdez

6:00 PM on 01.17.2013

PSA: How to pronounce Quvenzhane Wallis' name

In this adorable public service announcement from Mikey Glazer, Hollywood, the press and the rest of the world get straightened out about how to pronounce 2013 Academy Award Best Actress nominee Quvenzhane Wallis' name. Goodness, she's so freaking adorable. [via Youtube, image via Buzzfeed]

Liz Rugg

7:00 PM on 11.27.2012

View entries for The Alamo Drafthouse's PSA contest

You may remember us reporting on a make-your-own Alamo Drafthouse PSA contest back in October. The message of these PSAs is simple: shut the hell up and turn off your stupid phone while you're watching the movie, you ugly obn...

Hubert Vigilla

1:00 PM on 11.21.2012

Flix for Short: Dumb Ways to Die

Dumb Ways to Die, animated by Julian Frost and sung Emily Lubitz (song written by John Mescall and Ollie McGill), is the most catchy yet disturbing thing you'll probably ever sing aloud. Seriously, try singing the lyrics out...

Nick Valdez

Make a
Make a "don't talk/text" PSA for Alamo Drafthouse and win
by Hubert Vigilla

The Alamo Drafthouse has done several great no-talking and no-texting PSAs in the past, some of them featuring Patton Oswalt, Michael Madsen, R. Lee Ermey, and Jonah Hill. Now you can help spread the word of not being a jerkwad by creating a PSA of your own. Several winners will be selected. The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 Visa gift card and have their PSA shown at Alamo Drafthouse locations across the country.

The basic guidelines for the contest are:

  • Your video must have the "Don't Talk or Text During Movies" theme
  • Your video must contain the Alamo Drafthouse logo which can be found here: drafthouse.com/assets
  • Your video must be suitable for audiences PG-13 or under, no nudity or profanity
  • Your video cannot have any violence or weapons present
  • Your video should be no longer than 60 seconds in length
  • Video submissions must be entered by November 21, 2012

In the gallery is a poster for the costest. For more information, visit filmmakingfrenzy.com.

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10:00 AM on 10.08.2012

Vincenzo Natali's awesome CPR PSA has zombies in it

That makes it movie related right? No? Okay well this CPR PSA, commissioned by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, was made by Splice, Cube, and (hopefully) Neuromancer director, Vincenzo Natali. So there you go....

Nick Valdez

7:00 PM on 08.20.2012

Frankenweenie's texting PSA asks you not to be a jerk

While I'm not a huge fan of people telling me what to do, I am a fan of people better than me telling me what to do. The good people from Disney's Frankenweenie and IMAX theaters have teamed together in order to stop people ...

Nick Valdez

2:00 PM on 05.14.2012

PSA: Talk/text at a movie, Michael Madsen will maim you

People who talk or text during a movie are horrible. Just abysmal examples of the human race. I remember watching a repertory screening of City Lights at Film Forum a few years ago and some mook had the nerve to talk on his ...

Hubert Vigilla

10:00 AM on 12.21.2011

Discover The Forest with this new Lorax PSA

Man, the animation for The Lorax looks beautiful, doesn't it? In what will almost certainly be condemned as child brainwashing by conservative groups, upcoming kid's movie The Lorax (based off of the classic Dr. Seuss book) ...

Liz Rugg

6:00 PM on 12.14.2011

Patton Oswalt gets kicked out in new Alamo Drafthouse PSA

Look, the Alamo Drafthouse theaters in Austin, TX have one simple rule: You text/talk during a movie, you get kicked out. End of story. Apparently comedian Patton Oswalt didn't know about this iron-clad rule in the Drafthous...

Liz Rugg

1:00 PM on 11.09.2011

Darren Aronofsky directs four new anti-meth PSAs

How many times have you been talking about Requiem for a Dream and someone has made the joke that if you want kids to stay off drugs you should just screen the movie in health class. Of course that's not really plausible for...

Matthew Razak