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Where does MoviePass go from here?

MoviePass has a problem, and it’s not just the widening gap between income and overhead. Sure, that alone makes them high on everyone’s “How Are Those Guys Still In Business” list, and with a rightful cause. In 2017 ...

 
 
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Alamo Drafthouse to house all-clown showings of IT

As the release date for Steven King's second film adaptation of the year, It, draws near (September 8), Alamo Drafthouse has announced that at least one of its theaters will house a clown-only showing. As if the movie weren't terrifying eno...

 
 
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Alamo Drafthouse to serve Pakistani cuisine for The Big Sick

Indie darling and all around wonderful microchain Alamo Drafthouse is setting the mood to prepare for the upcoming release of Kumail Nanjiani's semi-autobiographical romcom The Big Sick. To help get movie patrons in the mood the theater is ...

 
 
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Logan in black and white is coming to theaters for one night

Everyone knows that when you put a movie in black and white it gets instantly more serious and more art house. This is a scientifically proven fact. That's why James Mangold's Logan, already the most art house main stream super hero flick o...

 
 
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NYC: Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse will open October 28th

After an unfortunate and unexpected delay, the Brooklyn Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is finally set to open with a firm date in place. The drink and dine-in theater will start showing movies on Friday, October 28th, just in time for Halloween we...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Trailer: Amira & Sam

Amira & Sam is the latest Rom-Com from Drafthouse Films, telling the story of Sam, a veteran trying to readjust to civilian life, and Amira, an Iraqi woman trying to make it on her own in America. When Amira is threatened with deportat...

 
 
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Mondo to release some exclusive Mondocon prints online

This past week was the first ever Mondocon in Austin, Texas. It was one of the many facets of this year's Fantastic Fest, which included the Fantastic Fest Film Festival, Fantastic Arcade and Mondocon. Obviously not all of us are lucky enou...

 
 
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The Alamo Drafthouse is coming to Los Angeles next year!

Between my home city of Buffalo, NY and my adopted city of Los Angeles, I have been enviously side-eying those lucky, Alamo Drafthouse-having cities for what feels like years. A theater that cracks down hard on talking/texting, serves you d...

 
 
 
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NYC: Upper West Side Alamo Drafthouse ain't happening

Good news for New Yorkers who like bad news: plans for a proposed Alamo Drafthouse in the Upper West Side have been scrapped. Kaput. Finito. Not pining for the fjords. Has ceased to be. The sad news was posted on the Drathouse website. The ...

 
 
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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 it stars Julie...

 
 
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Mondo to release 2 new LOTR posters tomorrow

Mondo continues to deliver the highest quality of specially made movie posters with two new Lord of the Rings posters that they will be debuting tomorrow. The first is titled Precious Cargo by comic artist Paolo Rivera. The second features ...

 
 
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Mondo releases prints from We Buy Your Kids

Mondo's last gallery show of 2012 is titled Tina's Mom's Boyfriend and it features movie posters created by Australian graphic design duo We Buy Your Kids. These prints all debuted at the gallery show in Austin, Texas, but today, 12/11 - at...

 
 
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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 obnoxious mook. Th...

 
 
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Drafthouse releases award-season Miami Connection Ads

Just when you thought that John Carter and Battleship had this year's awards season on lockdown, the dark-horse candidate emerges onto the foggy stage, shirtless, mustached and ready to blow you away with his heartfelt taekwondo moves and ...

 
 
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Flixclusive Interview: Director Grandmaster Y.K. Kim

[This interview was originally posted as part of our 2012 New York Asian Film Festival coverage. It has been reposted to coincide with the wider theatrical release of Miami Connection. Look for our review of the film tomorrow.] Grandmaster ...

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

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...

 
 
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Mondo and artist Olly Moss make over Princess Mononoke

I hope it isn't forward of me to assume that, as an astute reader of Flixist, you are no stranger to the wonderful work of Mondo, the division of the Alamo Drafthouse responsible for some of the most unique and beautiful posters based on al...

 
 
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NYAFF Midnight Movie: Miami Connection

[For the month of July, we will be covering the New York Asian Film Festival and the (also New York-based) Japan Cuts Film Festival, which together form one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in the world. For our NYAFF coverage, hea...

 
 
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Mondo teams w/ Drew Struzan for Thing screen print

About a month ago we highlighted Jay Shaw's Rocky III Mondo poster as part of The Alamo Drafthouse's Summer of 1982 film series. This Friday, they're showing John Carpenter's The Thing, and as a special treat, Mondo has some limited edition...

 
 
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New Mondo Iron Giant poster is lovely

We've been seeing a lot of new posters churn out of movie merchandise powerhouse Mondo lately. Yesterday we got a poster for Rocky 3 featuring a tiger and punching (two of my favorite things) and today we're returning to Mondo form with an ...

 
 
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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 cell phone for ...

 
 
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Reminder: Win a MONDO poster for Cabin in the Woods!

[Congratulations to our winner: Ben Murphy! Your prize should be in the mail! This contest is now closed, stay tuned for more soon!] I still can't believe that title is real. Yes, for real, Flixist is giving away a real Mondo poster, and it...

 
 
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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is coming to New York City

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is a chain of theaters in Texas known for their very strict no-talking/cell phone policy during movies, their penchant for screening smaller-budget, independent films, as well as their options for dining during the m...

 
 
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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 Drafthouse's new PSA vid...

 
 
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Trailer: The Rep

The Rep is an indie documentary about "repertory theaters". You've probably heard about this kind of theater a lot -- but just didn't know it. The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles, and Film Forum in New Yor...

 
 




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The Goldfinch"The real deal or fool's gold?"

 

Promare"BURN TO THE GROUND"

 

One Cut of the Dead"Heart-felt brain munching"

 

IT Chapter Two"But are there vomiting turtles?"

 

Satanic Panic"Always tip your drivers"

 

The Peanut Butter Falcon"Who doesn't like Mark Twain?"

 

Artik"The evils of murder and whiskey"

 

Clownado"Cyclownin' around"

 

Ready or Not"Let's play a game"

 

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus"PHASE TWOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

 

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary"The man, the meth, the legerdemain"

 

Where'd You Go, Bernadette"Eh, she'll come back eventually"

 

Good Boys"Kissing party"

 

Driven"John DeLorean's shattered dream "

 

Long Gone By"Moral conundrum with ice cream "

 

Millennium Actress"A classic revived"

 

The Art of Racing in the Rain"No paws, all wheels"

 

The Kitchen"Half-cooked"

 

Dora and the Lost City of Gold"Can you say "mediocre?""

 

The Nightingale"Heed the black bird's call"

 

The VelociPastor"Not to be confused with The TriceraCops"

 

Nekrotronic"Pokemon GHOST"

 

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Season 3)"Space is warped and time is bendable"