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  • Original Alamo - Houston! Join us for a Free Movie Day for Victory Members on April 30th! - 22 hours ago
    Are you a member of our 100% free rewards program Victory? If not, it only takes a minute to sign-up and the results are well worth it! Over the last few weeks we've used Victory to surprise our loyal guests with discount movie tickets, deals on food and beverages and access to exclusive parties. In the coming...
  • Original Alamo - May Events Announced - 1 day ago
    MAY EVENTS   In addition to the screenings listed below, we have an on-going $3 ENCORE SERIES that brings back films that were hits at the Alamo, or movies that we couldn't show initially.  At $3 per ticket, our ENCORE SERIES is a great way to catch up on movies that you missed or have wanted to...
  • Slackerwood - Lone Star Cinema: The Girl - 1 day ago
    David Riker, who directed independent immigrant drama La Ciudad, helmed a film in 2012 titled The Girl. This seems at first glance a far-too-general name for a movie about immigration, life on the border, motherhood and desperation. Is the "girl" of the title Ashley (Abbie Cornish, Bright Star, Sucker Punch), a young...
  • Austin Chronicle - Austin Considers Film Incentives - 1 day ago
    Localized subsidies proposed to fight off in-state competition
  • Slackerwood - Stuntin' with the Off-Centered Film Fest 2014 - 1 day ago
    Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery returns to Austin for the seventh annual Off-Centered Film Fest at Alamo Drafthouse. This year's theme for the multi-day event is "Stuntin'," dedicated to the daredevil spirit. The opening celebration will be held at Fiesta Gardens on Thursday, April 24 at 6 pm, with an...
  • Slackerwood - Slackery News Tidbits: April 21, 2014 - 2 days ago
    Here's the latest Austin and Texas film news.Filmmaker Annie Silverstein has had her student short film Skunk accepted in the Cinefondation section of Cannes Film Festival. It is one of 16 films that will screen, out of 1,631 student movies submitted worldwide. She ran a successful crowdfunding campaign last year to...
  • Slackerwood - Movies This Week: April 18-24, 2014 - 4 days ago
    Austin Film Society is serving up one more screening of Beyond The Hills this evening at the Marchesa as part of their New Romanian Cinema series. AFS is offering its members a special sneak preview of local filmmaker Chris Eska's The Retrieval (Don's review) Sunday afternoon. I caught this haunting Civil War...
  • Slackerwood - Dallas IFF Reviews: 'Tomato Republic' and 'Cowboys of Color' - 5 days ago
    In the crumbling small town of Jacksonville, known as the Tomato Capital of Texas, a speeding train is coming -- not the frequent trains residents hear almost continually, but a heated mayoral race.That's the premise of Tomato Republic, a documentary featurette that premiered at the 2014 Dallas International Film...
  • Slackerwood - Review: Cuban Fury - 5 days ago
    What better way to charm a lady than to display your dance moves?Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) leads the cast in British dance-comedy Cuban Fury as Bruce, a middle-management type in a mechanical design office. His boss Drew, played quite creepily by Chris O'Dowd (The IT Crowd, Bridesmaids), constantly...
  • Austin Chronicle - Kickstart Your Weekend: 'The Big Spoon' - 5 days ago
    A chance to help put more women behind the camera
  • Original Alamo - Houston: Introducing $5 Late Shows at the Alamo! - 5 days ago
    We love late nights at the Alamo, and now you can enjoy them at a deep discount! For a limited time only all Sunday through Thursday shows after 9:30 pm are only $5!  This offer is only valid from April 20th through April 30th, so get your discounted late night movie fix while you can. BUY TICKETS...
  • Slackerwood - Review: Transcendence - 5 days ago
    Wally Pfister has spent almost fifteen years as Christopher Nolan's go-to cinematographer. From Memento to The Dark Knight Rises, he's been behind the camera capturing incredible action-packed movies. For his directorial debut he chose a cyberthriller and packed it with terrific actors, even getting Nolan to...
  • Original Alamo - THIS MAY WE CELEBRATE THE BIG BADS! - 6 days ago
    Villains! They’re what make your favorite heroes heroic. They’re the engines that drive conflict in many of the greatest movies. And every now and again they’re more interesting, more dynamic than the hero. This May, the Alamo Drafthouse and BIRTH. MOVIES. DEATH., the magazine centered on the...
  • Slackerwood - Dallas IFF Review: Produce - 6 days ago
    Filmmaker Chris Dowling, an alumnus of the radio-TV-film program at The University of Texas at Austin, wrote and directed family drama Produce, which debuted at the Dallas International Film Festival last week. Although this film deals with some heavy-hearted issues, overall Produce is an engaging and entertaining...