Alamo Drafthouse Los Angeles

People of Los Angeles, rejoice: the Alamo Drafthouse is coming to Downtown L.A.! No really, I’m serious this time – I know they’ve been promising that for years, but today the theater chain has finally, officially, definitively, concretely announced that the L.A. location will be opening in early July, just a couple of weeks from now. Get all the details below. Read More »

Drafthouse Endgame PSA

Did you hear? There’s a little movie called Avengers: Endgame opening this week, and people really don’t want it to be spoiled. In the spirit of avoiding spoilers, the folks at the Alamo Drafthouse have a new Endgame PSA that sends-up the seemingly endless YouTube critic videos that seem to pop-up en masse every day.

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Alamo Drafthouse Season Pass

Last summer, Alamo Drafthouse tested their own movie ticket subscription service called Season Pass. Now they’re bringing it to all of their theater locations before the end of the year. Read More »

alamo drafthouse slut-only screenings

Alamo Drafthouse is holding “slut-only” screenings of the raunchy Canadian teen comedy Slut in a Good Way to promote sex positivity. The film follows a teenager named Charlotte who, after a bad break-up, decides to explore her sexuality, which results in her facing society’s harsh double standards. To celebrate the acclaimed film, Alamo is holding “Sluts Only” screenings in Austin, Brooklyn, San Francisco, and Omaha.

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Alamo Drafthouse Not Playing Roma

Netflix is changing up their distribution game a bit by giving some of their original movies from prestige filmmakers a theatrical release. One of the key awards season releases from Netflix slated to hit theaters is Alfonso Cuaron‘s acclaimed drama Roma, but it sounds like at least one signature movie theater chain won’t be playing it.

The Alamo Drafthouse is a favorite theater chain among cinephiles, but moviegoers won’t be able to see Roma at any Drafthouse theaters, because the chain won’t agree to the strict specifications Netflix wants in place in order for the movie to be shown. Read More »

Alamo Drafthouse Los Angeles

The Alamo Drafthouse is coming to Los Angeles in 2019.

We’ve previously written about how the Drafthouse was supposed to arrive in the City of Angels in 2015 and in 2018, but construction is now officially underway on its location in Downtown L.A., so it appears that this targeted release date might finally stick.

Alamo Drafthouse is also going to be opening its first theater in Manhattan next year as well, and both of these new establishments will include branches of Video Vortex, a bar that also offers free rentals of Blu-rays, DVDs, VHS tapes, and even VCRs. Read More »

Alamo Drafthouse is joining the fray in the battle for the best ticket-buying subscription service. The beloved independent theater chain has announced the launch of a beta version of its new subscription plan, Alamo Season Pass, which it will begin testing out this summer.

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Titanic Screening on Queen Mary

Hey, you remember Titanic, right? It’s that movie James Cameron directed about a blossoming, forbidden romance on the most famous ocean liner disaster in history. Well, now you can relive all the magic of that ill-fated relationship on another ocean liner, one that is far less likely to sink.

Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a special Rolling Roadshow screening of Titanic that will take place on The Queen Mary ocean liner in Long Beach, California. So even if the ship sinks while you’re watching Kate Winslet fly on the nose of the Titanic with Leonardo DiCaprio, at least you know the water won’t be freezing. Read More »

alamo drafthouse video store

Word of an Alamo Drafthouse video store arrived at the end of last year. Now here’s an update: the VHS rentals will be free. Video Vortex, coming to Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh in North Carolina, will offer free rentals, VCR loans and 40+ local draft beers. (Sorry; the beers aren’t free.)

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Alamo Drafthouse video store

What’s old is new again: Alamo Drafthouse is planning on opening a video rental store in 2018. The store, named Video Vortex, will open at Alamo’s upcoming 11-screen location in Raleigh, N.C., giving film lovers the opportunity to browse row after row of film titles before finally deciding to just rent Titanic again.

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