IFC presents Mia Hansen-Løve’s Cannes entry Bergman Island, Film Movement brings Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy to the arthouse this weekend, as A24’s surprise hit Lamb and Greenwich Entertainment’s The Rescue go wider week two after a strong open. It’s early days but a nascent specialty revival may be in the works ahead of a stream of
Alamo Drafthouse Wednesday announced the opening of its Manhattan theater as the chain expands it footprint in a slowly recovering arthouse market. Alamo Drafthouse Lower Manhattan, in the financial district, plans a soft launch through Oct. 21 with guest discounts on concessions as staff trains and gets up to speed. It’s the company’s third New
EXCLUSIVE: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has hired industry veteran Kevin Holloway as Head Film Buyer. The news comes in the wake of the cineaste chain arising out of bankruptcy and opening a new location in El Paso, TX. Plans for new theaters in Manhattan, Staten Island, St. Louis, and Washington D.C. are scheduled for this year.
An auction for the assets of bankrupt movie chain Alamo Drafthouse was canceled Monday as bidders didn’t materialize, a person close to the company confirmed. The Austin, Texas-based, dine-in movie theater chain filed for voluntary Chapter 11 in Delaware Court in early March and agreed to sell basically all its assets to an investor group
New York City, the nation’s leading movie market along with still-shuttered Los Angeles, springs back to life Friday after being flattened by Covid-19 for nearly a year. A pulse was detected in advance ticket sales with a handful of shows selling out at AMC Entertainment’s flagship Empire 25 theater in Times Square including a 4:30
Austin, Texas-based, dine-in movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse has filed for Chapter 11 in Delaware Court. The exhibitor, which buckled under the impact of Covid-19, has more than three dozen cinemas LA, Brooklyn and Northern Virginia. It’s backed by Altamont Capital. In May, the Phoenix-based franchises of Alamo Drafthouse in Tempe, Gilbert and Chandler filed
The Alamo Drafthouse is ready to safely open its doors to select theaters around the country starting August 21, it said Tuesday, with additional theaters opening the following week. The Austin-based dine-in theater experience will also be the first place to see Bill & Ted Face the Music. On August 26, the Drafthouse will exclusively
Alamo Drafthouse will be requiring all its moviegoers, coast to coast, to wear masks to its theaters. “When we open, the safety of our teammates and guests cannot be compromised. This is not political,” the chain said in a statement Friday on Twitter. “We will require that guests wear masks at the theater (except when
The franchise owner of Alamo Drafthouse’s three dine-in movie theaters in Arizona has filed for Chapter 11 amid the impact from exhibition’s nationwide closure during the coronavirus pandemic. The filing only pertains to the Phoenix-based franchises of Alamo Drafthouse in Tempe, Gilbert and Chandler, not the other corporate owned theaters of the Austin, TX chain.
The Alamos Drafthouse has launched “Alamo-At-Home,” and as the initiative suggests, it will bring the spirit of the Drafthouse into homes through its signature programming series “Terror Tuesday” and “Weird Wednesday.” “The entire reason Karrie and I built theaters in the first place was to bring people together in a celebration of film,” says Tim
Kino Lorber’s Kino Marquee initiative, which looks to help arthouses at a time when they’ve been shuttered in the coronavirus climate, has mushroomed from 12 theaters last week to 150 including Alamo Drafthouse and Laemmle Theaters. For the price of $12, Kino Marquee is streaming last year’s Cannes Grand Jury Prize winner, Bacurau, on arthouses’