[Fantastic Fest 2018]…Quick Take Reviews: The Quake, Overlord, Werewolf, Piercing, Starfish, and The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

Fantastic Fest 2018 was one for the books. A blur of films, fun, and memorable experiences, it was the best 84 hours I’ve spent at a film festival yet. My time in Austin was limited, but I got a lot done: I saw eleven films, wrote four full reviews and sat for three interviews. The […]

Exclusive: A Look Into the Mondo Creative Process and Preview of MondoCon 2015

Film fans around the globe are becoming increasingly aware of and familiar with the Alamo Drafthouse’s boutique poster label Mondo. What started out as a small Austin, TX based outfit has quickly become a major player in film circles for simply outstanding movie art – be it posters, vinyl soundtracks, or, recently, toys. While they have […]

Final Wave of Fantastic Fest Programming Announced!

It is exactly 8 days and counting until Austin, Texas explodes from the awesomeness of weird and wild films, talent and fans descending upon on it. To make this year all the sweeter (aside from the first ever Mondo-Con), Fantastic Fest is back in the newly renovated South Lamar Alamo Drafthouse where it belongs!! This year […]

‘Nightcrawler’ to Close FANTASTIC FEST 2014!

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Fantastic Fest is excited to announce the second wave of events, special guests and film programming. Fantastic Fest 2014 takes place September 18–25th in Austin, Texas at the newly reopened Alamo South Lamar and Highball. Get ready to be blown away by Lionsgate’s latest action-packed thriller, John Wick starring Keanu Reeves, with a red […]

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema DFW Announces Location #3: Alamo Las Colinas

It’s almost too good to be true. 3, count them, 3 Dallas-area Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas you say? The mind reels! That means that Tim League continues his iron-fisted extermination of cinematic mediocrity, one city at a time…or maybe we’re misreading the sub-text. Anyway it’s great news that means more of that Alamo goodness to go […]

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema’s 2nd North Texas Location Confirmed on South Lamar Street in Dallas

Good news film fans! If you’re just loving what the Alamo gang is doing at the Richardson DH location then you’ll be thrilled to hear of more Drafthouse-related awesomeness coming to North Texas!!

What The Alamo Drafthouse Means To Me

I’ve never been more excited for a new business moving into the DFW Metroplex than I am right now. That’s because a mere 15 minutes away from me is an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a haven for true movie fans. They cater to the people that aren’t simply content with the average cinema experience. We want more. […]

Off the Shelf…Drafthouse Films’ ‘Trailer War’

From the deepest darkest pit of forgotten film reels comes Drafthouse Films’ latest time capsule feature. Trailer War is simply a collection of off-beat, hokey and trailers for some of the film world’s oddest flicks. Although cast off, they are not trash. After all, films like these are what have influenced scores of filmmakers, most notably Quentin […]

Off the Shelf…Drafthouse Films’ ‘Miami Connection’

Story has it that one afternoon in 2009, a curator from Austin, TX’s Alamo Drafthouse Cinema stumbled across an eBay listing for a 35mm print of something called “Miami Connection.” The Alamo bought Connection unseen and just as blindly added the print to their film archive. Like opening a time capsule that no one (including […]

Fantastic Fest Kicks Off This Week! 15 Films G-S-T Is Looking Forward To

Fantastic Fest 2012 kicks off this Thursday in Austin, TX. Dubbed the largest genre film festival in the US it specializes in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world. If you ever wanted to see really crazy films, this is the place as the features and shorts are bat shit nuts….just have […]