Remember when you were a kid and you’d go to a fast food restaurant and get a cup featuring your favorite movie characters on the side? And then it would become your go-to cup and you’d fight your siblings just for the honor to drink out of it? Well, the Alamo Drafthouse is about to make you feel like that kid again.
Drafthouse Films, the distribution arm of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, announced today the acquisition of all U.S. rights to Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films from world-wide sales agent Celluloid Nightmares. From cult film documentarian Mark Hartley (Not Quit Hollywood, Machete Maidens Unleashed), the film centers on the story of two Israeli-born, movie-obsessed cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus , who in pursuit… Continue reading Drafthouse Films Acquires Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films
A few weeks ago Mondo announced Mystery Movie IX, their last mystery movie of the year. For those who aren’t up on the idea behind these, it’s simple: Mondo, the movie art arm of the Alamo Drafthouse, picks a movie they’ve been dying to do a poster for. They don’t tell anyone what it is, they just announce a date and time of… Continue reading How I Became a Romero Zombie for the Alamo Drafthouse and Mondo
Tim League is a fascinating man. In what probably seems like a past life now, he used to be an engineer for an oil company. Then he and his wife Karrie, who was working in the bio pharmaceutical industry, threw caution to the wind and left their careers to open up a movie theater that would eventually become the Alamo Drafthouse (I’m guessing you’ve… Continue reading Dialogue: Tim League Talks Drafthouse Expansions, Ambitious Distribution Plans for Drafthouse Films, and Keeping Fantastic Fest Cool