Alamo Drafthouse Celebrates 35mm Film And Stunt Performers In Honor Of “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”
The ‘60s cinema tribute given 35mm and 70mm run, as well as a month of stunt-themed repertory programming.
July 11, 2019 // Franchising.com // Austin, TX - Austin-based cinema-eatery Alamo Drafthouse Cinema will screen "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" on 35mm at 19 locations across the country – by far the widest 35mm run of any theatrical circuit – including at the brand new Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Los Angeles. Each 35mm screening will feature vintage 35mm trailers from the non-profit film archive AGFA. The film will also have an exclusive 70mm run at Alamo Drafthouse New Mission in San Francisco, one of only five in the nation to play the film on the widescreen celluloid format.
Tickets are on sale now in advance of the film’s July 26th opening for 35mm, 70mm, and digital screenings.
“We’re honored and thankful to be able to screen ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD on 35mm and 70mm,” says Alamo Drafthouse founder and CEO Tim League. “We remain committed to supporting film screenings across the brand, both to celebrate the unique richness, depth and clarity of the projected film image but also to share the vast history of cinema that is only available on film.”
Tickets can be purchased with a commemorative issue of Birth.Movies.Death magazine focusing on the work of Quentin Tarantino. Guests will also be able to donate to the Will Rogers Motion Pictures Pioneers Foundation when they purchase tickets to ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD. The Foundation’s Pioneers Assistance Fund provides both short-term and long-term financial and medical assistance to veterans of the motion picture entertainment industry.
Because ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD is such an affectionate salute to the films and television of the late 1960s, Alamo Drafthouse is going deep with a nationwide retrospective of classic stunt-driven films.
“Don’t Try This At Home” Stunt Programming
The salute to Stunt performers will extend well into August, as the company kicks off a month-long celebration called Don’t Try This At Home. The retrospective revisits a century’s worth of ground-breaking stunt performances, from Buster Keaton’s 1928 silent film STEAMBOAT BILL, JR. to director Richard Rush's acclaimed but rarely seen 1980 film THE STUNT MAN, to recent films like Lonely Island’s cult vehicle HOT ROD and George Miller’s awe-inspiring MAD MAX: FURY ROAD.
Title selection may vary by location, but most Alamo Drafthouse cities can expect to see the following films this August:
- MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Movie Party
Witness our most shiny and chrome movie party ever as we celebrate George Miller’s modern action classic.
- THE BLUES BROTHERS Beer Dinner
Throw back a few cold ones as Jake and Elwood tear through Chicago on a mission from God.
- DREDD/ DREDD 3D
The honorable Judge Dredd is now presiding, and he’s up against a ruthless drug lord (Lena Headey) in a high-rise full of killers. In 3D at select locations.
Watch Wesley Snipes slice and dice every vampire in sight.
- HOT ROD Movie Party
Strap in for the death-defying-est movie party of the year with this hilarious cult classic from The Lonely Island.
- DRUNKEN MASTER
Kung-fu and comedy come together in the film that propelled Jackie Chan to stardom.
- STEAMBOAT BILL, JR.
See one of the purest blends of stunt work and comedy in this gut-busting, jaw-dropping Buster Keaton masterpiece. Free for Alamo Victory members.
- THE STUNT MAN
An eccentric action-comedy about a fugitive from the law who inadvertently becomes a stunt man on a Hollywood movie set.
Burt Reynolds shines as an aging stunt man who has to prove he’s still the best in the biz when a reckless young hotshot arrives on the scene.
- ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD on 35mm and 70mm
Alamo Drafthouse maintains over forty 35mm projectors spread across most of their thirty-nine locations, as well as three wide-format 70mm systems in Austin, Brooklyn and San Francisco.
- ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD is just the latest film to receive a wide release on 35mm and 70mm at Alamo Drafthouse, with estimates showing that anywhere between 20% and 30% of guests saw INHERENT VICE, THE HATEFUL EIGHT and DUNKIRK on film.
The following locations are confirmed for 35mm screenings of ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD:
New York, NY
Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn
Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers
San Francisco, CA
Alamo Drafthouse New Mission [70mm]
Los Angeles, CA
Alamo Drafthouse Downtown LA (tickets on sale soon)
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
Alamo Drafthouse Village
Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline
Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
San Antonio, TX
Alamo Drafthouse Park North
Alamo Drafthouse Marketplace
Alamo Drafthouse Littleton
Kansas City, MO
Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet
Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh
Alamo Drafthouse Tempe
Dallas / Fort Worth, TX
Alamo Drafthouse Cedars
Alamo Drafthouse Richardson
Alamo Drafthouse Las Colinas
Alamo Drafthouse Lubbock
El Paso, TX
Alamo Drafthouse Montecillo
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About Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema was founded in 1997 as a single-screen mom and pop repertory theater in Austin, TX. Twenty-two years later, with 39 locations and counting, Alamo Drafthouse has been called "the best theater in America" by Entertainment Weekly and "the best theater in the world" by Wired. Alamo Drafthouse has built a reputation as a movie lover's oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star-studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of genre cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art gallery, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. Alamo Drafthouse continues to expand its brand in new and exciting ways, including Birth.Movies.Death., an entertainment content platform for movie lovers, and the American Genre Film Archive, a nonprofit film archive dedicated to preserving, restoring and sharing film.
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