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    Aussie Classic 'Wake in Fright' Rediscovered & Restored: Drafthouse Acquires for US Release this October

    "Wake in Fright" goes to Drafthouse Films for US theatrical release after many thought it was lost. The thriller is considered a landmark film in the development of modern Australian cinema; it first debuted at Cannes in 1971 where it was nominated for the Palme d'Or. In 2009, guest-curator Martin S...

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    Drafthouse Films Partners with Distrify for 'Klown,' Maximizes Profits Through Incentivized Sharing

    The Alamo Drafthouse's distribution arm Drafthouse Films announces their partnership with digital distribution platform Distrify, which allows viewers to share content via a direct purchase link. Drafthouse's canoe comedy "Klown," from Danish director Mikkel Nørgaard...

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    Mondo Gears Up for 'Hobbit' Mania with 'Lord of the Rings' Collectible Posters

    Alamo Drafthouse's Mondo poster art boutique unveils its first-ever collectible print of Peter Jackson's "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" by artist Aaron Horkey.

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    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Is Coming to Kansas City

    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has announced its plans for their first location in Kansas City, Missouri, taking over the former flagship AMC Mainstreet Theater in the downtown Power and Light District. The theater is set to open in the fall of 2012 and will continue to operate as an AMC through the s...

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    Drafthouse Films To Unleash Forgotten Kung-Fu Film 'Miami Connection' Back in Theaters for 25th Anniversary

    Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to the long forgotten '80s martial arts action film "Miami Connection," directed by 9th degree black belt philosopher Grandmaster Y.K. Kim. The film was initially released theatrically back in 1987 but failed to catch on with audience...

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    Exclusive Look at Mondo's 8 New Posters For Classic Movies

    Austin-based Alamo Drafthouse's poster-art boutique Mondo has joined forces with Martin Scorsese's film preservation organization The Film Foundation to create new 35mm prints of eight essential films with brand-new posters to go along with them.

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    The Mix: Alamo Drafthouse Coming To New York City; Let's Start A Petition For Beyoncé In 'Spider-Man 2' & More

    The Mix: movie related odds and ends, or just stuff we think is awesome or interesting, that is fit to print in a bite size format. Read on...

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    Alamo Drafthouse To Open NYC Theater

    The Alamo Drafthouse has announced they will be opening their first theater in New York City at some point in 2013.  The five screen theater will be opening at the location of the former Metro Theater in Upper West Side of Manhattan. 

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    Movie Audiences Want to Text, Says Hollywood Reporter Study; Meanwhile, the Alamo Drafthouse Groans

    According to a new study from The Hollywood Reporter and market research firm Penn Schoen Berland, most filmgoers think using social media while watching a movie in a theater would add to their experience. Almost half said they would like to go to theaters that allowed cell phone use during films.

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    Alamo Drafthouse Presents Guy-Centric 'Summer of 1982: The Greatest Summer of Movies... Ever'

    Alamo Drafthouse has programmed an uninspired three-month series of summer blockbusters celebrating their 30th anniversaries this year.

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