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Alamo Drafthouse to Open Free Video Rental Store

Raleigh VHS fans rejoice! The Alamo Drafthouse has announced they will be opening a new store called Video Vortex, a massive video rental shop that will contain over 75,000 movies to rent FOR FREE. In addition, they’ll have VCRs and Blu-ray players

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THE TRIBE Gets a U.S. Trailer

Drafthouse Films released a new trailer for their upcoming U.S. release of The Tribe, Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy‘s dialogue-free drama set in a school for the deaf. This happens to be one of my most anticipated films of the year and looks incredibly unique.

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Drafthouse Films Picks up Horror Thriller THE INVITATION

Drafthouse Films has picked up the distribution rights to Karyn Kusama‘s horror-thriller The Invitation after its premiere at this year’s SXSW. The film stars Logan Marshall-Green as a guy attending a dinner party at his old house hosted by his ex-wife and

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Drafthouse Films Acquires ’80s Cult Classic ROAR

Drafthouse Films has partnered with Olive Films to release the cult classic 1981 film, Roar, starring Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith. This marks the sole release from director Noel Marshall, who also starred in the film which revolves around a wildlife conservationist whose life

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WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL Trailer

Drafthouse Films has released a new trailer for Shion Sono‘s (Suicide Club, Cold Fish) Why Don’t You Play in Hell?, ahead of its October 31st release in the U.S. This will mark Sono’s 31st feature film, and act as a love letter

Drafthouse Films Picks Up Michel Gondry’s MOOD INDIGO

Drafthouse Films Picks Up Michel Gondry’s MOOD INDIGO

Today, Drafthouse Films announced their acquisition of Michel Gondry‘s latest, Mood Indigo, for US distribution.  The film stars Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris as Chloe and Colin, two newlyweds in Paris whose relationship is tested when a strange illness causes a flower

Drafthouse Films and Cinedigm to Release THE DOG

Drafthouse Films and Cinedigm to Release THE DOG


Drafthouse Films has partnered with Cinedigm to distribute Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren’s The Dog, which documents the real life events that inspired Martin Scorsese‘s Dog Day Afternoon.  The film looks at the life of John Wojtowicz, a man who attempted

I DECLARE WAR Clip Offers the Entire Opening Sequence

I DECLARE WAR Clip Offers the Entire Opening Sequence

Drafthouse Films released a new clip for I Declare War, in theaters and on VOD now, which features the entire 4 1/2 minute opening of the film.  This wonderfully constructed film revolves around a group of kids playing war in the forest,

WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL? Picked up by Drafthouse Films

WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL? Picked up by Drafthouse Films

Today, Drafthouse films announced their acquisition of the North American rights to Sion Sono‘s (Suicide Club) upcoming film Why Don’t You Play in Hell? which will be released in theaters and VOD next year.

The film revolves around  the conflict between two

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THE ACT OF KILLING Review

After the overthrow of the Indonesian government in 1965, the new regime declared that anyone determined to be a communist is to be executed. The executions were not carried out by the military itself but by hired guns. Typically these death squads were run by local gangsters. No one responsible for these war crimes has ever been made to answer for these atrocities that cost untold numbers of people their lives. Decades later, directors Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn commemorate this dark period in Indonesian history by focusing their cameras on the men responsible.

I DECLARE WAR Poster Debut

I DECLARE WAR Poster Debut

Drafthouse films debuted a new one-sheet for their upcoming film I Declare War, in which a group of friends engage in an epic game of capture the flag.  The film received a lot of positive feedback on the festival circuit, drawing comparisons

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