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Alamo Drafthouse’s Ritz theater celebrates 87 years

4:22 pm Oct. 13, 2016

Happy 87th birthday, Ritz theater! You don’t look a day over 86.

The Ritz, now an Alamo Drafthouse theater, opened on Oct. 13, 1929, and the Austin American-Statesman had a special hand in its grand opening.


Mike Judge’s ‘Idiocracy’ returning to theaters!

10:00 am Sep. 21, 2016

Mike Judge’s “Idiocracy” returning to theaters for its 10th anniversary, thanks to the Alamo Drafthouse, the Art House Convergence Theaters and local League of Women Voters chapters.

Members of the cast and crew of “Idiocracy” will

Tim Burton brings ‘Miss Peregrine’ to Fantastic Fest!

12:00 pm Aug. 2, 2016

Tim Burton brings his adaptation of “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” while  Don Coscarelli, architect of the Phantasm series, delivers the world premiere of “Phantasm: Ravager” and a “remastered” print of “Phantasm” reps for

Alamo Drafthouse Village closes for quick remodel

3:22 pm Apr. 27, 2016

Alamo Drafthouse Village has closed this week so crews can complete a quick renovation project.

When the theater, at 2700 W. Anderson Lane, reopens Friday night, it will have new seats and new carpeting, among other