Houston, TX – Tuesday, October 8, 2013 – Houston, we have a problem. NASA employees have been furloughed and need an activity! The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Houston proudly invites any NASA employee to enjoy a FREE screening of their choice of GRAVITY in 2D or 3D starting today through Friday, October 18, 2013.
Academy Award® winners Sandra Bullock (“The Blind Side”) and George Clooney (“Syriana”) star in GRAVITY, a heart-pounding thriller that pulls you into the infinite and unforgiving realm of deep space. The film was directed by Oscar® nominee Alfonso Cuarón (“Children of Men”). Critical praise for GRAVITY has been high, Richard Corliss of Time Magazine states, “GRAVITY shows us the glory of cinema’s future.”
“The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Houston is delighted to host our hardworking NASA employees currently at home due to the government shutdown. Anyone who experienced GRAVITY this past weekend on the big screen no doubt has a heightened appreciation for the brave men and women who put their life on the line every time they take flight on a mission into space,” said Neil Billingsley-Michaelsen, CEO of Triple Tap Ventures LLC, owner and operator of the Houston area Alamo Drafthouse Cinema theaters. “We are proud to invite NASA employees into our Space City theaters at Mason Park in Katy and the new Vintage Park location in northwest Houston to enjoy the heart-pounding cinematic experience that GRAVITY provides.”
Tickets are available at the lobby box office with presentation of a NASA employee I.D., one ticket per employee. NASA employees are encouraged to arrive early to get their tickets and enjoy the custom pre-show created to compliment screenings of GRAVITY.
The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema allows admittance to children six and older when accompanied by an adult. A ticket must be picked up at the box office before entering the theater. Our “No Talking and No Texting” policy ensures an uninterrupted movie going experience.
GRAVITY Showtimes Available Here:
Mason Park: www.drafthouse.com/houston_mason
Vintage Park: www.drafthouse.com/houston_vintage
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PHONE: 281.809.2900 ext 204 (o) 917.684.5441 (c)
About Alamo Drafthouse
Alamo Drafthouse is an entertainment brand comprised of the acclaimed cinema-eatery chain, the largest genre film festival in the United States and a collectible art gallery. Named "the best theater ever" by Time Magazine, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema 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 Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed "The Geek Telluride" by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood studios. The 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. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website www.drafthouse.com.