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March Events Announced

March is highlighted by several live actor and filmmaker appearances

March Events Announced

MARCH EVENTS

In March, the Alamo Drafthouse in Winchester is excited to welcome several special guests for live appearances, including William Katt (The Greatest American Hero, Carrie), Ashley Bell (The Last Exorcism), director Christopher Folino (Sparks), and director Don Argott (Last Days Here, As the Palaces Burn, The Art of the Steal).

Also this March, the Alamo Drafthouse is ON THE CASE!  All month we investigate cinematic crime as we await the arrival of Wes Anderson’s THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL.  Click HERE to read about our national March titles.


Film Club 3.0: PARIS, TEXAS 
Sunday, March 2, 3 pm
1984 – Rated R.  Starring Dean Stockwell, Harry Dean Stanton, and Nastassja Kinski.
A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the child, who left shortly after the man disappeared. This is a FILM CLUB 3.0 screening.  Help bring independent, foreign, documentary and classic film to Winchester.  Click HERE to join.


Opera at the Alamo: LIVE FROM RED SQUARE
Tuesday, March 4, 6:30 pm
2013 – Rated G.  Starring Anna Netrebko, Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Anna Netrebko is one of the world's most highly regarded opera singers. Acclaimed baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky appears regularly on the world's greatest stages. Appearing for the first time together in Red Square, Netrebko and Hvorostovsky performed for one night only in front of an audience of 7500 people. The exciting program includes popular arias and duets from some of the world's best-loved operas, including Tosca, Eugene Onegin, and Il trovatore.


Alamo 100: DIRTY HARRY
Wednesday, March 5, 7 pm
1971 - Rated R.  Starring Clint Eastwood
A thinly veiled plot of the Zodiac Killer, DIRTY HARRY went where no other cop film had gone before it. It questioned the authority and morals of law enforcement in a way that hadn't been shown in American film. At the time everyone on The Left considered Harry a fascist while those on The Right praised is sense of jusitce, even if it was of the vigilante kind.  Since this is an Alamo 100 title, there will be free commemorative pins while supplies last. 


Cartoon Cereal Party: NICKToons
Saturday, March 8, 10:00 am  & 10:15 am
Join us in your pajamas, order all-you-can-eat cereal, and watch a Saturday morning full of Nickelodeon Cartoons like Rugrats and Spongebob. Please note, the 10:15 am show is autism-friendly, meaning we keep the lights a little brighter and the sound a little lower.


Film Club 3.0: EVERYONE’S GOING TO DIE
Sunday, March 9, 3 pm
2013 – Unrated, starring Nora Tschirner, Rob Knighton, Kellie Shirley
Two lost souls. One last chance. Melanie's life in a seaside town is going nowhere until she meets Ray, back in town with a shady job to do. A moment's escape becomes a chance to save themselves, and each other. Everyone's Going To Die is a modern British story about coming home, getting by and the redemptive power of feeling you're not alone. A story where porn hotlines rub shoulders with sexy beavers on rollerskates; where the past is laid to rest, two lives are changed and nobody, finally, is going to die.  This film is part of Manhattan Short's FEATURE FILM PROJECT.  Response from the audience at the Alamo will help determine the future distribution of this film in the U.S.  This is a FILM CLUB 3.0 event.  Click HERE to join Film Club and help bring independent, foreign, documentary and classic film to Winchester. 


Big Screen Classics: THE MALTESE FALCON
Tuesday, March 11, 12 noon & 6:30 pm
1941 – Unrated.  Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.


CLUE: THE QUOTE-ALONG
Wednesday, March 12, 7 pm
1985 – Rated PG.  Starring Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn
For this month's quote-along, we're celebrating our murderous ways with CLUE, the hilarious film adaptation of the board game. We've subtitled all of your favorite lines, so you can quip along with Wadsworth (Tim Curry), scream along with Mrs. Peacock (Eileen Brennan), and feel the flames on the side of your face with Mrs. White (Madeline Kahn). We won't be handing out ropes or lead pipes, but we will be giving you props (including CLUE cards, of course) to intensify your evening at Mr. Body's manor. 


KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM
Thursday, March 13, 7:30 pm
2013 – Rated R.  Starring Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn
KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM follows three best friends (Peter Dinklage, Steve Zahn and Ryan Kwanten) and dedicated LARPers (Live Action Role Players) as they take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario fresh out of the mythical Middle Ages. Trouble arises after they unwittingly conjure up some serious evil in the form of a blood-lusting Succubus, from the pits of hell. 


Special guests: Film Club 3.0: THE ART OF THE STEAL
Saturday, March 15, 5 pm
Director Don Argott will join us for a live intro and Q&A with this screening!  Tickets will be on sale soon. THE ART OF THE STEAL is a documentary that follows the struggle for control of Dr. Albert C. Barnes' 25 billion dollar collection of modern and post-impressionist art. This is a FILM CLUB 3.0 event.  Click HERE to join Film Club and help bring independent, foreign, documentary and classic film to Winchester.

 

Special Guests:  LAMB OF GOD: AS THE PALACES BURN
Saturday, March 15, 9 pm
2014 – Rated R.  Starring Lamb of God, Larry Mazer
Director Don Argott will join us for a live intro and Q&A with this screening! 
AS THE PALACES BURN is a feature-length documentary that originally sought to follow the band and their fans throughout the world, to demonstrate how music ties us together when we can't find any other common bond. However, during the filming process in 2012, the story abruptly took a dramatic turn, bringing the band into a Kafkaesque nightmare, when lead singer Randy Blythe was arrested on charges of manslaughter, blamed for the death of one of their young fans in the Czech Republic. What followed was a heart-wrenching courtroom drama that left fans, friends, and curious onlookers around the world on the edge of their seats. 

 

MEMENTO
Tuesday, March 18, 7 pm
2000 – Rated R.  Starring Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss
Christopher Nolan’s mind-bending masterpiece, which is told in reverse.


Big Screen Classics: NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Wednesday, March 19, 6:45 pm
1959 – Unrated.  Starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason
Of all the masterful works of suspense created over the course of his career, NORTH BY NORTHWEST is truly the quintessential Alfred Hitchcock movie. If PSYCHO made the world aware of how frightening showers can be, this film introduced us to an improbably terrifying crop duster.  The suspense is punctuated by acutely funny jabs throughout, elevating this mistaken identity, innocent-man-on-the-run tale to a level of total magic.


Film Club 3.0: A TOUCH OF SIN
Thursday, March 20, 7 pm
2013 – Unrated.  Starring Wu Jiang, Lanshan Luo, Li Meng
Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence. This is a FILM CLUB 3.0 event.  Click HERE to join Film Club and help bring independent, foreign, documentary and classic film to Winchester. 


PRESS START VIDEO GAME TOURNAMENT:  MARIO KART DOUBLE DASH
Saturday, March 22, 10 am
Visit Press Start Video Games on Facebook for details


Special Guests: SPARKS
Saturday, March 22, 9 pm
2013 – Unrated, Starring Ashley Bell, Clancy Brown, William Katt, Chase Williamson, Jake Busey, Clint Howard
We will be joined by William Katt (The Greatest American Hero), Ashley Bell (The Last Exorcism), and director Christopher Folino LIVE for an intro and Q&A.  VIP packages will be available soon for private meet-and-greet, photos, priority seating and autographed graphic novels. A masked vigilante who discovers the dark side to heroism. Going after the nation's most notorious super criminal leaves Sparks' life and reputation in ruins.


New York Film Critics Series: BREATHE IN
Tuesday, March 25, 8 pm
2014 – Rated R.  Starring Guy Pearce, Felicity Jones
This screening includes a live, simulcast Q&A with actors and filmmakers involved with BREATHE IN.  When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family's relationships and alters their lives forever.


Film Club 3.0: THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS
Wednesday, March 26, 7 pm
2001 – Rated R.  Starring Gene Hackman, Angelica Huston, Luke Wilson, Gwenyth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Bill Murray, Danny Glover.
In this Wes Anderson film, an estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when one of their member announces he has a terminal illness. Click HERE to join Film Club 3.0 to help bring indie, foreign, documentary and classic film to Winchester.


TOTALLY ‘80s SING-ALONG
Thursday, March 27, 9 pm
Host J Riley brings live mics, lights, and props to the theater so we can all sing-along to the best videos from the ‘80s, complete with on-screen lyrics. 


Anime at the Alamo: PSYCHO-PASS
Monday, March 31, 9 pm
FREE TICKETS at the box office
Welcome to a world where just thinking about a crime is enough to make you guilty. Bad intentions can no longer be hidden, and the police know exactly which tainted minds are about to cross over to the wrong side of the law.  The great equalizer in the war on thugs is the Dominator, a futuristic weapon that can read minds and assess the risk that a citizen will turn criminal. Cops work in teams made up of Enforcers and Inspectors. Enforcers take out the bad guys, Inspectors stop their partners from going rogue, and the all-powerful Sibyl System keeps a watchful eye on us all. Society is paralyzed by its deepest, darkest desires, and trial by jury has been replaced by the wrath of the Dominator. Welcome to the future. How guilty are you? Per our agreement with FUNimation, we will be screening the English dubbed version. 
 

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