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Tickets are now on sale for GODZILLA!

We have a full Godzilla experience planned for the film this weekend – including a custom pre-show featuring 30 minutes of archival Godzilla footage, vintage trailers and a special Godzilla PSA reminding you not to talk or use your cell phone.

Tickets are now on sale for GODZILLA!

Like peanut butter and jelly, there’s just something about the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Godzilla that goes well together. I’m super excited for you guys to see the new GODZILLA reboot from director Gareth Edwards. The film is proof that summer blockbusters can still be full of imagination or spectacle without sacrificing that sense of restraint and patience that comes with good storytelling. GODZILLA is really, really good and I have a feeling that if you were not a fan of the great big lizard, you're going to leave the theater asking for directions to the nearest Kaiju Fan Club. 

In 2010, Edwards was introduced to the world of film fans with his independent feature MONSTERS. A mostly improvised science-fiction movie about two refuges in a country ravaged by giant, incomprehensible monsters. With less than $500,000, Edwards was able to tell a love story filled with humanity that just happened to be set against an epic backdrop full of giant monsters. Now Warner Brothers has given Edwards considerably more money to tell a similar story using the King of Monsters.

GODZILLA finds its power by focusing on the monsters through the perspective of the humans. When watching the film, you get a real sense of what it would be like if you looked outside your office window and saw a giant radioactive lizard walking down the street. The film combines everything I love about every kind of Godzilla film. Like the original 1954 GODZILLA, the movie features a hefty helping of terror and dread at the thought of a giant metaphor for our powerless struggle against the environment but the movie also captures the gleeful fun that came with watching Godzilla wrestle with monsters during his heyday in the ‘60s.

We have a full Godzilla experience planned for the film this weekend – including a custom pre-show featuring 30 minutes of archival Godzilla footage, vintage trailers and a special Godzilla PSA reminding you not to talk or use your cell phone.

GODZILLA comes awfully close to capturing that sense of magic and awe that I experienced watching JURASSIC PARK in 1993. I have a feeling that for a new generation of monster fans, GODZILLA is going to be that defining experience – a movie that reminds us why Godzilla is the King of the Monsters.

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