Based in Texas, Alamo Drafthouse has become a well known theater chain by moviegoers in only specific locations across the country. Known for serving food and alcohol (with a no phone policy) and incorporating interactive events, looks like New Yorkers are finally getting their chance to join in on the fun. Though a Yonkers location already exists, the opening of a Alamo Drafthouse cinema in Brooklyn has been a long awaited moment. And it looks like there is finally a date set, you patient New York film lovers! The downtown Brooklyn location is officially set to open next week, on October 28th! The theater’s first series will be appropriately called “New in Town”. Mark your calendars and read more on the opening!
A slew of Oscar winners have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival over the years, including "Slumdog Millionaire," "The King's Speech" and "Crash." With this year's edition launching on Thursday, IndieWire took a look at the films screening at the event that stand the best chance at entering this year's awards race. Read more on IndieWire.com