Stanley Kubrick makes really good movie and Alamo Drafthouse wants to celebrate
Alamo Drafthouse and Mondo announce screenings offer and merchandise celebrating the work of Stanley Kubrick in the official press release:
Austin, TX – January 19, 2017 – Viddy well, droogs, astronauts, marines and hotel managers, viddy well! Alamo Drafthouse and Mondo are proud to announce an epic homage to filmmaker Stanley Kubrick with a series of screenings and officially licensed apparel running throughout 2017.
Working in partnership with Warner Bros. and the Stanley Kubrick Estate, Alamo Drafthouse and Mondo have secured licensing rights to four of Kubrick’s most iconic features – A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, FULL METAL JACKET and THE SHINING – giving them the ability to release officially licensed apparel for the first time. The apparel line draws directly from film assets and features some of the most iconic imagery from Kubrick’s legendary oeuvre.
“We’re ecstatic to be able to bring a slice of Stanley’s vision to life in this form,” said Jay Shaw, Mondo Brand Director. “He represents the very elite of filmmakers and has long been an inspiration for all of us both at Mondo and Alamo Drafthouse.”
Fans of a bit of the old ultra-violence and Ludwig Van will be in bliss and heaven to learn that the series will launch on February 21st with A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. Timed to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of CLOCKWORK author Anthony Burgess, the Alamo Drafthouse will screen Kubrick’s dystopian droog tale for one night only at locations across the country. Each ticket will include a commemorative t-shirt featuring Kubrick’s seminal CLOCKWORK opening shot of Alex, played by Malcolm McDowell. All other items in the A CLOCKWORK ORANGE collection will be available exclusively on mondotees.com.
As 2017 continues, each quarter Alamo Drafthouse and Mondo will continue to unleash new products and screenings for 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, FULL METAL JACKET and THE SHINING.
Alamo Drafthouse theaters participating in A CLOCKWORK ORANGE screenings include:
Houston: Mason Park
San Antonio: Westlakes
Ticket link: https://drafthouse.com/event/a-clockwork-orange
About Alamo Drafthouse
Tim and Karrie League founded Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in 1997 as a single-screen mom and pop repertory theater in Austin. Twenty years later, the now 25-location chain has been named “the best theater in America” by Entertainment Weekly and “the best theater in the world” by Wired. 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 genre 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 Drafthouse Films, founded in 2010, which has already garnered three Academy Award nominations and Birth.Movies.Death., an entertainment content platform for movie lovers.
Mondo is an art gallery and online store devoted to a passionate love of film, art, music and toys. The company has received global recognition for bringing art back to movie poster design and has emerged as one of the leading curators of classic and contemporary film soundtracks on vinyl. Utilizing the talents of world class artists and designers, Mondo produces limited edition, screen printed posters based on film, television and comic properties, working with the leading entertainment brands including DC Comics, HBO, Marvel, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios and Warner Brothers as well as filmmakers like Paul Thomas Anderson, Guillermo Del Toro, Zack Snyder, Quentin Tarantino and Edgar Wright. Based in Austin, TX, Mondo operates out of a permanent gallery space, hosting regular exhibitions featuring a blend of breathtaking original artwork and limited edition screen prints. Mondo aspires to be a creative home for artists and designers to work and have their visions realized, whether through posters, gallery shows, vinyl, apparel or toys. Their first convention in 2014, MondoCon, was a celebration of art, music, film and their creators. Mondo is also recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences with a full archive of film posters as part of their research library. The parent company of Mondo is Alamo Drafthouse.