AT THE ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE JAN. 26-28
The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas, will present The Untouchables the "Alamo Way" by screening the film in 70mm on January 26, 27, and 28. "To see such a film not only on the big screen, but also on glorious 70mm is the type of rare cinematic experience that only the Alamo Drafthouse is lucky enough to showcase," Sam Prime states on the Alamo website. "Our Drafthouse Beverage Director Bill Norris will provide signature themed cocktails!"
At the start of his post on the film, Prime writes, "In 1987, Brian De Palma and iconic key collaborators including spitfire screenwriter David Mamet and legendary composer Ennio Morricone, set out to realize a historical crime epic like none other. De Palma is a larger than life director known to embrace bold stylistic choices, Mamet writes dialogue that comes out of some kind of curse-laden meta-reality, and Morricone’s score contains in itself a storybook quality, that every moment is deliberately crafted to dramatize history, to realize a respectful spectacle."