Alamo Drafthouse’s Opening Weekend Is Here, CineSoCalers

The oh-so-anticipated cinema makes its Southern California debut in DTLA, with a video store and in-theater grub in tow.

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The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens at The Bloc in DTLA on Saturday, July 20. It's located at 700 W. 7th St.
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The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens at The Bloc in DTLA on Saturday, July 20. It's located at 700 W. 7th St.
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The cinema includes 12 theaters, all with Barco 4K Laser projection. As for admission? The word: "General admission tickets average around $17.00-$18.00 and are dependent upon the day of the week, time, and type of program (3D, 35mm, repertory, signature series, etc). Discounts are provided for students, children, seniors, and guests with disabilities. Pricing for certain specialty and interactive programs will vary."
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The Video Vortex, which includes over 40,000 titles, offers free movie rentals.
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There's merch, including a selection of tees, socks, hats, and board games, plus Vidiots items, too, which will help fund "the nonprofit's mission and its upcoming brick-and-mortar plans."
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Vidiots fans, get excited: The fabled video store lives again, in the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema's retail space. Buy something and help the beloved store's future plans.
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As is tradition at the other Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, TexMex-inspired food inside your theater, and beverages, too, are part of the vibe. There's a full bar in the lobby, too. As for the movie-enjoying vibe? Alamo Drafthouse is famous and beloved for its no-talking, no-phone use policy.
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See a film, rent a film, talk film at the bar: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opens in Los Angeles, at The Bloc in DTLA, on Saturday, July 20.
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