Venue Details

282 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
Venue website Get directions
69 events
52 reviews
178 stars
The weather was sunny and a little warm. I wore nice shirt and slakes and carried a sweater ..
star this tip starred
12 events
3 reviews
1 stars
Lots of places to eat at nearby.
star this tip starred
View all 511 tips

Reviews & Ratings

"King Kong"
24 ratings
4.6 average rating
  • 17
    5
  • 5
    4
  • 2
    3
  • 0
    2
  • 0
    1
9 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

The perfect venue to see a classic movie.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
100 events
52 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

To see one of the greatest classic films on the big screen with a receptive crowd was a wonderful treat. The Alex Theater, a historic art deco theater, is a beautiful venue to see films as they were meant to be seen. The program started off with a...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
67 events
36 reviews
36 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

Great print of classic movie. Newsreel from same year ('33) shown before picture was very interesting.

star this review starred report as inappropriate
View All 15 Reviews
More Information

Description

The classic monster picture that spawned the rest is not simply a cinematic relic. King Kong was created to grip and thrill like no movie before, and these basic principles hold surprisingly true today.  From Willis O’Brien’s amazing technical effects to Max Steiner’s score, the details add up to more than the pieces.  King Kong has been remade, but never made better.  As is usual, the Alex’s Halloween show will be sure to delight both fans and families.