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Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
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66 events
52 reviews
176 stars
The weather was sunny and a little warm. I wore nice shirt and slakes and carried a sweater ..
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3 reviews
1 stars
Lots of places to eat at nearby.
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"King Kong"
24 ratings
4.6 average rating
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99 events
52 reviews
4 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

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36 reviews
36 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

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

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38 events
20 reviews
15 stars
attended Oct 25 2008

I truly enjoyed this event. I had never previously seen "King Kong"-- either the original nor any of the remakes. It was particularly intrigued that it was presented by the Alex Film Society since they had a narrator on stage who gave a...continued

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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.