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In response to an avalanche of postponed major films, Cineworld Group, parent company of Regal Cinemas, announced it will suspend operations at all U.S. locations after having reopened in August. This decision will close four Austin locations.

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Austin video store I Luv Video is closing after 36 years.

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Austin loses another signature part of its culture with the closing of I Luv Video, the famously off-beat paradise for movie buffs, whose owner announced on social media late Tuesday that "circumstances have forced me to close permanently" after nearly four decades in business.

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Alamo Drafthouse in South Austin offers private, distanced screenings.

Get ready to sink back into big seats, popcorn in hand and enjoy a small piece of normalcy. Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas are set to reopen their doors this month after being closed for five months.

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In a time when most theaters are closed, one Alamo Drafthouse location is offering private theater screenings so you and your favorite movie buddies can enjoy a blockbuster on the big screen in a sanitized and safe way.

Currently, only the Slaughter Lane location in Austin is participating, along with a Denver location.

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Alamo Drafthouse took the "devastating step" of moving employees from furloughs to layoffs, a company spokesperson said in a statement shared with Austonia.

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Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez will reportedly film "Hypnotic" in Austin this July.

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez will shoot his next movie, "Hypnotic," in Austin starting in July, the Austin Chronicle reports. The movie stars Ben Affleck.

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It seems like a simple question: When will movie theaters reopen in Austin and elsewhere, and when will we be able to see the traditional summer blockbusters?

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When Josh Frank built a rudimentary outdoor theater 10 years ago to screen a movie for his then-girlfriend, he didn't realize he was actually building what would become a local institution.

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