By THOMAS BOND, Oklahoma City Horror Movie Examiner
(as published on Examiner.com)
“Silent House”, the recent horror film presented as a single-take, is certainly one of the best horror films of the year. It was creative, frightening, unnerving, and boasted an excellent performance in Elizabeth Olsen.
Unfortunately many were unable to appreciate this when it opened in OKC’s Cinemark Tinseltown theater. The guests were incredibly rowdy, even for a Friday night, and the talking and texting threatened to drown out the film.
Some folks complained. But not much changed.
After the film, many angered film fans were given an apology and a rain-check from the theater. But the invested time and experience of a wonderfully inventive horror film (a true rarity these days) had already been completely wasted on so many. For many of those people, it was their one movie night of the month, and it was ruined because the theater refused to grow a pair and enforce the “Don’t text in our theater or we will kick you out” ads that always run in front of their films.
What’s a film fan to do?
Like an angel from heaven comes The Alamo Drafthouse, a years-old staple in some states, yet many still haven’t heard of these wonderful cinema houses…
(read the full story and watch a hilarious video here, at Examiner.com)