Lubbock’s Alamo Drafthouse to Celebrate Visionary Director Tim Burton With ‘Septemburton’ Movie Event
Alamo Drafthouse will be honoring visionary director Tim Burton with a month-long celebration appropriately dubbed, Septemburton.
Alamo Drafthouse CEO and Founder Tim League explained the inspiration behind Septemburton, which will feature several of Burton's most famous movies back on the big screen along with unique menu items.
"Tim Burton is a singular filmmaker. Throughout his entire career he has infused his films with a thoroughly distinct magic that only he can create," said League, "The look, the feel, the emotions… They're complete, fully realized worlds and unmistakably Burton. I'm pleased we can dedicate an entire month to celebrating his vision and artistry in a big way."
So far, Alamo Drafthouse Lubbock has released the below Tim Burton movies and dates for its Septemburton event.
"Beetlejuice" -- Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
"Big Fish" -- Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
"Pee-Wee's Big Adventure" -- Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
"Batman" -- Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
"Corpse Bride" -- Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
"Edward Scissorhands" -- Wednesday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
In addition to special movie party showings, Alamo has unveiled several one-of-a-kind menu items inspired by Burton's classics, such as a "Shake, Shake, Shake Senora" (photo, left), a "Scissor Chopped Salad" and a "Sandwich for the Recently Deceased."
The movie theater will also be providing several other promotional items, including a pocket copy of the "The Handbook for the Recently Deceased" from "Beetlejuice."
Burton's latest movie, "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children," opens in theaters on September 30, 2016.