Opening Venues for THIRST and BLOOD: THE LAST VAMPIRE

By at July 6, 2009 | 10:54 pm | Print

There are movie vampires everywhere. And not just in the standard multiplexes, where glum girls plan to swoon over a new Twilight film every other year. Your special interest theaters have their share of bloodsuckers as well, with two of the biggest coming this month.

:: Blood: The Last Vampire
This live-action adaptation of the Japanese anime film opens this Friday, July 10.  In it, a 400-year-old vampire killer works undercover for a secret organization in Japan.  If you’re in the following cities, you’re in luck this weekend:

:: Los Angeles
Mann Chinese 6 / Hollywood, CA
University Town Center 6 / Irvine, CA

:: Chicago
Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema / Chicago, IL

:: San Diego
Hillcrest Cinemas / San Diego, CA

:: Seattle
Varsity Theatre / Seattle, WA

:: Boston
Kendall Square Cinema / Cambridge, MA
Embassy Cinema / Waltham, MA

:: Washington, DC
E Street Cinema / Washington DC

:: San Francisco
Metreon 15 / San Francisco, CA
Shattuck Cinemas 10 / Berkeley, CA

:: Honolulu
Kahala Theatres 8 / Honolulu, HI
Pearlridge West 16 / Aiea, HI

:: Dallas
Magnolia Theatres / Dallas, TX

:: Houston
Angelika Film Center / Houston, TX

:: Las Vegas
Village Square 18 / Las Vegas, NV

:: New York
Empire 25 Theatres / New York, NY
Village Theatre 7 / New York, NY

:: Thirst
Korean hotshot Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, currently #120 on the IMDb All-Time list) brought this unique vampire film to Cannes… and won the Jury Prize. A generous priest volunteers as a test patient for a new vaccine. When the offending virus takes hold, a blood transfusion is ordered, one that turns the man of the cloth into a vampire. And a life of sin is about to come calling…

Thirst will open in fewer cities than Blood, so check it out:

:: New York
Landmark’s Sunshine Cinema (143 East Houston Street)

:: Los Angeles
Laemmle’s Sunset 5 (8000 Sunset Boulevard)

:: San Francisco
Landmark’s Bridge Theatre (3010 Geary Boulevard)

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