2 boys and a ‘Raiders’ re­make

New book chron­i­cles trib­ute that be­comes true Cin­derella story.

Austin American-Statesman - - D MOVIES & LIFE - Contributed by Pierre Grise Pro­duc­tions ti­tles Bymatthewo­dam modam@states­man.com ‘Raiders!’ HOWTOGO What: D Where: When: Tick­ets: More in­for­ma­tion:

There’s a name for kids who sit in a base­ment lis­ten­ing to sound-ef­fects al­bums. Fan­boys. In 1981, be­fore that term en­tered the pop­u­lar lex­i­con, you’d prob­a­bly just call them ob­ses­sive movie lovers.

But Eric Zala and Chris Strompo­los weren’t just fans of movies. They wanted to make movies. Well, they wanted to make one movie in par­tic­u­lar. Af­ter see­ing “Raiders of the Lost Ark” with his fa­ther in 1981, Strompo­los fan­ta­sized about be­ing the fe­dora-wear­ing,

’Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adap­ta­tion’ screen­ing and ’Raiders!’book sign­ing, with film­mak­ers, au­thor in at­ten­dance

Alamo South (1120 S. La­mar Blvd.) 7 p.m. Fri­day

$10 for screen­ing, $36 for screen­ing and book


Kylie Minogue in ‘Holy Mo­tors.’

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