Monday, September 28, 2020

4K remaster of Japanese movie Akira (アキラ) at Hollywood Theater in Dormont, October 2 through 8.


The 4K remaster of Japanese movie Akira (アキラ), which opened in Pittsburgh on September 24, will continue at the Hollywood Theater in Dormont from October 2 through 8. From the distributor:
Akira, the crown jewel of anime and science fiction, returns to theaters with remastered 4K visuals and remixed audio. In the future, Shotaro Kaneda and his motorcycle gang tear through Neo Tokyo, a city divided by growing tensions. But when caught in an accident, Kaneda’s friend Tetsuo Shima discovers a secret government project and receives psychic abilities beyond his control.
Tickets for the Hollywood Theater's screenings are available online. The theater is located at 1449 Potomac Ave. in Dormont (map), and is accessible by Pittsburgh's subway/LRT at a block south of Potomac Station. The movie will continue at local Cinemark theaters through the 30th.