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Watch the original Star Wars trilogy at the Kings Theatre this summer

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Joshua Rothkopf
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As if last December's euphoric The Force Awakens wasn't enough of a nostalgia bath, brace yourself for the real thing: Alamo Drafthouse will be touring the original Star Wars trilogy throughout the month of August. On August 7, the roadshow settles into Brooklyn's recently restored Kings Theatre, where attendees will be able to see Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983) back to back. (We've got no interest in indicating which "episodes" those films are.)

Fans can also see the screenings at the Town Hall on August 6, but for the hardcore devotees, we must note: They'll be presenting the updated 1997 versions of those movies—the Special Editions with their distracting digital effects and Greedo shooting first. That factor may make this event feel a little less exciting, but you can still get a decent hit of Star Wars magic off those joints. Tickets go on sale May 4 (i.e., Star Wars Day, "may the fourth be with you") and will be available at this official site.

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