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WATCH: Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller Will Ruin Your Life If You Don't Turn Off the Phone In New Alamo Drafthouse Spot

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood August 16, 2013 at 2:07PM

The Alamo Drafthouse continues its ever-persistent and comic assault on talkers and texters in movie theaters, with a new spot featuring "The Spectacular Now" stars Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller. If you use your phone while in a darkened theater, Teller wants you to ask yourself: "Am I being a dick?"
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Shailene Woodley Miles Teller Alamo Drafthouse

The Alamo Drafthouse continues its ever-persistent and comic assault on talkers and texters in movie theaters, with a new spot featuring "The Spectacular Now" stars Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller. If you use your phone while in a darkened theater, Teller wants you to ask yourself: "Am I being a dick?"

Earlier this summer, film critic David Edelstein unleashed an angry tirade on some insatiable talkers during a screening of "Mother of George" at BAMCinematek; check it out (we included more hilarious Drafthouse videos).


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.