Jesse and Céline from Before Midnight tell you to shut off your damn phone in a new Alamo Drafthouse PSA

Jesse and Céline from Before Midnight tell you to shut off your damn phone in a new Alamo Drafthouse PSA

The Alamo Drafthouse has led the charge for amazing anti-talking and -texting PSAs in their theaters. Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy star in the latest, as their characters from Before Midnight. Hawke begins an anecdote about Leo Tolstoy’s older brother Nikolai, but Delpy quickly gets distracted by you, yes you, the punkass in the audience using your phone. Delpy’s angry tirade in French—and Hawke’s great Purple Rose Of Cairo reference—makes for another memorable clip for the Drafthouse. If only every theater could afford such delightfully mean promos.

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