January 31, 2013 - 1:24pm
The Louisville Film Society presents Nickelodeon Nights
Harking back to the early days of film exhibition, check out the Dreamland Film Center this weekend for a collection of short films.
If you are of my generation, any mention of Nickelodeon immediately brings to mind Saturday mornings vegging out in front of the television, taking in what many of you continue to swear was some of the finest animated children's programming ever to exist. Shows like Doug and Hey Arnold and The...
January 31, 2013 - 11:30am
The U of L French Film Festival presents 'The Princess of Montpensier'
The French Film Festival kicks off with Bertrand Tavernier's most recent effort.
I first fell in love with foreign film when I was 18, a lonely young adult trapped in a small college town in Middle-of-Nowhere, Idaho. I was shy and bad at meeting people and making friends. I watched a lot of movies. Naturally. It was Tom Tykwer's Run Lola Run that really opened me up to the...
January 30, 2013 - 1:09pm
Wild and Woolly Film Series presents "How To Survive a Plague", a film about an improbable group of young people who, faced with their own mortality, many of them HIV-positive young men, broke the mold as radical warriors taking on Washington and the medical establishment. Film is $5 or...
January 30, 2013 - 12:48pm
Cinemark Classics presents 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'
Johnny Law gets too close to the boys in George Roy Hill's 1969 classic.
It's interesting to think about how we as a culture perceive our historical or legendary outlaws. Our society views such people with admiration. We make movies where the bad guys are the good guys. If a man and a woman ran around the country today holding up banks and killing people, society...
January 29, 2013 - 8:34pm
Kentucky archaeologist discusses Hatfields & McCoys on ‘Diggers’
“This is an incredible discovery behind America’s greatest family feud.”
A notorious feud between the Hatfields of West Virginia and the McCoys of Kentucky is once again making national news, but this time it is for a discovery of artifacts associated with patriarch Randall McCoy’s home and site of an infamous 1888 attack. The findings were confirmed by Dr. Kim...