February 25, 2013 - 10:45am
Jennifer Lawrence wins her first Oscar for 'Silver Linings Playbook'
Our most current hometown hero has achieved the greatest honor to be bestowed upon the Hollywood elite.
Ladies and gentlemen, it has happened: local Louisville favorite Jennifer Lawrence, star of this year's The Hunger Games and The House at the End of the Street, has won her first ever Academy Award for her starring role in David O. Russel's Silver Lining's Playbook. She first came to...
February 22, 2013 - 6:53pm
The Louisville Film Society presents Film Financing 101 and 'Holy Motors'
Learn how to finance your film and then come back to watch Leos Carax's surrealist masterpiece.
It has been a busy month over at the ol' Dreamland Film Center, headquarters of the Louisville Film Society and mecca for Louisville lovers of the lights and sounds of the screen, bringing you, the public, rare, interesting, and astounding feats of cinema. What's happening this weekend, you...
February 22, 2013 - 12:01pm
The Floyd Theater presents the annual Oscar Watch Party
Will 'Life of Pi' upset 'Lincoln'? Will Jennifer Lawrence wrest the Oscar away from the adorable Quvenzhane Wallis? Will 'Amour' surprise everybody and make a clean sweep? Find out this Sunday at the Floyd Theater.
This is one of my favorite times of year. Forget Christmas, forget Halloween – I wait every year for Oscars season. It's silly, I know. The awards are meaningless, the wrong films always win, the decisions often seem to be based on politics rather than merit, the writing for the ceremony...
February 22, 2013 - 11:30am
Midnights at the Baxter presents 'City Lights'
See Charlie Chaplin's "romance in pantomime" on the big screen.
My intense love of Charlie Chaplin is no secret to anyone. In the silent era of film, the Germans were the best – except for Chaplin. It is my honest belief that the world would be a better place if everybody watched his films. There is something special about them, something pure and...
February 21, 2013 - 11:30am
The Floyd Theater presents 'Outside Satan,' 'Knocked Up,' and 'This is 40'
French film, pregnancies, and dealing with adulthood, all this week at the Floyd Theater.
It is another week in the ongoing spring semester, and all the young'uns are hard at work, studying away, earning that expensive sheet of paper that we were promised in high school would open All The Doors In The World to us but really won't do anything to get you out of that serving job...