February 8, 2013 - 11:15am
The Louisville Film Society presents round two of Buster vs. Charlie
Featuring live accompaniment by Bourbon Baroque.
Regular readers should know of my intense love of Charlie Chaplin and his films. Have you ever seen anything as moving as the dynamic between the Tramp and his adopted son in The Kid? As funny as the tightrope and monkey shenanigans in The Circus? As profound as the Jewish barber's speech at...
February 7, 2013 - 6:33pm
There are a lot of first time filmmakers, but not a lot of second time ones. In the investor’s reality, the filmmaker may never work again so the best way to build confidence in your prospect is to be honest and well prepared the first time you pitch. Over his 18-year career, Emmy™ award-winning...
February 7, 2013 - 11:45am
The 15th annual Jewish Film Festival kicks off this weekend
Features, shorts, documentaries, and student films all to be showcased at this years's Jewish Film Festival.
Judaism is a very interesting religion – precisely because it transcends religion: it is an identity. A heritage. Something to be proud of. I know an atheistic Jews who embraces her Jewishness, and I know a convert to the religion who loves to expound upon its merits and tenets at parties (he...
February 7, 2013 - 11:15am
The U of L French Film Festival presents 'Le Havre'
The French Film Festival continues with Finland's submission to consideration for this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
I went to France once. It was two and a half years ago. That is a long time; it doesn't feel like quite so long – my memories are still quite vivid. It's the best trip I've ever taken. France is beautiful. I was there for three weeks: two in Montpellier, in the south, near the...
February 5, 2013 - 11:30am
Film Noir Wednesdays at the Dreamland Film Center presents 'Panic in the Streets
Murder and disease, war and betrayal, all at the Dreamland Film Center.
I like our city. Louisville is great. The weather is weird, sure, but it's a nice place to live. I like the people, I like the creative vibe, I like the good food. I could go on. It's a nice, friendly city. But imagine the dark underside. Do we have a dark underside? Who can say? Let's...