November 1, 2012 - 9:16am
The Floyd Theater presents 'Undefeated' and 'Dredd' [Movies]
Small town sports and dystopian police states!
Feel that? That's your head pounding. Too much alcohol last night, perhaps – you may need to refresh your memory via embarrassing Facebook pictures. You kids reading, your migraine is more likely from a severe sugar rush. I'm sure a large chunk of your bright cornucopia of candy...
July 5, 2012 - 9:15am
Trailer released for the upcoming Jennifer Lawrence film 'The Silver Linings Pla
This just in: the first trailer for a new film starring Louisville native Jennifer Lawrence and directed by David O. Russell
Are we tired of hearing about Jennifer Lawrence yet? No? Good, because the Louisville native-turned-Oscar-nominated actress is still on fire! (But not literally – if you recall that one scene in The Hunger Games, you'll remember the flames were fake.)After deciding when she was fourteen...
July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'Monsieur Lazhar' [Movies]
Presenting the French-Canadian Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.
And so it continues: the last Oscars season is now over and forgotten as our cinemas become overrun by the first onslaught of summer blockbusters, and yet previously unseen Academy Award nominees continue to quietly trickle in.
July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
This year's Oscar winner for Best Documentary tells the story of a struggling small-town high school football team and the coach who turned it all around.
I love films of all genres. I can generally find several really great titles in any category – except for one: sports movies. It is my least favorite genre. Sports movies are incredibly formulaic and generally uninspired. There is never any tension over whether or not the team around which...
July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'Footnote' [Movies]
Presenting a limited release of the Oscar-nominated Israeli film.
I love the Oscars. It is an event I look forward to all year. Yes, it's very cheesy, and the writing is inexplicably horrible and the presenters are over-the-top and often inferior films are given recognition while much better movies remain unnoticed. That's why it makes for such a great...