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 18, 2013 - 2:04pm
Village 8 Louisille Exclusives presents 'Rust and Bone'
Presenting the new film by Jacques Audiard, Oscar-nominated director of 'Un Prophete.'
The world will never run out of love stories. Never. There is too much. Too many ways to explore this theme. It's irresistible. Love is such an intense emotion; it inspires artists, it makes people Feel Things. We are speaking of romantic love here, by the way. It is important to specify. There...
January 11, 2013 - 9:30am
The Floyd Theater presents 'Holy Motors'
Kicking off the spring semester with a surrealistic French thriller and one of this year's Best Picture Oscar nominees.
Happy New Year! It's 2013, and school is back in session. Did we have a good winter break? What winter, you ask? Good question. I sat outside a coffee shop yesterday afternoon in a short-sleeve shirt and nothing else. Well, I was wearing pants. They weren't necessary, though. Probably.And...
November 30, 2012 - 2:00pm
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'The Flat'
What's in YOUR storage space?
I love attics. Cellars. Basements. Places where people keep all their junk. Give me a dark, dank room full of boxes, trinkets, and mysterious packages, and I can entertain myself for quite a while looking through all of this for anything interesting. Most homes have such a place. Things accumulate...
November 9, 2012 - 1:49pm
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'Chicken With Plums'
Music and love lost... what is left to live for?
In 2000, Marjane Satrapi wrote the critically acclaimed graphic novel Persepolis – an autobiographical account of her childhood in Iran and growing up during the Iranian Revolution. In 2007, the book was adapted to film, with Satrapi herself directing alongside animator Vincent Paronnaud. The...