April 19, 2013 - 8:25am
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'Beyond the Hills'
The newest from the very talented Romanian director Cristian Mungiu.
I don't remember how I became aware of the Romanian film 4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days
December 10, 2012 - 12:53pm
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'A Royal Affair'
An insane king, an English queen, and a sexy doctor...
There was a big royal wedding earlier this year. It was this year, right? Maybe it was late last year. I also don't know who got married. Someone in England. One of the princes? I didn't pay attention. Clearly. It's the same old celebrity hype, just with a royal twist, and I don't...
July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'Polisse' [Movies[
Being the story of Paris' Child Protection Unit.
There is a common saying: “Children are our most precious commodity” - which, now that I think about it, seems a little cold... Webster defines “commodity” as “an economic good,” and I'm pretty sure slavery of children is outlawed in most states. Semantics....
July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
Village 8 Louisville Exclusives presents 'The Forgiveness of Blood' [Movies]
A foreign drama about a deadly blood feud.
I once saw an episode of the excellent National Geographic television show “Taboo” which talked about blood feuds in African nations. The idea of the blood feud was somewhat romanticized in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” but the modern reality is much more intense:...
July 29, 2012 - 6:55pm
Village 8 presents a limited run of the French film "My Afternoons With Margueritte"
Knowledge is power. It is a trite cliché, but it is true. And on the other hand, ignorance is bliss. It is easy to spend one’s day engaged in idleness, and it can be quite pleasant. However, life is often more fulfilling with a healthy curiosity and a hunger for education.