January 9, 2013 - 12:47pm
Film discussion at the library: 'The Grapes of Wrath'
Meet up to discuss John Ford's adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic novel.
Think of a great name in the history of the Western film genre. Quick! First name that pops into your head. Was it John Wayne? It was John Wayne, wasn't it? If so, I have a suggestion for you: forget about American Westerns. The Italians: that's who you want to talk to. Spaghetti Westerns....
July 29, 2012 - 7:06pm
Cinemark Classics at Tinseltown presents 'The Searchers' [Movies]
One day only at Tinseltown: let John Wayne and John Ford take you on a stunning tour of the Olde West in a quest to find a kidnapped girl.
I've been watching a lot of Westerns recently. It's an interesting genre to me – for most of my life I've shied away from such things, not really grasping the appeal of all-American cowboys strutting around shootin' Injuns (political incorrectness intended for satirical...
July 29, 2012 - 6:59pm
by Lou
If the Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar, on the second floor of the Galt House’s Rivue Tower, looks like the kind of place where John Wayne would have been comfortable downing tequila, well, that’s because John Wayne did drink tequila here.
This article appears in the January 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
October 14, 2010 - 11:38am
by Lou
This gentle narrative on life, movie nostalgia, the price of popcorn and human kidney capacity had its origins about 2:20 p.m. on a hot and lifeless day. My wife and I decided to put up shovels, rakes, water bottles and insect repellent and escape to the movies.
This article appeared in the October 2010 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.