February 12, 2013 - 11:36am
The Louisville Film Society presents Film Noir Wednesdays part 2
Presenting 'They Live By Night' and 'Gun Crazy.'
I was walking the streets last night. I started in the midst of the city before hitting the side of the Belvedere, after which I traversed a stretch of the waterfront under the freeway. There is something about the river, especially at night – and especially this particular stretch, which is...
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 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...
January 31, 2013 - 1:24pm
The Louisville Film Society presents Nickelodeon Nights
Harking back to the early days of film exhibition, check out the Dreamland Film Center this weekend for a collection of short films.
If you are of my generation, any mention of Nickelodeon immediately brings to mind Saturday mornings vegging out in front of the television, taking in what many of you continue to swear was some of the finest animated children's programming ever to exist. Shows like Doug and Hey Arnold and The...
January 22, 2013 - 10:59am
The Louisville Film Society presents 'Answer This'
Featuring a Q&A with writer/director Christopher Farah.
Since the dawn of time, from the age of the cavemen, mankind has been obsessed with random bits of facts and knowledge. Maybe not that far back – but the world of trivia is something that has some sort of universal appeal, and it's curious to think about why. Game shows, board games, pub...