February 7, 2013 - 11:15am
The U of L French Film Festival presents 'Le Havre'
The French Film Festival continues with Finland's submission to consideration for this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar.
I went to France once. It was two and a half years ago. That is a long time; it doesn't feel like quite so long – my memories are still quite vivid. It's the best trip I've ever taken. France is beautiful. I was there for three weeks: two in Montpellier, in the south, near the...
February 1, 2013 - 11:15am
The Floyd Theater presents 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'
Stephen Chbosky's young adult novel comes to life on the big screen this weekend at the Floyd
I was introduced to a book in my late teens: Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower. It was a fast read – it only took me two days or so – and it was incredible to my young mind. It was, of course, written for my age group: awkward teenagers. Of course, as I was raised...
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 24, 2013 - 11:53am
The Floyd Theater presents '50/50,' 'Sinister,' and a special midnight movie
Cancer, demonic children, and killer bunnies take over the Floyd Theater this week.
Looks like the spring semester is in full swing. I know this because, even though I'm not in school, many my friends and filmmaking participants are, and I can't get hold of them to hang out or make movies. Too bad – last night, one of you missed a pretty interesting movie night at my...
January 21, 2013 - 9:30am
Martin Luther King Jr.
U of L's African-American Theatre Program honors Martin Luther King, Jr. with free event.
Music, drama, and performance will be part of U of L's honoring of Martin Luther King, Jr. during a free event later today.U of L's African-American Theatre Program and the Office of Business Affairs will co-sponsor The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration today at 1 p.m. at The Playhouse,...