Category Archives: Film

Rosa Goddard Fest: ‘Cleo from 5 to 7′

We’ve all experienced that period of waiting, a set time at which you are supposed to receive some news — test scores, a potential job offer, medical test results — and the time until then to wait. That is the … Continue reading

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First annual LexLatino Film Festival

For years, Dominic Martina attended the San Diego Latino Film Festival, a 10-day, 150-film event featuring movies from Latin America, Spain, South America and the United States. “When I retired in Lexington last year, I realized there are 35,000 Latinos … Continue reading

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Rosa Goddard Fest: ‘Valerie and Her Week of Wonders’

It is safe to say you probably will not confuse Wednesday’s offering in the Rosa Goddard International Film Festival with the Kentucky Theatre‘s Summer Classics Series of primarily populist hits that ran Wednesdays for the past three months. But in … Continue reading

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Summer Classic: Federico Fellini’s ‘8½’

The Kentucky Theatre‘s Summer Classics series comes to a close today as it has in recent years with a foreign classic to sort of lead into the revived Rosa Goddard International Film Festival that will take over the Wednesday special … Continue reading

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Summer classic: ‘Harvey’

If you are going to hang an entire movie on a central character who is an alcoholic and firmly believes he hangs out with a six-foot, 3-inch white rabbit, you need to have an actor who can pull it off. And … Continue reading

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Summer classic: ‘The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek’

After a day of mourning his death, Robin Williams would probably be the first person to tell movie lovers they could use a good laugh. The Kentucky Theatre Summer Classics series has just the thing for us in the Preston … Continue reading

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Appreciation: Robin Williams, 1951-2014

Most of us first met Robin Williams as Mork from Ork, who arrived on Earth in a giant egg and charmed the planet, particularly a fetching earthling named Mindy. In the years after Mork & Mindy’s run on ABC from 1978 to … Continue reading

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Summer classic: ‘Double Indemnity’

It’s a classic film noir story line: A beautiful dame talks a gullible guy into killing her husband with the promise that they will run off together. Of course, it never quite works out that way. Wednesday’s Summer Classic at the Kentucky … Continue reading

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Summer classic: ‘Mary Poppins’

If the Kentucky Theatre’s Summer Classics series has a classic of its own, it has to be Mary Poppins. Showings of the Disney classic always attract packed houses of the young and young at heart. The Mary Poppins story has been told … Continue reading

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Summer Classic: ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’

America is the great melting pot, and one of cinema’s great 20th-century genres was the spaghetti Western: films about the American West, lensed by Italians, primarily Sergio Leone. For its Summer Classics series this Fourth of July week, the Kentucky Theatre … Continue reading

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