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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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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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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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Summer Classic: ‘Dr. Strangelove’

We may not be staring down mutually assured destruction the way we believed we were back in the Cold War days of the mid-20th century. But the recent tensions between the United States and Russia can make you oddly nostalgic … Continue reading

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Summer classic: Dr. Zhivago

The Kentucky Theatre Summer Classics Series has informal slots for Alfred Hitchcock films, Jimmy Stewart movies and a few other standards. David Lean epics would be another appropriate perennial. The 1965 Russian epic Dr. Zhivago came in the midst of an astonishing … Continue reading

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