All posts tagged "movies"

  • Oscars pick: ‘Lincoln’ deserves Best Picture

    By Anna Meany– The 85th Annual Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, will be televised live on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. They will come and go like they usually do – an evening of...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Film snobs: are sequels worth the time, effort of production?

    By Will Ryan– When a film snob finds out that his favorite movie is getting a sequel, his initial reaction is one of grief. “It’s just going to ruin the original,” he might post on Facebook. “The...

    • Posted February 6, 2013
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  • Django unshelved: toymaker NECA halts production after concerns of racism

    By Matt Simpson– The Weinstein Company has asked the toy manufacturer NECA to cease distribution on a series of collectible dolls based on the characters from Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, “Django Unchained.” The decision comes after the...

    • Posted January 29, 2013
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  • Review: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ is an intriguing adaptation

    By Esther Lee– The proverb, “Every cloud has a silver lining,” means that in any bad situation, there is some good that comes out of it. Silver Linings Playbook was a well crafted movie about two people...

    • Posted November 27, 2012
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  • Review: ‘Arthur Christmas’ warms hearts

    By Esther Lee– So how does Santa deliver presents to all the children in one night? Well, Santa uses advanced technology and state of the art military strategies with the help of his highly-trained elves. He travels...

    • Posted November 21, 2012
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  • Actor and filmmaker Jesus Nobot talks voting trends

    By James El-Mallakh– Jesus Nebot, an actor and filmmaker, spoke at the University of Louisville’s Chao auditorium on Monday about voting trends in young people. “For a lot of international students and for a lot of people...

    • Posted November 9, 2012
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  • Shavua Tov! Jewish Cultural Diversity Week: ‘Steel Toes’ screened at U of L

    By Simon Isham– Rage and intolerance collided with compassion at a free screening of the award-winning film “Steel Toes” on Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at Chao Auditorium in the basement of Ekstrom library. The film screening...

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Anderson’s ‘The Master’ is a masterpiece

    By Lee Cole– Paul Thomas Anderson has established himself as one of the premier American filmmakers in the modern era.  With classics like “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia,” and 2007’s monumental “There Will Be Blood” already behind him, the...

    • Posted October 23, 2012
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  • Review: ‘House at the End of the Street’

    By Rebecca Timberlake– Coming off the success of “The Hunger Games”, Jennifer Lawrence has been acquiring roles very different from that of Katniss Everdeen in an attempt to avoid typecasting. “House at the End of the Street”,...

    • Posted October 16, 2012
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  • Movies at the Floyd: hidden gems at UofL

    By Simon Isham– So you feel like going to the movies on a Friday night. When you get there, you’ll need a ticket, which costs about $8 these days. You might want some popcorn and a drink,...

    • Posted September 11, 2012
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