February 22, 2013 - 11:30am
Midnights at the Baxter presents 'City Lights'
See Charlie Chaplin's "romance in pantomime" on the big screen.
My intense love of Charlie Chaplin is no secret to anyone. In the silent era of film, the Germans were the best – except for Chaplin. It is my honest belief that the world would be a better place if everybody watched his films. There is something special about them, something pure and...
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...
January 10, 2013 - 12:35pm
Two silent comedians face off as the Louisville Film Society presents Buster vs.
With live musical accompaniment!
Silent film is wonderful. It's a view of the movies from a whole other world. With the absence of the availability of wordiness, ideas needed to be expressed almost exclusively through movement and pantomime, with maybe a few title cards thrown in. It is this writer's personal opinion that...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
The Louisville Palace Directors Series presents 'It Happened One Night' and 'Mod
The first installments in the Louisville Palace Summer Film Series include a comedy by one of the greatest filmmakers in history - Charlie Chaplin - plus a Frank Capra film.
Although I despise summer and its godforsaken heat and humidity, it does bring with it some fantastic things – Waterfront Wednesday, for one, as well as swimming pools and the perfect excuse for ice cream. Also: the Louisville Palace Summer Film Series. The Palace is a gorgeous venue, and...
July 29, 2012 - 8:08pm
The Cinemark Classics series at Tinseltown presents 'Wings' [Movies]
Two men, one woman, and the Great War.
Have I ever mentioned how much I love silent films? I'm not sure if I have stated it explicitly, although it has certainly been implied. It was the medium of the great Charlie Chaplin, who continued to make silent films long after the advent of synchronized sound, claiming that talking...
Like us on Facebook!
Subscribe to our RSS Feed!
Follow us on Twitter!
Add us to your circles on Google+!
Follow us on Pinterest!
Follow us on Tumblr!

Search Louisville Events

More Events | Post an Event | Event Map
fri
22
sat
23
sun
24
mon
25
tue
26
wed
27
thu
28

Search Louisville Restaurants

Louisville Independent Business Alliance

 

Copyright © 2014 Louisville.com, All Rights Reserved
137 W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard, Suite 102, Louisville, KY 40202
502-625-0100
Mobile Site