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railway-man-posterBased on his best-selling memoir, The Railway Man tells the extraordinary and epic true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax discovers that the Japanese interpreter he holds responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and sets out to confront him, and his haunting past. railway_man-real

Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky, and starring Academy Award-winner Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvine, and Academy Award-winner Nicole Kidman, the film is a powerful tale of survival, love and redemption. trailer

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grand budapest castTHE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune — all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent. (c) Fox Searchlight trailer

“Audiences are absolutely loving this film!” Fred Mills

 

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windrisesIn THE WIND RISES, Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one of the world’s most innovative and accomplished airplane designers. — (C) Studio Ghibli, Rated PG-13, Animated. Writer and director Hayao Miyazaki pays tribute to engineer Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori in this epic tale of love, perseverance, and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world.—© Rotten Tomatoes trailer

The Kentucky Theatre is pleased to present this film in both subtitled and dubbed versions, so be sure to check the calendar for schedule.

big lebowskiMidnite Movies are back for March. THE BIG LEBOWSKI kicks things off at Midnite Saturday, 3/8.

One World Film Festival Wraps Up This Week. All films are presented FREE of charge! Complete synopsis and trailers can be found at One World Film Festival.

 

world before herThe World Before Her

Nisha Pahuja, Director
Canada, 2012 (Not Rated)
English, Hindi w/subtitles (90 min.)
Saturday March 8, 10:00AM
In the lobby of a modest Bombay hotel, 20 young women from across India arrive for an intense, month-long beauty boot camp. They are the hand-picked contestants for the Miss India pageant, the ultimate glamour event in a country that has gone mad for beauty contests. Winning the coveted title means instant stardom, a lucrative career path and, for some girls, freedom from the constraints of a patriarchal society.

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March Midnite Madness Ahead:

3/15 ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

3/22 DAZED AND CONFUSED

3/29 THE BLUES BROTHERS

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THE MONUMENTS MEN: Held Over; ONE WORLD FILM FESTIVAL Continues

January 29, 2014

First off, an update on theatre renovation. The Kentucky auditorium is currently closed for extensive upgrades, including new seats and carpet, painting and plaster repair and upgrades to the [...] Continue Reading…

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AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY and INSIDE LLEWEN DAVIS Held Over

January 16, 2014

Misery loves family. An incredible cast: Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Juliette Lewis and Sam Shepard! AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY tells the dark, hilarious and deeply touching story [...] Continue Reading…

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The Latest From the Coen Brothers: INSIDE LLEWEN DAVIS, Opens Friday, 1/10; NEBRASKA Held Over!

January 9, 2014

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes and on over 450 “10 Best” lists! INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the [...] Continue Reading…

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Two New Films in the Week Ahead

December 18, 2013

Looking for a last minute gift or stocking stuffer? Kentucky Theatre gift certificates are always welcome! Opening Friday, 12/20: NEBRASKA Director Alexander Payne (Sideways, The Descendants) takes the helm for this [...] Continue Reading…

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BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR Opens Friday; Final Week: DALLAS BUYERS CLUB; DESPICABLE ME 2, Saturday

December 12, 2013

The Central Kentucky Girl Scouts present DESPICABLE ME 2 at 11:00am Saturday, 12/13. The show is FREE with donation of warm clothing, personal hygiene items or non-perishable food. Bring [...] Continue Reading…

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DALLAS BUYERS CLUB & PHILOMENA Held Over; Art Show to Benefit Friends of the Kentucky Theatre in Progress in the Gallery

November 28, 2013

  Donations to the Friends of the Kentucky Theatre Renovation Fund are still being accepted through the Good Giving Guide Challenge. As of this posting, the Friends have received $19,985 [...] Continue Reading…

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12 YEARS A SLAVE Ends Tuesday 11/26; Two More Films Likely Headed to the Oscars: DALLAS BUYERS CLUB Opens Friday 11/22; PHILOMENA Opens Wednesday 11/27

November 21, 2013

  Dallas Buyers Club rests squarely on Matthew McConaughey’s scrawny shoulders, and he carries the burden gracefully with what might be a career-best performance. © Rotten Tomatoes Matthew McConaughey stars in [...] Continue Reading…

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