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TRUTH opens in the Kentucky; ROCK THE KASBAH held over in the State; PSYCHO; ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW; STORM LARGE CONCERT Thursday in the Kentucky

STORM LARGE AND BAND LIVE November 5th 7:30pmstormlarge

truthTRUTH: On the morning of September 9, 2004, veteran CBS News producer MARY MAPES  believed she had every reason to feel proud of a broadcast journalism job well done. By the end of the day, Mapes, CBS News, and the venerable CBS News anchor DAN RATHER  would be under harsh scrutiny. trailer

 

 

 

 

rockkasbahROCK THE KASBAH: a has-been rock manager who takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan’s version of “American Idol,” the wildly popular “Afghan Star.”trailer

 

 

 

 

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: Friday and Saturday midnightrhps.poster

psychoPSYCHO: from its first scene, in which an unmarried couple balances pleasure and guilt in a lunchtime liaison in a cheap hotel, Psycho announced that it was taking the audience to places it had never been before!trailer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROCK THE KASBAH opens in the Kentucky; PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION opens in the State; DREAMER (2005); SEABISCUIT (2003); UNBRANDED (2015); THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW 40th anniversary 10/30&31 midnight

 

STORM LARGE AND BAND LIVE! Thursday Nov 5, 7:30pmstormlarge

 

 

rockkasbahROCK THE KASBAH (R): a has-been rock manager who takes his last remaining client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When Richie finds himself in Kabul, abandoned, penniless and without his passport, he discovers a young girl with an extraordinary voice and manages her through Afghanistan’s version of “American Idol,” the wildly popular “Afghan Star.” trailer

 

 

 

 

paranormal2016PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION (R):trailer

 

 

 

 

 

IN RECOGNITIONOF BREEDER’S CUP 2015:

dreamerDREAMER (2005): Ben Crane was once a great horseman, whose gifts as a trainer were now being wasted on making other men’s fortunes. Sonya was a great horse whose promising future on the racetrack was suddenly cut short by a career-ending broken leg. Considered as good as dead to her owner, who also happens to be Ben’s boss, Sonya is given to Ben as severance pay, along with his walking papers. Now, it will take the unwavering faith and determination of Ben’s young daughter, Cale, to bring these two damaged souls together in a quest for a seemingly impossible goal: to win the Breeders’ Cup Classic. trailer

 

SEABUSCUITSEABISCUIT (2003): unlike 1949’s fictionalized The Story of Seabiscuit starring Shirley Temple, this version attempts to present a factual account of the story, which centers around the three men who saw the famed horse to victory. trailer

 

 

 

 

unbrandedUNBRANDED (2015):“Ain’t nothing we can’t do and damn little we won’t try,” was the motto during the Unbranded ride, an unprecedented journey reminiscent of the American Frontier. Ben Masters, a young Texas horseman, set out to inspire adoptions for 50,000 wild horses and burros living in government captivity. trailer

 

 

 

 

CELEBRATE 40TH ANNIVERSARYrhps.poster

10/30 & 10/31

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (R) Friday and Saturday midnights

 

MEET THE PATELS opens in the Kentucky; MALALA held another week int he State; BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY showing in the Kentucky; MR. HOLMES back by popular demand

patelsMEET THE PATELS: real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year-old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams…and his parents. This hilarious and heartwarming film reveals how love is a family affair. trailer

 

 

backtothefuture3backfuture2backfuture2BACK TO THE FUTURE TRILOGY: October 21 and October 22 see all movies back to back or pick and choose on Wednesday and Thursday.  Each film is $6.00.  Cheap refills on all popcorn and drinks! BACK TO THE FUTURE I 5pm, BACK TO THE FUTURE II 7:25pm, BACK TO THE FUTURE III 9:30pm.

 

 

malalaHE NAMED ME MALALA: is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends’ school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. trailer

 

 

mrholmesMR. HOLMES: a new twist on the world’s most famous detective. 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days tending to his bees, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind and searches for answers to the mysteries of life and love – before it’s too late. trailer 

DAVIS BOTTOM DOCUMENTARY Monday October 19, 6:00pm (free):”Lexington Community Land Trust presents a free, public screening of the 2013 documentary Davis Bottom: Rare History, Valuable Lives in association with the 2015 National Community Land Trust Network Conference. The documentary reveals the fascinating history of a diverse, working-class neighborhood established in Lexington after the Civil War, tracing the neighborhood from the 1860s through the 2000s. The one-hour film will be followed by a short Q&A with those who worked on the film and the Davis Bottom History Preservation Project.” Facebook event here. trailer

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOWrhps.poster

October 30-31 at midnight

COMING NOVEMBER 5THstormlarge

GOOD NIGHT MOMMY opens in the Kentucky; PHEONIX opens in the State; SHANGHAI opens in the State; GRANDMA held over one more week; DIOR & I special showing

goodnightmommyGOOD NIGHT MOMMY: a lonesome house in the countryside between woods and corn fields. Nine-year-old twin brothers are waiting for their mother. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before. The children start to doubt that this woman is actually their mother. It emerges an existential struggle for identity and fundamental trust.trailer

 

phoenixPHOENIX: spellbinding mystery of identity, illusion, and deception unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany. Nelly, a German-Jewish nightclub singer, has survived a concentration camp, but with her face disfigured by a bullet wound. After undergoing reconstructive surgery, Nelly emerges with a new face.trailer

 

 

shanaghaiSHANGHAI: this period drama concerns an American in Shanghai who, through the investigation of the death of a friend, ends up falling in love while stumbling upon a political conspiracy.trailer

 

 

grandmaGRANDMAElle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle’s granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.trailer

 

diorIDIOR & IFrédéric Tcheng’s solo directorial debut brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ first haute couture collection as its new artistic director-a true labor of love created by a dedicated group of collaborators. October 8, 7:15pm trailer

 

 

SPECIAL EVENT

Sunday October 11

5:30pm movie PRIDE at the Kentucky, Reception to follow at Downtown Arts Center.  Movie $10, movie and reception $50.  For tickets and event info go to: JustfundKY

pridePRIDE: is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers’ families. October 11, 5:30pm trailer

 

 

COMING NOVEMBER 5TH

stormLive in Concert:  Storm Large and Band, November 5th

tickets  on sale now!

GRANDMA held over in the Kentucky; A WALK IN THE WOODS held over in the State; REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE and EAST OF EDEN; A GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT; THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW; Lexlatino Festival Continues

grandmaGRANDMA: Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle’s granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.trailer

 

walkinthewoodsA WALK IN THE WOODS: comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful wife, and large and happy family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail – 2,200 miles of America’s most unspoiled, spectacular and rugged countryside from Georgia to Maine.trailer

 

 

LEXLATINO FESTIVAL CONTINUES

9/25 & 9/26

GLORIAGLORIA (2015): First Run with Sofia Espinosa. Gloria Trevi, the “Mexican Madonna,” rose from poverty to international stardom, only to be brought crashing down by a sex scandal that mesmerized the Spanish-speaking world.trailer

flyingdowntorioFLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933): Delores del Rio, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

copacabanaCOPACABANA (1947): Carmen Miranda

theritzTHE RITZ (1976): Rita Moreno

eastedenrebelJAMES DEAN TRIBUTE  OF HIS DEATH (60th anniv) 9/30 & 10/1:REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE and EAST OF EDEN (double feature)

girlwalksaloneROSA GODDARD INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (9/30):  A GIRL WALKS ALONE AT NIGHT:(2014) the first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave.( subtitles)trailer

rhps.posterTHE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (sat. midnight)

stormCOMING:  Live in concert….Storm Large November 5th.  tickets on sale now.

GRANDMA opens in the Kentucky; A WALK IN THE WOODS showing in the State; HEARTBEATS (2010) Rosa Goddard film Wednesday; LEXLATINO FILM FESTIVAL 9/24-9/26

grandmaGRANDMA:Elle has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle’s granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.trailer

 

 

 

walkinthewoodsA WALK IN THE WOODS:comedy adventure, celebrated travel writer, Bill Bryson, instead of retiring to enjoy his loving and beautiful wife, and large and happy family, challenges himself to hike the Appalachian Trail – 2,200 miles of America’s most unspoiled, spectacular and rugged countryside from Georgia to Maine.trailer

 

 

heartbeatHEARTBEATS:(2010) is a comic exploration of a romantically obsessed menage-a-trois. HEARTBEATS was a hit at the Cannes Film Festival, winning the Youth Prize, and an official selection of the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. trailer 

LEXLATINO FILM FESTIVAL

9/24-9/26

GLORIAGLORIA (2015)…Lexington exclusive:Gloria Trevi, the “Mexican Madonna,” rose from poverty to international stardom, only to be brought crashing down by a sex scandal that mesmerized the Spanish-speaking world. The new movie Gloria tells the true story of her astonishing life, from her meteoric rise to the top of the pop charts to the humiliating fall that followed, all set to a soundtrack of the diva’s infectious hits.trailer

flyingdowntorioFLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933):This extravagant musical is the movie that first movie that teamed Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.trailer

copacabanaCOPACABANA (1947):Unwisely leaving his brothers behind for this comedy farce, Groucho Marx plays two-bit manager Lionel Devereaux, whose only client (Carmen Miranda) is miraculously hired by the famed Copacabana nightclub for a Latin dance routine.trailer

theritzTHE RITZ (1976):In this film, Gaetano Procio is a mob flunkey who’s been targeted for elimination by his brother-in-law. Gaetano takes refuge in a gay bathhouse. He pretends to be gay and everything seems fine, except that the bathhouse is owned by the very mob that has put a contract on Gaetano.trailer

 

MERU opens in the Kentucky; MISTRESS AMERICA held over in the State; SOLARIS(1972) is Sqecial Media’s Wednesday’s presentation; FRIGHT NIGHT Friday midnight; PHANTASM Saturday’s midnight

meruMERU: is the story of that journey, an expedition through nature’s harshest elements and one’s complicated inner demons, and ultimately on to impossible new heights. trailer

 

 

 

 

 

mistressamericaMISTRESS AMERICA: Tracy is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke’s alluringly mad schemes.trailer

 

 

solarisSOLARIS:(1972)This Russian science-fiction epic focuses on a scientist who is sent to a space station to investigate a mysterious death. There, he discovers that the nearby planet of Solaris is having dangerous effects on the crew members, somehow transforming their memories and obsessions into living beings.trailer

 

 

 

 

Fri midnightfrightnight

phantasmSat midnight

COMING ATTRACTIONS

grandmaGRANDMA opens September 18

LEXLATINO FILM FESTIVAL 9/24-9/26:FLYING DOWN TO RIO; COPACABANA; THE RITZ

stormSTORM LARGE AND BAND LIVE November 5

MISTRESS AMERICA opens in the Kentucky; DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL held over in the State; END OF TOUR held over in the State

mistressamericaMISTRESS AMERICA: Tracy is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke’s alluringly mad schemes. trailer

 

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DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL: Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother’s boyfriend, “the handsomest man in the world,” Monroe Rutherford  What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl’s sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.trailer

 

theendofthetourTHE END OF TOUR:tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky  and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest. As the days go on, a tenuous yet intense relationship seems to develop between journalist and subject. The two men bob and weave around each other, sharing laughs and also possibly revealing hidden frailties .- The film is based on Lipsky’s critically acclaimed memoir about this unforgettable encounter, written following Wallace’s 2008 suicide.trailer

SQECIAL MEDIA PRESENTS THE 2015 ROSA GODDARD INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL.  All films will be on Wednesdays at 7:15pm:

hiroshimaHIROSHIMA MON AMOUR (1959): Resnais and scenarist Marguerite Duras weave a complex story concerning a French actress’s experiences in occupied France, juxtaposed with the horrendous ordeal of a Japanese architect  coping psychologically with the bombing of Hiroshima. These stories are offered in quick flashback vignettes, which permeate the contemporary story of the woman’s relationship with the architect in contemporary Hiroshima. French/subtitles (Sep 9) trailer

solarisSOLARIS(1972): This Russian science-fiction epic focuses on a scientist who is sent to a space station to investigate a mysterious death. There, he discovers that the nearby planet of Solaris is having dangerous effects on the crew members, somehow transforming their memories and obsessions into living beings.(Sep 16) trailer

heartbeatHEARTBEATS (2010): Xavier Dolan’s sexy and stylish HEARTBEATS is a comic exploration of a romantically obsessed menage-a-trois. HEARTBEATS was a hit at the Cannes Film Festival, winning the Youth Prize, and an official selection of the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.(Sep 23) trailer

girlwalksaloneA GIRLS WALKS HOME ALONE AT NIGHT(2014):The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave.( subtitles) (Sep 30)  trailer

 

COMING NOVEMBER 5

 stormSTORM LARGE In Concert

A singer of exceptional gifts, an achingly funny truth teller, a killer beauty with a killer band in an unsurpassed live show.  You just have to see it.

THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL opens in the Kentucky; THE END OF THE TOURS held over in the State; PITCH PERFECT 2 Friday midnight; ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Saturday midnight; THE BIG LEBOWSKI Wednesday’s Classic

diaryofteenageTHE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL: like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother’s boyfriend, “the handsomest man in the world,” Monroe Rutherford.  What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl’s sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment. trailer

 

theendofthetourTHE END OF THE TOUR: tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky  and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest. As the days go on, a tenuous yet intense relationship seems to develop between journalist and subject. The two men bob and weave around each other, sharing laughs and also possibly revealing hidden frailties .- The film is based on Lipsky’s critically acclaimed memoir about this unforgettable encounter, written following Wallace’s 2008 suicide.trailer

 

 

FRIDAY MIDNIGHT(free to all UK students with ID)

pitchperfect2PITCH PERFECT 2

SATURDAY MIDNIGHT

rhps.posterROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 at 8:00pm:  THE BIG LEBOWSKY

BIGLEBOWSKILEXBOWSKY BLOCK PARTY

STARTING AT 5:00pm JOIN THE PARTY!  

WHITE RUSSIANS AT NATASHA’S, GRILLED SAUSAGES AT THE MARKET

6:45-7:45 pre show DUDES BAND FROM LOUISVILLE PLAYS THE MOVIE SOUNDTRACK

8:00 THE BIG LEBOWSKI (purchase tickets at www.kentuckytheatre.com)

9:30ish following the movie-Costume Contest Award and after hours party at THE BAR

THE END OF THE TOUR opens in the Kentucky; TESTAMENT OF YOUTH opens in the State; THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY is Wednesday’s summer classic

theendofthetourTHE END OF THE TOUR: tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky  and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest. As the days go on, a tenuous yet intense relationship seems to develop between journalist and subject. The two men bob and weave around each other, sharing laughs and also possibly revealing hidden frailties .- The film is based on Lipsky’s critically acclaimed memoir about this unforgettable encounter, written following Wallace’s 2008 suicide.trailer

testamentofyouthTESTAMENT OF YOUTH: is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge of despair and back again, it’s a film about young love, the futility of war and how to make sense of the darkest times.trailer

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY’S CLASSIC

1:30 & 7:15

GOODBADUGLYTHE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

COMING TO THE KENTUCKY:

DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL (8/28)

GRANDMA(9/25)

 SERIES PREMIERE (9/2)

BIGLEBOWSKILEXBOWSKI BLOCK PARTY

September 2

6:00-7:00 White Russians at Natasha’s, Grilled sausages at Town Branch Market, Happy Hour at The Bar

6:45-7:45 Pre-show The Dudes band from Louisville plays the movie soundtrack

8:00 THE BIG LEBOWSKI (purchase ticket at www.kentuckytheatre.com)

9:30ish following the movie– Costume Contest Awards and after hours party at The Bar