Classic Art Films will be hosting its next ‘Movie Time’ showing at Gallery 2622 in Wauwatosa, WI on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015.
We continue this month with our focus on film noir — emphasizing its themes, the lighting, shadows and the black-and-white cinematography. Our film in October will be Billy Wilder’s Ace in the Hole (1951), starring Kirk Douglas and Jan Sterling.
Billy Wilder’s 1951 noir Ace in the Hole (aka The Big Carnival) is one of the most scathing and cynical indictments of American culture ever produced by a Hollywood filmmaker. Kirk Douglas gives the fiercest performance of his career as Chuck Tatum, an amoral newspaper reporter who washes up in dead-end Albuquerque, happens upon the scoop of a lifetime, and will do anything to keep getting the lurid headlines. Wilder’s follow-up to Sunset Boulevard is an even darker vision, a no-holds-barred exposé of the American media’s appetite for sensation and exploitation that has gotten only more relevant with time.
Admission is free to this community event. Doors open at 7pm on Tuesday, October 13th and Showtime is at 7:30pm. We hope you can join us for a great show!
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