Film Critic’s Pick
By Russell Florence, Jr.
The Living City Film Festival returns to the Neon Movies next week. The five-week festival will salute the work of Jeff Bridges, who received the Academy Award for Best Actor earlier this year for his acclaimed performance in Crazy Heart. The festival begins Monday, October 18 with The Big Lebowski followed by The Fabulous Baker Boys (Monday, October 25), The Last Picture Show (Monday, November 1), Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (Monday, November 1) and Rancho Deluxe (Monday, November 15). All screenings will start at 7 p.m. Single tickets ($8) will be available at the door. A festival pass ($30) can also be purchased for all five screenings. In addition, two pre-festival screenings of The Big Lebowski will be held Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16 at 10 p.m. Regular Neon ticket prices will apply. For more information, call (937) 222-8452 or visit online at www.NeonMovies.com. The Neon is located at 130 E. Fifth St. in downtown Dayton.