Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Rod Lurie to host ‘Nothing But the Truth’ screening

Writer/director Rod Lurie will present a screening of "Nothing But the Truth" Sunday at the Robinson Film Center. The ripped-from-the-headlines thriller stars Kate Beckinsale as a Washington, D.C. reporter who faces prison time if she doesn't reveal the identity of a CIA source. Also stars Matt Dillon, Vera Farmiga, Angela Bassett and Alan Alda. Read some reviews here.

Lurie's credits include "The Contender" (Oscar nominations for Joan Allen and Jeff Bridges), "The Last Castle," "Resurrecting the Champ" and the TV series "Commander in Chief." He is currently in The Shreve directing "Straw Dogs" with Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Alexander Skarsgård and James Woods.

A couple interesting factoids on Mr. Lurie, according to IMDb Pro:

Former movie critic for KABC Radio in Los Angeles.

Graduated from U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1984.

If you go

WHAT: screening of "Nothing but the Truth," Q&A with writer/director Rod Lurie.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Sunday (Sept. 27).

WHERE: Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

COST: $6.75-$8.75. Tickets available at RFC's box office or (318) 459-4122.


Anonymous said...

Rod Lurie and Michael Bender actually won at Deauville...with a short...called 4 Second Delay...
Deauville is the other big film Featival in France...Micahel Bender is known for his work in Reign O'er Me with Adam Sandler...Both brilliant work....

Tahitited said...

Rod Lurie working with Michael Bender actually won at Deauville with a short called 4 Second Delay...Deauville being the other big french film festival and Michael Bender..did Reign O'er Me starring Adam Sandler...Both brilliant pieces of work...