Tell us: What's your favorite Tom Cruise movie?

March 7, 2013 

  • IF YOU GO

    LexGo Totally Awesome '80s Film Festival

    When: 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through March 27

    Where: Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. Free parking in Transit Center garage; enter on High Street across from the post office or Calvary Baptist Church.

    Tickets: $6; available in advance at Kentucky Theatre box office and at Kentuckytheater.com.

    Learn more: (859) 231-7924

    SCHEDULE

    March 20: Risky Business

    March 27: The Breakfast Club

  • JOIN THE DISCUSSION

    Talk about the other movies in the LexGo Totally Awesome '80s Film Festival on Twitter with the hashtag #totallyawesome80s.

The LexGo Totally Awesome '80s Film Festival continues Wednesday with Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), about a high school wiseguy who is determined to take the day off from school, no matter what anyone thinks of that.

Make plans to go to the screening, 7:15 p.m. at The Kentucky Theatre. Admission is only $6.

Throughout the festival, which runs Wednesdays through March 27, there will be contests, giveaways and more.

You can read more about Ferris and its place in pop culture on Sunday at LexGo.com and in print in the Living Sunday section.

But let's start thinking about the fourth movie in the festival: Risky Business (1983), screening March 20.

The festival's second movie with a Kentucky tie (after Coal Miner's Daughter), Risky Business stars onetime Louisvillian Tom Cruise as a teenager having a good time while his parents are out of town. It contains one of the most memorable scenes in cinematic history: Cruise, dressed only in a button-down, socks and tighty-whities, dancing to Bob Seger's Old-Time Rock and Roll. It also stars Rebecca De Mornay.

Here's what we want to know from you:

What's your favorite movie starring Tom Cruise?

Was it playing the cool Maverick in Top Gun? Or maybe it's his dramatic turn in Born on the Fourth of July? Or maybe you like the weird Cruise in Tropic Thunder.

Tell us your excuses. Email it to sshive@herald-leader.com (subject line: "Risky Business"); tweet us a direct message (@LexGoKy) or with the hashtag #totallyawesome80s; or post a comment on our Facebook page, Facebook.com/lexgo.

The deadline is noon Tuesday.

We'll publish our favorites next Friday in Weekender.

Read more about the film fest at LexGo.com or Bit.ly/Y9hdlX.


IF YOU GO

LexGo Totally Awesome '80s Film Festival

When: 7:15 p.m. Wednesdays through March 27

Where: Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main St. Free parking in Transit Center garage; enter on High Street across from the post office or Calvary Baptist Church.

Tickets: $6; available in advance at Kentucky Theatre box office and at Kentuckytheater.com.

Learn more: (859) 231-7924

SCHEDULE

March 13: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

March 20: Risky Business

March 27: The Breakfast Club


JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Talk about the other movies in the LexGo Totally Awesome '80s Film Festival on Twitter with the hashtag #totallyawesome80s.

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