Kentucker Audley

Kentucker Audley is an actor, filmmaker and programmer. He stars in Amy Seimetz’s Sun Don’t Shine, Ti West’s The Sacrament, and Dustin Guy Defa’s Bad Fever. He has directed four feature films, including Open Five, which was called one of the Top 25 films of 2010 by The New Yorker, and Open Five 2. He also runs NoBudge.com, which screens new indie films.

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Talks

Video Essay: Ghost — Love After Death

By Kentucker Audley | October 2, 2017

Video Essay: Ghost — Love After Death

The best video essayist on the internet is back with expert analysis of one of the great Oscar-winning movies of all time.

Video: Now That’s What I Call Rushmore!

By Kentucker Audley | August 16, 2017

Video: Now That’s What I Call Rushmore!

Kentucker Audley is a huge fan of Rushmore, but has found a cool way to make Wes Anderson's breakthrough hit even better.

Video: If The Graduate Had the Soundtrack from Garden State

By Kentucker Audley | July 19, 2017

Video: If The Graduate Had the Soundtrack from Garden State

Kentucker Audley looks at what happens when Dustin Hoffman's breakthrough movie is shorn of Simon & Garfunkel and gets some hip new songs.

Video Essay: Liar Liar and the Importance of Family

By Kentucker Audley | June 19, 2017

Video Essay: Liar Liar and the Importance of Family

Kentucker Audley, the internet's most insightful video essayist, delves deep into the complexities of Jim Carrey's 1997 classic.

Video Essay: She’s All That and the Power of Transformation

By Kentucker Audley | April 24, 2017

Video Essay: She’s All That and the Power of Transformation

Talkhouse Film's senior video essayist Kentucker Audley highlights the pleasures (and faults!) of yet another classic movie

Video Essay: Richie Rich and the Search for Friends in Cinema

By Kentucker Audley | February 21, 2017

Video Essay: Richie Rich and the Search for Friends in Cinema

Kentucker Audley continues his series of transformative video essays by examining another classic '90s film, this time starring Macaulay Culkin.

Video Essay: Mr. Holland’s Opus — What Music Is?

By Kentucker Audley | October 12, 2016

Video Essay: Mr. Holland’s Opus — What Music Is?

Kentucker Audley continues his series of video essays with a new entry that focuses on the classic '90s drama starring Richard Dreyfuss.

Video Essay: Powder, Outside Appearance

By Kentucker Audley | August 18, 2016

Video Essay: Powder, Outside Appearance

Ahead of the film's 21st anniversary, actor, director and video essayist Kentucker Audley looks at one of the major movie achievements of the 1990s.

Video Essay: Independence Day, a Milestone in Special Effects, Comic Relief, and More

By Kentucker Audley | June 24, 2016

Video Essay: Independence Day, a Milestone in Special Effects, Comic Relief, and More

As Independence Day: Resurgence hits theaters, Kentucker Audley's video essay looks back at the original film.

Kentucker Audley (Open Five) Talks Brent Hodge and Derik Murray’s I Am Chris Farley

By Kentucker Audley | August 3, 2015

Kentucker Audley (Open Five) Talks Brent Hodge and Derik Murray’s I Am Chris Farley

Will this documentary on the late legendary comedian and actor live up to the expectations of a devoted longtime fan?

Kentucker Audley (Open Five 2) Talks Peter and Bobby Farrelly’s Dumb and Dumber To

By Kentucker Audley | November 19, 2014

Kentucker Audley (Open Five 2) Talks Peter and Bobby Farrelly’s Dumb and Dumber To

When he was 13, he loved the original and thought it was the most hilarious thing ever. Twenty years on, will he think the sequel is funny at all?

DIY Filmmaking Guru Kentucker Audley Talks How to Make It Big in Hollywood

By Kentucker Audley | September 6, 2014

DIY Filmmaking Guru Kentucker Audley Talks How to Make It Big in Hollywood

It's tough to become a successful Hollywood director, but following these simple steps from an industry vet can help fast-track your fame.

DIY Filmmaking Guru Kentucker Audley Talks How to Become the Next Big Indie Sensation

By Kentucker Audley | July 26, 2014

DIY Filmmaking Guru Kentucker Audley Talks How to Become the Next Big Indie Sensation

The pioneering independent director shows you how to harness the power of the internet to help you achieve your career goals.