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The films of Noah Baumbach have two constants, his love of New York and his obsession with moments of transition. His latest film Mistress America is no different, though more…

‘Mistress America,’ Another Delightful Love Letter to NY and Growing Up from Noah Baumbach
'We Are Your Friends'
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Caught between a forbidden romance and the expectations of his friends, aspiring DJ Cole Carter attempts to find the path in life that leads to fame and fortune.

‘We Are Your Friends’ and we play good music
The World Ends in 'Zachariah'
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Z for Zachariah is a post-apocalyptic story of survival.

The World Ends in ‘Zachariah’
'Best of Enemies'
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Best of Enemies examines the televised debates between intellectuals William F. Buckley, Jr. and Gore Vidal, which coincided with the presidential primaries of 1968.

Personalities Clash in ‘Best of Enemies’
Less filling
Posted 9 days ago

Jesse Eisenberg stars in American Ultra, a spy movie/stoner movie hybrid that plays a lot like if Jason Bourne worked at the same convenience store as Dante and Randal.

‘American Ultra’ Doesn’t Cut It
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The films of Noah Baumbach have two constants, his love of New York and his obsession with moments of transition. His latest film Mistress America is no different, though more distilled and hilariously funny.

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Caught between a forbidden romance and the expectations of his friends, aspiring DJ Cole Carter attempts to find the path in life that leads to fame and fortune.

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Z for Zachariah is a post-apocalyptic story of survival.

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Best of Enemies examines the televised debates between intellectuals William F. Buckley, Jr. and Gore Vidal, which coincided with the presidential primaries of 1968.

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Jesse Eisenberg stars in American Ultra, a spy movie/stoner movie hybrid that plays a lot like if Jason Bourne worked at the same convenience store as Dante and Randal.

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Top 10 Stoner Heroes in Movies

by Warren Cantrell August 18, 2015 Top 10s
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Today we celebrate every toker, smoker, and joker who ever had the mantle of responsibility thrust upon them in film, and rank them based on the success they experienced navigating their various situations.

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‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ Falls Flat

by Eric Melin August 14, 2015 Print Reviews
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Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer trade in the same kind of faux-clever one-upsmanship that Holmes and Watson do in ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ with similarly weak dialogue but barely a quarter of the charm.

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‘Fantastic Four’ and ‘Dark Places’ Writing Fails Two Films this Weekend

by Trey Hock August 8, 2015 Print Reviews
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Dark Places suffers from its commitment to its mediocre source material, and the horrendous Fantastic Four is a intro course in how not to write a screenplay.

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‘The Gift’ Should Be Returned

by Trevan McGee August 7, 2015 Print Reviews

[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Down] Joel Edgerton wears many hats in The Gift as writer, director and actor, but none of them fit particularly well, here. The Gift plays like an early draft of a Twilight Zone episode before Rod Serling tossed it out and started over or saved it for Night Gallery. Jason Bateman plays Simon, a successful salesman who [...]

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Win advance passes to STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON in Kansas City!

by Eric Melin August 5, 2015 Giveaways
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We have passes to see STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON on Tuesday August 11 at Cinemark Merriam at 7:30pm and we want you to have them!

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Win advance passes to The Man From U.N.C.L.E. in Kansas City!

by Eric Melin August 3, 2015 Giveaways
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We have advance screening passes to see The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Monday, August 10 at Cinemark Palace on the Plaza at 7:30PM and we want you to have them!

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Your Mission: See This Movie

by Joe Jarosz July 31, 2015 Print Reviews
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The Mission: Impossible series is really hitting its stride.

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Unnecessary ‘Vacation’ is Still Pretty Fun

by Joe Jarosz July 29, 2015 Print Reviews
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Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to “Walley World” in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.

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Beautiful and Terrifying, ‘The Tribe’ Is a Dangerous Film

by Trey Hock July 25, 2015 Print Reviews
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The Tribe is a viciously effective film. Its ending in particular is incredible and relentless. The Tribe will make you feel deeply, but the dark emotional place it takes you, may not be safe for most audiences.

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Love on the Margins in ‘Tangerine’

by Scott Pewenofkit July 24, 2015 Print Reviews

Tangerine, now showing at the Tivoli in Kansas City, is a sleazy, comical adventure story about a spurned transsexual prostitute out for revenge after she’s released from the county jail.

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