'The Guest' Blu-ray Review
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In The Guest, out now on Blu-ray, Barrett and Wingard aim their sights towards a more straightforward thriller, adding in just enough shocking violence to border on being a horror…

‘The Guest’ Offers B-Movie Old School Thrills on Blu-ray
KC Oscar Party 2015
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The 87th Academy Awards are February 22, 2015 and your pals at Scene-Stealers, Lost in Reviews, and Boom Howdy are hosting the coolest movie party in Kansas City.

KC Oscar Party 2015
'American Sniper' tense, but safe
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American Sniper is a tense, heart-wrenching, vivid account of war and the stranglehold it places upon the human mind. However, it was cautiously made, presumably not to upset the surviving…

‘American Sniper’ Tense, But Safe
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Wow. What happened to Michael Mann?

Relevance Can’t Save Uneven ‘Blackhat’
Blu-ray Rock Biopics
Posted 13 days ago

Two legendary rock n' roll figures get the biopic treatment with wildly different results, new on Blu-ray this week.

Rock n’ Roll Icons Come Alive on Blu-ray
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We have advance screening passes to see SEVENTH SON 3D on Wednesday, February 4 at 7:00PM at Cinemark Palace and we want you to have them!

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In The Guest, out now on Blu-ray, Barrett and Wingard aim their sights towards a more straightforward thriller, adding in just enough shocking violence to border on being a horror movie.

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KC Oscar Party 2015

by Eric Melin on January 16, 2015

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The 87th Academy Awards are February 22, 2015 and your pals at Scene-Stealers, Lost in Reviews, and Boom Howdy are hosting the coolest movie party in Kansas City.

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American Sniper is a tense, heart-wrenching, vivid account of war and the stranglehold it places upon the human mind. However, it was cautiously made, presumably not to upset the surviving family and friends.

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Wow. What happened to Michael Mann?

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Win advance passes to see MORTDECAI in Kansas City!

by Eric Melin January 14, 2015 Giveaways
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We have advance passes to see MORTDECAI on January 22 in Kansas City at 7 PM and we want you to have them!

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Win advance passes to PROJECT ALMANAC in Kansas City!

by Eric Melin January 14, 2015 Giveaways
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We have advance passes to see PROJECT ALMANAC on Wednesday, January 28 at Cinemark Palace at the Plaza at 6:30 PM and we want you to have them!

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Rock n’ Roll Icons Come Alive on Blu-ray

by Eric Melin January 13, 2015 Blu-ray/DVD Reviews
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Two legendary rock n’ roll figures get the biopic treatment with wildly different results, new on Blu-ray this week.

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Top 10 Most Badass Movie Navy SEALs

by Warren Cantrell January 13, 2015 Top 10s
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This week sees the wide release of director Clint Eastwood’s newest film, American Sniper, which concerns itself with the story of real-life U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. Hollywood has showcased the Navy’s premiere Special Forces squad in dozens of films throughout the years, yet a few portrayals have stood out as particularly memorable. Today’s list is a celebration of the movies that took the time to feature Navy SEALS in a badass fashion.

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‘Selma’ is a Historical Movie About Problems That Still Exist

by Eric Melin January 9, 2015 Print Reviews
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This electrifying film puts the tension, the fear, the courage, and the tragedy in perspective, and dramatizes it through the struggles of people, not rhetoric.

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‘Inherent Vice’ a Trip Not to be Passed

by Joe Jarosz January 9, 2015 Print Reviews
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Larry “Doc” Sportello is surprised when his former girlfriend shows up on his doorstep and explains and a plot involving her billionaire boyfriend, his wife, and her boyfriend. The plan for kidnapping gets shaken up by the oddball characters entangled in this groovy kidnapping romp based upon the novel by Thomas Pynchon.

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Win passes to an advance screening of BLACKHAT in Kansas City!

by Eric Melin December 31, 2014 Giveaways
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We have passes to an advance screening of Michael Mann’s new movie BLACKHAT Tuesday, January 13 at 7:30PM at the Screenland Armour and we want you to have them!

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Win passes to see an advance screening of INHERENT VICE in Kansas City!

by Eric Melin December 29, 2014 Giveaways
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We have passes to see an advance screening of INHERENT VICE at Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet on Wed. January 7 at 7 p.m. and we want you to have them!

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‘Unbroken’ Too Broad and Typical to Register

by Eric Melin December 25, 2014 Print Reviews
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The movie wants to be about courage and resilience, but it’s painted in so many broad strokes and tired clichés that it doesn’t quite register on that level.

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Cumberbatch, Knightley Play ‘The Imitation Game’… and Win

by Brett Steinbrink December 25, 2014 Print Reviews
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The Imitation Game is an enjoyable and well-done biopic that lacks a certain intangible hook which holds it back in my mind from a Best Picture nomination, despite some of the nods it has already gotten.

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