Southside With Who?
Posted 2 days ago

'Southside With You' is an engaging, interesting peek into the lives of two influential people, played by a couple of actors who do a superb job slipping into characters much…

‘Southside With You’ Decent But Lacking
'Hell Or High Water'
Posted 12 days ago

But from its nerve-racking opening, through a series of darkly comedic bank heists, and all the way to its quiet climax, Hell Or High Water is a tightly constructed film…

‘Hell Or High Water’ Runs Deep
Food Orgy of Stupidity
Posted 18 days ago

Sausage Party is yet another dumb stoner comedy from Rogen and his idiot friends. Don’t get me wrong. There’s nothing at all wrong with a good stoner animated comedy. We…

‘Sausage Party’: A food orgy of stupidity
'Joshy' a painful good time
Posted 18 days ago

[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] Joshy opens at AMC Town Center and is available through Hulu and other places on demand today. The five guys in Joshy are a mess.…

‘Joshy’ and friends provide a painful good time
BEN-HUR Giveaway
Posted 20 days ago

We have advance screening passes to see the epic BEN-HUR at B&B Overland Park 16 and we want you to have them!

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‘Southside With You’ is an engaging, interesting peek into the lives of two influential people, played by a couple of actors who do a superb job slipping into characters much of the world knows quite well.

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But from its nerve-racking opening, through a series of darkly comedic bank heists, and all the way to its quiet climax, Hell Or High Water is a tightly constructed film that smartly tweaks Western tropes while leaving viewers exhilarated.

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Sausage Party is yet another dumb stoner comedy from Rogen and his idiot friends. Don’t get me wrong. There’s nothing at all wrong with a good stoner animated comedy. We need these, I get it. But this feels like something these boys would have done years ago. Aren’t they past this phase in their careers yet?

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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] Joshy opens at AMC Town Center and is available through Hulu and other places on demand today. The five guys in Joshy are a mess. One just got dumped from a 10-year-relationship. One cheated on his wife. Another wanted to cheat on his wife and has control issues. The fourth [...]

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Indignation is a smart, well-crafted story about young adulthood and what it means to be smart and stupid all at the same time.

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WIN ADVANCE SCREENING PASSES TO BEN-HUR in Kansas City!

by Eric Melin August 10, 2016 Giveaways
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We have advance screening passes to see the epic BEN-HUR at B&B Overland Park 16 and we want you to have them!

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‘Suicide Squad’ is on another level

by Simon Williams August 4, 2016 Print Reviews
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‘Suicide Squad’ basically made Simon lose his mind.

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Damon returns to badass form in ‘Jason Bourne’

by Tim English July 28, 2016 Print Reviews
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Jason Bourne is a slow-burn of an action flick that unfolds as one of the best action movies of the year

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Star Trek Beyond: Fast, Furious, Boring

by Alex Ward July 23, 2016 Print Reviews
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Star Trek Beyond is easily the most bone-headed, silly, and action-packed of the rebooted franchise.

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‘Lights Out’ is stupid and I love it

by Simon Williams July 23, 2016 Print Reviews
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For awhile after seeing ‘Lights Out’ I wondered if my enjoyment of the film was for not entirely respectable reasons, if I enjoyed it for reasons closer to that of an MST3K film than that of a truly solid genre effort. But you know what? If something is fun I’m gonna tell the world it’s fun, and dammit this film is fun.

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‘Hunt for Wilderpeople’ finds fun film

by Joe Jarosz July 22, 2016 Print Reviews
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A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.

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‘The Music of Strangers’ better than it has any right to be

by Simon Williams July 22, 2016 Print Reviews
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I enjoyed The Music of Strangers quite a lot. It’s no masterpiece, nor necessarily worth multiple viewings, but it’s a strong effort from a fine documentarian.

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‘Ghostbusters’ Fun Despite Many Flaws

by Tim English July 15, 2016 Print Reviews

The good news is this movie isn’t the abomination the prognosticators predicted. It’s funny, which is all that matters and yes, it’s pretty dumb. No, it’s not destined for instant classic status, but it doesn’t tarnish the Ghostbusters name — Ghostbusters II already did that years ago.

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No Doghouse for ‘Wiener-Dog’

by Joe Jarosz July 15, 2016 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] Millennials need a version of Lassie that isn’t wholesome. Instead, a story of a dog exploring the perverted, introverted world it lives in. Ok, maybe this isn’t needed, but it’s certainly available now Wiener-Dog. Remember Paulie, that movie from 1998 where a parrot gets passed around from owner to owner? [...]

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‘Carnage Park’ houses a thrill ride that just shuts down

by Joe Jarosz July 6, 2016 Print Reviews
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After botching an ill-conceived bank robbery in a desolate California town, two wannabe crooks flee the scene with a hostage into the desert, where they inexplicably stumble upon Carnage Park, a remote stretch of wilderness occupied by a psychotic ex-military sniper.

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