Rating: Minor Rock Fist Down Even when they fail, it’s usually fun to watch Lana Wachowski and Andy Wachowski try. In a blockbuster spectrum that’s full of remakes, comic books, franchises and more remakes, they at least try to do things a little differently. Jupiter Ascending is an original story developed specifically for the screen. Yes, it wears many of [...]
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.
Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up On its surface, Big Hero 6 looks like it could be the first in a new era of Disney animated films. It’s a Marvel adaptation. Like its predecessors Frozen and Wreck It Ralph, it’s a remarkably confident and capable feature that lacks the Pixar name. It’s an action/comedy movie that is also [...]
Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up Where did this one come from? Keanu Reeves may be one of the most laid back celebrities on the planet, but in his 12 years since completing The Matrix Trilogy, his career has been all over the place, taking heartbreaking roles in films such as A Scanner Darkly or playing up [...]
The Good Lie should be point of pride and an exciting film for those living in Kansas City. Make sure to check it out when it’s released on Friday, October 3.
If you’re not able to attend Fantastic Fest but would like to sample previous years, there is no shortage of funny, scary, thrilling, or just plain weird genre content available to stream through common online providers. Here’s the ultimate list:
To see TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION in 3D, we asked our readers to make a custom image incorporating the Transformers and Kansas City together. Here are some of the examples!
Tom Cruise has to relive the same hellish alien invasion over and over again in Edge Of Tomorrow, the latest sci-fi/action offering from director Doug Liman and a writing team that includes Cruise’s current collaborator Christopher McQuarrie.
Seattle, WA – Once again, Scene-Stealers has sent its chief west coast film correspondent to cover the opening night festivities of the Seattle International Film Festival, and once again, your humble author just barely got out alive. Well, okay…actually, this year it really wasn’t all that bad. For those of you who have followed the [...]
This week, Trevan and Trey talk Godzilla, the giant lizard’s return to form. Their reviews cover the first half of the podcast before moving on to welcome Molly Garrett, Joseph Tuzzolino, Erin Kennedy and Cody Hunt, four students from the Kansas City Art Institute featured in tonight’s film exhibition at the Alamo Drafthouse. If you don’t [...]
The 86th Academy Awards are Sunday, March 2 and your pals at Scene-Stealers, Lost in Reviews, and Downright Creepy are hosting the coolest movie party in Kansas City. This is your chance to see Hollywood’s best and worst dressed, watch the Academy Awards broadcast on the big screen with a bunch of other film nerds, drink to [...]
It’s not very often that a book about film can serve as both a coffee table book and a critical examination of a movie’s themes, structure, and cultural legacy, but Jason Bailey’s ‘Pulp Fiction: The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino’s Masterpiece’ does just that.
12 Years a Slave dominated the KCFCC awards, winning six of the twelve total categories, while Gravity and Her picked up two awards each.
The 2013 Fantastic Fest Tour at the Alamo Drafthouse! Without a doubt, 2013 had one of the strongest and most eclectic lineups in the history of film festivals, and now you can find out for yourself as a condensed version hits Kansas City this weekend.
Musician Thomas Dolby has never made a film until now. The Invisible Lighthouse is a personal documentary made almost solely by Dolby that details the closure of a lighthouse on the coast of England near his home in Suffolk.