1998

The Kansas City Art Institute and Alamo Drafthouse have joined forces to bring you Film School, a weekly student curated film series. This week – Armageddon (1998) – Saturday, July 6th at 2:00 p.m.

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As the musical version of Les Miserables hits the big screen, Eric has a review of the 1998 non-musical movie of Les Miserables starring Liam Neeson, and the latest Resident Evil movie, both new on DVD and Blu-ray now.

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Whit Stillman’s witty, talky films ‘Metropolitan’ and ‘The Last Days of Disco’ are subject to an inordinate amount of critical dismissal, but on Criterion Blu-ray, they look like low-key classics.

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These key Wes Anderson moments are amusing and compelling, and if you’re a fan of them, believe me, Moonrise Kingdom will not let you down. Here are the Top 10 Awkward Wes Anderson Movie Moments.

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One of the funniest and most original films of the 1990s makes its way to Blu-ray in a new special edition from The Criterion Collection that features enough extras to keep you busy all month.

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“Why are all your moves so smart and noble and I’m always the idiot piece of shit?” I have never played a serious game of poker in my entire life–hell, I don’t think I’ve ever really taken part in any poker game, serious or casual, either in the company of friends or among jaded professionals. [...]

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“If the guy I was then met the guy I am now, he’d beat the shit out of me.” “SLC Punk!” is a strange amalgamation of elements that seem to be operating at cross-purposes. It has passages reminiscent of John Hughes, “Sid and Nancy,” and Tarantino, a tone that convincingly encompasses dramatic shifts in temperament [...]

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