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Eric Melin on the KCTV5 It’s Your Morning show talking with Alexis Del Cid about ‘Stoker.’

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This week, Eric  and Trevan review “Chronicle,” while Trey sorts out Daniel Radcliffe’s first post-Potter movie “The Woman In Black.” Then all three come together to discuss the merits of “The Artist.”

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In the Scene-Stealers movie podcast #40, Eric and Trevan talk about Take Shelter, Young Adult, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.

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Sick of reading and watching videos? Need something to argue about with yourself while driving? In podcast #39, Eric and Trevan catch up with the big holiday releases Melancholia, The Descendants, Hugo and The Muppets!

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This review originally appeared on KTKA-TV and KSNT-TV, Kansas First News. Your ability to accept or not accept convenient plot devices and the ultimate sports movie formula will absolutely color your opinion of “Warrior.” A high-school teacher facing foreclosure on his family home and a haunted Iraq vet enter the same mixed martial arts tournament, [...]

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This movie review of “Cars 2″ appears on KTKA-49. Since Pixar’s “Cars” was released in 2006, we’ve been able to look forward to a new movie from the premier animation studio in America every summer. Every movie since then has been a huge box office success and has won Pixar the Best Animated Feature Oscar. [...]

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Here’s my review of the new Matt Damon movie “The Adjustment Bureau” from KTKA-49. Philip K. Dick, the science fiction author whose works were the basis for “Blade Runner” and “Minority Report,” is famous for his far-out concepts. Movie adaptations of his work usually take the premise from Dick and little else because his ideas [...]

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Topher Grace is interviewed by Scene-Stealers editor Eric Melin about “Take Me Home Tonight”

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KTKA 2011 Oscar Special

by Eric Melin on February 24, 2011

in Features

Here’s a 30-minute special with Eric Melin and Trevan McGee’s picks for the major categories at the 2011 Academy Awards Sunday night Feb. 27. This segment originally aired on KTKA-49. Here’s a shorter prediction segment with Eric’s Top 4 picks. Here’s a feature on the acting performances you must see before Sunday night. Don’t forget [...]

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Here’s my picks for Best Actor, Actress, Director, and Picture at the 2011 Academy Awards Sunday night Feb. 27. This segment originally aired on KTKA-49. Here’s the extended 30-minute episode where I pick more categories with co-host Trevan McGee. Here’s my feature on the acting performances you must see before Sunday night. Don’t forget to [...]

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The state of 3D movies in theaters today…

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Here’s my video review of the Todd Phillips-directed comedy“Due Date” starring Zach Galifianakis and Robert Downey Jr. from KTKA-49. It takes a special kind of director to make Robert Downey Jr. and Zach Galifianakis not funny and apparently, Todd Phillips is that director. From Phillips—the man who brought us the runaway surprise summer hit “The [...]

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Here’s Eric’s on-camera review of Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg‘s new comedy “The Other Guys” from ABC affiliate KTKA-49. See this clip on the 6pm news tonight. Eric’s full print review of the movie is here.

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You know the kind of thriller that works only at surface value, skirts cliché at every turn, keeps stringing you along, and—in the end—hinges 100 percent on whether you buy the twist ending or not? “Shutter Island” is not that kind of thriller. Directed by Martin Scorsese, “Shutter Island” has enough gothic atmosphere, deep emotional [...]

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When I saw the pitch-perfect zombie movie homage “Shaun of the Dead,” I figured the reason there was so much gore was pretty obvious. It’s a zombie movie. Duh. Having just seen Edgar Wright’s second feature, the pitch-perfect action movie homage “Hot Fuzz,” I now know that the director uses decapitated heads and buckets of [...]

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