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KC Oscar Party 2016

by Eric Melin on January 14, 2016

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What a lovely day! The 88th Academy Awards are February 28, 2016 and your pals at Scene-Stealers, Lost in Reviews, and Boom Howdy are again hosting the coolest movie party in Kansas City.

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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 [...]

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2013 KC Oscar Party Wrap Up

by Eric Melin on February 25, 2013

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Check out the pictures and tweets from the 2013 KC Oscar Party from the people who were there — as it happened last night:

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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 your heart’s content, and try to best the rest of KC by picking the most winners correctly on your ballot!

It’s also your chance to win TONS of free prizes!

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Well, that couldn’t have gone much better! Last night at the Screenland Crossroads, Scene Stealers and Lost in Reviews presented An Evening of 8-Bit Featuring Scott Pilgrim vs. The World!  A sold-out Kansas City crowd drank plenty of Tallgrass 8-Bit Pale Ale, partook in an 8-bit videogame tournament, and checked out the awesome 8-bit/geek-inspired art gallery. Right before the main attraction, the [...]

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Did Edgar Wright give us permission and then RT our event page for An Evening of 8-Bit Featuring ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’? He sure as hell did! Scene-Stealers and Lost in Reviews have joined forces for a one-night-only special event of art, rock, and videogames at Screenland Crossroads 4/20/2012. Get tix now!

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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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We asked you to tell us about the worst bosses you ever had to win tickets to see the new movie HORRIBLE BOSSES. We got a metric crap-ton of responses. WARNING: Some are not suitable for kids. 52 winners won advance passes to the screening and here are some of the best (i.e. worst) stories, straight from [...]

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Scene-Stealers Editor-in-Chief Eric Melin and a gaggle of guest reviewers take on Zack Snyder‘s (300, Watchmen) latest cinematic assault, the girl-powered action fantasy “Sucker Punch.” Will Snyder’s fetish for stylized sexuality and violence translate into something bigger than the sum of its pop-art influences? Find out in this review of Sucker Punch (2011) starring Emily [...]

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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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Do you like free movie schwag? We sure do and we’ll have plenty of it to give away this Sunday night at the Crosstown Station in Kansas City for the people who predict the most winners in this year’s event. Scene-Stealers is sponsoring the 2011 Oscar Watch Party Potluck Sunday night February 27 at 6pm. [...]

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Sunday Feb. 27, 2011 at 6:00 pm the Red Carpet entrances start at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards… And that’s the time that we begin the festivities at Kansas City’s Crosstown Station for the Scene-Stealers Oscars Watch Party! Scene-Stealers editor-in-chief Eric Melin (that’s me) will be co-hosting with Matt Larson and a panel of special [...]

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With The Great Songs series, my aim is simple: To offer up a different set of tunes as classic canon. Sometimes, the listmania that I suffer from is capitalized on by big mainstream outlets–everyone from Rolling Stone and Spin to VH1 and any number of cool British mags. Critical consensus is a dangerous thing, so [...]

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