<![CDATA[Movie News & Reviews News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/ en-us Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:48:59 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:48:59 CDT Movie News & Reviews 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com ‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ reign continues, besting ‘Hail, Caesar!’ on Super Bowl weekend http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article59015843.html#storylink=rss Coen brothers’ 1950s Hollywood satire brings in an estimated $11.4M in ticket sales

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ ekes out a meager $5.2M

Click to Continue »]]>
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 15:58:46 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article59015843.html
'Inside Out' sweeps Annie Awards, wins best animated picture http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58995733.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 13:21:03 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58995733.html Filmmaker pours his experience with mental illness into ‘Touched With Fire’ http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58498663.html#storylink=rss Paul Dalio’s bipolar disorder first manifested itself while he was at New York University

The film, which was executive-produced by Spike Lee, opens in Kansas City Feb. 19

Click to Continue »]]>
Sun, 07 Feb 2016 05:00:00 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58498663.html
Charlotte Rampling is quietly devastating in ‘45 Years’: 4 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58179633.html#storylink=rss The film, based on a short story by David Constantine, is a merciless glimpse of aging

Co-star Tom Courtenay wasn’t nominated, but he’s also superb

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58179633.html
Coen brothers’ ‘Hail, Caesar!’ is goofy but threadbare: 2.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58205943.html#storylink=rss Josh Brolin plays a studio fixer searching for a kidnapped star, played by George Clooney

Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton, Jonah Hill and Frances McDormand also star

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58205943.html
‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ bites off more than it can chew: 2.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58166738.html#storylink=rss Film is based on best-selling mashup of Jane Austen gentility and horror

Director Burr Steers handles the different genres skillfully

But problems with the story’s concept are tough to surmount

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58166738.html
‘Anesthesia’ is numbingly familiar: 2 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58248778.html#storylink=rss Tim Blake Nelson wrote, directed and is featured in the film, his fifth

While the film uses interconnectivity as a storytelling mechanism, the characters don’t really connect

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58248778.html
‘The Choice’ is typical Nicholas Sparks’ adaptation, but not the best: 1.5 stars http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58243918.html#storylink=rss All the hallmarks of a Nicholas Sparks movie are there, but something’s missing

Anyone not expecting any more than another simple entry in the Sparks catalog will not be disappointed

Click to Continue »]]>
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:00:00 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58243918.html
‘Notebook’ author Nicholas Sparks could have been a Jayhawk http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58233548.html#storylink=rss The best-selling writer chose Notre Dame over KU, but ran with Jim Ryun

His latest film, “The Choice,” opens Friday

Click to Continue »]]>
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:04:47 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58233548.html
For Lauren Anderson, music has spiritual and healing powers http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article57118483.html#storylink=rss Singer/songwriter is also a music therapist at KU Medical Center

She recently released “Truly Me,” her first full-length album

Click to Continue »]]>
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 02:00:00 CST

]]>
http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article57118483.html
Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098668.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By MICHAEL PHILLIPS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098668.html Movie review: 'Boy and the World' draws viewers in to animated story of a boy's world http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098468.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By MICHAEL PHILLIPS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098468.html Time is tricky in '45 Years' http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098448.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By BARBARA VANCHERI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098448.html Movie review: 'Arabian Nights: Vol. 1 &#239;&#191;&#189; The Restless One' is ambitious portrait of Europe in crisis http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098243.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By MICHAEL PHILLIPS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098243.html Movie review: In 'Rams,' hardheaded Icelandic brothers clash with each other but love their animals http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098223.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By KENNETH TURAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098223.html Movie review: A portrait of 1960s' 'Troublemakers' who changed the art world landscape in a big, big way http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098228.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By KENNETH TURAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098228.html Jason Sudeikis is an everyman for the early 21st century http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098208.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By SUSAN KING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59098208.html Notorious impostor faces at least 2 years in prison http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59093588.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 04:41:01 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59093588.html Actress Molly Ringwald to screen 'The Breakfast Club' in WV http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59093818.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 03:55:48 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article59093818.html 'Kung Fu Panda 3' tops Super Bowl weekend at box office http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58984273.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 15:27:01 CST By JAKE COYLE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58984273.html 'Kung Fu Panda 3' wins weekend box-office battle http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59047413.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By TRE'VELL ANDERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article59047413.html An exploding bus movie stunt sparks concerns in London http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58971703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 08:36:01 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58971703.html Inarritu wins DGA feature film award http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58969588.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By REBECCA KEEGAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58969588.html Inarritu wins top DGA prize, further obscuring awards season http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58847138.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 03:11:59 CST By LINDSEY BAHR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58847138.html Inarritu wins DGA award for best feature film http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58969478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Feb 2016 02:00:00 CST By REBECCA KEEGAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/movies-news-reviews/article58969478.html Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58835848.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:32:07 CST By JUSTIN PRITCHARD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58835848.html Ryan Reynolds torn about picking between Manning, Newton http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58929708.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 21:13:01 CST By MESFIN FEKADU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58929708.html Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named Oxford fellows http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58848973.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 11:47:02 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58848973.html 300 rare and famous guitars coming to NYC auction http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58844168.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 09:45:54 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58844168.html Angelina Jolie's film 'Unbroken' finally opens in Japan http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58832698.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Feb 2016 04:42:01 CST By YURI KAGEYAMA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article58832698.html