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UNCOMMON ALLIES Documentary Screening Nov 11

On October 12, 2017 by Patricia Hamarstrom Williams

Kansas City based film director, Jon Brick, and CinemaKC are hosting a screening event on November 11, 2017, for the feature documentary film, Uncommon Allies. The film was filmed in Kansas City, Mo., and is an important and timely film about homicide, gun violence and police-community relations. Uncommon Allies shows how Rosilyn Temple, in the wake […]

CINEMAKC BINGO NIGHT WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11

On October 3, 2017 by Patricia Hamarstrom Williams

CINEMAKC DRAG QUEEN BINGO for FILMMAKING Mark your calendar! CinemaKC is hosting a Bingo Night at Hamburger Mary’s to support local filmmaking. Come out to play, to party, and to have fun! It’s on Wednesday, October 11. 2017, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Hamburger Mary’s, 3700 Broadway Rd, Ste 110, Kansas City, Missouri […]

Film History

REVIEW: “Battle of the Sexes,” double fault

On September 29, 2017 by Johnny Szlauderbach

Image: Twentieth Century Fox In May 1973, Bobby Riggs challenged Margaret Court to a tennis match. Riggs was 55 and had been retired for 22 years. Margaret Court was 30 and the number-one ranked female player in the world. Riggs smashed Court, beating her 6-2 in game one and 6-1 in game 2. It was […]

REVIEW: “American Made,” cruise control

On September 28, 2017 by Johnny Szlauderbach

Image: Universal Pictures Tom Cruise isn’t like other movie stars. Even without the personal baggage, he’d be an anomaly. There have always been outsized screen personalities—Bette Davis, Cary Grant, Jimmy Stewart, Lee Marvin, Brad Pitt, George Clooney—but even they stretch themselves within their niches, test their artistic limitations. Outside of a few obvious departures (Magnolia, […]