Article 99 + Q&A and VIP reception

Join CinemaKC at the Screenland Medallion Theatre at Plexpod on Friday, November 9 for a special screening of the KC-set, post-Vietnam thriller. Click here for tickets and info.

Episode Five: Catch Reel Spirit

Catch Reel Spirit: 3 films by young filmmakers, including the Dierenfeldt siblings.

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Episode Five: Stuart Bury and Ryan Tonner

Kansas City Art Institute alumni prove why the school’s reputation for having a top-notch animation program is well earned – even producing an Oscar-winning short.

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Episode Two: Ty Jones

The award-winning director and cinematographer presents examples of his prolific short-film career and the trailer for his first full-length feature film.

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Episode Three: MK12

MK12 creates award-winning short experimental films and title credits for famous features. Take a look.

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Episode Two: Bryce Young, Turner Baietto, Michelle Davidson, Joicie Appell and Amber Rapp

Discover the Withered World web series and view one of its webisodes. Plus, a veteran actress appears in two films – one comic and one creepy

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Episode Seven: Dylan Dietz, Ann Mendenhall, John Berry, Mike Kelly and Mike Kearns

Be amazed at the animated works from the Midwest Association of Professional Animators and the Kansas City Art Institute students/graduates, including a short by Douglas Meloche.

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Episode Seven: Jerry Rapp and Jen Greenstreet

The filmmakers go for the drama in 2 short works.

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Episode Twelve: Jeremy Osbern, Chris Blunk and Paige Girard

Through a Glass Productions shows why it’s clear the company has become such a success. Plus, a University of Kansas graduate captures an artistic collective in Lawrence.

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Episode Four: Jon Davis, Meagan Flynn, and Marc Havener

The filmmakers showcase shorts that explore relationships between men and women, fathers and sons.

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Episode Eleven: Terence O’Malley and Randall Moore

Local documentarian brings Kansas City history alive in a trilogy of films featuring a President, the mob, and a fashion scion. Plus, dental me rcury amalgams get a thorough examination.

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“Article 99”

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams | October 5th, 2018

CLICK HERE: Plot and Description at Wikipedia BUY TICKETS

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CINEMAKC LEGACY RETURNS: Locally Made ‘Article 99’ To Recognize Veterans In Film

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams | October 5th, 2018

BUY TICKETS Kansas City, Mo. – CinemaKC, a non-profit film organization which spotlights films and filmmakers in the area, will partner with sponsor KC Film Office at Visit KC, to present Article 99,  the second in a series of classic feature films that were filmed in the region with Kansas City locations, cast and crew.…

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“Article 99” Trailer

By Patricia Hamarstrom Williams | October 4th, 2018

CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE 99 TRAILER Article 99, made by director Howard Deutch and starring Keifer Sutherland, Lea Thompson, Ray Liotta, and a who’s who of actors will screen Friday, November 9 at  7:00 PM at the Screenland Medallion Theatre at Plexpod Westport Commons, located at 300 E 39th Street in Kansas City, Mo.  Prior…

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REVIEW: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,’ empire of the senseless

By Johnny Szlauderbach

  When Steven Spielberg unleashed Jurassic Park exactly a quarter century ago, the wunderkind responsible for the ur-blockbuster finally synthesized the apex summer tentpole. The material was junk, but Spielberg transformed Michael Crichton’s schlocky, pseudoscientific tome into a featherweight behemoth of all-ages movie magic. Other, more interesting directors were considered; imagine the cruel splatter-fest Gremlins’s…

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REVIEW: ‘Hereditary,’ genetic disorder

By Johnny Szlauderbach

  Psycho birthed the modern horror genre and, quite appropriately, fractured it in two: the shrewd and the artful. Shameless about their own junkiness, the former function explicitly as thrill rides (The Shining, The Conjuring); the latter harbor transcendent ambitions, couching their frights in atmosphere and metaphor (The Innocents, It Follows). There’s some crossover, of…

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REVIEW: ‘Isle of Dogs,’ elements of style

By Johnny Szlauderbach

  It’s easy to read a kind of progression into each new Wes Anderson movie. The last two have seen Anderson retreat even further from a recognizable reality and deeper into his own obsessively appointed imagination while, for the first time, invoking something bigger than the emotional immaturity of privileged men.   The amorphousness of…

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