Trailers and clips from all nominated films!  Get expert tips for your Oscar pool!  Door Prizes!

KANSAS CITY, MO –  Join us for a robust evening of film clips and trailers for this season’s Oscar-nominated films and get Oscar picks from a feisty and opinionated panel of Kansas City’s top movie critics, when CinemaKC presents “Critics vs. Oscars Free-For-All II” on Wednesday, Feb.  26, at the Screenland Crown Center Theatre.

Trailers for Oscar-nominated films in six major categories (plus scenes from all nine Best Picture nominees) will begin screening at 7 p.m., along with impassioned reactions and clashing Oscar picks from an impressive assemblage of local film critics and aficionados.

Compare your Oscar-pool predictions to those of the experts –  which this year include:

Marie Asner-freelance writer and entertainment reviewer with and KCUR-FM film panelist on Central Standard Friday

Eric and KCUR-FM film panelist on Central Standard Fridays

Jon Niccum-Kansas City Star Contributing Movie Reviewer on

Jack Poessiger-Jack Goes To The Movies on Time Warner Cable and KMBZ radio

Russ Simmons-WDAF-TV Fox 4 Film Critic and KCUR-FM film panelist on Central Standard Friday

Michael A. and

Ryan Davis-Alamo Theaters and

Dustin Adair and Molly Montgomery-Reviews For Humans.

Come participate in our pre-screening MIXER at 6 p.m. and weigh in with the critics one-on-one! Agree! Disagree! Analyze! Dissect! Just try not to spill your drink.

And this just in: Each attendee will receive a FREE RAFFLE TICKET for a chance to win movie memorabilia and Screenland and Boulevard Drive-In movie passes!

A donation of $10 is requested to support CinemaKC in its efforts to serve the movie community in 2014.



Screenland Crown Center Theaters

2450 Grand Blvd – 3rd Floor

Kansas City, MO



Wednesday, February 26

Mixer – 6 PM

Screening – 7 PM

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