Three to See

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3:10 am
Sat June 28, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' June 27

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  Up to Date's independent, foreign and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

  • Chef
  • Belle
  • Ida (English subtitles)

Steve Walker:

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9:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' June 13

"For No Good Reason" explores the connection between life and art through the eyes of seminal British artist, Ralph Steadman.
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Up to Date's independent, foreign and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

  • Chef
  • Belle
  • For No Good Reason

Steve Walker:

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Up to Date
12:41 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' June 6

Joaquin Phoenix and Marion Cotillard star in 'The Immigrant.'

Need to take refuge from the downpours this weekend? Up to Date's independent, foreign and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

  • Ida
  • Chef
  • Belle

Steve Walker:

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5:30 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' May 30-June 1

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Looking for a great film to see during the weekend of May 30-June 1? Up to Date's independent, foreign, and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

  • Fed Up
  • The Hornet's Nest
  • The Lunchbox

Steve Walker:

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4:32 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' May 23-25

Critics Cynthia Haines and Steve Walker recommend "Fed Up," the documentary "that the food industry doesn't want you to see."

Looking for a great film to see during the long holiday weekend of May 23-26? Up to Date's independent, foreign, and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

  • The Hornet's Nest
  • Only Lovers Left Alive
  • The Lunchbox

Steve Walker:

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Up To Date
11:00 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' May 16-18

'Only Lovers Left Alive' is on critic Cynthia Haines' 'Three to See' list this week.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of May 16-18? Up to Date's independent, foreign, and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Joe
  • Only Lovers Left Alive

Steve Walker:

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11:36 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' May 9-11

'Finding Vivian Maier' is on Cynthia Haines' list this weekend.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of May 9-11? Up to Date's independent, foreign, and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

  • Finding Vivian Maier
  • Joe
  • Particle Fever

Steve Walker:

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Up To Date
12:25 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' May 2-4

Nicolas Cage stars in 'Joe,' two of our independent, foreign, and documentary film critics' 'Three to See.'
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Looking for a great film to see the weekend of May 2-4? Up to Date's independent, foreign, and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:

Cynthia Haines:

Steve Walker:

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7:30 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' April 25 - 27

Irrfan Khan portrays Saajan in "The Lunchbox".
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  Looking for a great film to see the weekend of April 25 - 27? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Anita
  • Particle Fever
  • Lunchbox

Steve Walker:

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6:16 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' April 18-20

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' made critic Steve Walker's list this weekend.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of April 18-20? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Particle Fever
  • Gloria
  • Lunchbox

Steve Walker:

  • The Unknown Known
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Particle Fever
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11:12 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' April 11-13

'Particle Fever' explores what it's like to work at CERN's Large Hadron Collider.

Here are Up to Date's critics' favorite indie, doc and foreign films showing on Kansas City-area screens the weekend of April 11-13. 

Cynthia Haines:

  • Lunch Box
  • Particle Fever
  • The Unknown Known

Steve Walker:

  • The Unknown Known
  • Particle Fever
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

Bob Butler:

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Up to Date
11:42 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' March 28-30

Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star in Philomena, which has charmed both of Up to Date's critics this week.

Here are Up to Date's critics' favorite indie, doc and foreign films showing on Kansas City-area screens the weekend of March 28-30. 

Click the highlighted links for Steve Walker's reviews of the films.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Tim's Vermeer
  • Her
  • Philomena

Steve Walker:

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4:46 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' March 14-16

'Tim's Vermeer' is on Cynthia Haines' list this weekend.

Here are Up to Date's critics' favorite indie, doc and foreign films showing on Kansas City-area screens the weekend of March 14-16.

Click the highlighted links for Steve Walker's reviews of the films.

Cynthia Haines: 

  • Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
  • Spinning Plates
  • Tim's Vermeer

Steve Walker: 

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Up To Date
12:48 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Up to Date's Indie, Foreign, & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Mar. 7-9

Backup singers are the subjects of '20 Feet From Stardom,' one of Cynthia Haines' 'Three To See.'
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Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Mar. 7-9? Here are Up to Date's critics' favorite indie, doc, and foreign films showing on Kansas City-area screens.

Click on the highlighted links for Steve Walker's reviews of the films.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Omar
  • The Rocket
  • 20 Feet From Stardom

Steve Walker:

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5:37 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Feb. 28 - March 2

'Omar' is on both critics Cynthia Haines and Steve Walker's 'Three to See' list.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Feb. 28 - March 2? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Click the highlighted links for Steve Walker's reviews of the films.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Gloria
  • Omar
  • Oscar Shorts

Steve Walker:

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2:17 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Feb 14-16

Paulina García plays a 58 year old divorcée in the film Gloria. It's on both critics Cynthia Haines & Steve Walker's "Three To See" list this week.

Looking for a way to spend Valentine's Day (and the weekend)? How about snuggling up with your loved one in a dark movie theater?

Here are Up to Date's critics' favorite indie, doc and foreign films showing on Kansas City-area screens the weekend of Feb. 14-19, 2014.

Click the highlighted links for Steve Walker's reviews of the films.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Gloria
  • The Past
  • Oscar-Nominated Short Films

Steve Walker:

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Up to Date
1:37 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Jan. 17-19

The documentary 'Bettie Page Reveals All' is on Cynthia Haines' 'Three to See' this week.

This year's Academy Award nominations are out, and to no one's surprise, independent, foreign, and documentary films are on the list.

Here are Up to Date's critics' favorite indie, doc and foreign films showing on Kansas City-area screens the weekend of Jan. 17-19.

Click the highlighted links for Steve Walker's reviews of the films.

Cynthia Haines:

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Up to Date
12:54 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Jan. 3-5

'The Great Beauty' is on Steve Walker's list this weekend.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Jan. 3-5? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Philomena
  • American Hustle

Steve Walker:

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11:58 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Dec. 27-29

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Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Dec. 27-29? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • American Hustle
  • Philomena
  • 12 Years a Slave

Steve Walker:

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Up to Date
12:40 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Dec. 20-22

"The Punk Singer" tops critic Steve Walker's list of indie, documentary and foreign films showing this weekend.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Dec. 20-22? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • American Hustle
  • Philomena
  • 12 Years a Slave

Steve Walker:

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Up to Date
11:18 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' December 6-8

Philomena is on Steve Walker's list this weekend.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Dec. 6-8? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Muscle Shoals
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • All is Lost

Steve Walker:

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Up to Date
1:04 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Nov. 22-24

'Blue is the Warmest Color' is on Steve Walker's list this weekend.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Nov. 22-24? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens. 

Cynthia Haines:

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Muscle Shoals
  • Dallas Buyers Club 

Steve Walker

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Up To Date
12:38 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Up to Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See," Nov. 15-17

Adèle Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux star in the much talked about film 'Blue is the Warmest Color.'

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of November 8-10? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Muscle Shoals
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Blue is the Warmest Color

Steve Walker

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Up to Date
1:40 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Nov. 8-10

Cynthia Haines and Steve Walker both recommend "12 Years a Slave" this weekend.
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Looking for a great film to see the weekend of November 8-10? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.

Cynthia Haines:

  • Wadjda
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • All is Lost

Steve Walker

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Up to Date
1:52 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Nov. 1-3

Wadjda is on Cynthia Haines' list this week.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Nov. 1-3? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens. 

  Cynthia Haines:

  • 12 Years A Slave 
  • Wadjda
  • In The Name Of

Steve Walker:

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Up to Date
10:38 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Oct 25-27

The National Theatre of London's presentation of Frankenstein, on screens at the Tivoli, is on Steve Walker's list this week.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Oct. 25-27? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens. 

Cynthia Haines:

  • Salinger
  • Parkland
  • Gravity 3D

Steve Walker:

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11:47 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Oct 18-20

The JFK assassination film Parkland is on Cynthia Haines' list this week.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Oct. 18-20? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens. 

Cynthia Haines:

  • Parkland
  • In A World

Steve Walker:

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10:03 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Oct. 11-13

Cynthia Haines recommends 'Salinger,' which centers on the reclusive author.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Oct. 11-13? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.  Cynthia Haines:

  • Salinger
  • Parkland
  • Fruitvale Station

Steve Walker:

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Up to Date
10:29 am
Fri September 27, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Sept. 27-29

Steve Walker recommends 'Thanks For Sharing' this weekend.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Sept. 27-29? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens. 

Cynthia Haines:

  • Short Term 12
  • Salinger
  • In A World

Steve Walker:

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9:45 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' Sept. 20-22

Lake Bell stars in 'In A World'.

Looking for a great film to see the weekend of Sept. 20-22? Up to Date's indie, documentary and foreign film critics share their three favorites showing on area screens.    Cynthia Haines:

  • Short Term 12 
  • In A World
  • Hannah Arendt

Steve Walker:

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