Marie Asner http://kcur.org en Movie Critics: Special Effects http://kcur.org/post/movie-critics-special-effects <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Current movie hits like “Pacific Rim” and “Despicable Me 2” are loaded with computer generated imagery (CGI).</span></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:09:49 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 40489 at http://kcur.org Movie Critics: Special Effects Movie Critics: What Are The Best Movies Out Right Now? http://kcur.org/post/movie-critics-what-are-best-movies-out-right-now <p>Movie Critics Russ Simmons, Marie Asner and Thom Poe gather round during KCUR's spring pledge drive to discuss the best and worst of the recent film releases.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 27 Apr 2013 22:29:22 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 35823 at http://kcur.org Movie Critics: What Are The Best Movies Out Right Now? Movie Critics: A Look At The Oscars http://kcur.org/post/movie-critics-look-oscars <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>85th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual Academy Awards are now history. Hollywood’s most glamorous event was yet another extravaganza of self-congratulation. We take a look at favorites slighted and just rewards </span>reaped.&nbsp; <span style="line-height: 1.5;">And we discuss the significance of Seth </span>MacFarlane<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> performance as host.&nbsp; Movie critics <strong>Russ Simmons</strong>, <strong>Marie </strong></span><strong>Asner</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and <strong>John </strong></span><strong>Tibbots</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong> </strong>take us through the Oscars and this moth's latest releases.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 21:24:21 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 32818 at http://kcur.org Movie Critics: A Look At The Oscars Movie Critics: Best Films Of 2012 http://kcur.org/post/movie-critics-best-films-2012 <p>Join <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard-friday" target="_blank">Central Standard Friday</a> as our movie critics <strong>Russ Simmons</strong> of <a href="http://www.kkfi.org" target="_blank">KKFI</a> and <a href="http://www.fox4kc.com" target="_blank">Fox 4 News</a>, <b>Marie Asner</b> of <a href="http://www.metrovoicenews.com/" target="_blank">Metro Voice</a>, <a href="http://www.onairprep.com/" target="_blank">On Air Prep </a>&amp; <a href="http://www.phantomtollbooth.org/" target="_blank">Phantom </a><a href="http://www.phantomtollbooth.org/" target="_blank">Tollbooth</a>, and<strong> John Tibbets</strong>, <a href="http://www.johnctibbetts.com/" target="_blank">Associate Professor of Theater and Film at KU</a>, discuss the recent releases and look for your feelings about what have been the best movies and performances of 2012.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:48:14 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 28649 at http://kcur.org Movie Critics: Best Films Of 2012 Movie Critics: The Acceptable Spiderman http://kcur.org/post/movie-critics-acceptable-spiderman <p>For this week&#39;s <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/waltbodineshow"> <em>Central Standard Friday</em></a>, join host Russ Simmons and the Movie Critics for a look at what&#39;s new in a theater near you, including <em>The Amazing Spiderman, </em><em>Moonrise Kingdom, Ice Age: Continental Drift </em>and <em>Ted.</em> Also, in light of<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/07/20/157090121/real-life-horror-many-killed-dozens-wounded-at-colorado-movie-theater"> the Aurora, Colorado tragedy</a>, our critics will discuss how the news has changed the way they understand <em>The Dark Knight Rises.</em></p><p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:56:28 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Russ Simmons 21361 at http://kcur.org Movie Critics: The Acceptable Spiderman