Thom Poe http://kcur.org en Movie Critics: The Best Movies Out In June http://kcur.org/post/movie-critics-best-movies-out-june <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For years, it seems like Hollywood has been remaking the same films over and over and over again. Have they run out of original ideas? Or is it the movie theaters and the audiences themselves who keep paying for the same movie every summer?</span></p><p>Our movie critics Russ Simmons, Thom Poe, Loey Lockerby, and special guest Justin Scott, director of marketing for Standees&nbsp;theater, talk about the problem of putting all your eggs in one basket, as well as the new and unique movies that Hollywood is making.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:44:17 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 38917 at http://kcur.org Movie Critics: The Best Movies Out In June 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: 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 The Movie Critics: Nice Start, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/movie-critics-nice-start-2012 <p>Don&#39;t you think it&#39;s a perfect time of year if you like to go to the movies? There&rsquo;s no holiday shopping to do, no garden to tend, no snow to shovel, and no nice weather to miss. But when it comes to picking what films to see, that&rsquo;s where the Movie Critics come in.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 18:59:10 +0000 Andrea Silenzi 11125 at http://kcur.org The Movie Critics: Nice Start, 2012