Changes At AMC Entertainment; Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film Reviews

May 31, 2012

Chinese company Wanda Group's recent purchase of Kansas City-based AMC Entertainment could have an effect on the way the company runs its business here and abroad.

But will AMC's forthcoming divorce from the Power & Light District's Mainstreet Theater change the way movie-goers see film in KC?

Friday on Up to Date, film critics Cynthia Haines, Steve Walker and Bob Butler discuss these topics as well as review the latest independent, foreign and documentary films showing on area screens.

Have an idea or suggestion for a new film series at the Kansas City Library? Contact critic Bob Butler via email:

Our list for Friday, June 1, 2012:

Opening Today:

Monsieur Lazhar

For Greater Glory

Already Open:



Sound of My Voice

Darling Companion


First Position