Walt Bodine Show
3:54 pm
Thu December 29, 2011

The Movie Critics: Best Films of 2011

On the Walt Bodine Show Friday, co-host Russ Simmons and the Movie Critics will take a look at recent movie releases, including The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, We Bought a Zoo, and War Horse. Plus, we'll hear our critics favorite films of 2011.

TELL US:
What's been your favorite film of 2011?

GUESTS:
Russ Simmons, co-host, KKFI, Fox 4 News
Marie Asner, Metro Voice, On Air Prep, Phantom Tollbooth
John Tibbetts, Associate Professor of Theater and Film, University of Kansas

 

MARIE ASNER'S FAVORITE FILMS of 2011:

1. Albert Nobbs
2. Margin Call
3.  Page One: Inside the New York Times
4. The Ides of March
5. The Artist

More of Marie's favorites on the Phantom Tollbooth

JOHN TIBBETT'S FAVORITE FILMS of 2011:

1. Beginners
2. Anonymous
3. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
4. Young Adult
5. Hugo

RUSS SIMMONS' FAVORITE FILMS of 2011:

1. The Artist
2. The Help
3. Super 8
4. Win Win
5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

MARIE ASNER'S WORST FILMS of 2011:

1. Rango
2. Martha Marcy May Marlene
3. Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides
4. The Tree of Life
5. The Guard

More of Marie's favorites on the Phantom Tollbooth

RUSS SIMMONS' WORST FILMS of 2011:

1. The Change-Up
2. Your Highness
3. Answers to Nothing
4. Transformers 3 Dark of the Moon
5. Bad Teacher

RATINGS OF RECENT RELEASES ON 1-5 STAR SCALE

Opened on December 16th:
YOUNG ADULT (R) - 3.5
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL (PG-13) - 3.5
ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED (G)
SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS (PG-13) - 2.5
CONNECTED (not rated)
BLACK POWER MIX TAPES (not rated)

Opened on December 20 - 25th:
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (R) - 3
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN (PG) - 3.5
WE BOUGHT A ZOO (PG) - 3
THE ARTIST (PG-13) - 4
WAR HORSE (PG-13) - 3.5
THE DARKEST HOUR (PG-13) - 2.5
YOUNG GOETHE IN LOVE (not rated) - 4
EAMES: THE ARCHITECT AND PAINTER (not rated)

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