Central Standard Friday
4:01 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Movie Critics: Get Thee To A Chilly Theater

For this week's Central Standard Friday join host Russ Simmons and the Movie Critics for a look at what's new in a theater near you, including Prometheus, Brave, The Intouchables and Rock of Ages.

This batch of Movie Critics includes Russ Simmons of KKFI, Fox 4 News, John Tibbetts, Associate Professor of Theater and Film at KU, and Loey Lockerby of The Kansas City Star and her blog Such a Critic.

GOING ON THIS WEEKEND:

Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
13th Annual Showcase of LGBT Cinema
@ the Tivoli 4050 Pennsylvania Ave
June 22 - 28, 2012 [schedule]

Tivoli Performing Arts Series
Bolshoi Ballet's RAYMONDA
Sunday June 24, 10:00 AM (LIVE)
Wednesday June 27, 1:30 PM  (ENCORE)

The Big Slick Celebrity Weekend Poker Tournament
at Kauffman Stadium, Hurrah's KC and The Midland Theater
with KC's own Rob Riggle, Paul Rudd & Jason Sudeikis
June 22-23, 2012 [more info]

MOVIE RATINGS ON A 1-5 SCALE

Opened on June 1st:
FOR GREATER GLORY (R) - 2.5
SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (PG-13) - 2.5
MONSIEUR LAZHAR (PG-13) - 4.5

Opened on June 8th:
MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE'S MOST WANTED (PG) - 3.5
PROMETHEUS (R) - 3
THE INTOUCHABLES (R) - 3.5
STEVE JOBS: THE LOST INTERVIEW (UNRATED)

Opened on June 15th:
HYSTERIA (R) - 3.5
ROCK OF AGES (PG-13) - 3
THAT'S MY BOY (R) - 1

Opens on June 22nd:
BRAVE (PG) - 3.5
SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (R) - 3
ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER (R) - 3
WHERE DO WE GO NOW? (PG-13) - 3

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