The human capacity for being in love with more than one person at a time is at the heart of writer-director Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz, starring Michelle Williams as a woman so inflicted – and, naturally, conflicted.
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 The Amazing Spiderman, Moonrise Kingdom, Ice Age: Continental Drift and Ted. Also, in light of the Aurora, Colorado tragedy, our critics will discuss how the news has changed the way they understand The Dark Knight Rises.
Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of July 13-15, 2012? Up to Date's critics Steve Walker and Cynthia Haines share their three favorites showing on area screens.
Cynthia Haines: Moonrise Kingdom, Your Sister's Sister, MonsieurLazhar
Steve Walker: The Intouchables, Moonrise Kingdom, Bernie
In Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson's first live action film since The Fantastic Mr. Fox, his stop-motion animation offering, the director has created one of the most artful and inventive movies in many moons about the crazy, throbbing pulse of first love and how piteous the fool who stands in its way.
A scene from Monsieur Lazhar, the French-Canadian film that was nominated for this year's foreign language Oscar and is on the list of independent, foreign, and documentary films reviewed on Friday's Up to Date
Two new documentaries arrive in Kansas City this week that look at how a young person's capability for moxie and dedication can be advantageous in two seemingly disparate fields: high school football and ballet.
An ensemble of some of England’s finest actors, a satire on contemporary American culture, the latest from the unique mind of filmmaker Guy Maddin, the relationship between the newly elected Pope …and his therapist.
Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of May 4-6, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.You can click on the highlighted links for Steve Walker's film reviews.
Cynthia Haines: A Separation, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, We Need to Talk About Kevin