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Up to Date
5:29 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

What's Showing In Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film

A scene from "Gerhard Richter Painting." a documentary about one of the world's greatest artists. It's one of the films Up to Date's critics review on September 28.

Okay Up to Date listeners: crank up that brain for a look at films that force you to have a conversation after you’ve left the theater.

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Up To Date
10:06 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Documentary Critics' 'Three To See'

Wayne White is the artist featured in the documentary, "Beauty is Embarrassing".
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Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of September 21-23, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up To Date
6:25 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Documentary Critics' 'Three To See'

Virginie Ledoyen in Farewell, My Queen
GMT Productions

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of September 14-16, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
9:52 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Documentary Critics' 'Three To See'

Quvenzhane Wallis as Hushpuppy and Dwight Henry as Wink in Beasts of the Southern Wild
Je Fox Searchlight.

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of September 7-9, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Film
5:00 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Living Lush & Ludicrously With 'The Queen Of Versailles'

Jackie Siegel and her brood in "The Queen of Versailles."
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There have been several informative documentaries about the United States' ongoing economic woes -  for instance 2010's Oscar-winning The Inside Job.

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Up to Date
10:38 am
Fri August 17, 2012

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign, and Documentary Critics' "Three to See"

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of August 17-19? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
11:30 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Up To Date's Indie, Foreign, and Documentary Critics' 'Three To See'

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of August 10-12, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
10:25 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of July 27-29, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
10:15 am
Fri July 27, 2012

What's Showing In Art, Independent, Foreign and Documentary Film

Quvenzhane Wallis stars in "Beasts of the Southern Wild," one of the films on today's list of independent, foreign, and documentary films showing on KC-area screens.

A corporate headhunter steals to maintain his lavish life style.  Sound like a news headline?  

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Up to Date
11:40 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of July 20-22, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
11:44 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Up to Date's Film Critics' "Three To See"

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of July 6-8, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
3:43 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See"

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of June 29-July 1, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
9:59 am
Fri June 22, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of June 22-24, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Film
10:16 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the Memorial Day holiday weekend of June 15-17, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
11:21 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

From "Undefeated," one of Up to Date's indie, foreign, and doc film critics' "Three to See."

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the Memorial Day holiday weekend of June 1-3, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Film
10:29 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

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

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
Photograph © 2011 Music Box Films

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.

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Up to Date
11:19 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

Dancer Rebecca Houseknecht in "First Position"
Bess Kargman Sundance Selects

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the Memorial Day holiday weekend of May 25-28, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
9:59 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

"Jiro Dreams of Sushi," a documentary about 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, his business in the basement of a Tokyo office building, and his relationship with his son and eventual heir, Yoshikazu.

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of May 18-20, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
11:42 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" - one of Up to Date's Film Critics' "Three to See"

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of May 11-13, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
7:53 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film Reviews

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.

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Up to Date
11:44 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' "Three To See"

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of April 20-22, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
9:27 pm
Thu April 19, 2012

Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film Reviews

Looking for a great film to see this weekend?  How about one that will make you laugh, cry, and yes, think?

Then look further than Friday's Up to Date, as independent, foreign and documentary film critics Cynthia Haines, Steve Walker and Bob Butler return to review the best films showing in area theaters.

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Up to Date
2:47 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' 'Three To See'

Thomas Doret plays Cyril in “The Kid With a Bike.’’
Sundance Selects

Looking for a great independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of April 13-15, 2012? Up to Date's critics share their three favorite showing on area screens.

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Up to Date
2:26 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

What's Showing In Independent, Foreign & Documentary Film

Looking for a good film to see this weekend or beyond? Perhaps one that makes you think....or *gasp* - spend time with friends after the lights go up talking about the film in-depth?

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Up to Date
11:29 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Up To Date's Film Critics' "Three To See"

A scene from the film "In Darkness."

Looking for a great art, independent, foreign, or documentary film to see the weekend of March 30-April 1, 2012?

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Up to Date
4:19 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

What's Showing In Art, Independent, Foreign and Documentary Film

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will name its Oscar nominees on January 24th.  No, our own critics aren't involved in the nominating process, but that doesn't mean they don't have opinions on which films should receive accolades!

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