‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ focuses on world building in lieu of weak plot

‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′ focuses on world building in lieu of weak plot

There is not too much in the way of plot in Mockingjay as the film mostly follows Katniss as she learns to be the symbol for the resistance

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Theory of Everything’ is a brilliant story about love in the face of hardship

‘Theory of Everything’ is a brilliant story about love in the face of hardship

At the bare bones, “The Theory of Everything” is simply a love story between a physically inhibited but brilliant man and the woman who loved him and faithfully cared for him throughout his illness. But just how far does love go when faced with such a hardship?

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Christopher Nolan shoots for the Oscars with ‘Interstellar’

Christopher Nolan shoots for the Oscars with ‘Interstellar’

While Christopher Nolan is no stranger to large scale films and borderline fantasy or sci-fi concepts, nothing in his filmography to date matches the scale or ambition that Interstellar brings with it. With a stellar cast and serviceable marketing campaign, it appears as if Nolan is making his first real attempt at awards season attention with this space epic.

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Big Hero 6′ showcases a big heart amidst a weakness of a formulaic story

‘Big Hero 6′ showcases a big heart amidst a weakness of a formulaic story

“Big Hero 6” is a visual delight to watch from the very beginning, introducing a playful world full of imagination and wonder.

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Confident SomeKindaWonderful rides fast-arriving momentum

Confident SomeKindaWonderful rides fast-arriving momentum

Less than two years after a snowy night in Cleveland gave birth to a friendship, a band and a hit song all in the same night, SomeKindaWonderful already has the vibe and assuredness of a band in command of its sound and its direction.

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

Just in time for Halloween, Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest film, “Nightcrawler” creeps on to the screen this weekend

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“Birdman” glides effortlessly with wonderful performances and unique approach

“Birdman” glides effortlessly with wonderful performances and unique approach

By harnessing this rawness and finding a way to combine the advantages and rawness of theatre in a cinematic medium, “Birdman” provides a very realistic and unforgiving outlook on human nature that will stick with audiences until well after the credits fade.

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! at the Uptown, Kansas City

In Photos: Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! at the Uptown, Kansas City

Gaslight Anthem and Against Me! have always been a favorite in Kansas City, but when the punk rockers in Against Me took to the Uptown stage, technical problems plagued the set and the band walked off after just 3 songs. Dismayed fans were in for a treat though.

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Twenty One Pilots says farewell to Vessel with 2-night Dallas stand

Twenty One Pilots says farewell to Vessel with 2-night Dallas stand

Twenty One Pilots has one of the most entertaining and fun live shows in existence today and if you haven’t seen them yet, you’re really missing out.

| October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Renner shines in political thriller ‘Kill the Messenger’

Renner shines in political thriller ‘Kill the Messenger’

“Kill the Messenger” won’t necessitate a trip to the theater anytime soon but fans of political or journalistic dramas or thrillers will be mostly pleased after spending an evening with this film.

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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