“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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Unsaintly ‘St. Vincent’ will make you laugh & cry

Unsaintly ‘St. Vincent’ will make you laugh & cry

If you’ve ever heard one of those viral Internet stories about Bill Murray crashing some friend’s party or just being an all-around awesome dude, you might already be thinking of the timeless actor as a bit of a saint. However, in “St. Vincent,” Bill Murray’s character is probably the furthest thing you can imagine from a saint.

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘Men, Women & Children’ connects in a world of disconnectedness

‘Men, Women & Children’ connects in a world of disconnectedness

While “The Social Network” proved to feature plenty of analog human interaction, the joke of a film that fringed on that social barrenness was left dangling as a concept. Director Jason Reitman pleasurably plucks the idea and crafts a wonderful, sobering and thought provoking ensemble piece analyzing how social media and modern technology affects human relationships for both the better and worse.

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: Buzz Halloweenie Roast feat. Broken Bells, Phantogram, St. Lucia & more in Kansas City

In Photos: Buzz Halloweenie Roast feat. Broken Bells, Phantogram, St. Lucia & more in Kansas City

Halloween’s not for a few more weeks, but Kansas City started their celebration early.

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In Photos: The Used & Taking Back Sunday at Kansas City’s Live Stage in the Power and Light

In Photos: The Used & Taking Back Sunday at Kansas City’s Live Stage in the Power and Light

As part of a partnership with 96.5 the Buzz and Kansas City’s Power and Light, Kansas City got a special blast from the past treat: a free concert from The Used and Taking Back Sunday.

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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‘The Judge’ delivers strong performances amidst a delightful, but cliché-ridden story

‘The Judge’ delivers strong performances amidst a delightful, but cliché-ridden story

Unfortunately the film forgot the golden rule that while a poor cast and crew can ruin a good script, not even a great one can do much to elevate a mediocre script.

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Newer voice, same Flyleaf: Band hits hard at San Antonio show

Newer voice, same Flyleaf: Band hits hard at San Antonio show

Rarely does such a visible change to a band’s lineup feel this refreshingly status-quo. Flyleaf is still Flyleaf, and that’s a good thing.

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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