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Foolkiller Folk Previews the Irish Fest

This Sunday at 11:00 AM, Mark & Val bring you a taste of every 2019 KC Irish Fest performer from Trad to Celtic rock we could find commercially available recordings for :-).  Starting with some local favorites and seguing into the international headliners, you'll be hearing: Eddie Delahunt, Bob...

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Freeze Frame: “Good Boys” (R), “Blinded by the Light” (PG-13), “The Angry Birds Movie 2” (PG)

If your idea of cinematic hilarity is hearing three sixth grade boys cuss like sailors and chat on and on about sex and drugs, have I got the movie for you. “Good Boys” is like a pre-teen “Superbad,” a raunchy R-rated movie that’s stars are so young, they wouldn’t...

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Take Two: “Them That Follow” (R)

Trouble among some snake-handling Pentecostals in Appalachia is the subject of the unsettling drama "Them that Follows." Walton Goggins ("Tomb Raider") plays a strict pastor of a small mountain flock. His daughter is portrayed by Alice Englert ("Beautiful Creatures") and other members of the flock include Olivia Coleman ("The...

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Freeze Frame: “Fast & Furious Presents” Hobbs & Shaw” (PG-13), “The Farewell” (PG), “Sword of Trust” (R)

The 2001 movie “The Fast and the Furious” was based on a true story about LA street racers. Over the years, the films in the franchise have evolved into action fantasies so preposterous that they make James Bond flicks look like documentaries by comparison. Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham...

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Freeze Frame” “Stuber” (R), “Shadow” (Not rated), “Firecrackers” (Not rated)

The violent action farce “Stuber” plays a bit like a comic reworking of the Tom Cruise/Jamie Foxx action flick, “Collateral.” Kumail Nanjiani plays an Uber driver named Stu, hence the jokey title. Dave Bautista is an LA cop who commandeers the ride, forcing Stu to take him on a...

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Freeze Frame: “Spiderman: Far From Home” (PG-13), “Midsommar” (R)

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man just wants to enjoy a quiet European vacation with his high school pals. Is that too much to ask? Of course, it is. Tom Holland returns as the socially artless Peter Parker in “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” During his summer holiday on the continent, Peter...

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FREEZE FRAME: “Split,” “The Founder,” “20th Century Women,” “Trespass Against Us,” “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”

Since hitting the big time with “The Sixth Sense,” the work of quirky filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan has been a hit-and-miss affair. His new horror entry “Split” is something of a return to form. James McAvoy is excellent as a man suffering from multiple personality disorder who kidnaps and...

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