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Freeze Frame: “Hustlers” (R), “Official Secrets” (R), “Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken” (PG-13), “Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice” (PG-13)

Jennifer Lopez gives an assured and charismatic performance in “Hustlers,” the true story of some Manhattan strippers who, during the financial crisis of 2008, began drugging and ripping off their Wall Street clients. Constance Wu plays a stripping newbie J-Lo takes under her wing. The ethics of this female...

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Freeze Frame: “Brittany Runs a Marathon” (R), “Tigers Are Not Afraid” (Not Rated), “Rapid Response” (PG-13), “David Crosby: Remember My Name” (R), “Satanic Panic” (R)

Jillian Bell gives a star-making performance in the comic drama, “Brittany Runs a Marathon,” the story of an overweight Manhattan party girl who tries to break out of her personal rut through running. It’s smart and often funny. The only problem is that this story about a marathon is...

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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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