Behind the Mikes

Another day at Behind the Mikes. I only review Anomalisa, because I refuse to watch most of the crap that comes out in January unless I’m getting paid. Also, we argue about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy.

http://behindthemikes.podomatic.com/entry/2016-01-31T15_47_47-08_00

Here’s a change of pace…

I got to review a play! Of course, it still speaks to my geek nature, but it was fun to mix things up a little: Potted Potter at Starlight.

http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/performing-arts/article55623140.html

More with the Mikes!

It was a packed episode for Christmas: I reviewed Carol, Joy, The Hateful Eight, & The Big Short

http://behindthemikes.podomatic.com/entry/2015-12-27T18_44_45-08_00

Behind the Mikes

I had fun reviewing In the Heart of the Sea and Sisters. Also…you know…

http://behindthemikes.podomatic.com/entry/2015-12-20T18_12_37-08_00

We have winners!

The Kansas City Film Critics Circle held its 50th annual awards meeting on December 20th, 2015. Here are the winners of the James Loutzenhiser Awards for the best of 2015:

Best Picture: Mad Max: Fury Road

Robert Altman Award for Best Director: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Best Actress: Charlize Theron, Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Supporting Actor: Michael Shannon, 99 Homes

Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina

Best Original Screenplay: Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy, Spotlight

Best Adapted Screenplay: Charles Randolph & Adam McKay, The Big Short

Best Animated Film: Inside Out

Best Foreign Language Film: Phoenix (Germany)

Best Documentary: Amy

Vince Koehler Award for Best Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film: Ex Machina