Take Two http://www.kkfi.org/program/take-two/ Take Two is KKFI 90.1 FM's exclusive movie review program! Hosted by film critic Russ Simmons and our own Susan Sanders, get the buzz on the latest flicks coming to Kansas City theaters. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:18:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1 Take Two is KKFI 90.1 FM's exclusive movie review program! Hosted by film critic Russ Simmons and our own Susan Sanders, this show sets up the buzz on the latest flicks coming to Kansas City theaters. KKFI 90.1 FM no KKFI 90.1 FM kkfi901fm@gmail.com kkfi901fm@gmail.com (KKFI 90.1 FM) film, movies, independent film, arthouse, Cannes, Take Two » Podcast Categories » Podcast – Take Two http://www.kkfi.org/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/logo-take-two-v2.png http://www.kkfi.org/program/take-two/ Kansas City, Missouri USA Weekly Susan and Russ chat about the pros and cons of Melissa McCarthy’s road comedy, “Tammy.” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/susan-and-russ-chat-about-the-pros-and-cons-of-melissa-mccarthys-road-comedy-tammy/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/susan-and-russ-chat-about-the-pros-and-cons-of-melissa-mccarthys-road-comedy-tammy/#comments Sun, 06 Jul 2014 02:48:41 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=35748 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/susan-and-russ-chat-about-the-pros-and-cons-of-melissa-mccarthys-road-comedy-tammy/feed/ 0 (AND TUESDAY AT 12:02 PM) Susan and Russ chat about the pros and cons of Melissa McCarthy's road comedy, "Tammy." (AND TUESDAY AT 12:02 PM) Susan and Russ chat about the pros and cons of Melissa McCarthy's road comedy, "Tammy." KKFI 90.1 FM no 2:00 “Draft Day” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/draft-day/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/draft-day/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:05:12 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=33004 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/draft-day/feed/ 0 KKFI's Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons review Kevin Costner's new movie, Draft Day, a manipulative, soap-y story about the front office of an NFL team. KKFI's Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons review Kevin Costner's new movie, Draft Day, a manipulative, soap-y story about the front office of an NFL team. KKFI 90.1 FM no 2:00 “Noah” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/noah/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/noah/#comments Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:05:51 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=32564 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/noah/feed/ 0 Mad Max meets Titanic meets the Bible as FOX 4's Russ Simmons and KKFI's Susan Sanders review Darren Aronofsky's Noah, starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly. Mad Max meets Titanic meets the Bible as FOX 4's Russ Simmons and KKFI's Susan Sanders review Darren Aronofsky's Noah, starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly. KKFI 90.1 FM no 2:00 “300: Rise Of An Empire” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/300-rise-of-an-empire-2/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/300-rise-of-an-empire-2/#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 17:05:12 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=32005 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/300-rise-of-an-empire-2/feed/ 0 Fox 4's Russ Simmons and KKFI's Susan Sanders review gladiator action flick 300: Rise Of An Empire, starring Aussie actor Sullivan Stapleton and Eva Green. Fox 4's Russ Simmons and KKFI's Susan Sanders review gladiator action flick 300: Rise Of An Empire, starring Aussie actor Sullivan Stapleton and Eva Green. KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:59 “Tim’s Vermeer” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/tims-vermeer/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/tims-vermeer/#comments Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:05:43 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=32001 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/tims-vermeer/feed/ 0 Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review Penn & Teller's documentary, Tim's Vermeer, about inventor Tim Jenison's efforts to duplicate the painting techniques of Johannes Vermeer. Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review Penn & Teller's documentary, Tim's Vermeer, about inventor Tim Jenison's efforts to duplicate the painting techniques of Johannes Vermeer. KKFI 90.1 FM no 2:01 “The Wind Rises” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-wind-rises/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-wind-rises/#comments Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:05:18 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=31283 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-wind-rises/feed/ 0 Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review the Impressionistic Japanese animated film by Hayao Miyazaki, The Wind Rises, a look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review the Impressionistic Japanese animated film by Hayao Miyazaki, The Wind Rises, a look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:58 “In Secret” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/in-secret/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/in-secret/#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 18:05:52 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=31280 ]]> http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/in-secret/feed/ 0 Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review the adaptation of Émile Zola's novel Thérèse Raquin, the film In Secret, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Jessica Lange. - From IMDb: - "Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review the adaptation of Émile Zola's novel Thérèse Raquin, the film In Secret, starring Elizabeth Olsen and Jessica Lange. From IMDb: "Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. Therese spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominoes with an eclectic group. After she meets her husband's alluring friend, Laurent, she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences. - Written by LD Entertainment" KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:59 Movie Review: “The Past” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-past/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-past/#comments Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:05:35 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=30590 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-past/feed/ 0 Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders give their takes on Asghar Farhadi's Iran-via-Paris drama The Past (Le Passé), starring Bérénice Bejo and Tahar Rahim. Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders give their takes on Asghar Farhadi's Iran-via-Paris drama The Past (Le Passé), starring Bérénice Bejo and Tahar Rahim. KKFI 90.1 FM no 2:00 Movie Review: “The Monuments Men” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-monuments-men/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-monuments-men/#comments Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:05:27 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=30587 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/the-monuments-men/feed/ 0 Russ and Susan review The Monuments Men, directed and acted in by George Clooney, about the men who risked their lives to protect international treasures and works of art from the Nazis in WWII. Russ and Susan review The Monuments Men, directed and acted in by George Clooney, about the men who risked their lives to protect international treasures and works of art from the Nazis in WWII. KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:59 Movie Review: “Labor Day” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/labor-day/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/labor-day/#comments Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:05:18 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=30583 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/labor-day/feed/ 0 Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons take on "romantic home invasion drama" Labor Day with Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons take on "romantic home invasion drama" Labor Day with Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin. KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:58 Take Two: “Her” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-her/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-her/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:05:47 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=29188 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-her/feed/ 0 On this week's Take Two, Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons discuss the Oscar-nominated science-fiction romance Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson. On this week's Take Two, Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons discuss the Oscar-nominated science-fiction romance Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson. KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:57 Take Two: “The Great Beauty” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-the-great-beauty/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-the-great-beauty/#comments Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:02:10 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=29183 ]]> http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-the-great-beauty/feed/ 0 On this installment of Take Two, Russ and Susan discuss Italian film A Great Beauty by Jep Cambardella. - From Google: - Journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. On this installment of Take Two, Russ and Susan discuss Italian film A Great Beauty by Jep Cambardella. From Google: Journalist Jep Gambardella has charmed and seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades. Since the legendary success of his one and only novel, he has been a permanent fixture in the city's literary and social circles, but when his sixty-fifth birthday coincides with ashock from the past, Jep finds himself unexpectedly taking stock of his life, turning his cutting wit on himself and his contemporaries, and looking past the extravagant nightclubs, parties, and cafés to find Rome in all its glory: a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty. KKFI 90.1 FM no 2:00 Take Two: “The Wolf Of Wall Street” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-the-wolf-of-wall-street/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-the-wolf-of-wall-street/#comments Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:02:40 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=29175 ]]> http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-the-wolf-of-wall-street/feed/ 0 On this edition of Take Two, Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders chat about Martin Scorcese's raunchy, Oscar-nominated film The Wolf Of Wall Street, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, about a New York stock broker who refuses to cooperate in a large securities fra... On this edition of Take Two, Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders chat about Martin Scorcese's raunchy, Oscar-nominated film The Wolf Of Wall Street, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, about a New York stock broker who refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case that includes mob infiltration into Wall Street and the corporate banking world.   KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:57 Take Two: “Out Of The Furnace” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-out-of-the-furnace/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-out-of-the-furnace/#comments Tue, 24 Dec 2013 18:04:04 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=28562 ]]> http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-out-of-the-furnace/feed/ 0 Not for the faint of heart, Russ and Susan chat about Scott Cooper's Out Of The Furnace, starring Christian Bale and Casey Affleck. - From Wikipedia: - Russell Baze has a rough life: he works a dead-end blue collar job at the local steel mill by day, Not for the faint of heart, Russ and Susan chat about Scott Cooper's Out Of The Furnace, starring Christian Bale and Casey Affleck. From Wikipedia: Russell Baze has a rough life: he works a dead-end blue collar job at the local steel mill by day, and cares for his terminally ill father by night. When Russell's brother Rodney returns home from serving time in Iraq, he gets lured into one of the most ruthless crime rings in the Northeast and mysteriously disappears. The police fail to crack the case, so - with nothing left to lose - Russell takes matters into his own hands, putting his life on the line to seek justice for his brother. KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:55 Take Two: “Nebraska” http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-nebraska/ http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-nebraska/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2013 18:04:06 +0000 http://www.kkfi.org/?post_type=program-episodes&p=28558 http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/take-two-nebraska/feed/ 0 Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders tackle Bruce Dern's latest movie, the melancholy Nebraska, directed by Alexander Payne, and also starring Will Forte. Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders tackle Bruce Dern's latest movie, the melancholy Nebraska, directed by Alexander Payne, and also starring Will Forte. KKFI 90.1 FM no 1:53