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Freeze Frame is a weekly show reviewing the latest movies from Hollywood’s best films to independent and arthouse movies.

 

 

 


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“Boyhood”, “Get On Up”, and “Guardians Of The Galaxy”
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August 4, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives us a preview of Richard Linklater's epic 12-year project, "Boyhood", featuring Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, and Ellar Coltrane, as well as the new James Brown biopic "Get On Up", starring Chadwick Bozeman, and Chris Pratt in the eagerly-anticipated Marvel flick "Guardians Of The Galaxy".
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“Lucy”, “And So It Goes”, “Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia”, and more
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July 28, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives us a look into Scarlet Johansson's sci-fi thrill ride "Lucy", directed by Luc Besson, as well as the new Rob Reiner/Diane Keaton/Michael Douglas vehicle "And So It Goes".
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“The Purge: Anarchy”, “Venus In Furs”, KC Fringe Fest and more!
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July 21, 2014 | 10:58 am

Fox 4's Russ Simmons gives us a sneak peek into the sequel The Purge: Anarchy, Roman Polanski's Venus In Furs, the Roger Ebert biopic Life Itself, Planes, Fire & Rescue, Sex Tape, a look into the films premiering at the KC Fringe Festival, and much more.
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“Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes”, “Third Person” & The KC Fringe Fest
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July 14, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives us a preview of the sequel "Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes", starring Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, and Keri Russell, Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis' "Third Person" as well as a glimpse at the KC Fringe Festival.
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Russ takes a look at Melissa McCarthy’s comedy, “Tammy” and the sci-fi flick for kids, “Earth to Echo.”
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July 7, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ takes a look at Melissa McCarthy's comedy, "Tammy" and the sci-fi flick for kids, "Earth to Echo."
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“Tammy”, “Earth To Echo”, “The Double”, and more
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July 7, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives us a peek at Melissa McCarthy's screenwriting debut, "Tammy", as well as "E.T." redux "Earth To Echo", as well as "The Double", "Begin Again", and "Deliver Us From Evil".
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“Draft Day”, “Oculus”, “The Unknown Known”, plus more
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April 14, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons profiles Kevin Costner's latest flick Draft Day, creepfest Oculus, Errol Morris' documentary The Unknown Known, about Donald Rumsfeld, and Rio 2, as well as Lunchbox, Rob The Mob, and much more.
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Captain, Particle Fever and KC Film Fest
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April 7, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons profiles Captain America: The Winter Soldier with Chris Evans, the Higgs-Boson documentary Particle Fever, and gives us an update on the Kansas City Film Fest happening this month.
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Movie Reviews: Need for Speed, Single Mom’s Club, and Others
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March 17, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons previews the latest movies opening this week: Need For Speed starring Aaron Paul, indie film Tim's Vermeer, biopic Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me, Tyler Perry's Single Mom's Club, starring Wendi McLendon-Covey, and Better Living Through Chemistry starring Sam Rockwell and Olivia Wilde.
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Freeze Frame: 3-7-14 to 3-13-14
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March 10, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons previews anticipated sequel 300: Rise Of An Empire, the family-friendly Peabody & Sherman, French export Stranger By The Lake, and restaurant documentary Spinning Plates.
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Freeze Frame: 2-28-14 through 3-6-14
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March 3, 2014 | 10:58 am

KKFI and Fox's Russ Simmons profiles Son Of God, the Oscar-nominated Japanese animated film The Wind Rises, and Nonstop featuring Liam Neeson.
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Movie Reviews: Pompeii, 3 Days to Kill, Barefoot
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February 24, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives us a look at visual epic Pompeii, In Secret with Jessica Lange, Kevin Costner's Three Days To Kill, and romantic drama Barefoot.
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Movie Reviews: Robocops, About Last Night, Gloria, and More
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February 17, 2014 | 10:58 am

The remakes of Robocop and About Last Night are previewed by Russ Simmons, as is A Winter's Tale with Colin Farrell, Asghar Farhadi's The Past, Chilean film Gloria, and the remake of 1981's Endless Love.
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Movie Reviews: Legos, Monuments, Vampires and A Field in England
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February 10, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons profiles cartoon satire The Lego Movie, The Monuments Men starring George Clooney, teen comedy Vampire Academy, and horror film A Field In England, set in 1648.
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Movie Reviews: August: Osage County, Her, Lone Survivor, and Jack Ryan
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January 20, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives us a preview of August: Osage County with Meryl Streep, Her starring Joaquin Phoenix, and much more.
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Russ Simmons Reviews the Worst Movies of 2013
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January 14, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives his Worst Of… picks for 2013.
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Movie Reviews: Fruitvale Station, American Hustle and More
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January 6, 2014 | 10:58 am

Russ gives his picks for Best Films of 2013.
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Anchorman 2, American Hustle, Saving Mr Banks, Inside Llewyn Davis and More
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December 23, 2013 | 10:58 am

Films highlighted this week include Anchorman 2, Walking With Dinosaurs, Saving Mr. Banks, and American Hustle.
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Movie Reviews: The Hobbit, Armstrong Lie, Madea’s Christmas
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December 16, 2013 | 10:58 am

The Hobbit's second installment, The Armstrong Lie and Madea's Christmas are highlighted.
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Movie Review: Out of the Furnace and Tivoli’s Kickstarter
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December 9, 2013 | 10:58 am

Christian Bale's new movie is discussed, along with the Tivoli Theatre's Kickstarter campaign.
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Freeze Frame: November 22-28, 2013
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November 25, 2013 | 10:58 am

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Delivery Man, Dallas Buyers Club and Kill Your Darlings are covered.
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“12 Years A Slave”, “Ender’s Game”, “Last Vegas”, “About Time”, “Wadjda”, “Muscle Shoals”
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November 4, 2013 | 10:58 am

Today's films covered by host Russ Simmons are 12 Years A Slave starring Michael Fassbender, Ender's Game starring Harrison Ford, the geriatric comedy Last Vegas starring Robert DeNiro, About Time starring Bill Nighy and Rachael McAdams, the Saudi Arabian film Wadjda starring Waad Mohammed, and the collaborative music film Muscle Shoals.
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“The Counselor”, “Bad Grandpa”, “A Touch Of Sin”, “The Summit”, Glenwood Arts Theatre showing KAN Film Fest selections
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October 28, 2013 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons previews new movies opening this week: The Counselor starring Michael Fassbender, Johnny Knoxville's Bad Grandpa, Chinese-language film A Touch of Sin, and true-life climbing adventure The Summit. Also, he tells of the KAN Film Festival selections receiving a limited edition screening at the Glenwood Arts Theatre.
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“Carrie”, “The Fifth Estate”, “The Escape Plan”, “Concussion”
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October 21, 2013 | 10:58 am

Today on Freeze Frame, Russ Simmons gives us a glimpse into the upcoming films Carrie, the reboot starring Chloe Grace Moretz, WikiLeaks biopic The Fifth Estate starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Escape Plan starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, and Concussion starring Robin Weigert.
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“Captain Phillips”, “Machete Kills”, “Inequality For All”, “Escape From Tomorrow”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “Red Wing”
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October 14, 2013 | 10:58 am

Russ gives us a look at movies opening this week, including true-life adventure Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks, Grindhouse-inspired sequel Machete Kills starring Charlie Sheen and Sofia Vergara, income disparity documentary Inequality For All with Robert Reich, sci-fi flick Escape From Tomorrow directed by Randy Moore, Julian Fellowes' take on Romeo and Juliet, and Red Wing starring Bill Paxton.
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“Gravity”, “Runner Runner”, “Good Old Frieda”, “Parkland”, “Hot Cuisine”, and 13th KAN Film Festival
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October 7, 2013 | 10:58 am

This week, Russ Simmons gives us a look at Gravity starring Sandra Bullock, Runner Runner starring Justin Timberlake, Good Ol' Freda starring Zac Efron, JFK drama Parkland with Paul Giamatti, French-language film Hot Cuisine, and a glimpse into the 13th annual KAN Film Festival.
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“Rush”, “Don Jon”, “Enough Said”, “Baggage Claim”, “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2″, “Cutie And The Boxer” and the Kansas International Film Festival
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September 30, 2013 | 10:58 am

Today, Russ Simmons tells us about Rush starring Chris Hemsworth, Don Jon with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Enough Said with Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini, Baggage Claim with Paula Patton, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 starring Bill Hader, Cutie And The Boxer starring Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, and also news about the Kansas International Film Festival.
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“Prisoners”, “Short Term 12″, “Thanks For Sharing”, “Battle Of The Year”, “Populaire”, “Salinger”, and “Wizard of Oz: IMAX”
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September 23, 2013 | 10:58 am

Russ gives his take on Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman and Maria Bello, Short Term 12 starring Brie Larson, Thanks For Sharing starring Mark Ruffalo, Battle of the Year starring Josh Holloway, Populaire starring Berenice Bejo, Salinger starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Wizard of Oz in its digitally-remastered IMAX debut.
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“The Family”, “Insidious: Chapter 2″, “Austenland”, “In A World” and “Hannah Arendt”
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September 16, 2013 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives his take on The Family, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert DeNiro and Tommy Lee Jones, Insidious: Chapter 2 starring Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson, Austenland starring Keri Russell, In A World starring Lake Bell, and Hannah Arendt starring Barbara Sukowa.
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“Riddick”, “Museum Hours”, and “Adore”
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September 9, 2013 | 10:58 am

Russ Simmons gives his take on Riddick, a British-American science fiction film and the third installment in the The Chronicles of Riddick film series, starring Vin Diesel.
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Russ Simmons
Russ Simmons is an award-winning film critic whose work has been featured on television and in print for nearly two decades.
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