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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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FREEZE FRAME: “Hail, Caesar,” “45 Years” Film Review
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February 5, 2016 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Russ covers the latest farce from the Coen Brothers as well as an Oscar-nominated British drama.


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FREEZE FRAME: “The Finest Hours”
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January 29, 2016 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

The true story of a daring rescue at sea is the focus for Russ this week.


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FREEZE FRAME: Animated “Anomalisa” and “Mojave”
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January 22, 2016 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Russ covers two oddball offerings from screenwriters-turned-directors.


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FREEZE FRAME: “The Revenant” with Leonardo DiCaprio
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January 8, 2016 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Russ covers the Golden Globe-winning Western starring Leonardo DiCaprio.


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FREEZE FRAME: Russ’ Top Ten Movies of 2015
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January 1, 2016 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Russ covers the cream of the year's cinematic crop.


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FREEZE FRAME: Review of “Joy” Plus 8 More Films
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December 25, 2015 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

The theaters are loaded for Christmas. Some are gifts and others are lumps of coal. Russ sorts out all the holiday film releases, including "The Hateful Eight," "The Big Short," "Daddy's Home," "The Danish Girl," "Carol, "Concussion," "Joy," "Youth," and "Point Break."


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FREEZE FRAME: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Sisters,” “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” #filmreview
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December 18, 2015 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Russ lets us know if the force is strong with series reboot, a Tina Fey-Amy Poehler comedy and the latest kids' opus featuring animated rodents.


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FREEZE FRAME: “In the Heart of the Sea”
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December 11, 2015 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Russ covers Ron Howard's version of the seafaring epic that inspired "Moby-Dick."


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FREEZE FRAME: “Chi-Raq” and “The Letters”
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December 4, 2015 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Two movies with local connections are on Russ' agenda. A collaboration between KU professor Kevin Willmott and director Spike Lee and a biopic of Mother Teresa by a Clinton, MO native.


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FREEZE FRAME: “Creed,” “Brooklyn,” “Trumbo”
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November 25, 2015 | Noon on "Arts Magazine"

Russ fills us in on the "Rocky" franchise revival, an old-fashioned romantic drama and a biopic about a blacklisted screenwriter.


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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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