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Movie Critics: January Edition


Walt Bodine and the Movie Critics return with their reviews of recent releases plus a look back at the best movies of 2010.


Russ Simmons, co-host, KKFI, Fox 4 News, and KC Tribune
Loey Lockerbie, The Kansas City Star
Marie Asner
, Metro Voice

Ratings are from one (1) low to five (5) high

Little Fockers (PG13) 2
True Grit (PG13) 4
I Love You Phillip Morris (R) 2.5
The King's Speech (R) 4
Guliver's Travels (PG) 1.5
Made in Dagenham (R) 3
All Good Things (R) 3
Country Strong (PG13) 2

Kansas City Film Critics Awards for 2010

Best Film
The Social Network

Robert Altman Award for Best Director
Christopher Nolan - Inception

Best Actress
Natalie Portman - Black Swan

Best Actor
Colin Firth - The King's Speech

Best Supporting Actress
Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale - The Fighter

Best Original Screenplay
Christopher Nolan - Inception

Best Adapted Screenplay
Aaron Sorkin - The Social Network

Best Animated Film
Toy Story 3

Best Foreign Language Film
(South Korea)

Best Documentary
Exit Through the Gift Shop

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


Russ' picks for the best of 2010:

1. The Social Network
2. Toy Story 3
3. Inception
4. True Grit
5. The King's Speech

Russ' picks for the worst of 2010:

1. Valentine's Day
2. Marmaduke
3. Sex and the City 2
4. The Last Airbender
5. The Last Song

Tom's picks for the best of 2010:

1.  The Social Network
2.  True Grit
3.  Winter's Bone
4.  127 Hours
5.  The Kids Are All Right

Tom's picks for the worst of 2010:

1. Yogi Bear
2. Grown Ups
3. The Back-Up Plan
4. The Expendables
5. The Last Airbender


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