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Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' June 10-12

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It's not just temperatures that are rising this weekend. From a controversial examination of the connections (or lack thereof) between vaccines and autism, to the absurdist drama of adults finding a mate before they literally turn into animals, Up To Date's indie, foreign, and documentary film critic Steve Walker's suggestions will get a rise out of viewers, too.

Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Catastrophe, Unrated

  • A documentary that convincingly stirs up the debunked argument that childhood vaccines increase risks of autism. 

The Lobster, R

  • Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz in a dark, absurdist tale about a near future where single people must partner up lest they be turned into animals.

Love & Friendship, PG

  • A wry comedy of manners based on Jane Austen's novella Lady Susan, featuring a delicious Kate Beckinsale as a diabolical snob.
Since 1998, Steve Walker has contributed stories and interviews about theater, visual arts, and music as an arts reporter at KCUR. He's also one of Up to Date's regular trio of critics who discuss the latest in art, independent and documentary films playing on area screens. 
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at luke@kcur.org or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.