Kansas City Film Critics Name “Manchester by the Sea” the Best Film of 2016 During Presentation of 51st Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards

Manchester by the Sea was chosen as the Best Film of 2016 by The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the 2nd oldest critics group in the country.

Win Passes to the Kansas City premiere of Richard Linklater’s “Everybody Wants Some”

Winners will be notified on April 10

Win Tickets to the Kansas City Premiere of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”

Five winners will be chosen via a random drawing Monday, March 21

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”

Winners will be notified by email on Sunday, February 28

Kansas City Film Critics Name “Mad Max: Fury Road” the Best Film of 2015 During Presentation of 50th Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards

Mad Max: Fury Road was chosen as the Best Film of 2015 by The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the 2nd oldest critics group in the country.

Kansas City Film Critics Announces Nominees for the 50th Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards

Winners will be voted on and the results released this Sunday, December 20th.

Win Tickets to Attend the Kansas City Premiere of “Spotlight”

Tickets are on a first come/first serve basis

Win Tickets to Attend the Kansas City Premiere of “Creed”

Tickets are on a first come/first serve basis

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “The 33”

Tickets are first-come, first served

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “The Intern”

Tickets are available on a first come-first serve basis.

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “Black Mass”

Winners will be notified on Saturday, Sept 12th

Kansas City Comic Con Debuts as Strong as Gates BBQ Sauce

If the crowds and the events at this year’s inaugural Kansas City Comic Con two weeks ago are any indication, the area can indeed host more events like this without saturating the market

Win Passes to the Kansas City IMAX Premiere of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” [ENDED]

Passes are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis

Win Passes to Kansas City Premiere of “Vacation” [ENDED]

Passes are available on a first come/first serve basis

Theatre Review: “Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Well produced and performed, this version of “Cinderella” mixes up great songs, a strong cast and a familiar story to make it sure to entertain everyone in the audience, both young and old

Concert Review: The Rolling Stones @ Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

They bill themselves as “The Worlds’ Greatest Rock and Roll Band,” and last Saturday night the Rolling Stones more then lived up to that title…

Theatre Review “Once: The Musical” Tour – Kansas City, MO

Very pleased with how well they handled the material

Re-Imagined “Camelot” Comes to Kansas City

Well presented…quite scaled down for the “Game of Thrones” set, this production of “Camelot” posts three great leads and an incredible selection of music

Theatre Review “Million Dollar Quartet” Kansas City, Missouri

Heavy on classic songs and buoyed by the energy of it’s cast, the current touring production of “Million Dollar Quartet”

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “San Andreas” [ENDED]

Tickets are available to the first (25) people and are first-come, first-served

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “Hot Pursuit” [ENDED]

Deadline to enter is this Sunday, May 3rd

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “Get Hard” [ENDED]

Winners will be notified by email on Monday, March 23, 2015

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “The Gunman” [ENDED]

Passes are on a first come/first serve basis

Win Passes To See “Run All Night” in Kansas City on March 11th [ENDED]

Passes are on a first-come, first-served basis

Win Passes to 2015 Kansas City Planet Comicon [ENDED]

This contest ends at midnight (EST) on Sunday, March 8, 2015

Theatre Review “The Book of Mormon” Kansas City, Music Hall

The show was one of the most original I’ve ever seen, much deserving of the nine Tony Awards it won

Win a Pass for Two to Attend The Kansas City Marathon Presentation of “Twin Peaks” [ENDED]

On Friday, February 21, one random entry will be chosen

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “Focus” [ENDED]

Random entries will be chosen on Monday, February 16, 2015

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” [ENDED]

Winners will be randomly selected on Monday, February 16, 2015 and the winners notified by email

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “Kingsman: The Secret Service” [ENDED]

February 8th, (50) random winners will be selected from all entries

Win Passes to Kansas City Premiere of “Jupiter Ascending” [ENDED]

Passes are on a first come/first serve basis

“Chicago” Kicks off the Season in Kansas City

“Chicago” runs at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday, January 25.

Win Passes to the Kansas City Advance Premiere of “Inherent Vice” [ENDED]

On Monday, January 5, 2015, (25) random entrants will be selected

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “Selma” [ENDED]

On Sunday, January 4, 2015, (20) random entrants will be selected

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “American Sniper”

This contest ends on January 5, 2015

Kansas City Film Critics Name The Year’s Best

The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest organized critics group in the country, held their annual end-of-the-year award gathering this afternoon, with “Birdman” and “Boyhood” taking home the lion’s share of the major awards.

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “The Gambler” [ENDED]

This contest will end on December 16 and the winners will be notified by email

Win Passes to the Kansas City Advance Screening of “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” [ENDED]

On Thursday, December 11, 2014, (25) random entries will be selected

Win Passes to the Kansas City Advance Screening of “Exodus: Gods and Kings” in 3-D [ENDED]

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014, (50) random entries will be selected

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of Chris Rock’s “Top Five” [ENDED]

This contest will end on Sunday, December 7th

Win Advance Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “Horrible Bosses 2” [ENDED]

Random entries will be chosen by Gofobo on November 17th

“Billy Bates” To Premiere in Kansas City This Friday

“Billy Bates,” which recently played to enthusiastic audiences at the Cannes, Toronto and Tribeca Film Festivals, will make a premiere stop in Kansas City this Friday, November 7 as part of a 10-city tour.

Win Tickets to see the group Darlingside in Kansas City [ENDED]

This giveaway will remain open until November 5th

You Can Be The Kansas City Alamo Drafthouse Movie Host

Video submissions will be accepted through Monday, October 20, 2014 and the winner notified on October 27

Win Advance Passes to The Kansas City Premiere of Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women and Children” [ENDED]

Passes are first come, first serve!

Win Tickets to Kansas City Advance Screening of “The Good Lie” [ENDED]

Passes are first come first serve!

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “This Is Where I Leave You” [ENDED]

Passes are first come, first serve!

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “The Maze Runner” [ENDED]

Passes are first come, first serve!

“The Godfather” and “The Godfather: Part II” Coming to Kansas City

Four decades later, the film, as well as it’s Oscar winning sequel, return to the scene of the crime.

Win Tickets To An Advance Kansas City Screening of “Into the Storm” [ENDED]

Passes are available, first come first serve!

Concert Review “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” Kansas City, Missouri

Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” is a must-see for anyone that wants to recapture those magical days of yesterday

Concert Review: Slayer – Uptown Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve seen Slayer, but that rush of adrenaline before they get on stage never goes away.

Win Passes to Exclusive Screening of “Locke” in Kansas City [ENDED]

This giveaway will remain open until May 11th

Eddie Bakshi talks about producing “Last Days of Coney Island” and this year’s Kansas City Film Fest

Son of animator legend Ralph Bakshi, Producer on “Last Days of Coney Island”

Theater Review “War Horse” Kansas City, Missouri

Winner of 5 Tony Awards (and a special Tony for it’s remarkable puppetry), including Best Play, “War Horse” is a show that you will remember forever.

Win Passes to the Upcoming Kansas City Screening of “A Haunted House 2” [ENDED]

Winners will be chosen and notified by email on Monday, April 14

Kansas City’s Planet Comicon Another Huge Success

Despite downtown Kansas City being overrun by Big 12 College Basketball fans, more than 40,000 people, many in costume, filled Bartle Hall to participate in this year’s best in the Midwest gathering, Planet Comicon.

Win Tickets to Kansas City’s Planet Comicon! [ENDED]

This contest runs through 5:00 pm Sunday, March 9th

Win Tickets to the Kansas City Area Screening of “Son of God” [ENDED]

Passes will be awarded randomly and the winners will be notified by email on February 22.

Media Mikes to Co-Sponsor Kansas City Sneak Peek at Upcoming Film “Swan Song”

The screening will take place on Thursday, January 30th

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “Labor Day” [ENDED]

Winners will be notified by GOFOBO on Sunday, January 26th.

Win Passes to the Advance Kansas City IMAX Screening of “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” [ENDED]

Winners will be notified by GOFOBO on Sunday, January 12, 2014

Complimentary Passes to Orlando, FL Screening for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”

Passes are VERY limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Free Passes to Advance Kansas City Screenings of “Last Vegas” [ENDED]

There are two screenings you can attend…first come first served.

Theatre Review “Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz” Kansas City, Missouri

The entire cast of “Wicked” in KC was amazing

Concert Review: The Steel Wheels – Kansas City, Missouri

These guys were very impressive and extremely talented. Its bands like this that make this job so rewarding.

Theatre Review: “Miss Saigon” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

Brilliantly staged, this production of “Miss Saigon” is equal in scope to the one I took in more than two decades ago at the Broadway Theater

Win Complimentary Passes to Kansas City Screenings of “Grease,” “Animal House” and “Real Genius” at the Alamo Drafthouse [ENDED]

Winner will be drawn on Monday, September 16

Complimentary Passes to the Kansas City, MO Screening for “The Wizard of Oz” in IMAX 3D [ENDED]

Passes are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Theatre Review “Footloose: The Musical” Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, Missouri

For a musical called “Footloose”, it really seems like the big dance numbers are kept to a minimum and dancing in general through the middle part of this story is stifled

Theatre Review “The Little Mermaid: The Musical” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO

The cast of “The Little Mermaid” should be proud they did the original justice while creating new memories for children of all ages.

Concert Review “Unity Tour 2013” with 311, Cypress Hill and G.Love & Special Sauce – Kansas City, Missouri

I have seen 311 more times than I can count on my fingers (unless I had Bill Cosby’s hands) and as always the only thing I can say after seeing them is AMAZING!!

Theatre Review “Flashdance: The Musical” Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, Missouri

The music does a fantastic job at blending different genres of 80’s music, accompanied by some entertaining dance numbers. Sadly not all songs are like this.

Media Mikes Heads to Radio in Kansas City and Florida

With the overwhelming success of the weekly “Behind the Mikes” Podcast, it’s only fitting that Media Mikes now represent themselves over the airwaves.

311 to Kick Off Unity Tour 2013 in Kansas City

Band teams up with Cypress Hill and G. Love & Special Sauce

Theater Review “Catch Me If You Can” Starlight Theatre – Kansas City, MO

If you have read the book or seen the movie you know that “Catch Me If You Can” is nothing short of a brilliant story. Unfortunately the stage performance I witnessed was far from brilliant.

Win Passes to the Kansas City Premiere of “The Kings of Summer” [ENDED]

The first (50) people to give us their comments will receive a pass for (2) to the screening.

Theater Review: “Mary Poppins” The Music Hall – Kansas City, Missouri

Fantastic acting by all players, great use of accents when speaking and singing and phenomenal dance numbers are among the highlights of this production.

Win Passes to the Kansas City Screening of “Star Trek: the Next Generation – The Best of Both Worlds” [ENDED]

One random selection will be chosen on April 21st.

Jackie Robinson Returns to Kansas City – Hollywood Style!

Coverage of red carpet for new movie “42” with interviews from KC Royals Hall of Famer George Brett; Linda Paige, daughter of Satchel Paige; David Robinson, Jackie Robinson’s son and Actor Andre Holland

Theater Review “Hair” Kauffman Center For the Performing Arts – Kansas City, Missouri

The cast in this production of “Hair” was downright amazing

Win Passes to Attend Fathom Events Opera Series in Kansas City [ENDED]

The contest will run through February 25

Complimentary Passes to the Kansas City Screening Of “A Good Day to Die Hard” [ENDED]

The contest will run through Sunday, February 10

Theater Review “Billy Elliot: The Musical” – Music Hall, Kansas City, Missouri

“Billy Elliot” is what I would call a “solid” musical

Win Tickets to the Kansas City Advance Screening of “Identity Thief” [ENDED]

Winners will be notified on or before Wednesday, February 3, 2012.

Complimentary Passes to the Kansas City Advance Screening of “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” [ENDED]

Winners will be notified on or before Wednesday, January 23rd

“Critics vs Oscars Free-For-All” Coming to Kansas City

If you haven’t already got your Oscar ballots marked you may want to attend the annual “Critics vs Oscars Free-For-All” slated for Wednesday, January 23 at the Screenland Crossroads Theatre in Kansas City.

Nuclear Cowboyz Infiltrate Kansas City

Nuclear Cowboyz is the story of post-apocalyptic Los Angeles set in the year 2150 when two rival freestyle motor gangs (The Soldiers of Havoc & The Metal Mulisha) must team together

Kansas City Film Critics Name Best of 2012

The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest critics group in America, held their annual end of year award voting on Sunday and, like in most years, the diversity of the group meant that all genre’s of films were recognized. Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master” leading the films selected with three awards, including Best […]

Complimentary Passes to the Kansas City Advance Screening of “Jack Reacher” [ENDED]

Winners will be notified on or before Sunday, December 16th

Complimentary Passes to the Kansas City Advance Screening of “The Guilt Trip” [ENDED]

Winners will be notified on or before Sunday, December 16th

Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshows Hit Kansas City!

One of my favorite movie moments ever occurred in the summer of 2006. In Dyersville, Iowa, on the same corn surrounded baseball field used in the film, I sat with 3,000 other fans and watched “Field of Dreams” outdoors on the big screen, part of that summers Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow. As fall approaches, the […]

Win Passes to Con X 2012 – Kansas City [ENDED]

The giveaway will run until Sunday, September 2nd

Win Passes to an Advance Screening of “Hit and Run” in Kansas City [ENDED]

Open Road Films and Media Mikes would like to give you the opportunity to see the new comedy “Hit and Run” before anyone else in Kansas City. We are giving away (25) admit two passes to the film. All you have to do is tell us the name of your favorite classic movie car. Is […]

Alamo Drafthouse & Zzangarang!!! Bringing “Van Dammage” to Kansas City!

Alamo Drafthouse’s ZZANG!!! series has teamed up with BANGARANG!   to pay the ultimate tribute to all things awesome from the ’80s and ’90s. And nothing seems better suited for their first ever ZZANGARANG!!! event then a send-up to one of the greatest and most charismatic roundhousers to ever grace the silver screen, the Muscles from Brussels – […]

Theater Review “Memphis” Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO

MEMPHIS Starlight Theater Kansas City, Missouri July 10, 2012 Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars The time – the turbulent 1950s. The place – Memphis, Tennessee. Alabama born W.C. Handy, the father of the blues, wrote his first song here. Mississippi’s Elvis Presley, the king of rock and roll, died here. In between those […]

Planet Comicon 2012 This Weekend in Kansas City

Planet Comicon, one of the largest pop culture and comic book conventions in the Midwest, opens it’s 2012 edition this weekend, March 24 and 25, at the Overland Park International Trade Center in Overland Park, Kansas. The show runs from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday the 24th and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm […]

MediaMikes to talk about the Oscars on ABC television in Kansas City

MediaMikes.com film critic Mike Smith is scheduled to appear on ABC Television affiliate KMBC (Channel 9) on Friday morning, February 24

Media Mikes Hosting Advance Screening for “Act of Valor” in Kansas City

Media Mikes is happy to be hosting an advance screening of Relativity Media’s upcoming film “Act of Valor,” starring Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez and Nestor Serrano. The screening will taking place on Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 – 7:30pm — at the AMC Main Street Theatre in Kansas City. Follow the instructions below if you would […]

MediaMikes.com Helps Sponsor Kansas City Trivia Competition

MediaMikes is proud to announce a partnership with the Kansas City based ReelSmart Trivia group. Starting Sunday, January 29, a weekly competition consisting of movie trivia will be held at the Screenland Armour Theatre, 408 Armour Road in North Kansas City. The game begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. Founded by self-confessed trivia addicts Kris Siriwangchai […]

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