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Melody Stewart is the founder of act.land and President of iactingstudioskc.com. She is a filmmaker

Kansas City is generally known for two things:  barbecue and jazz; okay, baseball too, sometimes mobsters, cattle trading and trainstops…  Two of the major film presentations this year deal with both barbecue and jazz and how they shaped the history of our great city.  iActing Studios’ film critic, Jason Turner attende...

Melody Stewart is the founder of act.land and President of iactingstudioskc.com. She is a filmmaker

Featuring Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd, Robert Carlyle and Kelly MacDonald in her acting debut.  In preparation for the 20 years later sequel, Trainspotting 2, I revisited this first film.   Unapologetic and funny, Irvine Welsh’s bestseller about heroin addiction is brought to the s...

Jason Turner is a creative auteur from Kansas City. He is an actor, director, writer, filmmaker, pro

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Who needs The Cooking Network when you have Seth Macchi and “The Ultimate Taco Salad”?  It’s so easy, anyone can do it.  Literally.  Enjoy in your own home! Melody StewartMelody Stewart is the founder of act.land and President of iactingstudioskc.com. She is a filmmaker in Kansas C...

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The Twitter hashtag for the film Wonder is "#choosekind" and it is hard to imagine anyone choosing anything else after they've seen this movie!  One of the most wonderful things about Wonder is that as the audience, you are not just transported to the main character, Auggie's (August's) world, you are transported to th...

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Netflix' Alias Grace is as the title says, remarkable in every way I can think of.  Margaret Atwood's voice and talent fill this true crime story of the late 19th century with the details of a protago...

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