An 'Incredible' history of Brad Bird movies

In his video blog this week, film critic Eric Melin discusses the interesting history of animation-turned-live-action director Brad Bird ("The Incredibles," "Ratatouille," "Mission Impossible: Ghost ...

Style Scout: Drew Keiter

What’s your spirit animal? An extremely motivated sloth.

Style Scout: Muna Ibrahim

Tell us a secret: Two times when I was trying to refill a patient prescription, I accidentally dialed 911 instead of 913.

Style Scout: Chelsea White

Tell us a secret: If it wasn’t for my job, I’d be covered in tattoos — at least a sleeve.

Style Scout: Sean Hill

Whom do people say you look like? I do get Santa Claus sometimes and a lion.

Style Scout: Kerry Thomas

Fashion influences: I started dressing more weird when I met Goldie.

Style Scout: Goldie Schmiedler

What’s your spirit animal? I discovered it’s a pink parakeet from this one assignment we had in art class.

Critic's Picks: Kurt Cobain documentary among May's can't-miss streaming titles

Film critic Eric Melin recommends titles coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime and the new HBO Now streaming services this month. On HBO Now On Amazon ...

Scene Stealers: Avengers and the age of the formulaic Marvel movie

Scene Stealers film critic Eric Melin thinks "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is a lot like the preceding installment, which is good and bad.

Style Scout: Karena Mitchell

Tell us a secret: (sings) “Secrets, secrets are no fun unless they’re shared with everyone.” I have a birthmark that’s shaped like an anvil.

Style Scout: Max Archer

What’s your spirit animal? Chinchilla because I have a pet one named Kiki and he’s awesome.

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See/Saw Film Festival to take viewers back to childhood

“What does it mean to grow up in the 21st century?” That’s the tagline for the See/Saw Film Festival, April 24-26 at the Lawrence Public Library.

Style Scout: Charles Raiteri

What’s your spirit animal? Kitty cat because they’re so cool and independent.

Style Scout: Kristina Armstrong

What’s your spirit animal? My mom says my spirit animal ran away.

Style Scout: Gina Beebe

What would you like to see more or less of in Lawrence? I guess more weirdos and more colors. Less negativity.

Style Scout: Pete Williams

Describe your style: Affordable, urban, hipstery. Used to be grad-school chic, but I graduated.

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Where to munch on Easter brunch

For those looking to have an Easter feast but don't want to make one, some Lawrence restaurants are hosting special Easter brunches for the occasion this Sunday.

Style Scout: Nadia Sharifi

Tell us a secret: I love whiskey!

Style Scout: Parker Buehler

Fashion trends you hate: I don’t like it when people wear Crocs or athletic clothes when they aren’t actually exercising. There’s a time and place for that.

Style Scout: John Henderson

Tell us a secret: I miss having Mizzou in the Big 12 because all that hatred goes to waste. I try to hate Iowa State, but it’s just not the same.