I am a video editor and producer for FOX 4 News. I edit for the Morning Shows and create Chat with the Stars and the Screening Room pieces. I also love to garden and do genealogical research.


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  • Chat with the Stars – what is your favorite horror film?

    LOS ANGELES, CA — Creepy, crawly, shivers up the spine, scream until your throat is soar…horror movies make us feel that way. The cast of the new film “Carrie” chat about their favorite horror films. Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc  @sedwardskc  @CarrieMovie

  • The Screening Room: “Carrie,” “The Fifth Estate”

    KANSAS CITY, Mo– CARRIE (R) RUSS The 1976 horror classic “Carrie” gets the remake treatment from “Boys Don’t Cry” director Kimberly Pierce. This adaptation of Stephen King’s creepy tale stars Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore as the introverted telekinetic teen and her fanatical mom. SHAWN And the remake or retelling, whatever you want to call it, is scary and creepy. But despite the pedigree, the talent involved — and Chloe Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore — are good and […]

  • Chat with the Stars of “12 Years a Slave”

    NEW YORK, NY — Based on the true story of Solomon Northup’s abduction into slavery in 1841,  Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, Alfre Woodard, Michael Fassbender and Sarah Paulson bring this story to life. Shawn Edwards chats with them. Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc @foxsearchlight

  • Chat with the Stars of “Carrie”

    LOS ANGELES, CA — Carrie scares again! Chloë Grace Moretz and four time Academy Award nominee Julianne Moore chat with Fox 4 Film Critic Shawn Edwards about remaking the Stephen King horror classic.   Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc @CarrieMovie

  • Screening Room Movies at Home: “The Heat,” “Pacific Rim”

    KANSAS CITY, MO — 1. THE HEAT R Fox RUSS In terms of likability, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy hit it out of the park. Their efforts make the extremely foul-mouthed buddy cop comedy “The Heat” seem relatively benign. SHAWN “The Heat” is surprisingly raunchy and not that funny. RUSS McCarthy probably deserves screenwriting credit for her improvised dialogue that includes what may be a record number of f-bombs. The last time that director Paul Feig teamed up with McCarthy, the result was a huge box […]

  • Screening Room: “Captain Phillips,” “Machete Kills” and more

    1. CAPTAIN PHILLIPS PG-13 Columbia RUSS Director Paul Greengrass brings the patented docudrama style he used in “United 93” and the “Bourne” films to the involving true-life thriller, “Captain Phillips.” Tom Hanks plays the title character whose cargo ship is overtaken by a small band of Somali pirates. SHAWN The docudrama style works to perfection thanks to the crisp editing and realistic execution. Kudos. But the film is also socially and politically lazy. RUSS The convincing performances and skillful hand-held […]

  • Danny Trejo and Alexa Vega Chat about “Machete Kills”

    LOS ANGELES, CA — Danny Trejo and Alexa Vega talk about the cult of director Robert Rodriguez and the sequel to the movie inspired by a faux trailer “Machete Kills.” Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc @MacheteKills

  • What films about outer space do you love?

    LOS ANGELES, CA — The sci-fi thriller “Gravity” is blowing audiences away. So Fox 4 Film Critic Shawn Edwards sat down with Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock and director Alfonso Cuarón to see what movies about outer space they love. Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc @TheGravityMovie

  • Sandra Bullock Chats about record breaking “Gravity”

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock tackles new ground in her new film “Gravity,” which has set new box office records.  She chats with Fox 4 Film Critic Shawn Edwards about her new role. Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc @TheGravityMovie

  • How fast have you driven? The cast of “Rush” reveal their stories

    TORONTO, CANADA — It is against the law to speed when you are driving, though many people do this.  Fox 4 Film Critic Shawn Edwards asks Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth and Olivia Wilde of the new film “Rush” to tell how fast they have driven.   Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc @UniversalPics

  • Chris Hemsworth Chats about James Hunt and “Rush”

    TORONTO, CANADA — Based on the true story, “Rush” chronicles the rivalry of Formula 1 race car drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda. In the role of Hunt, Chris Hemsworth chats with Fox 4 Film Critic Shawn Edwards about bringing the iconic role to life and he chats about the cars. Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc  @UniversalPics

  • Ron Howard is Chatting about his new film “Rush”

    TORONTO, CANADA — Academy Award winning director Ron Howard sits down and chats with Fox 4 Film Critic Shawn Edwards about his new film “Rush” and about directing the Jay Z documentary “Made in America.”  You will only see this here. Click here to receive weekly emails full of FOX 4′s entertainment news! Follow on Twitter: @fox4kc @sedwardskc  @UniversalPics

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