What are the credentials of Jon Niccum, who writes the movie reviews? What background or history in film does he have?
Niccum received a bachelor's degree in film criticism in 1989 from Kansas University. He is chairman of the Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second-oldest critics' voting organization in the country. Prior to his three years as entertainment editor/Mag editor at the Lawrence Journal-World, he spent seven years as music/film editor at Kansas City's weekly newspaper The Pitch.