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Review: Disney Presents ‘The Lion King’ at the Fabulous Fox Theatre

by Kevin Brackett / Published: April 23, 2017 at 12:27 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

Now playing through May 7. Live theater truly is a magical artform. Something that I’ve always loved about it is that each experience is unique, and the audience that night gets to be a part of something which nobody else ever will. The performances that came before, and the ones that will follow, will be […]

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Review: ‘Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality’ (HTC Vive | Oculus + Touch)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: April 21, 2017 at 8:42 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

Wubba Lubba VR. In case you aren’t familiar with it already, Rick and Morty is an animated television series created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. The show first aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim in late 2013. If you haven’t watched it, first things first, start your binge-watching. The first two seasons consist of […]

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Review: ‘Free Fire’ Starring Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, Sam Riley

by Jason Wiese / Published: April 21, 2017 at 8:42 am   /   Movie Reviews

Someone forgot to turn the safety on. In a time when the topic of gun violence has never been more controversial, it sounds psychotic take a risk on a film that is essentially 90 minutes of angry people shooting at each other. But when you throw in a ’70s-style aesthetic, an amusing ensemble of trigger-happy […]

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Review: ‘The Promise’ Starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale

by Brad Heyen / Published: April 21, 2017 at 8:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Promise, directed by Academy Award winning filmmaker Terry George, follows an Armenian medical student during the the fall of the Ottoman Empire during World War I. The film is very much a love story at its core, but the central conflict is the Ottoman Empire’s systematic approach to exterminating the Armenian population – known today […]

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Interview: Jason Mewes Talks Acting, Podcasting, and Directing – in St. Louis for ‘Jay and Silent Bob Get Old’ Live at the Pageant

by Kevin Brackett / Published: April 19, 2017 at 8:05 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

Jason Mewes has come a long way from simply playing “Jay” to his longtime friend Kevin Smith’s “Silent Bob.” The actor, and now filmmaker, has toured all around the world, speaking at conventions and travelling with his podcasts. Jason was recently in Salt Lake City for a comedy podcast festival, where he did his own […]

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Review: ‘Sandy Wexler’ Starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin James

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: April 18, 2017 at 5:45 pm   /   Movie Reviews

I get roasted all the time for my negative opinion of Adam Sandler movies. I am very critical of the actor for his lazy films, which revolve mostly around dick and fart jokes. That stuff may have been funny when I was in the fifth grade, but at 35 it’s just annoying. Honestly, I wish […]

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Interview: Mark Campbell (Scar) Talks Disney’s THE LION KING National Tour, April 19 – May 7 at the Fabulous Fox

by Kevin Brackett / Published: April 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm   /   Live Theater

The last time Mark Campbell performed at the Fabulous Fox was during the national tour of Mamma Mia! several years back. But the theatre isn’t his only favorite place to visit in town. “The City Museum is absolutely one of my favorite places on planet. I try to get everybody to go because I think it’s amazing.” […]

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Review: ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Starring Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: April 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm   /   Movie Reviews

What started as a movie about drag racing, the “Fast and Furious” franchise has morphed into an over-the-top action romp with just enough heart to keep audiences coming out in droves. Make no mistake, “Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment in the franchise, will not be its last. Two more sequels are expected by […]

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Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con 2017: A Weekend in Review

by Steve Heineman / Published: April 12, 2017 at 9:20 pm   /   St. Louis Events

Saint Louis plays host to several entertainment conventions a year, yet none of them draw the same kind of turnout as Wizard World. People come from all over to take part in the biggest gathering of nerdkind the city has ever seen. Although there were a few guest cancellations, Wizard World was able to add several great […]

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Review: Strowman Destroys Reigns on Best ‘Monday Night Raw’ in Ages

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: April 11, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Professional Wrestling

In what was one of the best episodes of Monday Night Raw in years, the WWE Universe saw one man go on a warpath of destruction against another wrestler. I’m talking about Braun Strowman, the WWE’s new “Big Man.” Strowman is bigger than the Big Show, and more nimble than Kane or Undertaker. Face it, Strowman […]

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