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Fox’s GOTHAM May Be Batman’s Best Spin-Off

by contributor / Published: October 1, 2014 at 9:27 am   /   Featured, Local, Television Reviews

For many decades, Batman has been one of the most popular and recognizable superheroes. He has been featured in endless comics, a number of different films, television, and animated adaptations, and several games. He has also been idolized by millions of children for the better part of a century. Furthermore, the world of Gotham City—the […]

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Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at the Fabulous Fox (May 29 – Apr. 11)

by contributor / Published: May 2, 2014 at 2:36 pm   /   Live Theater, Local, St. Louis Events

Tony Award-winner Andy Blankenbuehler directs and choreographs this perennial favorite. Under his experienced hand, all the well-loved music and humor sparkles, enhanced by brilliant, yet subtle, updates for today’s audience. For an evening of high-octane song and dance in full Technicolor, catch the show at The Fabulous Fox now through May 11th! This particular show […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Book Thief’ Starring Sophie Nélisse, Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer

by contributor / Published: November 22, 2013 at 6:17 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Markuz Zusak, an Australia native and author of award-winning books such as I Am the Messenger and The Book Thief, got to see one of his stories come to life on screen for the first time a couple weeks ago. The Book Thief is a story of the orphaned Liesel Memminger (Sophie Nélisse) who grows […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Philip Seymour Hoffman

by contributor / Published: November 21, 2013 at 8:15 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

As a Hunger Games fan since the first book was released in 2008, you can imagine my excitement upon learning of the film adaptation of the first book. While I’ve always had a philosophy on such adaptations that books will always be better, I still hoped the movie would be just as good, if not […]

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Theater Review: ‘Evita’ at the Fabulous Fox Theatre Now through October 20th

by contributor / Published: October 10, 2013 at 12:33 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews, Local

The Glamorous Fox Theater became a window to the past on Tuesday as it was opening night for “Evita”. A play scribed by Andrew Lloyd and Tim Rice which tells the sultry story of Eva Peron and her husband, Juan Peron. Eva is played by Caroline Bowman and Juan is played by Sean MacLaughlin. Both […]

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Brad Pitt Stars in Adaptation of Max Brooks’ ‘World War Z’ (Review)

by contributor / Published: June 21, 2013 at 9:34 am   /   Books, Featured, Local, Movie News

After long delay, I write my first review in months. Competing against a weekend with my favorite superhero Superman and seeing Man of Steel twice last week, “World War Z” was a rough sell in my book. However, I really wanted to see this film as soon as possible. I am a HUGE zombie fan […]

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AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Three Recap, Season Finale This Sunday

by contributor / Published: March 30, 2013 at 6:11 pm   /   Local, Television, Television Reviews

Since its inception in October of 2010 I have been a huge fan of The Walking Dead. I will fully admit that I am a fan of the Television Series and have not read any of the Comic Series (I hear there are quite a few differences). My big justification for not reading the series […]

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Movie Review: Beautiful Creatures Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert

by contributor / Published: February 14, 2013 at 9:33 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

When I first saw the preview for Beautiful Creatures, I was very intrigued. I have not read the young adult book that it is adapted from, so I automatically thought it looked like a Twilight type of film – since they do have some similarities. As I am a fan of the “Twilight” books, I […]

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Movie Review: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence

by contributor / Published: November 21, 2012 at 9:48 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

At first glance from the previews chosen for television one guy might think “Chick flick. Oh look they threw sports in to try and get me to come watch.”. Don’t worry I thought the same thing and pretty much had a preconceived notion of what I was expecting from the film. Yes I know I […]

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2012-13 T.V. Preview

by contributor / Published: September 12, 2012 at 2:16 pm   /   Local, Television, Television News, Television Shows

The 2012-13 Television Season is set to begin throughout September and this year there are quite a few promising new shows and quite a few questionable changes to some of the stations line ups. Let’s start with some of the changes that you will have to deal with. Two and a Half Men, which has […]

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