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218: ‘Blair Witch’ Box Office Report (9/16 – 9/18)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: October 14, 2016 at 2:25 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Dan is back from Disney, plus we have help from Andy Triefenbach – owner / editor of DestroyTheBrain.com and curator of Late Night Grindhouse in St.Louis. We reflect on our favorite (and often ill-advised) movie drinking games, Dan discusses protective undergarments, while Tom says something sexist about Renee Zellweger. Also, we decide we are not […]

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217: ‘Sully’ Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

by Kevin Brackett / Published: October 14, 2016 at 2:18 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

This week we take a stroll down memory lane as we talk about how people used to pay for things with checks, and we discuss the film ‘Sully.’ Oddly enough, Joe only remembers one of these two things… and it’s not “The Miracle on the Hudson.” Tom remembers his radio days with stories about an […]

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216: ‘Sully’ Box Office Report (9/9 – 9/11)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: October 14, 2016 at 2:15 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Dan is out so Joe serves as our moral compass… resulting in an almost instantaneous hate crime. Tom makes a dark confession, we talk about renting movies at the grocery store (because Blockbuster employees were jerks), and mercifully Joe forgets to mention wrestling. It’s Reel Spoilers 216: ‘Sully’ Box Office Report. You’ve been warned. Starring: […]

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Review: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at the Fabulous Fox (9/13 – 9/25)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: September 19, 2016 at 2:04 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

When you hear about a musical titled, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” there is little worry about the show resembling the ordinary. Throw in a 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical, and there is no question that something really special is going on at the theatre. And if there are still any doubts, […]

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215: ‘Morgan’ Starring Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones

by Kevin Brackett / Published: September 9, 2016 at 3:26 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Joe is still out making baby salsa (which is really gross on two levels, neither of which were intended) so we soldier on without him. America’s love affair with ‘Morgan’ is in full bloom as it debuted in the #17 slot at the box office this week. So clearly you won’t care if we spoil […]

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214: ‘Morgan’ Box Office Report (9/2 – 9/5)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: September 7, 2016 at 9:16 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

This week we take on Don’t Breathe, a thriller masquerading as a horror film… but we’re cool with that. We attempt to convince Joe that the film’s title is actually a request, Kevin & Dan convince Joe that there’s an Escape From New York reboot filming in Detroit, and Dan is still mad about the […]

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213: ‘Don’t Breathe’ Starring Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette

by Kevin Brackett / Published: September 2, 2016 at 1:13 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

This week we take on Don’t Breathe, a thriller masquerading as a horror film… but we’re cool with that. We attempt to convince Joe that the film’s title is actually a request, Kevin & Dan convince Joe that there’s an Escape From New York reboot filming in Detroit, and Dan is still mad about the […]

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212: ‘Don’t Breathe’ Box Office Report (8/26 – 8/28)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 30, 2016 at 3:36 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

As summer draws to a close, Kevin is surprised by the passage of time. Tom & Dan… not so much. Which leads to a discussion about phone chords and encyclopedias. We also talk about how hipsters are evolving, 13 CDs for a penny and we explain to Joe why Goodwill won’t take his tube television. […]

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211: ‘Hell or High Water’ Starring Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Jeff Bridges

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 26, 2016 at 12:33 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

After a Summer of Shit™ we get what might be the best film of the year thus far… ‘Hell or High Water.’ It’s also a wonderful opportunity to teach Joe about where Galveston is located, Brian writes his own fan-fiction extemporaneously, and we discuss how this is the sort of film John Wayne would be […]

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210: ‘Hell or High Water’ Box Office Report (8/19 – 8/21)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 25, 2016 at 2:45 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Dan is out this week, and we immediately sink into the gutter… so there’s an upside. Brian Spath from Cinema St. Louis joins us. We’ll let you draw your own conclusions on his deleterious effect. Listener Tammie regales us with a tale of Southern grudge holding, we get an honest-to-God email, and Tom and Brian […]

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