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86: ‘Cinderella’ Starring Lily James, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett

by Kevin Brackett / Published: March 20, 2015 at 2:56 pm   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

Four guys sitting around discussing ball gowns. That’s what we’ve been reduced to this week thanks to Cinderella. “Why didn’t we see the new Liam Neeson movie?” you ask. Because that’s a trick question. There are no “new Liam Neeson movies”. They’ve been re-releasing Taken 2 with different titles for three years now. You’ve been […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney

by Kevin Brackett / Published: March 20, 2015 at 10:13 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Around this same time last year, Divergent was a box office success – pulling in almost $300 million dollars worldwide on its $85 million dollar budget. This was yet another attempt to kick-start a movie franchise based on a YA property, similar to that of The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games. Where other similar […]

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Movie Review: ‘Cinderella’ Starring Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden

by Kevin Brackett / Published: March 13, 2015 at 8:57 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

In 1950 Walt Disney Productions was $4 million dollars in debt, and took a huge gamble on producing the $3 million dollar animated feature Cinderella. It was a film that would either make or break the studio. Yet here we are, and we all know the outcome of the film – 65 years later as […]

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85: ‘CHAPPiE’ Starring Sharlto Copley, Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver

by Kevin Brackett / Published: March 12, 2015 at 10:54 am   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

This week Neill Blomkamp returns with RoboCopy… Ummm… I mean Chappie. A movie that our legal department requires us to inform you resembles RoboCop in no way whatsoever (wink, wink, nudge, nudge). So please ignore all of the cops who are robots, and the Peter Weller sound-alike voice work, and that giant evil robot which […]

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84: ‘Focus’ Starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie

by Kevin Brackett / Published: March 11, 2015 at 12:48 pm   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

Technical difficulties delayed episode #84 but they have been overcome. If good taste can’t stop us we’re not going to let computer problems do it. This week (last week?) on the show we take on the latest from Will Smith – Focus. Good or bad there’s one thing on which you can rely…there’s no way […]

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‏THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT Opens March 20! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

by admin / Published: March 6, 2015 at 11:59 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Tris (Woodley) and Four (James) are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Winslet), the leader […]

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‏THE GUNMAN Opens March 20! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

by admin / Published: March 6, 2015 at 11:55 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! THE GUNMAN, the new action thriller from Pierre Morel, the director of Taken, stars Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone and Mark Rylance. In theaters March 20, 2015. Cast: Sean Penn, Javier Bardem, Idris Elba, Ray Winstone, Mark […]

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Movie Review: ‘Chappie’ Starring Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman

by justin / Published: March 6, 2015 at 9:55 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

Chappie is the latest film by science fiction director, Neill Blomkamp. Blomkamp has been responsible for some the most modern, contemporary sci-fi films to date. Elysium and District 9 were his last two films, and many critics and movie-goers were not satisfied with his most recent direction. The film community had begun to wonder if […]

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‏RUN ALL NIGHT Opens March 13! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

by admin / Published: February 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! Brooklyn mobster and prolific hit man Jimmy Conlon (Neeson), once known as The Gravedigger, has seen better days. Longtime best friend of mob boss Shawn Maguire (Harris), Jimmy, now 55, is haunted by the sins of his past—as well as […]

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Movie Review: ‘Focus’ Starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie

by chris / Published: February 27, 2015 at 12:51 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Heist movies have been among the more highly revered genres for decades and it seems unlikely that it will stop anytime soon. In most cases, the audience finds themselves rooting for the person(s) committing the often elaborate heist in the hopes that they may get to walk off into the sunset thus granting a payoff […]

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