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Full List of the 89th Annual Academy Award Winners (Oscar-Winning 2016 Films)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: February 27, 2017 at 8:52 am   /   Film

The 89th Academy Awards | 2017 Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center Sunday, February 26, 2017 Honoring movies released in 2016 Actor in a Leading Role Winner Casey Affleck Manchester by the Sea Nominees Andrew Garfield Hacksaw Ridge Ryan Gosling La La Land Viggo Mortensen Captain Fantastic Denzel Washington Fences Actor in a […]

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Bill Paxton Dead at 61 – Looking Back at a Full Career

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: February 26, 2017 at 1:30 pm   /   Film

While 2016 saw the deaths of more celebrities than we can remember, 2017 seems to have picked up right where last year left off. On Sunday, Bill Paxton (61) died of complications from a surgical procedure. Paxton is probably most known for his standout roles in Titanic and Apollo 13, but the actor had a […]

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‘Graeme of Thrones’ is Brilliant Tribute to Swords, Sex and Dragons (Review)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: February 25, 2017 at 8:02 am   /   Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

Do you miss Game of Thrones? Need a refresher before the new season starts? Then do I have the show for you! Originating in London, Graeme of Thrones is a show about a man (aptly named Graeme, played by Ali Brice) who is courting investors for his theatrical adaptation of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. With him are fellow actors […]

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Review: ‘Get Out’ Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: February 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm   /   Movie Reviews

It’s been a while since I’ve felt this uncomfortable leaving a movie. Make no mistake about it, Get Out (the directorial debut of comedian Jordan Peele) sets a new standard for modern horror films. While there are some funny moments, the laughs are scarce; this is a film that will be sure to leave audiences shocked and speechless Alison […]

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Review: ‘A United Kingdom’ Starring David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike

by Steve Kelley / Published: February 23, 2017 at 4:59 pm   /   Movie Reviews

“No man is free who is not master of himself.” And with those words, Sir Seretse Khama put in motion a turn of events that eventually re-shaped the state of Southern Africa. Heir to the throne of the Bamangwato people residing in Bechuanaland (modern-day Botswana), Seretse’s (David Oyelowo) efforts to lead his people in the […]

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Matt Reeves to Direct ‘The Batman.’ Looking to the Future of the DCEU

by Jason Wiese / Published: February 23, 2017 at 3:35 pm   /   Film

Well fanboys and fangirls – it finally happened. Matt Reeves has pulled a Jim Gordon and saved The Batman from the most stressful and publicly over-scrutinized development hell in recent memory. The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes director has officially signed on as Ben Affleck’s replacement. Now, I hope this comes as not only […]

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11 Hidden Easter Eggs in Disney’s MOANA

by Kevin Brackett / Published: February 23, 2017 at 9:18 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Film

Disney’s Moana was released Tuesday on Digital HD, and is available on Blu-ray March 7! Aside from showcasing the stunning Oscar-nominated animation of the film in 1080p, the blu-ray and digital copy are both packed with special features. One of the many featurettes is “Fishing For Easter Eggs,” narrated by Moana herself – Auli’i Cravalho. In honor of […]

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Ben Folds Performs With the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall

by Kevin Brackett / Published: February 21, 2017 at 7:30 am   /   Concert Reviews

If there ever was an artist whose music was perfect to play with a symphony orchestra, Ben Folds makes the top of the list. On Sunday evening, Folds packed the beautiful Powell Hall in St. Louis for the second night in a row. Nearly every seat of the almost 2,700 capacity auditorium was filled, with a diverse crowd of fans […]

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Ten Tremendous Oscar Bait Failures

by Jason Wiese / Published: February 20, 2017 at 7:34 pm   /   Film, Opinion

Just in time for the 89th annual Oscars ceremony Sunday, Feb. 26, let us look back on ten films that failed to get the attention from the Academy they believed they deserved. Three of our top picks just came out last year, and two of them star Will Smith. Here they are, in no particular […]

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Review: Bon Jovi “This House Is Not For Sale” Tour at Scottrade

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: February 20, 2017 at 4:32 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Bon Jovi returned to St. Louis Sunday night after a 3-year absence. During that time, the band has endured a nasty dispute with its record company, as well as the departure of bandmate and guitar virtuoso Richie Sambora. While Sambora and Jon Bon Jovi will always be one of the most well-known lead singer/lead guitarist […]

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