Movie Review: ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Starring Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly

Posted: February 14, 2019 at 8:59 am   /   Movie Reviews

Alita: Battle Angel is directed by Robert Rodriguez and co-written by James Cameron, Laeta Kalogridis, and Rodriguez himself. The story is adapted from a popular 1990 Japanese manga by Yukito Kishiro by the name of Battle Angel Alita. It’s apparently been in the pipeline for Cameron for quite a number of years, but finally coming […]

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Movie Review: ‘Isn’t It Romantic?’ Starring Rebel Wilson, Adam Devine, Liam Hemsworth

Posted: February 14, 2019 at 8:53 am   /   Movie Reviews

Isn’t It Romantic? is 2019’s Valentine’s Day weekend rom-com that’s hoping to cash in as much of that date night moolah as it can over the love-themed holiday. It stars a surprisingly good Rebel Wilson in her first leading role as Natalie, a cynical single girl who has a jaded mentality when it comes to […]

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Movie Review: ‘Happy Death Day 2 U’ Starring Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu

Posted: February 14, 2019 at 8:47 am   /   Movie Reviews

Happy Death Day was a surprise hit in 2017. As an October slasher flick with a Groundhog’s Day gimmick, it served its purpose in being an entertaining comedy/horror despite some cringe level dialogue at times. With a $4.8 million Blumhouse budget and the film going on to gross over $125 million worldwide, a sequel was […]

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Review: Interpol Rouses The Pageant With A Balanced Set Of Classics and New Material

Posted: February 12, 2019 at 11:48 am   /   Concert Reviews

In September of 2002 an emerging band called Interpol rolled into the tiny environs of the now defunct Rocket Bar, clad in black and oozing a confident New York cool. From that point on, the band knew that they had won the adoration of St. Louis. Fast forward seventeen years later to a cold Saturday […]

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Interview: Eric Bischoff Talks WCW, WWE, and “83 Weeks” Podcast Live

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 11:39 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, Professional Wrestling

It’s been 20 years since World Championship Wrestling (WCW) and World Wrestling Federation (WWF) engaged in the Monday Night Wars, but it’s an era that lives on in the hearts of wrestling fans all over the world. One of the men responsible for WCW nearly taking down WWF, and actually dominating Vince McMahon’s company for […]

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Movie Review: ‘What Men Want’ Starring Taraji P. Henson, Josh Brener, Aldis Hodge

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 10:18 am   /   Movie Reviews

Review by Kathleen Kaiser From Matinee Chat As we meet the very talented Sports Exec/Manager Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), the “boys club” that she isn’t a part of, which is stifling her career.  When a freak accident leads to her being able to hear what men think, Ali has just received “a gift from […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 8:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

I’m a Lego guy. As I wrote about in my review of The Lego Movie, I spent countless hours playing with Legos as I was growing up. Building, destroying, re-building, I’m not ashamed to admit that if I come across a kit nowadays that I like, I have no reservations about buying it and putting […]

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Theatre Review: Phenomenal ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Production Shines at Fabulous Fox

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 10:11 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Currently playing The Fabulously Fox Theatre, the new production of Fiddler on the Roof makes for an incredible night of song, dance, and tradition! Yehezkel Lazarov stars as Tevye, who captivates the audience from the moment the show starts with his fantastic rendition of “Tradition” alongside the rest of the cast. Lazarov’s Tevye is a more youthful, […]

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Movie Review: ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

Posted: February 1, 2019 at 8:31 am   /   Movie Reviews

It was supposed to be the war to end all wars, one directly responsible for the loss of over 16 million lives (and indirectly responsible for at least 50 million more). Yet today, it’s all but a forgotten footnote. The last surviving veterans of the war passed away in 2011 and 2012, and its footprint […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Avenue Q’ is All Laughs With No Strings Attached

Posted: January 31, 2019 at 11:31 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

For the first time since the national tour in 2010, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q is back in St. Louis – and better than ever! Playing now at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza through March 3, this is one of the funniest shows you can see at the theater. And although it is mostly […]

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