Movie Review: ‘Gemini Man,’ Starring Will Smith

Posted: October 10, 2019 at 5:15 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Will Smith’s new flick ‘Gemini Man’ has everything needed for an effective action movie;  a believable leading man, a great director, a formulaic plot, and big fight scenes. The only problem is ‘Gemini Man’ just isn’t very good. Director Ang Lee, known for his much superior ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ relies on new movie technology and hopes […]

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Interview: John Notto of Dirty Honey

Posted: October 9, 2019 at 8:49 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

Guitarist John Notto, of rock band Dirty Honey, answered some questions for ReviewSTL ahead of their show October 14that The Pageant alongside Alter Bridge and Skillet. The band, who most recently performed a fantastic set in St. Louis during 2019’s PointFest, is fresh off the release of their self-titled EP as well as their debut […]

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Theatre Review: New Line’s CRY-BABY Brings Tears of Laughter

Posted: October 9, 2019 at 1:31 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

My only experience going into Cry-Baby at The Marcelle was the 1990 film, directed by John Waters and starring Johnny Depp as the titular heartthrob. New Line Theatre produced the musical back in 2013, the show right before my introduction to “The Bad Boy of Musical Theatre” – High Fidelity (still one of my favorites […]

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Review: Disney-Pixar TOY STORY 4 Is Out Today on 4K/Blu-ray/Digital!

Posted: October 8, 2019 at 2:05 pm   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

More toys. More adventure. More fun.  After Toy Story 3 perfectly wrapped up the trilogy in 2010, not many fans expected another sequel. Although the fourth entry in Disney-Pixar’s flagship series was met with some skepticism when it was announced, the collective guard was somewhat downed when the first trailer was released. And when audiences finally had […]

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Concert Review: Tyler the Creator at Chaifetz Arena

Posted: October 7, 2019 at 11:40 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local, Reviews

By Hannah Bodenhausen Tyler the Creator returned to St. Louis on Friday to play songs from his fifth album, “IGOR” for a crowd of screaming fans. The crowd, for the most part, was undeniably young. Before the show, flocks of teens dressed head to toe in Golf Wang (Tyler’s clothing line) bolted from parents and […]

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Theatre Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Gives Warm Welcome to Audiences for Latest Broadway Series

Posted: October 4, 2019 at 11:21 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Fresh off a Tony Award-winning revival on Broadway, Hello, Dolly! opens the 2019-2020 Broadway Series at the Fabulous Fox. Carolee Carmello is sensational as Dolly, a widowed matchmaker who is known for making everyone’s business her own. There’s nothing she can’t do as she earns a living by taking on as many side-jobs as possible. But […]

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Music Interview: Erik Turner, Guitarist of Warrant

Posted: October 4, 2019 at 9:23 am   /   Concerts, Interviews

While the 80’s and early 90’s were Warrant’s heyday, the band is still going strong, playing live shows and putting out new music, despite losing frontman Janie Lane in 2011 to acute alcohol poisoning. The band will be playing St. Charles Family Arena on Saturday, October 11 along with Firehouse and headliner Bret Michaels, the […]

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Standup Review: Drew Lynch at Helium Comedy Club

Posted: September 27, 2019 at 8:06 am   /   Concert Reviews, Interesting, Local, Reviews

After capturing the hearts of America on “America’s Got Talent,” comic Drew Lynch has been successfully working as a comic and touring throughout the world, capturing the hearts of each city he has visited with his unique take on life, our differences, and his incredibly hilarious and insightful observations of everyday life. ​Being no stranger […]

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Review: The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Dazzles in Stéphane Denève’s Debut

Posted: September 24, 2019 at 11:51 am   /   Concerts, Live Theater Reviews

It is an exciting time of new beginnings for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Like all new starts there is energy and anxiety, both of which signify that magic is in the air. In addition to unveiling a new logo and special pricing the orchestra enthusiastically began its 140th season with the debut of their […]

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Theatre Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA PART TWO Brings Kushner’s Masterpiece to Life

Posted: September 24, 2019 at 11:34 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

You don’t see many plays produced in two parts, back to back – or concurrently as The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is currently doing with Angels in America Parts One and Two. Doing so is not only a huge commitment from the theatre, but also the audience – asking them to buy two tickets, and […]

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