Movie Review: ‘Midway,’ Starring Mandy Moore, Woody Harrelson

Posted: November 8, 2019 at 8:29 am   /   Movie Reviews

The brave men and women who fought in the battle of Midway, deserved so much better than this run-of-the-mill, cookie-cutter, just plain boring Roland Emmerich film. ‘Midway’ is Emmerich’s new war opus, which while retelling the story of World War II’s most decisive battle, seems to take its facts and information straight from a Wikipedia […]

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Movie Review: ‘Doctor Sleep’ Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson

Posted: November 8, 2019 at 8:20 am   /   Books, Film, Movie Reviews, Movie Screenings, Reviews

Films based off Stephen King books seem to be can’t miss lately. From the release of ‘IT’ and onto the second part of the film, King has been on a roll over the last few years. ‘Doctor Sleep’ is the newest adaptation of a King novel and surely not the last, as the master of […]

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Movie Review: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Starring Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis

Posted: November 1, 2019 at 9:22 am   /   Movie Reviews

Note: this review is going to contain some minor spoilers. I will try and cordon off the spoilers if you choose to avoid them. Dark skies above a world of despair. People crying out in agony, wanting for rescue as their hopes are slaughtered. This is a vision of:  The Terminator universe A date with […]

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Movie Review: ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Starring Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin

Posted: November 1, 2019 at 9:17 am   /   Movie Reviews

People say they love a good detective story. The tale of the fedora-clad loner chasing after the unknown perpetrator of the supposed crime of the century in the seedy underbelly of a well-known urban setting. It is probably set in the ‘40s or ‘50s, too. The thing is, anybody can try their hand at the […]

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Theatre Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Posted: October 28, 2019 at 9:45 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Many people at one time or another have felt like they go unseen, or perhaps they don’t matter. It’s the premise of Frank Capra’s 1946 Christmas staple, It’s a Wonderful Life. At the beginning of ACT I of Dear Evan Hansen, the title character sings in “Waving Through a Window,” Waving through a window I try […]

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Movie Review: BLACK AND BLUE Starring Naomie Harris, Mike Colter, Frank Grillo

Posted: October 25, 2019 at 10:29 am   /   Movie Reviews

Black and Blue stars Naomi Harris as Alecia West, a rookie daytime cop in New Orleans who accidentally witnesses the killing of a drug dealer informant by some corrupt officers in her department. Not only did she see it, but her body cam recorded it and the murdering cops know both of these things and […]

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Theatre Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Posted: October 24, 2019 at 3:52 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

In 2003, author John D’Agata submitted his essay “What Happens There” to Harper’s Magazine. After a disagreement between D’Agata and his editors, the essay would eventually make it to The Believer in 2005. But it wasn’t until 2010 that the edited version would be published. So why such a long road for one essay to make its […]

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Interview: James Little Talks “The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection” at Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted: October 23, 2019 at 3:49 pm   /   Art Reviews, St. Louis Events

Participating in the exhibition “The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection,” James Little, an artist who’s work is being showcased as part of the exhibit, answered some questions for ReviewSTL about his work, his inspirations, and what this particular exhibit means to him. Inspiring his more recent pieces, Little explains that his art […]

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Review+Photos: Skillet & Alter Bridge w/ Dirty Honey at The Pageant

Posted: October 23, 2019 at 3:42 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Monday night brought a full house to The Pageant as Alter Bridge and Skillet combined forces as part of the “Victorious” tour, joined by the upcoming and sensational classic-rock enthused Dirty Honey. It seemed all three groups garnered their own fans, as The Pageant was filled with several fans sporting merch for one of the […]

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Review: Disney THE LION KING Is Out Today on 4K/Blu-ray/Digital!

Posted: October 22, 2019 at 11:18 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Own the highest-grossing animated film of all time today!  Earlier this year, Disney’s The Lion King remake was a worldwide phenomenon once again. With stunning visual effects, groundbreaking filming technology, and a story we all know and love – audiences young and old, fans of the original and new, flocked to the theater to fall in […]

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