Movie Review: THE TURNING Starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 4:53 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Floria Sigismondi, a seasoned music video director, helmed the latest take on the classic novella by Henry James (The Turning of the Screw) with this weekend’s release of The Turning. The film, which suggests it’s the year 1994 with a news report on the death of Curt Cobain (among other things, such as a landline […]

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PAX South: SOUNDSELF: A TECHNODELIC Review

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 7:58 am   /   Videogame Reviews

Tucked away near the back of the convention hall was Andromeda Entertainment. The promise of tea and a VR meditation experience made me stop dead in my tracks the moment I saw their booth. This company has been in business for only a year, but they’ve already achieved something unique that no other game developer […]

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PAX South: SPEAKING SIMULATOR Hands-On Review

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 7:53 am   /   Videogame Reviews

My first game of PAX South 2020 was a doozy! When I saw the press release for Speaking Simulator hit my inbox, the title alone had me curious. My initial assumption was that it would be a VR experience, but I am so glad I was wrong. Developed by Affable Games, this disturbingly hilarious game […]

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Movie Review: THE GENTLEMEN Starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 7:43 am   /   Movie Reviews

After a billion-dollar stint with the Mouse, Guy Ritchie has gone back to his roots with the twelfth feature-length film of his career, The Gentlemen. The film follows a slew of characters through several twists and turns in a thriving drug empire in London, led by none other than Matthew McConaughey as Mickey Pearson. As […]

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PAX South 2020: FIRST PAX EXPERIENCE

Posted: January 23, 2020 at 12:06 pm   /   Convention Reviews

We’re less than one month into 2020 and I’ve enjoyed a handful of first-time experiences. In my first trip to San Antonio, my first trip to Texas in general, I witnessed the splendor of a PAX event for the first time. PAX South, in particular. If you’re unfamiliar with it and have read my previous […]

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New Amphitheater Will Open in Maryland Heights

Posted: January 21, 2020 at 11:18 am   /   Local

The concert season just got a bit more exciting on Tuesday, as it was announced the a new outdoor venue for music fans to enjoy will open this summer. St. Louis Music Park in Maryland Heights will open on May 25, as pop singer Kesha and Big Freedia will kick off the summer concert lineup. […]

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Movie Review: BAD BOYS FOR LIFE Starring Will Smith, Martin Lawrence

Posted: January 17, 2020 at 8:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

If you’ve ever seen the movie Major League II, there’s a scene towards the beginning of the film where two of the main characters are watching the trailer for the action movie one of them is starring in. As the action gets increasingly outlandish and impossible, the star of the film can’t contain his excitement, […]

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Theatre Review: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Updates Greek Mythology to Modern Times

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

I’ve always been a fan of modern updates to classic stories. I love Baz Luhrmann’s ROMEO + JULIET with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. Disney’s THE LION KING is a well-known retelling of Shakespeare’s HAMLET. And currently playing at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES is a modern take […]

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2020 Oscar Nominations – 92nd Annual Academy Awards (Feb. 9)

Posted: January 13, 2020 at 8:13 am   /   Movie News

The 92nd Annual Academy Awards nominees were announced this morning via live stream. Actors John Cho and Issa Rae announced the nominees. The ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Here is this year’s line-up: ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE NOMINEES ANTONIO BANDERAS Pain and Glory LEONARDO DICAPRIO Once […]

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Movie Review: UNDERWATER Starring Kristen Stewart

Posted: January 10, 2020 at 10:16 am   /   Movie Reviews

Underwater, the latest film from William Eubank, hit theatres this weekend. The film is a sci-fi flick starring Kristen Stewart as Norah, the main character, surrounded by a supporting cast of T.J. Miller, Jessica Henwick, Vincent Cassel, John Gallagher Jr., and Mamoundou Athie. Stewart and company are part of an aquatic research team, working in […]

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