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Movie Review: ‘Glass’ Starring James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 8:12 am   /   Local

In 1999, M. Night Shyamalan became a household name with his six-time Oscar-nominated film, The Sixth Sense. The following year, he gave us something even better (at least, in my opinion), and that is Unbreakable – a film that is basically a comic book that unfolds on screen, centralizing on the idea of superheroes possibly […]

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Review: ‘On the Basis of Sex’ Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer

Posted: January 4, 2019 at 8:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

2018 seems to have been quite a year for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her memoir, My Own Words, was published in August and became a New York Times bestseller. At the beginning of the summer, the documentary RBG was released to much praise. Now we have On the Basis of […]

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Brad’s Top 10 Films of 2018

Posted: December 28, 2018 at 11:03 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

2018 was a hell of a year in cinema. If you’ve been following me here on ReviewSTL or simply just popped in from time to time, I sincerely appreciate you reading my reviews (52 this year!) and I hope you find the same enjoyment that I found in the list I’ve made below! Much like […]

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Movie Review: ‘Aquaman’ Starring Jason Mamoa, Amber Heard, Patrick Wilson

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:39 am   /   Local

The character of Aquaman has had it kind of rough for quite some time. I have fond memories of shows like Family Guy poking fun at what appeared to be a ridiculous and even useless superhero. Anytime someone would try to defend Aquaman, someone else would just share a silly meme of him riding fish […]

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Movie Review: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Starring Steve Carell, Leslie Mann

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:31 am   /   Movie Reviews

When I first saw the trailer for Welcome to Marwen months ago, I was incredibly intrigued by what seemed to be an uplifting tale of real life artist/photographer Mark Hogancamp learning to cope with the trauma of a brutal assault he experienced and trying to make something of his life once again. With Steve Carell […]

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Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Starring Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, Jake Johnson

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 8:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

Move over, Peter Parker – with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, a new era of Miles Morales as Spider-Man has begun. Miles was introduced to the comic world in 2011 as a young teenager of African-American and Latino descent who takes over as Spider-Man after death befalls Peter. He’s become widely appreciated and has since gone […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Starring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 8:40 am   /   Movie Reviews

Mary Queen of Scots is the directorial debut of Josie Rourke and stars Saoirse Ronan in the titular role of Mary Stuart, the once Queen of France and rightful heir to English throne. Also starring in this film across from Ronan (though they don’t share a scene together until the final ten minutes of the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:21 am   /   Movie Reviews

Ralph Breaks the Internet is the follow-up to the 2012 smash Wreck-It Ralph and stars John C. Reilly in the titular role as the lovable video game character, Ralph. After going from zero to hero in the previous film, Ralph has become content in his day to day life in the video game hub at […]

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Movie Review: ‘Widows’ Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 7:33 am   /   Movie Reviews

Widows is Steve McQueen’s first film back in the director’s seat after his 2013 Best Picture winning film 12 Years a Slave. The film stars the always fantastic Viola Davis as Veronica Rawlins, a widow left with a two million dollar debt to some gangsters after a botched job by her career criminal husband (Liam […]

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Movie Review: ‘Outlaw King’ Starring Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Rebecca Robin

Posted: November 9, 2018 at 9:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

Outlaw King is a Netflix produced film directed by David MacKenzie (Hell or High Water) and stars Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce, a Scottish nobleman turned outlaw who rallies to acquire the Scottish crown and lead his people to victory over the reigning King Edward I of England (Stephen Dillane). In large part, I […]

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