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Interview: Lavell Crawford returns home to play Helium this weekend

Posted: November 12, 2020 at 2:51 pm   /   Film

Laughter is the key that cures all. At least it will be this weekend, as hometown guy Lavell Crawford returns to St. Louis for shows Thursday thru Sunday at Helium Comedy Club. A Pattonville graduate, Crawford has made a name for himself with his reoccurring roles in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul to go […]

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Movie Review: ‘Let Him Go,’ Starring Kevin Costner, Diane Lane

Posted: November 3, 2020 at 10:51 am   /   Film

Kevin Costner has experienced a career resurgence of sorts with the TV show ‘Yellowstone.’ The show has once again showed that Costner is one of the finest actors of our generation. He also showed that he can still pack a punch in the theatre as well. His new film ‘Let Him Go,’ is nothing short […]

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Movie Review: Maybe Next Year; directed by Kyle Thrash

Posted: November 2, 2020 at 9:24 am   /   Film

For those of us sports fans, we undoubtedly know the feeling of disappointment when our team goes down, failing to win the title. If you’re a St. Louis Blues fan, you know the feeling all too well. In fact, being a diehard Kansas City Chiefs football fan, I found myself relating quite a bit to […]

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Movie Review: THE WAR WITH GRANDPA Starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Oakes Fegley

Posted: October 9, 2020 at 9:39 am   /   Movie Reviews

At first glance, The War With Grandpa looks like nothing more than a cash-grab, generic comedy that will introduce a new generation of movie-goers to the legendary Robert De Niro and a few of his friends. At first glance, you wouldn’t be wrong, but the movie is not all that bad if you give it […]

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Movie Review: GET DUKED! Starring Rian Gordon, Lewis Gribben

Posted: August 27, 2020 at 4:33 pm   /   Movie Reviews

One of the top comedies of 2020 is hitting Amazon on August 28. ‘Get Duked!’ or ‘Boyz in the Wood,’ as it was called when it won an audience award at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival is a sure-fire bet to be a future cult-classic. In what seems like an innocent camping trip for four […]

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Retro Movie Review: OVER THE TOP Starring Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia

Posted: August 21, 2020 at 3:17 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Sly Stallone made some great movies in the 80’s. From Rocky to Rambo, he was a box office machine, but along the way he also had some films that didn’t do quite as well as the Rocky films, and no, I’m not talking about ‘Stop or My Mom Will Shoot!.’ ‘Over the Top’ hit theaters […]

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Retro Movie Review: EVENT HORIZON Starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neil

Posted: July 31, 2020 at 9:17 am   /   Local

23 Years ago this month, one of the best horror films to come out in the last quarter century was released, and no one gave a shit. Upon it’s release in 1997, ‘Event Horizon’ was panned by critics and shunned by audiences. The reason, you may ask? Marketing, plain and simple. ‘Event Horizon’ was marketed […]

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Retro Movie Review: YOUNG GUNS Starring Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland

Posted: July 24, 2020 at 1:19 pm   /   Local

This week we travel back to 1988 and the wild, wild west. No, not the Will Smith turd from years back, but a little western film called ‘Young Guns.’ This film features a strong cast and a pretty good screenplay to boot. Emilio Estevez stars as Billy the Kid, along with Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond […]

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Retro Movie Review: POINT BREAK Starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze

Posted: July 16, 2020 at 11:01 am   /   Local

This week we travel back to 1991 to look at ‘Point Break.’ Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, who also helmed such films at ‘The Hurt Locker,’ ‘Blue Steel,’ and ‘Strange Days,’ this film is an all out adrenaline rush. Now, I will be the first to say that I have probably watched this film atleast 100 […]

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Retro Movie Review: MIAMI BLUES Starring Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Posted: July 9, 2020 at 1:07 pm   /   Local

This week’s Retro Review takes us back to 1990. Back before Alec Baldwin made people laugh playing Donald Trump, he actually starred in some pretty damn good movies. ‘Miami Blues’ is one of those films, which is highly underrated. Directed by George Armitage and co-starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Fred Ward, the film revolves around […]

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