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Preview: Westworld Season 2 Premieres This Sunday on HBO, New Photos

Posted: April 20, 2018 at 3:05 pm   /   Television

These violent delights are back again. In late 2016, showrunners Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy (along with producer J.J. Abrams) brought us ten episodes of some of the best television in the past decade. Westworld, adapted from Michael Crichton’s 1973 film Westworld (starring Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, and James Brolin), was not only a critical success […]

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Preview: ‘My Brother, My Brother, and Me’ Coming to the Peabody Opera House in St. Louis (5/3)

Posted: April 19, 2018 at 7:01 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

“The McElroy brothers are not experts, and their advice should never be followed.” That’s how the podcast My Brother, My Brother, and Me starts every week. Hosted by real-life brothers Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy – the show is a self-proclaimed, “advice show for the modern era.” Except they don’t actually expect you to follow […]

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Jenna Fischer Discusses Her New Book, ‘The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide,’ Presented by Left Bank Books

Posted: April 17, 2018 at 9:17 am   /   Film, Local

Actor and author Jenna Fischer (The Office, You, Me and the Apocalypse) visited her hometown of St. Louis Monday night to discuss her new book, “The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide.” The event, presented by Left Bank Books, took place at the Ethical Society of St. Louis on 9001 Clayton Rd. Fischer started her talk by getting […]

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Film Review: Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike Star in Espionage Thriller ‘Beirut’

Posted: April 13, 2018 at 9:41 am   /   Movie Reviews

This is the closest we’ve seen Don Draper get to playing James Bond. The film opens in early ’70s Beirut where Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), a U.S. diplomat and expert negotiator, lives with his wife. A dispute over a young boy they’ve taken in turns into a shoot-out, and his wife is killed in the […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Hamilton’ at the Fabulous Fox in St. Louis (April 3 – 22)

Posted: April 6, 2018 at 3:16 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

My first exposure to Hamilton – or at least what would eventually become the phenomenon – was in 2009, when Lin-Manuel Miranda performed at the White House Poetry Jam. At the time, Miranda was working on a hip-hop concept album called The Hamilton Mixtape, inspired by the biography Ron Chernow wrote in 2004. I was completely blown away […]

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RAMPAGE Opens APRIL 13! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: April 3, 2018 at 2:35 pm   /   Contests, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   Primatologist Davis Okoye (Johnson), a man who keeps people at a distance, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth.  But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a […]

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PANDAS Opens April 6! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Science Center OMNIMAX!

Posted: March 29, 2018 at 8:55 am   /   Contests, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two! Pandas are beloved around the world. And now they are coming to the big screen in the IMAX® original film “Pandas,” a breathtaking documentary adventure and amazing experience for the whole family. Narrated by Kristen Bell (Frozen, TV’s “The Good Place”), this film follows scientists […]

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Photos: Matt and Kim at the Pageant (with CRUISR and TWINKIDS)

Posted: March 28, 2018 at 5:01 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

After taking some time off, Matt and Kim are back on the road. It was all smiles for the rock duo, as they stopped in St. Louis for the third show of their new tour. Opening for the band were TWINKIDS, followed by CRUISR. The first two acts had the crowd pumped for Matt and […]

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Review: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Out Now on Blu-ray and Digital!

Posted: March 27, 2018 at 12:33 pm   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Episode VIII of the Skywalker saga is out today on Blu-ray, DVD and digital!  Star Wars: The Last Jedi was the biggest film of 2017, and now you can experience it from the comfort of your own home – with tons of bonus content. Director Rian Johnson shot most of the feature on film, matching the […]

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Review: FAR CRY 5 – Cougars & Boomers & Bears, High Five! PS4, Xbox One, & PC March 27

Posted: March 26, 2018 at 4:55 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

I have maintained since its release that Far Cry 3 is one of the best video games of all time. Far Cry 4 was a worthy sequel, building upon everything that made the previous game great. So needless to say for the past three years or so, I’ve been anxiously anticipating the fifth installment of the […]

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