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“Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” Musical Returns to St. Louis

Posted: December 7, 2018 at 10:50 am   /   Live Theater

See the classic tale on-stage at Stifel Theatre in St. Louis December 13-16! DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL returns for first time since 2011! The show features your favorite songs from the 1966 animated film, including “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas.” Tickets range from $32-$82 and are available at TicketMaster.com.  About […]

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MORTAL ENGINES Opens December 14! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: December 5, 2018 at 3:05 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter here for your chance to win a pass good for two.  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11 7:00 P.M. To enter, comment below telling us why you can’t wait to see the film! Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one […]

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Interview: Director Jason Reitman Talks ‘The Front Runner’ and Receives Award at SLIFF

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 11:05 am   /   Film, Interviews

“I love flying into St. Louis. It brings back this kind of flood of memories from shooting Up in the Air,” says director Jason Reitman as we sit inside The Cheshire – one of the filming locations of his aforementioned 2009 film. Reitman returned to St. Louis earlier this month for the 27th Annual Whitaker […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Front Runner’ Starring Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 8:46 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s hard to imagine a time where negative news could come out about a candidate, and completely derail their campaign. Yet that is exactly what happened in 1988, when Senator Gary Hart was the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination until news of his affair. All it took was three weeks for his bid to completely […]

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Interview: Director Sean Anders Talks Inspiration For New Film, ‘Instant Family’

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 3:47 pm   /   Film, Interviews

Even if you aren’t familiar with his name, you know his movies. Sean Anders is responsible for writing She’s Out of My League, Hot Tub Time Machine, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, We’re the Millers, and Dumb and Dumber To among others. He also wrote and directed Sex Drive, Horrible Bosses 2, Daddy’s Home (as well as the sequel), and now – Instant […]

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Theatre Review: Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Grants All Our Wishes at The Fabulous Fox!

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 10:17 am   /   Local

Like most people living today, I grew up a child of Disney. My VHS copy of 1992’s Aladdin was no stranger to the VCR, and the film remains one of my favorite animated features to this day. So it goes without saying that a stage adaptation of the beloved classic had a lot to live up […]

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Movie Review: ‘Instant Family’ Starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 8:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

Based on the real-life experiences of director Sean Anders (Daddy’s Home, Horrible Bosses 2), Instant Family explores the world of adoption in a way we’ve never seen before. As to be expected, there are plenty of laughs with a cast that includes Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne – but there is also an overwhelming amount of heart. Pete […]

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Interview: Jonathan Weir Talks Playing Jafar in Disney’s ALADDIN National Tour, Nov. 7-25 at the Fabulous Fox

Posted: November 6, 2018 at 12:55 pm   /   Local

See Aladdin at The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis November 7 – 25, 2018! The show is directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!), with new music by Tony® and Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Newsies). Jonathan Weir plays the evil villain, Jafar, in the show. He and the cast of […]

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Review: Disney-Pixar’s ‘Incredibles 2’ Out Today on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital!

Posted: November 6, 2018 at 8:30 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

The sequel to the classic animated film is finally available to own! After 14 years, fans of The Incredibles (2004) got the sequel they’d been dreaming of this past summer. The entire cast returned, including director Brad Bird, to bring us the sequel we deserved – becoming a commercial and critical success. The film grossed over $600 […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ Starring Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 8:55 am   /   Movie Reviews

Disney’s latest film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, is a gorgeous adaptation of the Tchaikovsky ballet (itself adapted from the story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffmann). Unfortunately, it never manages to craft a compelling story or characters to match the breathtaking visuals. Clara (Mackenzie Foy) is a young girl who, along with […]

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