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Theatre Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Posted: October 28, 2019 at 9:45 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Many people at one time or another have felt like they go unseen, or perhaps they don’t matter. It’s the premise of Frank Capra’s 1946 Christmas staple, It’s a Wonderful Life. At the beginning of ACT I of Dear Evan Hansen, the title character sings in “Waving Through a Window,” Waving through a window I try […]

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Theatre Review: THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Posted: October 24, 2019 at 3:52 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

In 2003, author John D’Agata submitted his essay “What Happens There” to Harper’s Magazine. After a disagreement between D’Agata and his editors, the essay would eventually make it to The Believer in 2005. But it wasn’t until 2010 that the edited version would be published. So why such a long road for one essay to make its […]

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Review: Disney THE LION KING Is Out Today on 4K/Blu-ray/Digital!

Posted: October 22, 2019 at 11:18 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Own the highest-grossing animated film of all time today!  Earlier this year, Disney’s The Lion King remake was a worldwide phenomenon once again. With stunning visual effects, groundbreaking filming technology, and a story we all know and love – audiences young and old, fans of the original and new, flocked to the theater to fall in […]

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MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN Opens November 1! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: October 18, 2019 at 12:11 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna. Cast: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw Director: […]

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Theatre Review: New Line’s CRY-BABY Brings Tears of Laughter

Posted: October 9, 2019 at 1:31 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

My only experience going into Cry-Baby at The Marcelle was the 1990 film, directed by John Waters and starring Johnny Depp as the titular heartthrob. New Line Theatre produced the musical back in 2013, the show right before my introduction to “The Bad Boy of Musical Theatre” – High Fidelity (still one of my favorites […]

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Review: Disney-Pixar TOY STORY 4 Is Out Today on 4K/Blu-ray/Digital!

Posted: October 8, 2019 at 2:05 pm   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

More toys. More adventure. More fun.  After Toy Story 3 perfectly wrapped up the trilogy in 2010, not many fans expected another sequel. Although the fourth entry in Disney-Pixar’s flagship series was met with some skepticism when it was announced, the collective guard was somewhat downed when the first trailer was released. And when audiences finally had […]

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Theatre Review: HELLO, DOLLY! Gives Warm Welcome to Audiences for Latest Broadway Series

Posted: October 4, 2019 at 11:21 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Fresh off a Tony Award-winning revival on Broadway, Hello, Dolly! opens the 2019-2020 Broadway Series at the Fabulous Fox. Carolee Carmello is sensational as Dolly, a widowed matchmaker who is known for making everyone’s business her own. There’s nothing she can’t do as she earns a living by taking on as many side-jobs as possible. But […]

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Theatre Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA PART TWO Brings Kushner’s Masterpiece to Life

Posted: September 24, 2019 at 11:34 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

You don’t see many plays produced in two parts, back to back – or concurrently as The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is currently doing with Angels in America Parts One and Two. Doing so is not only a huge commitment from the theatre, but also the audience – asking them to buy two tickets, and […]

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Theatre Review: Powerful Performances Lead ANGELS IN AMERICA PART 1 at Rep

Posted: September 10, 2019 at 11:35 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

What a show to kick off the 2019-2020 season at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, welcoming new artistic director Hana S. Sharif as she takes over duties from Steven Woolf after more than three decades. Considered by many to be one of the most important works about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in America during the […]

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Review: Disney ALADDIN Is Out Today on 4K/Blu-ray/Digital!

Posted: September 10, 2019 at 9:34 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Bring home one of the biggest films of 2019 today! One of the most beloved Disney animated classics, Aladdin, received the live-action treatment earlier this year. The film grossed over $1 billion dollars worldwide, and became an instant favorite for fans young and old. Read our review here. You can now bring home the magic of […]

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