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Movie Review: STANDING UP, FALLING DOWN Starring Ben Schwartz, Billy Crystal, Grace Gummer

Posted: February 21, 2020 at 1:41 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Things don’t always work out the way you want them to.  Sometimes you move away from home and become a big star. And other times, more often than not, you decide to move back home. The latter is what happens in Matt Ratner’s feature directorial debut Standing Up, Falling Down, a beautifully tragic study of […]

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THE INVISIBLE MAN Opens February 28! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: February 21, 2020 at 11:03 am   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer, NBC’s The InBetween), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge, Straight Outta Compton) and his […]

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Review: The Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show Makes a Weekend Stop at The Fox

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:10 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

The worldwide phenomenon is back, this weekend only at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Riverdance is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new tour, and the timeless celebration of Irish and international dance is better than ever. This breathtaking display of singing, dancing, and music never gets old. It is unbelievable what the performers do on-stage […]

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Theatre Review: JERSEY BOYS at The Fabulous Fox – Oh, What a Night!

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 11:57 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Some of the most fun musicals out there are jukebox musicals. You go to hear music that you love – while being entertained by a fun story that pieces all of the songs together. What I adore about Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is that the musical lets the […]

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Theatre Review: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Will Have You Dying From Laughter

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 12:01 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

One of the funniest new shows of the past decade, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder has made its way to a local production in St. Louis. The story is based on the novel Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal written by Roy Horniman in 1907. Steven Lutvak (Music and Lyrics) and Robert L. […]

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Theatre Review: MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES Updates Greek Mythology to Modern Times

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

I’ve always been a fan of modern updates to classic stories. I love Baz Luhrmann’s ROMEO + JULIET with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. Disney’s THE LION KING is a well-known retelling of Shakespeare’s HAMLET. And currently playing at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, MOJADA: A MEDEA IN LOS ANGELES is a modern take […]

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2020 Oscar Nominations – 92nd Annual Academy Awards (Feb. 9)

Posted: January 13, 2020 at 8:13 am   /   Movie News

The 92nd Annual Academy Awards nominees were announced this morning via live stream. Actors John Cho and Issa Rae announced the nominees. The ceremony will take place at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, February 9, 2020. Here is this year’s line-up: ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE NOMINEES ANTONIO BANDERAS Pain and Glory LEONARDO DICAPRIO Once […]

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Theatre Review: The Rep’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Offers a Fresh Take On An Old Classic

Posted: December 20, 2019 at 12:22 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

They don’t call it a classic for no reason. Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice is one of the most well-known novels in existence, with numerous stage productions and film adaptations over the years. Yet, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has not simply staged just another copy of the beloved story. Artistic Director Hana S. […]

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Movie Review: CATS Starring Francesca Hayward, Idris Elba, Judi Dench

Posted: December 20, 2019 at 7:46 am   /   Local

Where to start with this trainwreck? From the moment the first trailer dropped for Cats, the internet was ready to pounce. And this time, rightfully so. Lovers of Broadway and musicals alike thought it couldn’t be as bad as the trailers looked.  Surely there has to be something more than creepy CGI cats with human faces and […]

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Theatre Review: WICKED Casts Charming Spell on The Fabulous Fox

Posted: December 9, 2019 at 12:02 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

One of the most “Popular” shows on Broadway has flown into The Fabulous Fox just in time for the holidays, plaything now through December 29. We all know the story of Dorothy and her trip to OZ, chronicled in L. Frank Baum’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the 1939 classic film starring Judy […]

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