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Theatre Review: New Line Opens 28th Season With ‘The Zombies of Penzance’

Posted: October 5, 2018 at 4:04 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

The famous duo of Gilbert and Sullivan released their fifth collaboration, The Pirates of Penzance, in December of 1879. The opera proved highly successful and was performed around the world for well over a century. Probably the most popular version of the show is the 1981 Broadway musical, which won the Tony for best revival. Produced by […]

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Interview: Chris Hopper, Head of Esports at Riot Games, Talks ‘League of Legends’ 2018 World Championship

Posted: October 4, 2018 at 11:37 am   /   Videogames

Chances are, even if you aren’t a gamer, you’ve heard of ‘League of Legends.’ Published by Riot Games in 2009, League of Legends has quickly grown to be one of the most popular games in the world. Currently, there are estimated to be over 100 million active players each month. Right now the best of […]

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Interview: Jeff Hobson Returns to The Fabulous Fox With THE ILLUSIONISTS (Oct. 5-7)

Posted: October 3, 2018 at 10:36 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

The Illusionists: Live From Broadway is an incredible magic show, which is constantly evolving and traveling all around the world. The show features five of the greatest illusionists on Earth, who rotate between Broadway, domestic, and international tours of the show. This Friday through Sunday (Oct. 5-7), The Illusionists returns to The Fabulous Fox Theatre for four […]

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Movie Review: ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ Starring Jack Black

Posted: September 21, 2018 at 7:44 am   /   Movie Reviews

The House with a Clock in Its Walls is based on the 1973 children’s novel of the same name and follows an orphaned child named Lewis Barnavelt. The book is written by John Bellairs and is the first in a series of twelve books following Lewis through his adventures. Though I can’t imagine we’ll ever […]

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Theatre Review: Grand Production of ‘Evita’ Opens The Rep’s 52nd Season

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 2:34 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Evita is the musical story of Eva Perón, an aspiring actress who became the First Lady of Argentina and a spiritual leader for the people. Created by the legendary duo of Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice (book and lyrics), the show has captivated audiences all around the world since its debut in 1978. […]

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Interview: Meghan Picerno is Christine Daaé in ‘Love Never Dies’ at the Fox

Posted: August 28, 2018 at 10:54 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to The Phantom of the Opera – Love Never Dies – is coming to The Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis September 18 – 30!  The show, which kicks off the 2018-2019 U.S. Bank Broadway Series, takes place ten years after the events of Phantom, and follows Christine Daaé and her family in New York. Meghan Picerno plays […]

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Review: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Out Today on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD!

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 9:32 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Movie Reviews

The biggest movie of 2018 is now available on Blu-ray and DVD! Avengers: Infinity War brought in over $2 billion dollars at the global box office earlier this year, with Black Panther (the previous Marvel Studios entry) coming in 2nd. The film now holds the record for the largest worldwide opening of all time, with […]

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Videogame Review: ‘We Happy Few’ Out Now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One!

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 1:08 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

A game of paranoia and survival, in a drugged-out, dystopian English city in 1964. That is how Compulsion Games, the developer of We Happy Few, describes their latest game on their website. To put it in even more relatable terms, imagine a cross between Borderlands, Bioshock, A Clockwork Orange – and one of many survival games like Rust. I can see […]

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Videogame Review: ‘Dead Cells’ Masters Castlevania-like Gameplay for Modern Consoles

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 3:39 pm   /   Videogame Reviews

Kill. Die. Learn. Repeat. I grew up playing games like Castlevania and Metroid on the NES. No matter how far technology pushed boundaries with videogames, these side-scrollers were always reliable. Over the years, I’ve found myself coming back to them time and time again – and craving the amazing gameplay they offered with simple yet […]

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Review: ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’ Closes Incredible 100th Season at The Muny

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 10:18 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Allow me to borrow from one of the songs of another Muny centennial season show, Jersey Boys, and say – “Oh, what a season!” This summer has truly shown what the phrase “Muny magic” means. It was clear Saturday night as Meet Me in St. Louis (the final show of the 100th season) opened, that […]

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