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Interview: Director and Writer of ‘Destroyer’ Karyn Kusama and Phil Hay

Posted: January 18, 2019 at 9:05 am   /   Local

Director Karyn Kusama and her husband / writing partner Phil Hay have a new film opening in St. Louis today. DESTROYER stars Nicole Kidman as a detective who we watch trace her past as she tries to solve a murder. It’s a career best for the nearly unrecognizable Kidman. Kusama traveled with Hay to her home […]

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Theatre Review: Rep’s ‘Alabama Story’ Brings Decades Old Battle Into Relevant Times

Posted: January 10, 2019 at 10:02 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

In 1958 “The Rabbits’ Wedding” by Garth Williams was published, about a black rabbit and a white rabbit who get married. In 1959, Alabama State Senator E. O. Eddins called it a “dangerous book ¹,” and fought to have it removed from the Alabama Public Library Service. Library Director Emily Reed stood up for the […]

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Theatre Review: ANASTASIA brings classic tale to life at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: December 31, 2018 at 7:51 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Playing now through January 6 in St. Louis. If you’re looking for a terrific show to see this holiday season with the entire family, The Fabulous Fox has you covered. A timeless tale, packed with fantastic songs and performances, ANASTASIA The New Broadway Musical is truly a delight! The show is inspired by the true […]

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Movie Review: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Starring Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 10:47 am   /   Movie Reviews

In Mary Poppins Returns, Emily Blunt is tasked with the impossible – filling the shoes of the legendary Julie Andrews. Based on the popular series of children’s books by P.L. Travers, Disney brought Mary Poppins to life on celluloid in 1964. It was there that Andrews would immortalize that character, and create what would become a film and […]

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Theatre Review: Incredible Production of ‘Les Misérables’ Wows Fabulous Fox

Posted: December 14, 2018 at 1:08 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

After two-and-a-half-years on Broadway, Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Les Misérables has made its way to The Fabulous Fox Theatre on tour. The Tony Award-winning show has never been better, with a tremendous cast and incredible new staging. You’ve never seen Les Miz like this, and you won’t want to miss it! The beloved musical, based […]

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AQUAMAN Opens December 21! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: December 13, 2018 at 11:40 am   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and […]

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Theatre Review: ‘A Christmas Story’ Brings Holiday Cheer to The Rep

Posted: December 12, 2018 at 9:30 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Watching Bob Clark’s 1983 classic A Christmas Story has been a holiday staple for as long as I can remember. Based on author Jean Shepherd’s 1966 novel “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash,” it’s a hilarious film about a young boy named Ralphie who wants nothing more than to get a BB gun for […]

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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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