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Comedy Review: Nikki Glazer at Helium

Posted: June 17, 2020 at 7:45 am   /   Concert Reviews, Local

St. Louis native Nikki Glaser, known for her quick wit and savage comedy, performed her first show post-quarantine at Helium Comedy Club this week in Richmond Heights. Glaser, who has numerous hours of standup available on Netflix (including her own special “Bangin,” and television series “Not Safe with Nikki Glaser”) has branded her own style […]

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Movie Review: THE HUNT Starring Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Ike Barinholtz

Posted: March 13, 2020 at 4:46 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Friday the 13th of this March sees the release of the anticipated political thriller The Hunt, directed by Craig Zobel. Shelved since the film’s original release date of September 27th, 2019 – the film used its delay as a marketing source, drumming up some excitement for its release using the tagline “The most talked about […]

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Theatre Review: The Office! A Musical Parody at The Grandel

Posted: March 6, 2020 at 6:19 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Beets. Bears. Battlestar Galactica. That’s right, The Office! A Musical Parody is bringing your Scranton favorites to the stage on a National Tour. The show is helmed from the creative minds that also brought you the parody spoof musicals inspired by other television favorites such as Friends, Full House, Saved by the Bell, and Beverly […]

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Movie Review: ‘Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn’

Posted: February 7, 2020 at 1:06 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (which moving forward will simply be referred to as Birds of Prey,) is the latest installment in the DC extended universe. The film also marks the first major release of 2020 in the superhero/comic adaption genre, putting some extra weight on its shoulders. While […]

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Review: TJ Miller Stand Up at Helium Comedy Club in St. Louis

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

Over the weekend, actor and comic TJ Miller performed six sets over three nights at Helium Comedy Club, spanning from Thursday through Saturday. Performing to sold-out crowds, Miller was no stranger to Helium or St. Louis for that matter, as he always makes sure to hold a performance each year in the St. Louis area, […]

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Movie Review: THE TURNING Starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 4:53 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Floria Sigismondi, a seasoned music video director, helmed the latest take on the classic novella by Henry James (The Turning of the Screw) with this weekend’s release of The Turning. The film, which suggests it’s the year 1994 with a news report on the death of Curt Cobain (among other things, such as a landline […]

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Movie Review: UNDERWATER Starring Kristen Stewart

Posted: January 10, 2020 at 10:16 am   /   Movie Reviews

Underwater, the latest film from William Eubank, hit theatres this weekend. The film is a sci-fi flick starring Kristen Stewart as Norah, the main character, surrounded by a supporting cast of T.J. Miller, Jessica Henwick, Vincent Cassel, John Gallagher Jr., and Mamoundou Athie. Stewart and company are part of an aquatic research team, working in […]

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Movie Review: THE GRUDGE Starring Tara Westwood, Junko Bailey, David Lawrence Brown

Posted: January 3, 2020 at 6:04 pm   /   Movie Reviews

As the year 2020 revs up for an entire new slate of cinematic releases, the first weekend of the new decade seems to be off to a dismal start, with the release of Nicolas Pesce’s newest installment of The Grudge. Existing not as a remake, but a hybrid of a reboot/sequel, the film follows an […]

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Movie Review: ‘Black Christmas’ Starring Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Lily Donoghue

Posted: December 13, 2019 at 1:35 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Another Friday the 13th is here, which means the release of at least one horror flick is destined to open in theatres this weekend. Being shy of two weeks before Christmas, it’s fair to say that nothing gets movie viewers into the holiday spirit more than a holiday-themed slasher flick, am I right? If that’s […]

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Theatre Review: Dixie’s Tupperware Party (Playhouse at Westport Plaza)

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 12:06 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

Dixie Longate, the infamous Tupperware-selling drag persona, is back in St. Louis at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza. The show, which is part comedic event and part actual Tupperware sales, is going on from October 29 through November 24. The show, which is filled with nonstop laughs from beginning to end, is not like any […]

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