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Movie Review: ‘Knives Out’ Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis

Posted: November 27, 2019 at 10:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

Sometimes, you think you have a movie figured out from the beginning. Sometimes, the movie tells you what happens halfway through. And sometimes, even when it tells you, it still pulls the rug out from underneath your feet. With murder mysteries, usually it ends up being a combination of all three. They’re fun for a […]

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Movie Review: ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ Starring; Tom Hanks

Posted: November 22, 2019 at 10:36 am   /   Local

Growing up, I didn’t have cable. While other kids got to watch Nickelodeon and Disney Channel, I made do with broadcast channels. Sure, I got my fill of Saturday morning cartoons: Animaniacs, X-Men, and the like. But during the week, especially when I was very young, I ended up watching a lot of PBS. I […]

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Movie Review: ‘21 Bridges,’ Starring; Chadwick Boseman

Posted: November 22, 2019 at 10:31 am   /   Local

I usually try to open my movie reviews with a fun intro or clever anecdote, but I’m coming up with a complete blank for 21 Bridges. I was pretty excited for this movie. Chadwick Boseman, the Russo brothers producing, and the trailer for the movie made it seem like it’d be a fantastic manhunt thriller. […]

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Movie Review: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Starring Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis

Posted: November 1, 2019 at 9:22 am   /   Movie Reviews

Note: this review is going to contain some minor spoilers. I will try and cordon off the spoilers if you choose to avoid them. Dark skies above a world of despair. People crying out in agony, wanting for rescue as their hopes are slaughtered. This is a vision of:  The Terminator universe A date with […]

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Movie Review: MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer

Posted: October 18, 2019 at 8:28 am   /   Movie Reviews

I think it’s safe to say that as soon as they saw how much money the original Maleficent raked in, Disney was ready to rubberstamp a sequel. Pulling in over $750 million in 2014, it was a smash hit and audiences seemed to enjoy the more sympathetic take on the typically-reviled antagonist of Sleeping Beauty.  […]

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Movie Review: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ Starring Gerard Butler, Piper Perabo, Morgan Freeman

Posted: August 23, 2019 at 7:40 am   /   Movie Reviews

Remember when you were a kid and you’d play out various fantasy scenarios of you saving the world? Nevermind the various plot holes or implausible events that occurred, you were a hero, dammit, and nothing could stop you from getting that ticker-tape parade. If you can relate to that paragraph and cringe at the very […]

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Play “Gloria” – The St. Louis Blues Are the 2019 Stanley Cup Champions

Posted: June 13, 2019 at 2:36 pm   /   Sports, St. Louis Blues

That’s not how you’re supposed to win. You don’t win with an “interim” head coach after firing your head coach 19 games into the season. Definitely not with an interim coach who, before this, was mostly known as a goon who amassed 3,149 penalty minutes in 1,054 games. You don’t win with a team that […]

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Movie Review: ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Starring Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown

Posted: May 31, 2019 at 7:34 am   /   Movie Reviews

“Long live the king.” He’s back. Released and set five years after the reboot did over $500 million at the box office, Godzilla: King of the Monsters serves as a sequel and a bridge between the 2014 film, the seminal 2017 Kong: Skull Island, and next year’s Godzilla vs. Kong. Although it is a sequel, […]

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St. Louis Blues Hockey: 12 Down, 4 To Go

Posted: May 22, 2019 at 10:56 am   /   St. Louis Blues

When I was 9, my dad took me up to the old Jamestown Mall one weekend afternoon. We’d found out earlier that week that a Blues player was going to be there signing autographs (pretty sure it was Curtis Joseph). I was so excited. I told all my friends at school that week I was […]

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Movie Review: ‘John Wick 3: Parabellum’ Starring Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne

Posted: May 17, 2019 at 8:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

Usually, I don’t do this, but the plot of John Wick 3: Parabellum is pretty simple. If you want the full review, skip to the next paragraph. If you really just want an abbreviated but accurate TL;DR – people want to kill John Wick. John Wick does not want them to kill John Wick. A […]

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