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Film Review: “The BFG” Starring Mark Rylance and Ruby Barnhill

Posted: July 1, 2016 at 1:01 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

If you ask the question “What is the BFG?” to two different generations, there’s a good chance you’re going to get two very different responses. Growing up in the 90’s as a computer gamer, my first reaction when I heard the title of the movie harkened back to my days of playing DOOM and Quake […]

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Film Review: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Starring Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, and Jessie Usher

Posted: June 25, 2016 at 10:00 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Everyone’s got their share of guilty pleasures. Things that we know aren’t good (or good for us), yet we refuse to let go of. I don’t think it’s a bad thing, really, unless your guilty pleasure is like murder or something. When I was 12, a summer blockbuster named Independence Day rolled out in theaters […]

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Movie Review: ‘Warcraft’ Starring Travis Fimmel and Paula Patton

Posted: June 10, 2016 at 12:04 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

It’s no secret that movies based on video/computer games have never fared too well. Just glancing through the list of movies, the various Rotten Tomatoes scores read more like a senior class’s ACT scores than a rating. The mere mention of the name Uwe Boll makes film critics and video game players alike cringe in […]

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Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ (Spoiler Free!)

Posted: December 18, 2015 at 7:42 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Fair or not, generations are often remembered by events that coincide with their lives. Stories are told to younger generations about what it was like to be alive during these events. Sometimes, these are dramatic, world-altering events, such as World War II, the JFK assassination, or the 9/11 attacks. Other times, these events are much […]

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Film Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron

Posted: May 15, 2015 at 12:52 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Even if you haven’t seen any of the Mad Max films, there’s still a good chance you’ve watched or heard something that the series had a direct effect on. Filmmakers like James Cameron, Guillermo del Toro, and David Fincher cite the series’ impact on their works. Rap artists such as Tupac and Snoop Dogg referenced the films […]

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Film Review: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Starring Anna Kendrick, Brittany Snow

Posted: May 15, 2015 at 12:00 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

It seems like every summer, you’ll see at least a couple of films dealing with college students and their experiences. These movies range in topic from sports (We Are Marshall), growing up, (American Pie 2), fraternities (Animal House, Going Greek), or a plethora of other topics. When the original Pitch Perfect came out, it took the young […]

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On Deck: The Cardinals So Far

Posted: April 27, 2015 at 10:08 pm   /   Local, Sports, St. Louis Cardinals

Oh, hey there! Been a while, eh? Yeah, I still write for ReviewStl. You’re stuck with me for a while longer, I suppose. Don’t worry, I’ll be trying to write a little bit more than the zero I’ve done recently. But you don’t want to listen to my ramblings, eh? Me neither. You want to […]

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Film Review: ‘Get Hard’ Starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart

Posted: March 27, 2015 at 12:12 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

It isn’t easy to think of a bigger name right now when it comes to comedy films than Will Ferrell. Ever since he starred in Old School with fellow Frat Pack members Vince Vaughn and Luke Wilson, Ferrell’s had a part in several of the most oft-quoted movies of the last decade. His general lack of […]

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Rams Host Screening of ‘The Forgotten Four’

Posted: September 20, 2014 at 10:21 am   /   Film, Local, Sports, St. Louis Rams

One of my favorite things about sports in general is the history of the games. The undeniable legends who stood taller than everyone else, the greatest plays in history, the indelible moments that come to define legacies. Like any institution, often these sports attempt to embrace their past, encouraging people and the participants of their […]

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St. Louis Baconfest Returns

Posted: August 15, 2014 at 1:02 am   /   Local, St. Louis Events

Fun fact: you can’t spell “awesome” without “bacon.” I lied. You can. I’m not very smart. Whatever. The fact remains, though, that bacon is more popular than ever. Whether it’s as a part of your diet or as the subject matter of your wardrobe, bacon will forever be on our minds and in our hearts […]

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