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This Week on Blu-Ray and DVD (August 14, 2012)

by tim / Published: August 13, 2012 at 7:47 pm   /   DVD News, Local
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Movie Review: ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Starring Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

by tim / Published: June 22, 2012 at 12:29 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

About a month ago, I was sitting in the theater and two things happened that I was very upset by.  A teaser trailer for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” came on and a couple of people applauded when it ended.  Then a trailer for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” immediately followed.  The audience seemed captured […]

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“Thoroughly Modern Millie” Opens the Muny Season with Charm

by tim / Published: June 19, 2012 at 2:57 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

The Muny is a unique experience.  There really is no other venue like it.  Sitting under the stars, in beautiful Forest Park, with a cool breeze blowing through, audiences get to see top level performers who have won Tony and Emmy Awards.  If you are a fan of musical theater, whether it be casual or […]

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How Did ‘Rock of Ages’ and ‘That’s My Boy’ Do Against Last Week’s Top Films At The Box Office?

by tim / Published: June 17, 2012 at 1:22 pm   /   Local, Movie News

This week’s two big releases had enough star power to propel them to the top of the box office, but did the word of mouth on previous weeks releases keep them from making money? Rock of Ages had the draw of Tom Cruise, “classic” 80’s music, and a built in audience from the stage show. […]

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Get a Preview of the Score of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ by Hans Zimmer

by tim / Published: June 16, 2012 at 1:24 pm   /   Film, Local

I have just recently been getting more into movie scores.  It’s amazing when you think about the power of music in film.  The great themes that are instantly recognizable for classic films.  The tension that can build.  The emotions that can be forced out of a viewer just by the right music. Hans Zimmer is […]

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