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Movie Review: ‘Furious 7’ Starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker

Posted: April 3, 2015 at 7:48 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

If you were to show someone the original film of the Fast and Furious series, and skip them directly to Furious 7, they’d most likely have trouble believing the two are part of the same series. The original film, The Fast and the Furious, was a Point Break ripoff that replaced extreme sports with illegal street […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ Starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney

Posted: March 20, 2015 at 10:13 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Around this same time last year, Divergent was a box office success – pulling in almost $300 million dollars worldwide on its $85 million dollar budget. This was yet another attempt to kick-start a movie franchise based on a YA property, similar to that of The Twilight Saga and The Hunger Games. Where other similar […]

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YO GABBA GABBA! Returns to the Fox Theatre for MUSIC IS AWESOME! Interview with Creator Christian Jacobs

Posted: November 7, 2014 at 10:35 am   /   Featured, Live Theater, Local, St. Louis Events

Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! returns to the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Wednesday, November 12 with the new Music is Awesome! tour. Tickets start at $30.50 and are on sale now at Metrotix (buy tickets here or call 314-534-1111), or in person at the Fabulous Fox Box Office. If you and your kids watch Yo Gabba […]

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Oscar Taveras Always in the Heart of Cardinal Nation

Posted: October 30, 2014 at 8:24 am   /   Featured, Local

One week ago, Cardinal’s nation was dealing with the calamity of being eliminated from the post season by the San Francisco Giants. Today, that loss is put into perspective, by the true tragedy of the death of 22-year old outfielder Oscar Taveras. Early Sunday evening, the sports world was shocked to learn that Taveras and […]

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Movie Review: ‘John Wick’ Starring Keanu Reeves, Willem Dafoe, Michael Nyqvist, Bridget Moynahan

Posted: October 24, 2014 at 6:24 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

This time of year tends to be a slow time for the movies.. with summer having ended, and it is not yet that holiday stretch in which big movies pull all the stops for the biggest box office draws. That being said, not all movies that are worth your time have to come during the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Gone Girl’ Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris

Posted: October 3, 2014 at 10:07 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

One of the most anticipated films of 2014 is finally here. Gone Girl, based on the 2012 novel by Gillian Flynn, stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as two out of work writers whose marriage has steadily declined over its five year lifespan. When the wife suddenly goes missing, all eyes turn to the husband. […]

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Fox’s GOTHAM May Be Batman’s Best Spin-Off

Posted: October 1, 2014 at 9:27 am   /   Featured, Local, Television Reviews

For many decades, Batman has been one of the most popular and recognizable superheroes. He has been featured in endless comics, a number of different films, television, and animated adaptations, and several games. He has also been idolized by millions of children for the better part of a century. Furthermore, the world of Gotham City—the […]

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Fall Movie Preview 2014: FURY, INTERSTELLAR, GONE GIRL and More

Posted: September 24, 2014 at 4:09 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local

With the fall season just beginning, the long summer days are starting to turn to long, cool fall evenings. Fall not only means Halloween, Thanksgiving, and endless hours of leaf raking for most of us, it also means Fall movie season has arrived. Here are my top 10 films to see this Fall movie season: […]

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Movie Review: ‘The November Man’ Starring Pierce Brosnan

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 10:43 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

If Tinker, Tailor, Solidier, Spy is croquembouche (the elaborate, ornate dessert), simultaneously being rich and decadent with its twisty, turny plots, and subtle and nuanced, with its labyrinthine undercurrents, then The November Man is a skittle. There’s an approximation of what the spy/espionage genre entails, it’s just not actually there… which is why we have […]

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Movie Review: ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

Posted: August 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

For the past few months, fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been blasting producer Michael Bay and director Jonathon Liebesman about their reboot of the popular franchise. While a lot of the comic purists cringe at the thought of Bay heading another unnecessary reboot, the outcome is actually pretty enjoyable. Lieberman’s TMNT is […]

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