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Retro Movie Review: Event Horizon, Starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neil

Posted: July 31, 2020 at 9:17 am   /   Local

23 Years ago this month, one of the best horror films to come out in the last quarter century was released, and no one gave a shit. Upon it’s release in 1997, ‘Event Horizon’ was panned by critics and shunned by audiences. The reason, you may ask? Marketing, plain and simple. ‘Event Horizon’ was marketed […]

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Retro Movie Review: ‘Young Guns,’ Starring; Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland

Posted: July 24, 2020 at 1:19 pm   /   Local

This week we travel back to 1988 and the wild, wild west. No, not the Will Smith turd from years back, but a little western film called ‘Young Guns.’ This film features a strong cast and a pretty good screenplay to boot. Emilio Estevez stars as Billy the Kid, along with Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond […]

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Retro Movie Review: ‘Point Break,’ Starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze

Posted: July 16, 2020 at 11:01 am   /   Local

This week we travel back to 1991 to look at ‘Point Break.’ Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, who also helmed such films at ‘The Hurt Locker,’ ‘Blue Steel,’ and ‘Strange Days,’ this film is an all out adrenaline rush. Now, I will be the first to say that I have probably watched this film atleast 100 […]

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Retro Movie Review: ‘Miami Blues,’ Starring Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Posted: July 9, 2020 at 1:07 pm   /   Local

This week’s Retro Review takes us back to 1990. Back before Alec Baldwin made people laugh playing Donald Trump, he actually starred in some pretty damn good movies. ‘Miami Blues’ is one of those films, which is highly underrated. Directed by George Armitage and co-starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Fred Ward, the film revolves around […]

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Retro Movie Review: ‘Pump Up the Volume,’ Starring; Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis

Posted: July 2, 2020 at 12:09 pm   /   Local

This week we travel back in time to 1990 for the film ‘Pump Up the Volume.’ I always think how complex life seemed as a teenager, yet looking back on it now, life was pretty damn good and easy. ‘Pump Up the Volume’ was one of those teen flicks that was basically telling teens to […]

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Retro Movie Review: ‘True Romance,’ Starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette

Posted: June 26, 2020 at 10:06 am   /   Local

So, 1993 brought just an onslaught of great films. Films like Jurassic Park, Dazed and Confused and Tombstone all cracked The Good Doctor’s Top 25 List of All-Time Favorite Flicks, however, there was one that stood out over all of them. That film was True Romance. The ultra-violent, love story of Clarence and Alabama Worley. […]

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Kingdom Coming to Netflix July 1

Posted: June 24, 2020 at 12:58 pm   /   Local

One of the most underrated television shows in recent memory will finally get an audience that it deserves. The MMA driven drama series Kingdom will begin airing on Netflix on July 1. All three seasons will be available to stream. Kingdom first aired on the now-defunct Audience Network by AT&T. I happened to overhear Joe […]

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Interview: AJ Schnack, director of Long Gone Summer

Posted: June 19, 2020 at 2:35 pm   /   Local

AJ Schnack may reside in Los Angeles these days, but the Edwardsville, Il. native and University of Missouri graduate showed off his Midwestern roots in Long Gone Summer, the new ESPN 30-For-30 film about the 1998 home run chase between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. The film was the culmination of a three-year process for […]

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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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Theatre Review: HEAD OVER HEELS Keeps the Beat Going Strong at New Line

Posted: March 15, 2020 at 3:25 pm   /   Local

I had completely forgotten how many hits The Go-Go’s had – and then I saw Head Over Heels at New Line Theater. Song after song, expertly choreographed number after number, it’s safe to say that this show has the beat! It’s a pretty unique jukebox musical, adapted from the 16th Century Elizabethan play The Countess […]

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