Film

Movie Review: The Upside, starring; Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston

Posted: January 11, 2019 at 10:24 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

​Before its release, Neil Burger’s new film The Upside was receiving some harsh criticism based on the fact that it is a remake of the acclaimed French film The Intouchables, earning it a harsh 3.5/10 rating on IMDB. While yes, the film is technically a remake – it is also based on a true story, […]

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Brad’s Top 10 Films of 2018

Posted: December 28, 2018 at 11:03 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

2018 was a hell of a year in cinema. If you’ve been following me here on ReviewSTL or simply just popped in from time to time, I sincerely appreciate you reading my reviews (52 this year!) and I hope you find the same enjoyment that I found in the list I’ve made below! Much like […]

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Movie Review: Bird Box, Starring; Sandra Bullock

Posted: December 25, 2018 at 8:29 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Netflix gave subscribers to the streaming service an early Christmas gift with the release of Sandra Bullock’s new film Bird Box released on December 21st. The film, based on the 2015 novel of the same name by Josh Malerman, follows Bullock’s character Malorie and her children in a dystopian future where they must remain blindfolded […]

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AQUAMAN Opens December 21! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: December 13, 2018 at 11:40 am   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and […]

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MORTAL ENGINES Opens December 14! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: December 5, 2018 at 3:05 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter here for your chance to win a pass good for two.  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11 7:00 P.M. To enter, comment below telling us why you can’t wait to see the film! Hundreds of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event, a mysterious young woman, Hester Shaw (Hera Hilmar), emerges as the only one […]

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Interview: Director Jason Reitman Talks ‘The Front Runner’ and Receives Award at SLIFF

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 11:05 am   /   Film, Interviews

“I love flying into St. Louis. It brings back this kind of flood of memories from shooting Up in the Air,” says director Jason Reitman as we sit inside The Cheshire – one of the filming locations of his aforementioned 2009 film. Reitman returned to St. Louis earlier this month for the 27th Annual Whitaker […]

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Interview: Director Sean Anders Talks Inspiration For New Film, ‘Instant Family’

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 3:47 pm   /   Film, Interviews

Even if you aren’t familiar with his name, you know his movies. Sean Anders is responsible for writing She’s Out of My League, Hot Tub Time Machine, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, We’re the Millers, and Dumb and Dumber To among others. He also wrote and directed Sex Drive, Horrible Bosses 2, Daddy’s Home (as well as the sequel), and now – Instant […]

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Movie Review: ‘Give Us This Day’

Posted: November 6, 2018 at 8:23 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews, Television

East St. Louis has been called the Forgotten City, often caught between Illinois and the City of St. Louis. The city is home to 27,000 residents, 95.72% African American and also is home to the highest murder rate in the nation. In the new documentary from Michael and Jeff Zimbalist, Give Us This Day, 3 […]

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27th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival Special Events and Schedule

Posted: October 29, 2018 at 9:37 am   /   Film, St. Louis Events

This Thursday, November 1, kicks off the 27th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival. Better known as SLIFF, the festival showcases hundreds of filmmakers and their work, including international films, documentaries, American indies, and short films that can’t be seen anywhere else. You can also see some of the most talked about films before anyone else […]

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Photos: ‘Beautiful Boy’ Q&A With Timothée Chalamet and Nic Sheff

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 5:45 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News, St. Louis Events

The Hi-Pointe Theatre in St. Louis hosted a Q&A Sunday morning with actor Timothée Chalamet and author Nic Sheff. Chalamet plays Sheff in his new film, Beautiful Boy, also starring Steve Carell, Maura Tierney, and Amy Ryan. The film is based on the best-selling novels by father and son David and Nic Sheff (“Beautiful Boy: A […]

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