Film

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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Interview: Kevin Rothlisberger, Director of LOOM

Posted: October 17, 2018 at 9:52 am   /   Film, Interviews

On Friday night, if you’re in the mood for some scares, a local actor and director Kevin Rothlisberger will be debuting his 30-minute throwback, thriller LOOM at The Hi-Pointe. The screening will take place at midnight and cost just $5 to see. “We filmed LOOM last year in the St. Louis area,” Rothlisberger said. “I […]

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Movie Review: The Hate U Give starring; Amandla Stenberg, Lamar Johnson

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 10:49 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

The Hate U Give is one of those films that will probably be shown in schools in the near future. If not, it should be. It’s a powerful tale of one young woman’s struggle within today’s fractured nation. The film is an adaptation of Angie Thomas’s best-selling 2017 novel of the same name. Amandla Stenberg […]

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TEEN TITANS GO! TO THE MOVIES Opens July 27th! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 3:37 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   When the Teen Titans go to the big screen, they go big! “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies” finds our egocentric, wildly satirical Super Heroes in their first feature film extravaganza—a fresh, gleefully clever, kid-appropriately crass and tongue-in-cheek play on the superhero genre, complete […]

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Movie Review: The First Purge starring Marisa Tomei, Lex Scott Davis

Posted: July 3, 2018 at 4:11 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

The First is the worst. In what started as a home invasion thriller, The Purge series has turned into an attempt to make a current political or social statement with the sequels and now prequel. Unfortunately, the latest installment in the series falls flat from the start. Let me inform you of the paper thin […]

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