Reviews

Concert Review: Halestorm at Stifel Theatre

Posted: December 10, 2018 at 9:59 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Thursday night at Stifel Theater in downtown St Louis was definitely ladies night.  And I don’t mean drink specials.  The show was a double feature, Halestorm and In This Moment, both bands are fronted by strong female lead singers and are considered heavy metal type groups.  The similarities pretty much stop there. The first sign […]

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Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra at Enterprise Center

Posted: December 9, 2018 at 10:17 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Live Theater, Reviews

​ByMatthew Kistner Celebrating their twentieth reunion performing together, Trans-Siberian Orchestra brought their “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” tour to Saint Louis Thursday night, to a packed house at Enterprise Center. A little bit of rock, a little bit of theatre, a whole lot of stage effects and some impressive vocal ballads – and the show […]

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Movie Review: The Possession of Hannah Grace, starring Shay Mitchell

Posted: November 30, 2018 at 10:27 am   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

By Matthew Kistner ​Diederik Van Rooijen’s The Possession of Hannah Grace was advertised in a way that made audiences believe that maybe movie-goers might be in store for a different kind of possession horror film, with a heavy focus on what happens to the human body after an exorcism is performed. With the expectations of […]

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Concert Review: Young the Giant and Grandson at Stifel Theatre

Posted: November 29, 2018 at 9:33 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

By Matthew Kistner Photo by Reema Shah ​The Point kicked off it’s first HoHo show Wednesday evening as Young the Giant visited Stifel Theatre accompanied by Grandson. For a school night, it was safe to say the place was pretty packed as audience members filled the auditorium on a week night looking for a rock […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Front Runner’ Starring Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 8:46 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s hard to imagine a time where negative news could come out about a candidate, and completely derail their campaign. Yet that is exactly what happened in 1988, when Senator Gary Hart was the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination until news of his affair. All it took was three weeks for his bid to completely […]

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Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:21 am   /   Movie Reviews

Ralph Breaks the Internet is the follow-up to the 2012 smash Wreck-It Ralph and stars John C. Reilly in the titular role as the lovable video game character, Ralph. After going from zero to hero in the previous film, Ralph has become content in his day to day life in the video game hub at […]

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Movie Review: ‘Green Book’ Starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

It isn’t very tough to figure out that we currently live in an extremely divided country right now. Oh, sure, we call ourselves the United States, and in times of emergency, we band together. But any given day, you’ll read headline after headline about political parties going after each other, building walls, and racial tensions. […]

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Interview: Starwolf Touring to Promote Debut Album

Posted: November 20, 2018 at 11:06 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Interviews, Movie Reviews

Starwolf, a local STL band who had the chance to perform at Loufest in September of 2017, will be taking the stage once more at their album release show at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Black Friday. Their debut EP, “Ti Amo Stargazer,” was released November 9th through digital streaming, and prior to the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Instant Family’ Starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 8:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

Based on the real-life experiences of director Sean Anders (Daddy’s Home, Horrible Bosses 2), Instant Family explores the world of adoption in a way we’ve never seen before. As to be expected, there are plenty of laughs with a cast that includes Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne – but there is also an overwhelming amount of heart. Pete […]

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Movie Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 7:49 am   /   Movie Reviews

Fantastic Disappointment: The Crimes of Warner Bros. As I, almost shamefully, revealed in my review of 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, I have not taken many advantages of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. I saw Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone, but never continued watching the series. I read the first 15 pages […]

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