Movie Reviews

Movie Review: ‘What Men Want’ Starring Taraji P. Henson, Josh Brener, Aldis Hodge

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 10:18 am   /   Movie Reviews

Review by Kathleen Kaiser From Matinee Chat As we meet the very talented Sports Exec/Manager Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), the “boys club” that she isn’t a part of, which is stifling her career.  When a freak accident leads to her being able to hear what men think, Ali has just received “a gift from […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 8:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

I’m a Lego guy. As I wrote about in my review of The Lego Movie, I spent countless hours playing with Legos as I was growing up. Building, destroying, re-building, I’m not ashamed to admit that if I come across a kit nowadays that I like, I have no reservations about buying it and putting […]

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Movie Review: ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’

Posted: February 1, 2019 at 8:31 am   /   Movie Reviews

It was supposed to be the war to end all wars, one directly responsible for the loss of over 16 million lives (and indirectly responsible for at least 50 million more). Yet today, it’s all but a forgotten footnote. The last surviving veterans of the war passed away in 2011 and 2012, and its footprint […]

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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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Review: ‘On the Basis of Sex’ Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer

Posted: January 4, 2019 at 8:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

2018 seems to have been quite a year for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Her memoir, My Own Words, was published in August and became a New York Times bestseller. At the beginning of the summer, the documentary RBG was released to much praise. Now we have On the Basis of […]

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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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Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ Starring Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, Angela Bassett,

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:39 am   /   Movie Reviews

One of the earliest Christmases I can remember, I remember asking for as many Transformers as I could get. I was enamored with the concept of Robots in Disguise and thought they were the greatest thing since macaroni and cheese. When Christmas finally came, I wasn’t disappointed. I spent hours in my basement recreating battles, […]

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Movie Review: ‘Welcome to Marwen’ Starring Steve Carell, Leslie Mann

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:31 am   /   Movie Reviews

When I first saw the trailer for Welcome to Marwen months ago, I was incredibly intrigued by what seemed to be an uplifting tale of real life artist/photographer Mark Hogancamp learning to cope with the trauma of a brutal assault he experienced and trying to make something of his life once again. With Steve Carell […]

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Movie Review: ‘Second Act’ Starring Jennifer Lopez

Posted: December 21, 2018 at 8:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

Well, Jennifer Lopez fans have something to get excited about this holiday season as the release of her new comedy Second Act will be hitting theatres on December 21. The film, which follows Lopez’s character Maya as she struggles to prove that street smarts can equal book smarts as she attempts to get a cooperate […]

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