Reviews

Paper Heart

Posted: August 20, 2009 at 3:57 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Charlyne Yi’s pseudo documentary drama is bound to make you smile and get caught up in the love thrown up on screen by the real life interviewees and the dramatized version of her own coupling with Michael Cera. This documentary opens with our narrator contemplating her own ability to find love and whether she thinks […]

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Mad Men Episode 3.1 Review

Posted: August 18, 2009 at 12:09 am   /   Local, Television Reviews

The third season of Mad Men began last night and the results were just what we want from a series premiere in the middle of the show’s run. (Spoilers here in for the episode) I will say I find it rather interesting that the show reset some of the characters back their more original selves […]

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Restaurant Review – Boathouse in Forest Park

Posted: August 15, 2009 at 7:22 am   /   Local, Restaurant Reviews

Forest Park Boat House The Boathouse is a cialis 20 mg price little restaurant nuzzled right in the middle of Forest Park. Great service and great scenery make up for their so-so menu. custom essay order Starting with atmosphere – The Boathouse has the potential to make you forget you are even in Saint Louis. […]

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The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

Posted: August 14, 2009 at 7:45 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

“The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard” is the story of Don “The Goods” Ready, a mercenary car salesman, and his team of gypsy auto pushers. Don and his crew travel from town to town, calling only a small chain of hotels their “home,” as they help push cars off of the lots of failing dealerships. […]

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District 9

Posted: August 14, 2009 at 1:33 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Neil Blomkamp’s feature debut is another breath of fresh air to the sci-fi fans out there featuring a thought provoking story, interesting characters, and amazing special effects all adding up to one of the best films of the year. Wilkus Van De Merwe is an official for MNU’s human and alien relations team and he […]

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Not Quite Hollywood

Posted: August 13, 2009 at 11:53 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This documentary’s look at the genre film scene of Australia is a crazy and fun look into the world of over the top cinema and how it greatly helped Australia’s film community thrive and survive. Now, first and foremost, if you are offended by cursing, gore, sex, male genitalia, female genitalia, ultra violence, and lots […]

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Ponyo

Posted: August 13, 2009 at 11:00 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Hayao Miyazaki’s latest is given the A+ voice over treatment for American audiences with the help of John Lasseter and the results are a beautiful looking animated tale full of wonder and imagination that is a bit all over the place and can’t sustain it’s full run time. Sosuke is a young boy that lives […]

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The Time Traveler’s Wife

Posted: August 13, 2009 at 11:00 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This adaptation of Audrey Niffenegger’s novel of the same name is a tad confused narrative full of intriguing sci-fi ideas that slowly comes together by the end. Henry is a time traveler. Disappearing into time at random, unable to take his clothes or any object with him, running around naked can get him into sticky […]

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Restaurant Review – Bar Louie in Kirkwood

Posted: August 10, 2009 at 8:39 am   /   Local, Restaurant Reviews

Bar Louie in Kirkwood is a great place to grab a draft beer or snazzy martini and watch the Cardinals kick some butt, socialize with friends or people watch on the patio. I must say, my food expertise at this restaurant is pretty narrow – as I usually order something from the appetizer menu. But, […]

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Movies Boost Book Sales, according to USA Today

Posted: August 8, 2009 at 11:33 am   /   Book Reviews, Local

This week, ReviewSTL was holding two contests at the same time to win passes for movies that were adapted from bestselling novels. The movies are “JULIE & JULIA,” based on books written by Julia Child and Julie Powell, and “The Time Traveler’s Wife,” written by Audrey Niffenegger.” According to a report by USA Today, three […]

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