Reviews

Concert Review: Wilco wows crowd at Fox Theatre

Posted: November 19, 2019 at 8:52 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local

By Bob O’ Mahony and Carla Scuzzo A familiar crowd was warmed up by local legends, the Bottle Rockets, playing the Fox for the first time in some 22 years.  The Bottle Rockets were from the same alt-country period of the St. Louis music scene, sometime working, sometimes playing together.  They did a well put […]

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Theatre Review: Dixie’s Tupperware Party (Playhouse at Westport Plaza)

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 12:06 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

Dixie Longate, the infamous Tupperware-selling drag persona, is back in St. Louis at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza. The show, which is part comedic event and part actual Tupperware sales, is going on from October 29 through November 24. The show, which is filled with nonstop laughs from beginning to end, is not like any […]

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Movie Review: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 11:57 am   /   Movie Reviews

The reboot of Charlie’s Angels flies into theatres this weekend, starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinksa as well as writer/director Elizabeth Banks. For those who are trying to configure if the latest film is a reboot or remake of the infamous show from the 70’s or the duology of films released in the early […]

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Movie Review: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Starring Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Jon Bernthal

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 11:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

While the cars in Ford v Ferrari stand out and ultimately rule the road, lead actor Christian Bale is one of the main reasons to see the new film. Bale is seemingly unstoppable and once again he proves that he is without a question, the top actor in Hollywood. Bale stars as Ken Miles, an […]

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Movie Review: ‘Midway,’ Starring Mandy Moore, Woody Harrelson

Posted: November 8, 2019 at 8:29 am   /   Movie Reviews

The brave men and women who fought in the battle of Midway, deserved so much better than this run-of-the-mill, cookie-cutter, just plain boring Roland Emmerich film. ‘Midway’ is Emmerich’s new war opus, which while retelling the story of World War II’s most decisive battle, seems to take its facts and information straight from a Wikipedia […]

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Movie Review: ‘Doctor Sleep’ Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson

Posted: November 8, 2019 at 8:20 am   /   Books, Film, Movie Reviews, Movie Screenings, Reviews

Films based off Stephen King books seem to be can’t miss lately. From the release of ‘IT’ and onto the second part of the film, King has been on a roll over the last few years. ‘Doctor Sleep’ is the newest adaptation of a King novel and surely not the last, as the master of […]

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Movie Review: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Starring Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mackenzie Davis

Posted: November 1, 2019 at 9:22 am   /   Movie Reviews

Note: this review is going to contain some minor spoilers. I will try and cordon off the spoilers if you choose to avoid them. Dark skies above a world of despair. People crying out in agony, wanting for rescue as their hopes are slaughtered. This is a vision of:  The Terminator universe A date with […]

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Movie Review: ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Starring Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alec Baldwin

Posted: November 1, 2019 at 9:17 am   /   Movie Reviews

People say they love a good detective story. The tale of the fedora-clad loner chasing after the unknown perpetrator of the supposed crime of the century in the seedy underbelly of a well-known urban setting. It is probably set in the ‘40s or ‘50s, too. The thing is, anybody can try their hand at the […]

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Theatre Review: DEAR EVAN HANSEN at The Fabulous Fox Theatre

Posted: October 28, 2019 at 9:45 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Many people at one time or another have felt like they go unseen, or perhaps they don’t matter. It’s the premise of Frank Capra’s 1946 Christmas staple, It’s a Wonderful Life. At the beginning of ACT I of Dear Evan Hansen, the title character sings in “Waving Through a Window,” Waving through a window I try […]

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Movie Review: BLACK AND BLUE Starring Naomie Harris, Mike Colter, Frank Grillo

Posted: October 25, 2019 at 10:29 am   /   Movie Reviews

Black and Blue stars Naomi Harris as Alecia West, a rookie daytime cop in New Orleans who accidentally witnesses the killing of a drug dealer informant by some corrupt officers in her department. Not only did she see it, but her body cam recorded it and the murdering cops know both of these things and […]

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