Reviews

Movie Review: ‘Crawl’ Starring Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper

Posted: July 12, 2019 at 1:10 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

“Who is the actual Apex Predator?” is the question asked in Alendre Aja’s new horror creature-feature “Crawl.” Every Floridian’s nightmare comes true in the new film starring Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper as father-daughter duo Haley and Dave Keller who find themselves trapped in the crawlspace beneath their home during a Category 5 hurricane. With […]

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Concert Review: Death Cab For Cutie at Stifel Theatre

Posted: July 12, 2019 at 9:31 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Last night, 105.7 THE POINT presented Death Cab for Cutie at Stifel Theatre as part of their summer concert series. While it was a calm night outside in the city, inside the theatre had a much different vibe as fans from all walks of life filled the venue from the first row to the last. […]

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Theatre Review: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella Brings “Impossible” Magic to The Muny

Posted: July 11, 2019 at 2:35 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

Cinderella was originally written by Rodgers and Hammerstein for television broadcast in 1957, but would go on to be performed in London, on Broadway, and all around the world to this day. And now The Muny is able to add their trademark magic to the classic fairytale. Everyone knows the story, whether they’ve read it […]

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Concert Review: The Head and the Heart at Stifel Theatre

Posted: July 8, 2019 at 8:33 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

By Hannah Bodenhausen The Head and the Heart made their return to St. Louis at Stifel Theater Sunday night on the second stop of their tour promoting their fourth album, Living Mirage. Their last appearance in town was last fall when, after the Loufest cancellation debacle, the group made up not being able to play […]

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Concert Review: Ariana Grande Gets Sweet at Enterprise Center

Posted: July 8, 2019 at 2:09 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Ariana Grande brought her “Sweetener” tour, rescheduled from this previous April, to a packed house of excited and eager fans Saturday night. To say the energy in Enterprise Center was high would be a vast understatement, and if there is one thing to learn, it’s that Grande fans don’t play games, with long lines forming […]

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Concert Review: Carly Rae Jepsen at The Pageant

Posted: July 7, 2019 at 7:03 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

By Hannah Bodenhausen If the name Carly Rae Jepsen still only springs to mind the 2012 mega hit “Call Me Maybe,” I hate to break it to you, but you are way behind the curve. The Canadian singer brought her infectious brand of pop to The Pageant Saturday night to a packed house of fans […]

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Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home,’ Starring; Tom Holland, Zendaya

Posted: July 2, 2019 at 2:54 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Be forewarned, I’m going to openly reference the closing events of Avengers: Endgame in this review, as this film tackles its repercussions quite heavily and leans toward building the future of the MCU and phase four. I can’t imagine you’re reading this review without having seen Endgame by now, but you have been warned. If you […]

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Movie Review: ‘Midsommar,’ Starring; Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor

Posted: July 2, 2019 at 2:46 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Midsommar is the second film by writer/director Ari Aster, after his debut last year with the incredibly haunting Hereditary. The latter was one of my favorite films of last year (review) so naturally,  when it was revealed that Aster was already looking to release his sophomore film in 2019, I was already incredibly intrigued. Hereditary left […]

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Concert Review: Brad Paisley at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: June 30, 2019 at 2:24 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Rain?  What rain?  Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre was packed last Friday night when Brad Paisley made a stop in St. Louis on his current tour which took off in early June.  It was evident that the long-time country heavy hitter worked out all of the early-tour kinks (if any even existed) because from the moment his […]

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Opera Review: Saucy and Seductive, The Coronation of Poppea Features Dirty Deeds and Political Upheaval

Posted: June 29, 2019 at 12:27 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

There’s a lot of dirty deeds going down in Opera Theatre St. Louis’ production of The Coronation of Poppea. This Italian opera, given to posterity by the dramatic realist Claudio Monteverdi, is a piece that resonates with contemporary times in emotion, passion and proclivity for political intrigue. At the opera’s core is Poppea, a woman […]

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