Reviews

Concert Review: John Mellencamp Gets Nostalgic at Stifel

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 7:16 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Growing up as a young Midwestern kid in the 80s, John Mellencamp was part of the soundtrack of my life, so getting to see the aging rocker on Tuesday night at Stifel Theatre was a journey back to my youth, and a fun one at that. Mellencamp showed that while he may be going on […]

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Concert Review: Garth Brooks Sells Out and Shows Out at The Dome

Posted: March 12, 2019 at 8:50 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

He may have been blowing smoke up the rear end of the 75,000-plus in attendance on Saturday night, but Garth Brooks seemed sincere when he said his show at The Dome at America’s Center was “the best night of my life.” Brooks did not disappoint the largest crowd in the history of the dome, as […]

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Concert Review: Switchfoot at The Pageant

Posted: March 10, 2019 at 12:49 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Tuesday night, Switchfoot brought their Native Tongue tour to The Pageant to a highly enthusiastic audience. The show kicked off with acoustic opener Tyson Motsenbocker, a California native who brought a charming aspect to the stage as he bounced a couple jokes back and forth off the audience, and even weaving some comedy into his […]

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Review: Cast Dazzles and Delights in ‘La Cage aux Folles’ at New Line Theatre

Posted: March 8, 2019 at 4:07 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Now playing through March 23. Based on the play by Jean Poiret, La Cage aux Folles was adapted into a musical by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman. The show made its Broadway debut in 1983, going on to win six Tonys (including best musical) out of nine nominations. It has been revived twice on Broadway, […]

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Movie Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Starring Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn

Posted: March 7, 2019 at 12:26 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers and follows her character through a cosmic journey of self-discovery as she’s trapped in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. The film acts as a prequel to most of the events in the MCU as her journey finds her on Earth in 1995 […]

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Review: After Ten Years, ‘Rock of Ages’ Still Rocks. March 1-3 at Fabulous Fox

Posted: March 2, 2019 at 1:53 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Celebrating a decade since its Broadway debut in 2009, Rock of Ages has hit the road again for the Tenth Anniversary Tour. The show is a jukebox musical of 80s rock hits, from bands including Twisted Sister, Styx, Journey, and many others. Lonny (John-Michaell Breen), second in command at Dupree’s Bourbon Room, hilariously breaks the […]

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Concert Review: Kurt Vile at The Pageant

Posted: March 1, 2019 at 11:53 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

From his tenure as a member of The War On Drugs to his evolution as a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and collaborator with Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile has never been easy to pin down. Having spent the last decade honing his craft, expanding his sound and refining his already pretty incredible guitar chops, Vile is always evolving, […]

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Movie Review: ‘Greta’ Starring Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe

Posted: March 1, 2019 at 10:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

For the first time in quite a while, I went to a see movie without knowing much of anything about it – that movie being Greta. I knew it starred Chloe Grace Moretz, whom I’ve been fond of since her breakout roles in 500 Days of Summer and more notably, Kick-Ass, and that the film […]

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Disney’s ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Out Today on Blu-ray/4K/Digital!

Posted: February 26, 2019 at 8:17 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Film

The sequel to Wreck-It Ralph is available to own today! In 2012, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph was a huge success. At the time it held the record for the largest opening weekend ever for a Walt Disney Animation Studios film. Last year, the highly-anticipated sequel – Ralph Breaks the Internet – became the 2nd highest Thanksgiving opening of […]

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Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Anniversary Edition Out On Blu-ray/4K/Digital!

Posted: February 26, 2019 at 7:32 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Film

The classic Disney animated feature is celebrating 30 years! I consider The Little Mermaid to be one of the great Disney animated features. I’ll always have a special place for it in my heart seeing as it was the first film I ever watched in theaters. Yet memories aside, the film truly holds up with its breathtaking […]

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