Film

Concert Review: Wang Chung Brings Big Sounds To The Intimate City Winery

Posted: May 28, 2024 at 6:14 pm   /   Film, Concert Reviews

The proliferation of ‘80s bands making the concert rounds has intensified over the last decade. As a result, countless artists with a commercial hit to their name during the 1980s have cashed in on the nostalgia gravy train. This is why I approached Wang Chung’s concert on May 23rd with a hint of suspicion and […]

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Interview: Dustin Pari, paranormal expert of Ghost Hunters

Posted: March 26, 2024 at 9:07 am   /   Film, Interesting, Interviews, Local

Paranormal expert, Dustin Pari, will bring his ‘Ghosts: Do You Believe?’ tour to Delmar Hall on Wednesday, April 10. Pari, of Ghost Hunters, will take event-goers on an interactive journey through haunted encounters and much more during the show. Pari, recently took some time to chat with ReviewSTLs Jeremy Housewright in advance of the show. […]

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Movie Review: ‘Road House’, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Conor McGregor

Posted: March 19, 2024 at 2:51 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

While the original ‘Road House’ is far from a classic film, it’s still hailed as a fun, ridiculous action movie, that was perfect for the 80’s. Decades later, Hollywood decided to give the film a much unneeded remake. Just like the original, this version features a ridiculous, paper-thin plot, but the outcome is still a […]

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Movie Review: Arthur the King, starring Mark Wahlberg, Bear Grylls

Posted: March 13, 2024 at 8:32 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Arthur the King is one of those feel-good movies.  The film, which is based on a true story, tells the remarkable tale of a Mikael Lindnord’s bond with stray dog, Arthur. Lindnord’s 2016 memoir is the basis for the film, starring Mark Wahlberg.  Wahlberg, as usual, turns in a strong and quite believable performance as Mikael, […]

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Movie Review: DUNE: PART TWO Starring Timothée Chalamet, Zendaya, Florence Pugh

Posted: February 22, 2024 at 7:00 pm   /   Movie Reviews, Film

Someone get me a Dune popcorn bucket. Oh, that has nothing to do with my review; they just didn’t have any at the screening I attended. Thanks to his seminal work in the last 11-12 years, director Denis Villeneuve has established himself as one of the top directors of his generation. If you look at […]

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Movie Review: The Evocative CHAPERONE Screens at Slamdance 2024

Posted: January 29, 2024 at 5:18 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Chaperone is a lively indie film that breaks many of the norms of traditional narratives in moviemaking. First, it features an entirely Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander cast, led by Misha-Mitzi Akaha and Jake-Laird Akeo in leading roles. Second, the movie builds its plot around an illicit love affair between and older woman and […]

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Theatre Review: FUNNY GIRL at the Fabulous Fox

Posted: January 25, 2024 at 5:10 pm   /   Film, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Hello gorgeous! Funny Girl takes center stage as a timeless classic that continues to captivate audiences with its irresistible charm and poignant narrative. An iconic production that debuted on Broadway in 1964 with a movie following in 1968, it solidified the critical acclaim of star, Barbara Streisand. Funny Girl is based on the semi-biographical story […]

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Movie Review: New MEAN GIRLS Musical Starring Angourie Rice, Reneé Rapp, Auli’i Cravalho

Posted: January 12, 2024 at 12:04 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews

If you were in high school or college back in 2004, there’s a very strong chance either you or some of your friends saw Mean Girls. Based on the book Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman, the film hit home for many young adults with its relatable theme and numerous quotable one-liners. Say the […]

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Movie Review: THE BEEKEEPER Starring Jason Statham, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Bobby Naderi

Posted: January 12, 2024 at 12:00 pm   /   Movie Reviews, Film

Fair warning: there is a very good chance I spent more time and thought in writing this review than Kurt Wimmer spent writing a plot for The Beekeeper. If that doesn’t deter your interest in seeing the movie, read on. Listen, I get it. Jason Statham is popular because he’s good looking and is more […]

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