Interview: James Little Talks “The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection” at Saint Louis Art Museum

Posted: October 23, 2019 at 3:49 pm   /   Art Reviews, St. Louis Events

Participating in the exhibition “The Shape of Abstraction: Selections from the Ollie Collection,” James Little, an artist who’s work is being showcased as part of the exhibit, answered some questions for ReviewSTL about his work, his inspirations, and what this particular exhibit means to him. Inspiring his more recent pieces, Little explains that his art […]

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Review+Photos: Skillet & Alter Bridge w/ Dirty Honey at The Pageant

Posted: October 23, 2019 at 3:42 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Monday night brought a full house to The Pageant as Alter Bridge and Skillet combined forces as part of the “Victorious” tour, joined by the upcoming and sensational classic-rock enthused Dirty Honey. It seemed all three groups garnered their own fans, as The Pageant was filled with several fans sporting merch for one of the […]

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Review: Disney THE LION KING Is Out Today on 4K/Blu-ray/Digital!

Posted: October 22, 2019 at 11:18 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews

Own the highest-grossing animated film of all time today!  Earlier this year, Disney’s The Lion King remake was a worldwide phenomenon once again. With stunning visual effects, groundbreaking filming technology, and a story we all know and love – audiences young and old, fans of the original and new, flocked to the theater to fall in […]

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MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN Opens November 1! Enter to Win a Pass to the Advance Screening!

Posted: October 18, 2019 at 12:11 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two!   Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, Motherless Brooklyn follows Lionel Essrog, a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette’s Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna. Cast: Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw Director: […]

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Movie Review: MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer

Posted: October 18, 2019 at 8:28 am   /   Movie Reviews

I think it’s safe to say that as soon as they saw how much money the original Maleficent raked in, Disney was ready to rubberstamp a sequel. Pulling in over $750 million in 2014, it was a smash hit and audiences seemed to enjoy the more sympathetic take on the typically-reviled antagonist of Sleeping Beauty.  […]

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XFL: St. Louis BattleHawks Find Quarterback in Jordan Ta’amu

Posted: October 15, 2019 at 4:42 pm   /   Local, Missouri Tigers, Other St. Louis Sports, Sports, St. Louis Events

The XFL announced all eight teams’ quarterbacks on Tuesday morning. A brief press conference was held in St. Louis where media and fans were introduced to the starting quarterback for the St. Louis Battlehawks. Jordan Ta’amu was introduced as the quarterback of St. Louis’ team. Ta’amu started for two seasons at Mississippi but went undrafted […]

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A Renovated Kemper Art Museum Presents a Landmark Exhibition from Ai Weiwei

Posted: October 15, 2019 at 4:31 pm   /   Art Reviews, Live Theater Reviews, Reviews

Photo credit: Josh White The newly renovated Mildred Lane Kemper Museum has punctuated the arrival of its new home on the campus of Washington University with Ai Weiwei: Bare Life, a dynamic and emotionally powerful show from one of the most important artists and activists in contemporary art. Known for his provocative work in several […]

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Movie Review: ‘Gemini Man,’ Starring Will Smith

Posted: October 10, 2019 at 5:15 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Will Smith’s new flick ‘Gemini Man’ has everything needed for an effective action movie;  a believable leading man, a great director, a formulaic plot, and big fight scenes. The only problem is ‘Gemini Man’ just isn’t very good. Director Ang Lee, known for his much superior ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ relies on new movie technology and hopes […]

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Interview: John Notto of Dirty Honey

Posted: October 9, 2019 at 8:49 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

Guitarist John Notto, of rock band Dirty Honey, answered some questions for ReviewSTL ahead of their show October 14that The Pageant alongside Alter Bridge and Skillet. The band, who most recently performed a fantastic set in St. Louis during 2019’s PointFest, is fresh off the release of their self-titled EP as well as their debut […]

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Theatre Review: New Line’s CRY-BABY Brings Tears of Laughter

Posted: October 9, 2019 at 1:31 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

My only experience going into Cry-Baby at The Marcelle was the 1990 film, directed by John Waters and starring Johnny Depp as the titular heartthrob. New Line Theatre produced the musical back in 2013, the show right before my introduction to “The Bad Boy of Musical Theatre” – High Fidelity (still one of my favorites […]

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