Movie Review: CHERRY Starring Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor

Posted: February 26, 2021 at 9:19 am   /   Movie Reviews

Coming off their massively-successful achievement of Avengers: Endgame, the Russo Brothers (Joe and Anthony) release their latest film to Apple TV+ on March 12. Cherry, based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Nico Walker, follows the titular character (based on Walker’s real-life experiences) as he navigates his life pre and post-military service, […]

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Movie Review: ME TO PLAY (Slamdance Film Festival)

Posted: February 21, 2021 at 10:53 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

For actors, the very notion of a final performance fills them with dread. Riding off into the sunset is not easy and the adulation of interacting with an audience is something that is direly missed. This is especially true for Dan Moran and Chris Jones, two veterans of films and stage whose careers have been […]

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Comedy Review: TJ Miller at Helium

Posted: February 20, 2021 at 10:47 am   /   Film

T.J. Miller brought his act back to Helium Comedy Club St. Louis this weekend for a three night stand and once again, he did not disappoint. Helium Comedy Club appeared to be running at about 1/3 capacity and social distancing standards were enforced and spectators willingly adhered.   With a start time of 8:00 p.m., the […]

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Movie Review: I CARE A LOT Starring Rosamund Pike, Dianne Wiest, Peter Dinklage

Posted: February 19, 2021 at 10:24 am   /   Movie Reviews

I Care a Lot is a film that could easily be titled, “I Care a Lot… About Winning.” Society has become obsessed with the notion that, if you’re not winning – you’re losing. We’ve seen this play out in countless films over the years, like Wall Street, Scarface – pretty much any film where the […]

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Movie Review: A BRIXTON TALE (Slamdance Film Festival)

Posted: February 18, 2021 at 12:45 pm   /   Movie Reviews

In a year where the film industry has seemingly come to an abrupt halt, the Slamdance Film Festival has given it momentum. Pivoting to a virtual event this year, the 2021 lineup features 25 feature films along with 107 shorts and episodics, and a new program titledĀ Unstoppable, a showcase for creators with disabilities. Founded in […]

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Review: Disney’s FLORA & ULYSSES Puts Hope In Everyday Superheroes

Posted: February 17, 2021 at 11:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

Disney’s latest superhero film isn’t based in the Marvel universe, although you will find plenty of references to characters you’ve seen in comic books and on the big screen. But the real superpower of Flora & Ulysses is the hero we can all aspire to be, and the difference each one of us makes in […]

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T.J. Miller Returns to St. Louis For Stand-up Shows This Weekend

Posted: February 17, 2021 at 8:21 am   /   Interviews, Local, St. Louis Events

You know him best from Silicon Valley and Deadpool, among so many other shows and films.  T.J. Miller returns to St. Louis this Thursday through Saturday, doing his stand-up comedy show at Helium Comedy Club. We had the chance to catch up with T.J. and chatted about how his tour is fairing during the pandemic.  Of […]

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Review: Rachel Feinstein at Helium This Weekend

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 12:37 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Live Theater Reviews

Headlining several shows at Helium Comedy Club this weekend is comedy’s finest Rachel Feinstein! I have to say, wow, what a show! It was a great experience to get out of the house and back into the standup scene, and props to Helium for creating a safe and socially distanced atmosphere where patrons can enjoy […]

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Movie Review: THE MAP OF TINY PERFECT THINGS Starring Kyle Allen, Kathryn Newton

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 11:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, the latest film from director Ian Samuels (Sierra Burgess is Not a Loser,) releases today exclusively through Amazon Prime Video. Based on the short story by Lev Grossman, we see Mark and Margaret, two adolescents stuck in a time loop forced to relive the same day over and over, […]

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Movie Review: LAND Starring Robin Wright, Demian Bichir

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 9:16 am   /   Movie Reviews

Robin Wright could have taken the easy way out with her directorial debut, but instead she chose to not only direct Land, but also star in it. The new film is about a grieving woman who goes off the grid, as she decides to live in a cabin in the middle of nowhere in Wyoming. […]

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