Movie Review: THE FOREVER PURGE Starring Ana de la Reguera, Josh Lucas, Will Patton

Posted: July 2, 2021 at 1:47 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Over the past decade, almost bi-yearly, it seems a July 4th weekend tradition sees a new addition in The Purge franchise. And, 2021 sees what is said to be the final installment in the series following four subsequent films, one of which was a prequel, and two seasons of a television series creating an interconnected […]

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Movie Review: THE TOMORROW WAR Starring Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, J.K. Simmons

Posted: July 2, 2021 at 11:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

What if you were drafted to fight in a war that hasn’t happened yet? Would you do it? What about if it was alongside Chris Pratt? Well, you can see how that would pan out in Chris McKay’s new flick The Tomorrow War, streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime today. Chris Pratte stars alongside Yvonne Strahovski, J.K. […]

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The Doctor’s Office: St. Louis’ own, Justin Willman, magician talks fundraiser for Alzheimer’s

Posted: June 21, 2021 at 8:55 am   /   Interviews

Comedian Justin Willman has a lot of tricks up his sleeve. Whether it be his Netflix show, Magic for Humans, his Zoom specials at home, or his upcoming night of comedy called Magic for Memories, Willman will not be disappearing from the scene anytime soon. The Ladue High School graduate took some time from his […]

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Movie Review: Disney-Pixar’s LUCA Starring Jacob Tremblay, Jack Dylan Grazer, Emma Berman

Posted: June 18, 2021 at 12:06 pm   /   Movie Reviews

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like if someone combined The Little Mermaid and Luca Guadagnino’s 2017 film Call Me By Your Name, look no further. The DNA of the aforementioned films is all over the latest from Disney-Pixar, now streaming exclusively on Disney Plus (at no additional cost with subscription). A young […]

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Review: RITA MORENO: JUST A GIRL WHO DECIDED TO GO FOR IT

Posted: June 18, 2021 at 10:14 am   /   Movie Reviews

The star of film, stage, television for over 70 years, Rita Moreno still has the energy and charisma you’d expect from someone much younger than 89 years old. But in the new documentary, Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It, we are introduced to a woman who has never slowed down […]

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Review: Edgar Wright Reintroduces The World to THE SPARKS BROTHERS

Posted: June 17, 2021 at 9:06 pm   /   Movie Reviews

“50 Years. 25 Albums. 345 Songs. Unlimited Genius.“ The tagline of Edgar Wright’s new documentary on the band Sparks is impressive enough to capture the attention of anyone who may not know them. The question is, how could you not be familiar with such an accomplished pair of musicians? That’s the answer Wright seeks to […]

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Win a virtual screening of THE ICE ROAD – Coming to Netflix June 25th

Posted: June 17, 2021 at 11:26 am   /   Contests, Movie Screenings

After a remote diamond mine collapses in far northern Canada, a ‘big-rig’ ice road driver (Liam Neeson) must lead an impossible rescue mission over a frozen ocean to save the trapped miners. Contending with thawing waters and a massive storm, they discover the real threat is one they never saw coming. In order to enter, […]

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Review: NEW WORKS, BOLD VOICES Speaks Loudly for Opera Theatre of St. Louis

Posted: June 17, 2021 at 10:53 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

At a time when many companies are coming out of the pandemic, Opera Theatre of St. Louis is turning on the lights. While the last year has been challenging for opera, theater groups and arts organizations, it also has sparked a creative resourcefulness that has resulted in powerful new works. OTSL’s New Works, Bold Voices […]

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Movie Review: 12 MIGHTY ORPHANS Starring Luke Wilson, Martin Sheen

Posted: June 17, 2021 at 8:49 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

’12 Mighty Orphans’ is a true story of twelve mighty orphans who ruled Texas high school football during The Great Depression. The book, written by Jim Dent, tells the story of a Masonic Home in Fort Worth that was looked at as second-class citizens by many in the community. Rusty Russell, a coach with a […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: THE HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD Starring Ryan Reynolds​, Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: June 16, 2021 at 11:55 am   /   Movie Reviews

Listen, I get why they make a lot of sequels; it’$ not tough to deduce the rea$on. But i think we all can agree that some movies just don’t necessarily warrant a sequel. Either the plot was sufficient to end on a high note or the writers used up their best material in the first, […]

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