Movie Review: MANK Starring Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Charles Dance

Posted: December 4, 2020 at 8:04 am   /   Movie Reviews

Now streaming on Netflix, director David Fincher brings to life a script written by his late father, Jack Fincher, to tell the story behind the making of one of the greatest films ever made – Citizen Kane. Mank follows Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) as he navigates the studio system during different points of his […]

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Movie Review: THE CROODS: A NEW AGE Starring Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds

Posted: November 25, 2020 at 11:28 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Croods are back in an all new feature hitting theaters just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. In A New Age – directed by Joel Crawford – Grug (Nicolas Cage), Eep (Emma Stone), Guy (Ryan Reynolds), Ugga (Catherine Keener), Gran (Cloris Leachman), and Thunk (Clark Duke) are introduced to a new way of life […]

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Movie Review: HILLBILLY ELEGY Starring Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Gabriel Basso

Posted: November 24, 2020 at 9:14 am   /   Movie Reviews

Based on the 2016 memoir Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance, craftsman Ron Howard has delivered a Lifetime adaptation disguised as Oscar-bait. Assembling an all-star cast, the film follows J.D. (Gabriel Basso) as he recounts his childhood growing up in the south with his drug-addicted mother Bev […]

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Netflix Review: THE LIBERATOR

Posted: November 17, 2020 at 1:34 pm   /   Television Reviews

“Until youRemember, suprisingly, that common men have done good deeds.” -Robert Penn Warren If we want to be optimistic, the history of America is laden with ordinary men and women stepping up when it was needed, to deliver in the clutch when others couldn’t. Be it the farmers who fought for independence in the American […]

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Movie Review: FREAKY Starring Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Alan Ruck

Posted: November 13, 2020 at 8:30 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

You’ve seen body-swap movies before, but never quite like this… Today, on Friday the 13th, Blumhouse is releasing their latest horror-comedy from director Christopher Landon (Death Day). Freaky follows in the footsteps of other body-swap comedies like Freaky Friday, 18 Again!, 13 Going on 30, etc. Except this one the formula on its head, when […]

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Interview: Lavell Crawford returns home to play Helium this weekend

Posted: November 12, 2020 at 2:51 pm   /   Film

Laughter is the key that cures all. At least it will be this weekend, as hometown guy Lavell Crawford returns to St. Louis for shows Thursday thru Sunday at Helium Comedy Club. A Pattonville graduate, Crawford has made a name for himself with his reoccurring roles in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul to go […]

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Win a Virtual Screening of LET HIM GO, Starring Kevin Costner and Diane Lane. In Theaters Nov. 6

Posted: November 4, 2020 at 12:58 pm   /   Contests, Film, Movie Screenings

LET HIM GO is now playing in select theaters. Enter to win a virtual screening! Following the loss of their son, retired sheriff George Blackledge (Costner) and his wife Margaret (Lane) leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas, headed […]

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Movie Review: ‘Let Him Go,’ Starring Kevin Costner, Diane Lane

Posted: November 3, 2020 at 10:51 am   /   Film

Kevin Costner has experienced a career resurgence of sorts with the TV show ‘Yellowstone.’ The show has once again showed that Costner is one of the finest actors of our generation. He also showed that he can still pack a punch in the theatre as well. His new film ‘Let Him Go,’ is nothing short […]

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Movie Review: Maybe Next Year; directed by Kyle Thrash

Posted: November 2, 2020 at 9:24 am   /   Film

For those of us sports fans, we undoubtedly know the feeling of disappointment when our team goes down, failing to win the title. If you’re a St. Louis Blues fan, you know the feeling all too well. In fact, being a diehard Kansas City Chiefs football fan, I found myself relating quite a bit to […]

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Movie Review: THE CRAFT: LEGACY Starring Cailee Spaeny, Zoey Luna, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone

Posted: October 29, 2020 at 12:41 pm   /   Movie Reviews

The highly anticipated reboot/sequel hybrid from Blumhouse Pictures, The Craft: Legacy (a follow-up to the 1996 cult classic The Craft) is available for rent or purchase through video-on-demand services everywhere. Premiering just a few days before Halloween, the film couldn’t have better timing with its release. With an audience for horror features – especially during […]

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