Movie Review: ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ Starring; Tom Hanks

Posted: November 22, 2019 at 10:36 am   /   Local

Growing up, I didn’t have cable. While other kids got to watch Nickelodeon and Disney Channel, I made do with broadcast channels. Sure, I got my fill of Saturday morning cartoons: Animaniacs, X-Men, and the like. But during the week, especially when I was very young, I ended up watching a lot of PBS. I […]

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Movie Review: ‘21 Bridges,’ Starring; Chadwick Boseman

Posted: November 22, 2019 at 10:31 am   /   Local

I usually try to open my movie reviews with a fun intro or clever anecdote, but I’m coming up with a complete blank for 21 Bridges. I was pretty excited for this movie. Chadwick Boseman, the Russo brothers producing, and the trailer for the movie made it seem like it’d be a fantastic manhunt thriller. […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Irishman,’ Starring; Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino

Posted: November 22, 2019 at 10:24 am   /   Local

Martin Scorcese is one of the great American directors. His film resume includes ‘Goodfellas,’ ‘Casino,’ ‘The Departed,’ and ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ all of which are in my top 10 favorite films of all time. Pair him with Robert DeNiro and Joe Pesci and his films are almost guaranteed to be instant classics. The new […]

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Movie Review: Frozen 2, Starring: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Posted: November 21, 2019 at 2:38 pm   /   Local

Ice, ice baby. It’s that time again. It’s been six years since the surprise, Oscar winning hit Frozen was released. Just when you thought you may have gotten far enough away from the earworm that was the film’s anthem, “Let It Go,” the much anticipated Frozen 2 is ice skating it’s way into theaters this weekend for […]

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Concert Review: Wilco wows crowd at Fox Theatre

Posted: November 19, 2019 at 8:52 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local

By Bob O’ Mahony and Carla Scuzzo A familiar crowd was warmed up by local legends, the Bottle Rockets, playing the Fox for the first time in some 22 years.  The Bottle Rockets were from the same alt-country period of the St. Louis music scene, sometime working, sometimes playing together.  They did a well put […]

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Theatre Review: Dixie’s Tupperware Party (Playhouse at Westport Plaza)

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 12:06 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

Dixie Longate, the infamous Tupperware-selling drag persona, is back in St. Louis at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza. The show, which is part comedic event and part actual Tupperware sales, is going on from October 29 through November 24. The show, which is filled with nonstop laughs from beginning to end, is not like any […]

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Movie Review: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 11:57 am   /   Movie Reviews

The reboot of Charlie’s Angels flies into theatres this weekend, starring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinksa as well as writer/director Elizabeth Banks. For those who are trying to configure if the latest film is a reboot or remake of the infamous show from the 70’s or the duology of films released in the early […]

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Movie Review: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ Starring Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Jon Bernthal

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 11:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

While the cars in Ford v Ferrari stand out and ultimately rule the road, lead actor Christian Bale is one of the main reasons to see the new film. Bale is seemingly unstoppable and once again he proves that he is without a question, the top actor in Hollywood. Bale stars as Ken Miles, an […]

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Movie Review: ‘Midway,’ Starring Mandy Moore, Woody Harrelson

Posted: November 8, 2019 at 8:29 am   /   Movie Reviews

The brave men and women who fought in the battle of Midway, deserved so much better than this run-of-the-mill, cookie-cutter, just plain boring Roland Emmerich film. ‘Midway’ is Emmerich’s new war opus, which while retelling the story of World War II’s most decisive battle, seems to take its facts and information straight from a Wikipedia […]

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Movie Review: ‘Doctor Sleep’ Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson

Posted: November 8, 2019 at 8:20 am   /   Books, Film, Movie Reviews, Movie Screenings, Reviews

Films based off Stephen King books seem to be can’t miss lately. From the release of ‘IT’ and onto the second part of the film, King has been on a roll over the last few years. ‘Doctor Sleep’ is the newest adaptation of a King novel and surely not the last, as the master of […]

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