Movie Review: PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Starring Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie

Posted: December 25, 2020 at 11:14 am   /   Movie Reviews

When Promising Young Woman was indefinitely delayed from the Spring, I was constantly checking for updates as to when I would get the chance to see the film. Upon hearing that it would release theatrically Christmas day, I was ecstatic. After much anticipation, I’m happy to say that this is one of the best films […]

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Movie Review: NEWS OF THE WORLD Starring Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel

Posted: December 24, 2020 at 12:21 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Out Christmas in theaters, Paul Greengrass re-teams with Tom Hanks to deliver NEWS OF THE WORLD. Known for helming the last three films in the “Jason Bourne” series, the director previously worked with Hanks on the Oscar-nominated Captain Phillips in 2013. They’ve now turned their attention to a film adaptation of Paulette Jiles’ 2016 novel. […]

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COOKING, CAROLS AND COCKTAILS (Pt. 1) at The Rep

Posted: December 22, 2020 at 11:48 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

With local stages dark, local arts organizations are pivoting to virtual programming while searching for new ways to connect with audiences. Looking to do this and celebrate the holiday season, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis has launched Cooking, Carols and Cocktails, a collection of four small morsels highlighting St. Louis’ local musicians and chefs. […]

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Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ Holiday Concert Brings Glad Tidings to a Beleaguered City

Posted: December 22, 2020 at 10:02 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Knowing that this year has been challenging for everyone, Opera Theatre of St. Louis is bringing glad tidings to those cooped up during this festive season with their 2020 Holiday Concert. Presented digitally as part of their virtual programming, the concert features a selection of holiday songs performed by cast members from OTSL’s forthcoming presentation […]

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Movie Review: CROCK OF GOLD – A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN

Posted: December 21, 2020 at 4:09 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Tortured genius, savior of Irish music or just a performer recounting past glories? These are the complexities in play in Crock of Gold – A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan, the newest film from Julien Temple. Temple, who twenty years ago captured the essence of the Sex Pistols with The Filth and the Fury, is […]

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Movie Review: GREENLAND Starring Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin

Posted: December 18, 2020 at 8:39 am   /   Movie Reviews

The latest Covid casualty in cinema, Greenland, directed by Ric Roman Waugh, hits VOD Friday, December 18. Originally slated for a theatrical release earlier this year, the natural disaster thriller joins the roster of many other films chosen to be released through a digital platform as many theatres are still closed. Choosing a VOD release, the film is […]

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Win a Virtual Screening of GREENLAND Starring Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, Roger Dale Floyd – Out Dec. 18!

Posted: December 15, 2020 at 10:15 am   /   Movie Screenings

Enter to win a virtual screening! A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison (Morena Baccarin), and young son Nathan make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary. Amid terrifying news accounts of cities around the world being leveled by the […]

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2021 Oscars: Best Picture Preview

Posted: December 15, 2020 at 10:09 am   /   Film

The Oscars are right around the bend! Just kidding, the 2021 Academy Awards are not until Sunday, April 25th. So, this article is kind of pointless. But, hey, you’re as big of a movie fan as we are, so you’ll dive right in because like, us, you can’t wait! OK. So, given the state of […]

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Win a Virtual Screening of SONGBIRD, Out Dec. 11!

Posted: December 8, 2020 at 12:43 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter to win a virtual screening! The COVID-23 virus has mutated and the world is in its fourth year of lockdown. Infected Americans are ripped from their homes and forced into quarantine camps known as Q-Zones, from which there is no escape, as a few brave souls fight back against the forces of oppression. Amid […]

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Win a Virtual Screening of I’M YOUR WOMAN. Out On Prime Video Dec. 11!

Posted: December 7, 2020 at 2:30 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Available to stream on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, December 11th. Enter to win a virtual screening! Suburban housewife Jean (Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) lives a seemingly easy life, supported by husband Eddie’s (Bill Heck) career as a thief. But when Eddie betrays his partners, Jean and her baby are forced to go […]

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