Movie Review: ‘Five Feet Apart’ Starring Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse

Posted: March 17, 2019 at 2:16 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Justin Baldoni’s Five Feet Apart, the recent adaption of the YA novel of the same name by Rachael Lippincott, is definitely a movie that intends to hit you in the feels. Following the story of Stella, played by Haley Lu Richardson, a young girl diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis and hospital-bound for extended lengths of time, […]

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Meta-Remakes: Movie Remakes that Remade an Older Remake

Posted: March 16, 2019 at 5:45 am   /   Off the Wall

Surprising as it may sound to some, the recent Halloween movie is not a remake – what it is, instead, is a sequel to the original movie released 40 years ago. The iconic horror flick that spawned not only an entire generation of slasher films but also had a massive pop culture influence, inspiring everything […]

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Review: ‘Beautiful – The Carole King Musical’ is Inspirational and Entertaining Night of Theater

Posted: March 15, 2019 at 3:38 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

Now playing through March 17 at The Fabulous Fox. Carole King sold her first song at only 16 years old. Not only did she start writing songs at a young age, but many people may not even realize just how many hit songs she has written. The singer-songwriter was responsible for many chart-topping numbers of […]

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New Celebrity Guests Added for Wizard World St. Louis (Apr. 5-7)

Posted: March 15, 2019 at 9:07 am   /   St. Louis Events

Wizard World is returning to St. Louis next month for the seventh year in a row. The pop culture convention will once again take place at the America’s Center, this time April 5th through the 7th. Headliners include Aquaman himself, Jason Mamoa, as well as Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings), Chris Kattan (SNL), […]

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Interview: David Larsen talks Under the Streetlamp at Family Arena (3/15)

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 2:56 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Under the Streetlamp is coming to The Family Arena for one night only – Friday, March 15, 2019. The group is comprised of four members, each with Broadway credits, and who specialize in melodies from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. David Larsen started performing with the group back in November of 2017. Before joining Under […]

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Interview: Brett Emmons of The Glorious Sons Talks Life on the Road, Writing, and Opening for The Rolling Stones

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 2:45 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

The Glorious Sons are the pride of Canada, but they are also taking over the airwaves of U.S. rock stations. Currently, on tour in support of their album Young Beauties and Fools, the band will make a stop in St. Louis on Saturday, May 25 for Pointfest. I recently had a chance to speak with […]

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Review: Louis C.K. at The Funny Bone in St. Louis

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 9:23 am   /   Concert Reviews, Live Theater

Louis C.K. performed his first of 4 sold-out shows in St. Louis at The Funny Bone in Westport Wednesday night. We got the call around 11 p.m. Sunday.  The carefully and covertly constructed tip stated that we wanted to be at our computer by 6:50 a.m. the following morning with the browser open and ready. […]

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Interview: Grandson Raps About His Music and His Passion for Change

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 8:56 am   /   Interviews

Jordan Benjamin, known famously as the musical artist grandson, is currently embarking on his first headlining tour. Being the first time touring at this capacity, the artist has confronted some issues (some of which foreseen, some of which were not,) but altruistically says that he has the purpose of “a long-form opportunity to connect with […]

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Concert Review: Grandson Heats Up The Firebird

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 8:33 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Jordan Benjamin, most commonly known as the artist grandson, brought his No Apologies tour to the sold-out Firebird in St. Louis Sunday night. Fans began lining up outside the venue hours before the show began, some even traveling quite some distance to see the show. I spoke with two girls in line who traveled from […]

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Interview: Mark Saunders Comes Home For ‘Something Rotten!’ Tonight at Stifel Theatre

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 1:53 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Mark Saunders is traveling the country as Brother Jeremiah in the National Tour of Something Rotten! The actor is also a St. Louis native, born and raised, who still lives in Dog Town. He’s performed with Union Avenue Opera, The St. Louis Symphony, Theatre Macabre, St. Louis Shakespeare, and Stray Dog among others. He was […]

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