Review: HAPPY HAPPY JOY JOY Doc Offers Ultimate Backstage Pass For REN AND STIMPY Fans

Posted: August 14, 2020 at 10:44 am   /   Movie Reviews

Any fan of animation will tell you Ren and Stimpy is a show that changed the course of the medium, and still influences the most popular cartoons today. The new documentary directed by Kimo Easterwood and Ron Cicero sets out to tell you how it managed to do so, despite its problematic creator John Kricfalusi. […]

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Retro Movie Review: EVENT HORIZON Starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neil

Posted: July 31, 2020 at 9:17 am   /   Local

23 Years ago this month, one of the best horror films to come out in the last quarter century was released, and no one gave a shit. Upon it’s release in 1997, ‘Event Horizon’ was panned by critics and shunned by audiences. The reason, you may ask? Marketing, plain and simple. ‘Event Horizon’ was marketed […]

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Retro Movie Review: YOUNG GUNS Starring Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland

Posted: July 24, 2020 at 1:19 pm   /   Local

This week we travel back to 1988 and the wild, wild west. No, not the Will Smith turd from years back, but a little western film called ‘Young Guns.’ This film features a strong cast and a pretty good screenplay to boot. Emilio Estevez stars as Billy the Kid, along with Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond […]

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Retro Movie Review: POINT BREAK Starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze

Posted: July 16, 2020 at 11:01 am   /   Local

This week we travel back to 1991 to look at ‘Point Break.’ Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, who also helmed such films at ‘The Hurt Locker,’ ‘Blue Steel,’ and ‘Strange Days,’ this film is an all out adrenaline rush. Now, I will be the first to say that I have probably watched this film atleast 100 […]

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Retro Movie Review: MIAMI BLUES Starring Alec Baldwin, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Posted: July 9, 2020 at 1:07 pm   /   Local

This week’s Retro Review takes us back to 1990. Back before Alec Baldwin made people laugh playing Donald Trump, he actually starred in some pretty damn good movies. ‘Miami Blues’ is one of those films, which is highly underrated. Directed by George Armitage and co-starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Fred Ward, the film revolves around […]

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HAMILTON on Disney Plus, Next Best Thing to Being in the Room Where It Happened

Posted: July 3, 2020 at 7:49 am   /   Movie Reviews

I’ll never forget the first time I saw Lin-Manuel Miranda perform “Alexander Hamilton.” No, it wasn’t on Broadway. And it wasn’t an original cast recording of the hit musical. It was actually several years before HAMILTON would even open on Broadway – 2009, to be specific. At the White House. Known then as “The Hamilton […]

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Retro Movie Review: PUMP UP THE VOLUME Starring Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis

Posted: July 2, 2020 at 12:09 pm   /   Local

This week we travel back in time to 1990 for the film ‘Pump Up the Volume.’ I always think how complex life seemed as a teenager, yet looking back on it now, life was pretty damn good and easy. ‘Pump Up the Volume’ was one of those teen flicks that was basically telling teens to […]

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Movie Review: ‘America’s Last Little Italy: The Hill’ Spotlights a Resilient St. Louis Neighborhood

Posted: June 30, 2020 at 1:05 pm   /   Movie Reviews

 In America’s Last Little Italy: The Hill director Joseph Puleo concisely captures the history of one of St. Louis’ most storied neighborhoods in an informative and engaging documentary film. Joined by producer/editor Steve Cakouros and executive producer Rio Vitale, the film traces the neighborhood’s social and cultural heritage from the late 1800s to the present. Two […]

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Retro Movie Review: ‘True Romance,’ Starring Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette

Posted: June 26, 2020 at 10:06 am   /   Local

So, 1993 brought just an onslaught of great films. Films like Jurassic Park, Dazed and Confused and Tombstone all cracked The Good Doctor’s Top 25 List of All-Time Favorite Flicks, however, there was one that stood out over all of them. That film was True Romance. The ultra-violent, love story of Clarence and Alabama Worley. […]

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Kingdom Coming to Netflix July 1

Posted: June 24, 2020 at 12:58 pm   /   Local

One of the most underrated television shows in recent memory will finally get an audience that it deserves. The MMA driven drama series Kingdom will begin airing on Netflix on July 1. All three seasons will be available to stream. Kingdom first aired on the now-defunct Audience Network by AT&T. I happened to overhear Joe […]

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