Movie Review: ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 9:09 am   /   Movie Reviews

Melissa McCarthy has made a nice career for herself playing a bumbling idiot in many hit comedies such as “Life of the Party,” “Tammy,” and “The Boss.” While critical bombs, these films still resided well with her fans. Perhaps McCarthy has grown tired of playing the fool, as she has struck gold in her new […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ Starring Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 8:55 am   /   Movie Reviews

Disney’s latest film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, is a gorgeous adaptation of the Tchaikovsky ballet (itself adapted from the story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffmann). Unfortunately, it never manages to craft a compelling story or characters to match the breathtaking visuals. Clara (Mackenzie Foy) is a young girl who, along with […]

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Movie Review: ‘Suspiria’ Starring Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Doris Hick

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 7:39 am   /   Movie Reviews

Dancing in the dark. In 2016, I took a class covering the historical and cultural influence of the horror genre in cinema. Among the films showed in said class as examples of the various styles to come forth throughout the evolvement the genre was Suspiria, horror maestro Dario Argento’s 1977 splicing of the Giallo filmmaking […]

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Movie Review: ‘Viper Club’ Starring Susan Sarandon, Matt Bomer, Lola Kirke

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 7:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

Back in 2000, when Russell Crowe was at his most marketable, he co-starred with Meg Ryan in an action-drama called Proof of Life. It was a fairly straightforward movie, but the premise was relatively unique. Meg’s husband (David Morse) was kidnapped by terrorists, who demanded a monstrous ransom for his release. Crowe played a negotiator […]

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Concert Preview: Garth Brooks at The Dome at America’s Center

Posted: November 1, 2018 at 9:24 am   /   Concerts

Country Music superstar Garth Brooks announced he will open his 2019 stadium tour at The Dome at America’s Center on Saturday, March 9. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Nov. 16. For more information visit TicketMaster.com. Facebook Comments

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Movie Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Starring Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy

Posted: November 1, 2018 at 9:08 am   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

Queen frontman Freddy Mercury was a larger than life personality and though it may seem nearly impossible for an actor to replicate Mercury’s outlandish personality and electrifying stage presence, Rami Malek delivers an outstanding performance in Bohemian Rhapsody. Malek will no doubt earn an Oscar-nod for his performance of one of the most famous frontmen […]

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Concert Review: The Band Perry at Delmar Hall

Posted: October 30, 2018 at 9:19 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Story by Laura Gieseking Photos by Lee Goodman If you came here to read a country music/pop band review, you are in for a big surprise, as were quite a few people attending The Band Perry concert at Delmar Hall in the University City Loop in St Louis on Sunday night.  When you think of […]

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27th Annual St. Louis International Film Festival Special Events and Schedule

Posted: October 29, 2018 at 9:37 am   /   Film, St. Louis Events

This Thursday, November 1, kicks off the 27th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival. Better known as SLIFF, the festival showcases hundreds of filmmakers and their work, including international films, documentaries, American indies, and short films that can’t be seen anywhere else. You can also see some of the most talked about films before anyone else […]

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Photos: ‘Beautiful Boy’ Q&A With Timothée Chalamet and Nic Sheff

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 5:45 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News, St. Louis Events

The Hi-Pointe Theatre in St. Louis hosted a Q&A Sunday morning with actor Timothée Chalamet and author Nic Sheff. Chalamet plays Sheff in his new film, Beautiful Boy, also starring Steve Carell, Maura Tierney, and Amy Ryan. The film is based on the best-selling novels by father and son David and Nic Sheff (“Beautiful Boy: A […]

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Comedy Review: Whitney Cummings at Helium

Posted: October 26, 2018 at 10:32 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Reviews

Whitney Cummings is out to conquer the world. In addition to hosting specials for Comedy Central and Showtime, she has created some of the decade’s most memorable television with her own series Whitney, as well as the Emmy nominated 2 Broke Girls and the recent revival of Roseanne, which she helped write and produce. If […]

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