Movie Review: ‘UglyDolls’ Starring Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, Janelle Monáe

Posted: May 3, 2019 at 7:09 am   /   Movie Reviews

Let’s take a trip to Uglyville, shall we? The name is not as literal as it sounds. In fact, it’s really quite the contrary. No, the town is called Uglyville because this is where all the defective toys from the factory above get dumped off when one of its manufactured toys don’t pass QA, therefore […]

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Review: ‘The Intruder’ Starring Meagan Good, Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid

Posted: May 3, 2019 at 7:05 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Intruder is the kind of movie that I went into with little to no expectations, yet it still delivers even less. It’s this year’s Breaking In (review), in which we get a cookie-cutter home-invasion movie that serves us nothing more than cheap tricks. The plot is simple. Scott (Michael Ealy) is a young and […]

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Interview: Meagan Good Talks ‘The Intruder,’ Her Faith, and Getting Into Action

Posted: May 2, 2019 at 10:18 am   /   Film, Interviews

We had the chance to sit down with Meagan Good when she was in town to promote her upcoming film, The Intruder. Earlier this year, Meagan had a surprise role in Shazam!, among several other actors who had to keep quiet about their characters for the sake of the plot. “It’s so hard that I […]

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Brad Reviews ‘Pokémon: Detective Pikachu’

Posted: May 1, 2019 at 3:33 pm   /   Movie Reviews, Off the Wall

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Theatre Review: ‘Miss Saigon’ Delivers Powerhouse Production at The Fabulous Fox

Posted: April 30, 2019 at 10:53 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Miss Saigon debuted in London in 1989, opening on Broadway two years later. It is an adaptation of Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly (1898), moving from Japan to Saigon during the Vietnam War. It was the second hit from Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil after Les Misérables. The show features music by Schönberg, and lyrics by […]

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Comedy Review: Fortune Feimster Entertains Helium Comedy Club

Posted: April 30, 2019 at 9:17 am   /   Another Take From Zac, Reviews

Helium Comedy Club was filled with fans of Fortune Feimster Saturday night for a sold-out standup show. The comic was greeted by what she graciously said was probably the best applause she has ever come out to. She speculated by saying, “Wow! You guys are wasted, aren’t you?” After the crowd simmered down, the laughs […]

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Interview: Marc Summers Talks Double Dare and Life After Nickelodeon

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 10:54 am   /   Interviews, Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Growing up in the 90s, it was impossible to miss the phenomenon that was Nickelodeon. It was a network who knew exactly what kids wanted, and had a lineup that no other station could compete with. A huge part of that success was Double Dare – a game show where kids would compete in messy […]

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Concert Review: Zac Brown Band Opens Season at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 8:38 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Hollywood Casino Amphitheater is ready for a summer concert series, and it kicked off with Zac Brown Band bringing their “Down the Rabbit Hole” tour through St. Louis last night, accompanied by Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real. Both openers seemed to catch the attention of concert-goers as it was clear many were settling […]

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Behind-the-Scenes at Cirque du Soleil ‘Corteo’ – Through Sunday at Chaifetz

Posted: April 26, 2019 at 2:51 pm   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

The tagline of Cirque du Soleil’s latest tour, Corteo, is “Get carried away with life.” The word “corteo” means procession in Italian. Which is a fitting title for the show, which is about a clown named Mauro who has just passed away. However, his spirit is still among us and remembering all of the best parts […]

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Concert Review: SWMRS at The Ready Room

Posted: April 26, 2019 at 12:27 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

The Ready Room on Manchester Ave was the place to be Tuesday night, as SWMRS brought their “Berkeley’s On Fire” tour to Saint Louis. California Natives were joined by all-girl punk rock band Destroy Boys and indie rock trio Beach Goons. All three bands put on a memorable set and definitely showed audiences that no […]

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