Tag: chicago

Legendary Film Critic Roger Ebert Dies at Age 70, After Long Battle With Cancer

Posted: April 4, 2013 at 4:40 pm   /   Film, Local

It is a sad day for anyone who loves movies. The most notable and influential film critic in the country, Roger Ebert, has passed away at the age of 70. To really do this man justice, check out the following write-ups: Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Tribune New York Times   These are the sentiments of his […]

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Review: CHICAGO Brings Dance, Liquor and “All That Jazz” to The Muny in St. Louis

Posted: June 26, 2012 at 6:00 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

When I saw the movie adaptation “Chicago” almost a decade ago, I knew absolutely nothing about it the story, the music, the dancing, anything.  And I was completely astounded.  It quickly became one of my favorite films of all time.  I loved the music.  I loved the dancing.  I loved the actors in the roles. […]

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Concert Review: U2 + Chicago, Sittin’ in a Tree

Posted: July 13, 2011 at 4:02 pm   /   Concerts, Featured, Local, Music

Your dedicated reviewer went to Chicago on July 5 for her first of three U2 shows this month. Other “360 Tour” shows she’ll be reviewing include Busch Stadium in St. Louis (7/17) and Heinz Field in Pittsburgh (7/26), the final stop for the tour. Tickets still are available for both shows. Learn more at u2.com. […]

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“Burlesque” HD Trailer Starring Christina Aguilera, Cher, Cam Gigandet, and Eric Dane

Posted: August 9, 2010 at 2:43 pm   /   Local, Movie Trailers

In what seems a mix of the plot line of Coyote Ugly, and the visuals of Chicago, comes Burlesque, the vehicle that is driving Christina Aguilera’s drive to be an actress. I’m not saying it isn’t possible that this will launch a successful acting career for the singer, I just don’t think it will. There […]

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St. Louis in Top 10 Cities to hold “The Other Guys” Premiere! Vote Now to Bring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg to STL!

Posted: July 22, 2010 at 1:12 pm   /   Local, Movie News, St. Louis Events

Alright St. Louis! You have voted us into the Top 10! We have until Monday to make it into the Top 5! Who wants to hold a Hollywood style premiere here in St. Louis? Vote now! CULVER CITY, Calif., July 14, 2010 – In anticipation of the nationwide release of Columbia Pictures’ The Other Guys, […]

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“Transformers 3” Shooting in Chicago and Moscow

Posted: February 26, 2010 at 1:15 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Transformers 3 believe it or not is just around the corner. With a set release date for July 1, 2011, pre-production is already underway, and filming should start soon. So it is no surprise when Michael Bay’s website already started promoting where some of the shooting will take place. Nelson here… Spoke with Michael today […]

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R.I.P Miramax: Disney Shuts Down Studio

Posted: January 28, 2010 at 3:25 pm   /   Local, Movie News

The writing has been on the wall for years. The one time Oscar producing studio, Miramax, is being shut down finally by parent company Disney. The New York and Los Angeles offices are set to close, and will leave more than 80 people without a job. The other casualties of the destruction of the once […]

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Nine – Movie Review

Posted: December 12, 2009 at 9:02 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Like 1986’s Little Shop of Horrors and Hairspray, Nine is a movie based on a musical that was based on a movie.  Inspired by Federico Fellini’s semi-autobiographical 8 ½, the film follows Italian film director Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis).  Guido is a legendary director whose last two films were flops.  Production of his eagerly anticipated […]

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