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Film Review: ‘Hostiles’ Starring: Christian Bale, Wes Studi, Rosamund Pike

Posted: January 25, 2018 at 6:34 pm   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

Hostiles is one of those films that is sometimes hard to watch, but you won’t be able to turn away. Riveting performances from great actors overcome the bleak, hopelessness of the film. For as tough as the film is to watch, Christian Bale and Rosamund Pike’s performances are nothing short of gripping in the new […]

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Review: ‘The Promise’ Starring Oscar Isaac, Charlotte Le Bon, Christian Bale

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 8:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Promise, directed by Academy Award winning filmmaker Terry George, follows an Armenian medical student during the the fall of the Ottoman Empire during World War I. The film is very much a love story at its core, but the central conflict is the Ottoman Empire’s systematic approach to exterminating the Armenian population – known today […]

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Disney NEWSIES Delivers at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis (January 19-31)

Posted: January 23, 2016 at 9:50 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! It has been probably twenty years since I watched the 1992 film Newsies, starring a 17-year-old Christian Bale as Jack Kelly – the leader of what would become known as the “Newsboys Strike of 1899.” Aside from starring the future Oscar-winning actor, and being directed by Kenny Ortega, there […]

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73: ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton

Posted: December 17, 2014 at 3:21 pm   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

Rain! Rain! The crops are saved! Hollywood finally made a new movie. Well, if you count yet another Moses movie as “new”. But it’s been two weeks since we’ve had a major release so, like being at a bar at closing time, it ain’t pretty but we’ll take it. Ridley Scott gives us Exodus: Gods […]

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26: ‘American Hustle’ Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Posted: December 24, 2013 at 9:53 am   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

This week on Reel Spoilers we’re down to three people. Damn, you holidays. But we forge on and tackle American Hustle. It’s an all-star cast featuring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and a whole bunch of people whose names I don’t feel like typing. But they’re really important and all “actory” in […]

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Movie Review: ‘American Hustle’ Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence

Posted: December 20, 2013 at 8:10 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Director David O. Russel is certainly on a winning streak after The Fighter (2010) and Silver Linings Playbook (2012). Then again, looking back on his career, he’s never really made a bad film. Three Kings (1999) was met with almost unanimous praise from critics, and I Heart Huckabees (2004) is one of my favorite comedies […]

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AMERICAN HUSTLE opens December 20! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: December 9, 2013 at 11:22 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for two! A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced […]

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Rumor Mill: WB Giving Christopher Nolan Keys to the DC Film Universe

Posted: March 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm   /   Coming Soon, Film, Local, Movie News

It’s being widely reported around the internet that DC is giving Christopher Nolan full reign over the DC films. After the success of the Dark Knight trilogy, why wouldn’t they? Marvel is taking a similar approach with Joss Whedon and the Marvel universe. Give authority to one creator who can create a complete vision, while […]

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The Dark Knight Rises Review: A Third Entry Done Right.

Posted: July 22, 2012 at 2:58 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

When one mentions the third entry in a medium be it a novel, videogame, or movie, there seems to be mixed feelings that come to mind. Most of people have seen that  sad old story when a well known series has the first two entries strike gold among the masses, but then that third entry […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Brings Nolan’s Trilogy to a Rousing Conclusion

Posted: July 20, 2012 at 9:40 am   /   Featured, Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

It’s been eight years (in movie time) since the events of The Dark Knight. A battered and beleaguered Batman (Christian Bale), having taken the fall not only for the death of Harvey Dent but his crimes as well, has gone in to hiding/retirement. Meanwhile, Dent has become a hero; a mythical figure whose fraudulent legacy […]

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