Tag: comedy

Movie Review: FREAKY Starring Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Alan Ruck

Posted: November 13, 2020 at 8:30 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

You’ve seen body-swap movies before, but never quite like this… Today, on Friday the 13th, Blumhouse is releasing their latest horror-comedy from director Christopher Landon (Death Day). Freaky follows in the footsteps of other body-swap comedies like Freaky Friday, 18 Again!, 13 Going on 30, etc. Except this one the formula on its head, when […]

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Review: TJ Miller Stand Up at Helium Comedy Club in St. Louis

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Live Theater Reviews, St. Louis Events

Over the weekend, actor and comic TJ Miller performed six sets over three nights at Helium Comedy Club, spanning from Thursday through Saturday. Performing to sold-out crowds, Miller was no stranger to Helium or St. Louis for that matter, as he always makes sure to hold a performance each year in the St. Louis area, […]

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Interview: Patton Oswalt Coming to Family Arena This Friday (4/26)

Posted: April 23, 2019 at 10:20 am   /   Local

Actor and comedian Patton Oswalt is coming to The Family Arena this Friday, April 26. Oswalt is coming off his Emmy and Grammy-nominated stand-up special for Netflix, Annihilation. We had the chance to chat with him about some of his current projects ahead of his trip to St. Louis. The actor plays Principal Durbin in A.P. […]

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Film Review: ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Movie Reviews

If you’ve seen any promotional material or just considered the personas of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson alone, you know what kind of movie you’re going to get with The Hitman’s Bodyguard… and that is not a bad thing. The film is directed by Patrick Hughes, and is an action packed comedy in which Darrius […]

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‘The Guilt Trip’ Opens December 19! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: December 13, 2012 at 3:32 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pair of passes! Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, and who better to accompany him than his overbearing mother Joyce. After deciding to start his adventure with a quick visit at mom’s, Andy is guilted into bringing her along for the ride. Across 3,000 […]

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‘The Sitter’ Trailer Starring Jonah Hill, Sam Rockwell

Posted: August 10, 2011 at 1:45 pm   /   Coming Soon, Film, Local, Movie Trailers

Synopsis: A comedy about a college student on suspension who is coaxed into babysitting the kids next door, though he is fully unprepared for the wild night ahead of him. It stars Jonah Hill, Sam Rockwell, Ari Graynor, Erin Daniels, J.B. Smoove, D.W. Moffett Director: David Gordon Green Genre: Comedy Release Date:  December 9, 2011 […]

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Movie Review – “The Trip” Starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon

Posted: July 1, 2011 at 10:03 am   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

There are a lot of things that could go wrong with a film that is about a road trip with two comedian frenemies.  The egos of the comedians can shine through and become tedious and annoying.  The long drive through the country can become boring and repetitive.  The film can just feel long with the […]

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Fast Forward Friday – “The Sitter” Starring Jonah Hill

Posted: January 14, 2011 at 2:58 pm   /   Film, Local

Title – The Sitter Release Date – July 15, 2011 Director – David Gordon Green Starring – Jonah Hill, Ari Graynor, Miriam McDonald, Sam Rockwell Summary – A male student, who got suspended from university, is lured into babysitting, but is woefully equipped to do the task. This is a very big year for David Gordon Green.  […]

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New “Your Highness” Poster Starring Golden Globe Nominees Natalie Portman and James Franco

Posted: December 22, 2010 at 2:02 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

As if you need another reason to see this movie.  You have the hilarious Danny McBride.  Zooey Deschanel looking beautiful.  James Franco being heroic, and Natalie Portman’s butt.  Sounds like all the ingredients needed for a blockbuster.  But will Your Highness be comedic gold? Just in case you need more reason to see it, here […]

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The Hidden Gem – “Easy Virtue” Starring Ben Barnes, Jessica Biel, Colin Firth

Posted: December 20, 2010 at 10:54 am   /   Film, Local

“The Hidden Gem” is all about my personal favorite films.  And while some of the films I discuss may not be hidden to most movie fans, they are hidden to a majority of my friends and people that I have talked to.  So I want to discuss them for three reasons: 1. Tell you why […]

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