Tag: Eddie Murphy

Ten Tremendous Oscar Bait Failures

Posted: February 20, 2017 at 7:34 pm   /   Film, Opinion

Just in time for the 89th annual Oscars ceremony Sunday, Feb. 26, let us look back on ten films that failed to get the attention from the Academy they believed they deserved. Three of our top picks just came out last year, and two of them star Will Smith. Here they are, in no particular […]

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Movie Review: ‘Tower Heist’ Starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Matthew Broderick

Posted: November 4, 2011 at 8:04 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

I am always a little skeptical of a highly advertised comedy with a bunch of big names in the cast. I ask myself, “is it really going to be good, or do they just shove as many star-studded names onto the marquee as possible?” Unfortunately, Tower Heist seems to follow the formula of the latter. […]

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TOWER HEIST Opens November 4! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: October 24, 2011 at 3:14 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to win a pass, good for two! Queens native Josh Kovacs has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh’s building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw is under […]

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‘Tower Heist’ Trailer Starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck and Matthew Broderick

Posted: August 10, 2011 at 12:04 pm   /   Coming Soon, Film, HD Movie Trailers, Local

This is said to be Eddie Murphy’s return to his old style of comedy. I certainly hope so. Synopsis: When a group of hard working guys find out they’ve fallen victim to a wealthy business man’s Ponzi scheme, they conspire to rob his high-rise residence. It stars Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Matthew Broderick […]

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Guillermo del Toro Attached to Disney’s “The Haunted Mansion” Reboot

Posted: July 23, 2010 at 4:28 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Anyone who remembers 2003’s The Haunted Mansion starring Eddie Murphy would question Disney’s sanity in wanting to reboot the attempted series so soon.  Although, things look a lot less bleak when you take in account that Disney has signed on Pan’s Labyrinth mastermind Guillermo del Toro to produce and write the new film. In a […]

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Shrek Forever After (3D)

Posted: May 21, 2010 at 7:39 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

In the fourth and final installment of the SHREK’ series, we find ourselves returning to the classic formula that made us love the first film. The humor, serious themes, and clever jokes remind us of just how much adults can enjoy a kids movie. This is the story that we’ve waiting for. In “Shrek Forever […]

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Win FREE Passes to “Shrek Forever After” at the St. Louis Advance Screening

Posted: May 10, 2010 at 12:45 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

ReviewSTL invites you to enter to win passes to the St. Louis advance screening of “Shrek Forever After” Enter for your chance to win a pass good for two! Synopsis: After challenging an evil dragon, rescuing a beautiful princess and saving your in-laws’ kingdom, what’s an ogre to do? Well, if you’re Shrek, you suddenly […]

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New “Shrek Forever After” HD Trailer

Posted: March 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm   /   HD Movie Trailers, Local

Shrek is back again, and I’m beginning to care less and less. The first film was a solid spoof, and remains one of my favorite animated films of the past ten years, but the series has gotten worse with each successive film. I’m hoping they break that trend, but the current trailers don’t make me […]

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Shrek 4 Details and First Images

Posted: November 25, 2009 at 4:18 pm   /   Local, Movie News

USAToday has an exclusive first look at a couple of screen shots and a trio of new casting details for the fourth, and final?, Shrek film, Shrek Forever After.  Here are the new details: “Comedians Kathy Griffin and Kristin Schaal (Flight of the Conchords) are witches who hunt ogres. On the side of good is an […]

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THE HANGOVER beats out BEVERLY HILLS COP For Top Grossing R-rated Comedy

Posted: July 20, 2009 at 1:01 pm   /   Local, Movie News

  As of yesterday, “The Hangover” has become the #1 grossing R-rated comedy of all time. The widely successful comedy, directed by Todd Phillips, broke the record that has been held by the Eddie Murphy film “Beverly Hills Cop” for over 25 years. As of today, “The Hangover” has grossed almost $236 million dollars after […]

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