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Film Review: ‘Leap!’ Starring Elle Fanning, Nat Wolff, Carly Rae Jepsen

Posted: August 25, 2017 at 10:09 am   /   Movie Reviews

Leap! (known as Ballerina internationally) has made its way to the US market a year later and after several delays, and is the story of Félicie (Elle Fanning), an orphan girl with big dreams of becoming a dancer. Several times, her and her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff) have tried to escape from the orphanage […]

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The Beguiled (2017)

Posted: April 20, 2017 at 1:48 pm   /   Coming Soon, June 2017

  The Beguiled is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola. The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, […]

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LIVE BY NIGHT opens Friday, January 13! Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: January 3, 2017 at 4:39 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! “Live by Night” is set in the roaring ’20s, when Prohibition hasn’t stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and […]

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45: ‘Maleficent’ Starring Angelina Jolie

Posted: June 3, 2014 at 4:22 pm   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

This week we discuss Maleficent and, since we’re discussing a Disney movie, we brought in a Disney expert – Jim Hill. Jim runs one of the premiere Disney sites on the web – JimHillMedia.com (covering theme parks, films and projects that almost were), a treasure trove of Disney past, present and future with a dash of […]

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Movie Review: ‘Maleficent’ Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning

Posted: May 30, 2014 at 9:03 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Perspective is a powerful tool. Oftentimes marred by a person’s opinion or emotions, differing perspectives can be deleterious. The inability to maintain the same interpretation of events or words can pit former allies against each other and bring down powerful entities. On the other hand, being able to view the world from another person’s point […]

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MALEFICENT opens May 30! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: May 27, 2014 at 10:50 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pair of passes to a special advance screening! From Disney comes “Maleficent”—the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading […]

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Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent” May Have Found Its Sleeping Beauty

Posted: March 9, 2012 at 12:22 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

You can say the fad beginning.  And I don’t like it one bit. Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” made $334 million.  Obviously, that kind of number is going to make studios turn their heads and look.  So now we have our recent fad of fairy tale stories retold.  Currently we have “Grimm” and “Once Upon […]

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Another Take By Zac: Film Review: Super 8

Posted: June 10, 2011 at 12:05 am   /   Another Take From Zac, Film, Local

Super 8 is a fun and fine looking homage to Spielberg, as is intended.  However, I can’t help but feel it could have been more, given a bit better characterization and fully engaging some of its really interesting ideas surrounding the secret of the film. There is no need to get into plot here because […]

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Movie Review: SUPER 8 Starring Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, and Kyle Chandler

Posted: June 9, 2011 at 11:02 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

Over a year ago when I first saw the teaser for SUPER 8, I immediately got a huge grin on my face.  I was so excited.  I wanted to know why the truck crashed into the train.  I wanted to know why the train was traveling across the country.  I wanted to know what was […]

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“Super 8” Opens June 10! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: June 1, 2011 at 11:44 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to win a pass, good for two! Synopsis: In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to […]

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