Tag: Jessica Chastain

Review: ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ Starring Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl

Posted: March 31, 2017 at 7:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Zookeeper’s Wife is based on the bestselling book of the same name, telling the true story of Antonina and Jan Zabinski. They were a married couple from Poland who owned and operated the Warsaw Zoo, using it as a safe harbor for hundreds of Polish Jews – trafficing them to safety over the course of World […]

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177: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Box Office Report (4/22 – 4/24)

Posted: April 26, 2016 at 9:34 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

We’re joined this week by Michael Haffner, film critic for Alive Magazine and We Are Movie Geeks. Many important things are learned this week, such as: how movies get their subtitles, why Disney’s Magic Bands are a little bit creepy, and Tom explains how oldies radio works. It’s Reel Spoilers 177: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ […]

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Movie Review: ‘Crimson Peak’ Starring Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain

Posted: October 16, 2015 at 7:05 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Crimson Peak, the latest offering from Guillermo del Toro, is a beautifully made film. It’s dark, it’s gothic and it’s bloody. However, the one big problem the film has is it’s not scary. For a film that is being billed as a horror movie, Crimson Peak comes off more as a tragic love story – […]

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124: ‘The Martian’ Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels

Posted: October 9, 2015 at 2:27 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Paul Harris from KTRS joins us to discuss The Martian. It’s a freewheeling discussion in which, for reasons unknown, we keep thinking Mark Wahlberg is in the movie. We also touch on the differences between science fiction and real science, Tom gives us a brief treatise (well…brief for Tom) on the animated history of Gilligan’s […]

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123: ‘The Martian’ Box Office Report (10/2 – 10/4)

Posted: October 6, 2015 at 5:54 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Paul Harris from KTRS joins us in the Think Tank for this week’s Box Office Report. The Martian took the box office by storm and we talk about how it made its way to the big screen. We also touch on The Walk, Harris’ involvement with Mississippi Grind, and the fact that Joe Pesci has […]

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68: ‘Interstellar’ Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway

Posted: November 13, 2014 at 10:24 am   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

Jim Batts from WeAreMovieGeeks.com joins us in the war room this week as dissect Interstellar. Christopher Nolan shoots Matthew McConaughey into space in this ambitious epic full of black holes, worm holes and, um… plot holes. You also get your requisite box office report from Kevin, plus we tackle Big Hero 6. It’s an IMAX sized […]

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MAMA Opens January 19! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: January 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pair of passes! Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that someone or something still wants […]

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Movie Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ A Triumph

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 9:22 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

If you’re going to make a movie for which the audience already knows the ending, you damn well better make it a good one. Sounds obvious, right? It’s surprising, though, how many times a film can manage to screw this up. When it’s done right, though, a film whose ending is a foregone conclusion can […]

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Movie Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Starring Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler

Posted: January 11, 2013 at 11:54 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

If you have seen Academy Award-winning best picture The Hurt Locker, you know that Kathryn Bigelow is no stranger to slow-building tension. Somewhere between Point Break and 2008, the Oscar-winning director went from being good to great. And her streak certainly continues with Zero Dark Thirty. Maya (Jessica Chastain) is a young CIA agent who’s […]

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‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Opens January 11 in St. Louis! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: January 2, 2013 at 1:12 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pair of passes! For a decade, an elite team of intelligence and military operatives, working in secret across the globe, devoted themselves to a single goal: to find and eliminate Osama bin Laden. Zero Dark Thirty reunites the Oscar(R) winning team of director-producer Kathryn Bigelow and writer-producer Mark Boal (The Hurt […]

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