Tag: Morgan Freeman

Movie Review: ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ Starring Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman

Posted: November 2, 2018 at 8:55 am   /   Movie Reviews

Disney’s latest film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, is a gorgeous adaptation of the Tchaikovsky ballet (itself adapted from the story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffmann). Unfortunately, it never manages to craft a compelling story or characters to match the breathtaking visuals. Clara (Mackenzie Foy) is a young girl who, along with […]

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191: ‘Now You See Me 2’ Box Office Report (6/10-6/12)

Posted: June 13, 2016 at 7:51 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Joe is back but Kevin is out. We’ll let you decided whether or not that’s a good trade. Dan inadvertently does a live spot for Six Flags (much to Tom’s chagrin), Joe regales us with tales of his video game prowess and Tom & Dan enlighten Joe as to the racist history of Phil Collins […]

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DOLPHIN TALE 2 Opens September 12! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: September 3, 2014 at 3:41 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a family four-pack of passes to a special advance screening! It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson (Gamble) and the dedicated team at the Clearwater Marine Hospital, headed by Dr. Clay Haskett (Connick, Jr.), rescued Winter. With the help of Dr. Cameron McCarthy (Freeman), who developed a […]

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Movie Review: ‘Lucy’ Starring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman

Posted: July 25, 2014 at 6:40 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Don’t be fooled by the trailer for Lucy, the latest film from director Luc Besson. It looks like a sci­fi, action thriller; yet what it really is, is a mean-­spirited, unexciting train wreck. Scarlett Johansson stars as Lucy. One of my big problems with the film is that we are introduced to Lucy at the […]

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LUCY opens July 25! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: July 14, 2014 at 1:59 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pair of passes to a special advance screening! From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The Fifth Element, writer/director Luc Besson has created some of the toughest, most memorable female action heroes in cinematic history. Now, Besson directs Scarlett Johansson in Lucy, an action-thriller that tracks a […]

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41: ‘Transcendence’ Starring Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany, Rebecca Hall

Posted: April 29, 2014 at 8:49 am   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

This week on the show we back up (and run over) Transcendence. We took a week off for Easter (some of us love Jesus, some of us love candy, some of us love plastic grass). We also touch briefly on The Other Woman and Brick Mansions. Dan is out this week. He failed our weekly […]

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Movie Review: ‘Transcendence’ Starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany

Posted: April 18, 2014 at 7:55 am   /   Film, Local

“Yesterday Dr. Will Caster Was Only Human.” Chronologically, we have The Dark Knight Rises, Moneyball, Inception, The Dark Knight, The Prestige, Batman Begins, The Italian Job, Insomnia, Memento. Those are some very impressive credits. Although Transcendence director wasn’t at the helm for the aforementioned films, he was the cinematographer – and very influential on how […]

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TRANSCENDENCE opens April 18! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: April 8, 2014 at 12:08 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pair of passes to a special advance screening! Dr. Will Caster is the foremost researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence, working to create a sentient machine that combines the collective intelligence of everything ever known with the full range of human emotions. His highly controversial experiments have […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Lego Movie’ Starring Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks

Posted: February 7, 2014 at 12:00 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

There are certain things in life that instantly recall a sense of nostalgia. The bark of a dog can make one person remember a beloved pet they had years ago. Randomly hearing a song on the radio brings back thoughts of an old relationship. For others, there are toys that, when you see or think […]

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THE LEGO MOVIE opens February 7! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: January 28, 2014 at 4:54 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for four! This original 3D computer-animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a […]

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