Tag: paul giamatti

42: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx

Posted: May 6, 2014 at 8:00 am   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

This week on the show it’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Or perhaps we should call it The (Allegedly) Amazing Spider-Man 2. Well, all of us except Kevin will call it that. Also, in Blake’s absence, we welcome a new guest Allison Sommers Kelly from the podcast Verbal Justice (iTunes). Or Gerbil Justice. The Skype connection […]

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Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ (REEL SPOILERS)

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 6:00 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Warning: this review contains REEL SPOILERS. For the spoiler-free review, click here. It seems like just yesterday I was standing in line for the sequel to the original Spider-Man (2000) at the midnight show. Yet here we are ten years later, the franchise has been rebooted, and another sophomore installment is at hand. Spider-Man 2 […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx

Posted: May 2, 2014 at 4:42 am   /   Film, Local

For the “spoiler-ific” review, click here. A couple of years ago, a swiftly constructed reboot to the Spider-Man movie franchise came into fruition brought up angst in the idea of repeating an origin story that is still fresh in the minds of movie viewers.  In my review of The Amazing Spider-Man, I had made mention […]

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Movie Review: ‘Turbo’ Starring Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: July 17, 2013 at 7:05 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

The first thing you connect with garden snails is usually not speed. So when a movie comes out about a snail who dreams of winning the Indianapolis 500 (yes, the human race car version) it’s pretty intriguing. The fine folks at DreamWorks who brought us Shrek, Antz and How to Train Your Dragon continue to […]

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‘Turbo’ Opens July 17! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: July 10, 2013 at 7:17 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for four! From the makers of Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda, Turbo is a high-velocity 3D comedy about an underdog snail who kicks into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of super-speed. But after making fast friends with a crew of streetwise, tricked-out es-car-goes, Turbo learns that no one […]

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New ‘Romeo and Juliet’ Remake Trailer Starring Hailee Steinfeld, Douglas Booth, Damian Lewis

Posted: April 21, 2013 at 9:29 am   /   Coming Soon, Local, Movie Trailers

It is one of the most famous love stories of all time, told in numerous films throughout the 20th century. Romeo and Juliet is William Shakespeare’s most well-known play, partially due to the amount of films that have been adapted from it. In 1936, Romeo and Juliet starred Norma Shearer as Juliet and Leslie Howard […]

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First Look: Dreamworks ‘Turbo’ Starring Ryan Reynolds (Poster and Stills)

Posted: March 14, 2013 at 10:19 am   /   Local, Movie News, Movie Posters

Dreamworks’ next computer animated feature is Turbo, the story of a snail who dreams to race in the Indy 500. The film features the voice talents of Ryan Reynolds as the title character Turbo, as well as Paul Giamatti, Bill Hader, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Snoop Dogg, Samuel L. Jackson and many more. Director David […]

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Movie Review: ‘Rock of Ages’ Starring Tom Cruise, Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta

Posted: June 15, 2012 at 6:29 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Rock of Ages is based on the jukebox musical of the same name, which opened on Broadway in 2009. With an A-list cast, and built-in audience of both fans of the show and music from the 80s, it is sure to open strong. But for those who aren’t normally inclined to watching musicals, there isn’t […]

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ROCK OF AGES Opens June 15! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: June 5, 2012 at 2:52 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pair of passes! Rock of Ages tells the story of small town girl Sherrie and city boy Drew, who meet on the Sunset Strip while pursuing their Hollywood dreams. Their rock ‘n’ roll romance is told through the heart-pounding hits of Def Leppard, Joan Jett, Journey, Foreigner, Bon Jovi, Night Ranger, […]

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Another Take By Zac: Film Review: The Ides of March

Posted: October 8, 2011 at 3:14 pm   /   Another Take From Zac, Local, Movie Reviews

George Clooney’s latest directorial effort, The Ides of March, is sharp, timely, and impeccably executed by his actors and team behind the camera. This political amalgamation is meant, I think, to open the eyes of average Americans to the cluster fuck that is the political theater going on behind the scenes in this country.  Clooney […]

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