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DragonCon 2019: A Weekend in Review

Posted: September 6, 2019 at 12:04 pm   /   Comic Books, Convention Reviews, Featured

Let’s be honest… no amount of words I write will ever be enough to capture the magic and wonder of this convention. Literally every time you think you’ve seen the craziest or most obscure costume you’ve ever seen, the next corner you turn proves you wrong. DragonCon is known among the community as the Mardi […]

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Movie Review: ’47 Meters Down: Uncaged’

Posted: August 16, 2019 at 12:15 pm   /   Movie Reviews

It seems that at least once or twice a year, the distribution of a shark movie with a theatrical run meets the needs of the masses to see their share of carnage (tiding them over until the next film of course,) and this year’s installment meant to fulfill that need was Johannes Roberts’ “47 Meters […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Hustle’ Starring Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson

Posted: May 10, 2019 at 8:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Hustle stars Rebel Wilson and Anne Hathaway as an unlikely pairing of con artists who exploit gullible men for their riches. While Josephine (Hathaway) exploits and steals from the extremely wealthy, Penny (Wilson) is more of a cunning street level performer, luring in douchebag men with a fake dating app profile, but you find […]

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Movie Review: ‘Greta’ Starring Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe

Posted: March 1, 2019 at 10:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

For the first time in quite a while, I went to a see movie without knowing much of anything about it – that movie being Greta. I knew it starred Chloe Grace Moretz, whom I’ve been fond of since her breakout roles in 500 Days of Summer and more notably, Kick-Ass, and that the film […]

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Movie Review: ‘Isn’t It Romantic?’ Starring Rebel Wilson, Adam Devine, Liam Hemsworth

Posted: February 14, 2019 at 8:53 am   /   Movie Reviews

Isn’t It Romantic? is 2019’s Valentine’s Day weekend rom-com that’s hoping to cash in as much of that date night moolah as it can over the love-themed holiday. It stars a surprisingly good Rebel Wilson in her first leading role as Natalie, a cynical single girl who has a jaded mentality when it comes to […]

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Movie Review: ‘What Men Want’ Starring Taraji P. Henson, Josh Brener, Aldis Hodge

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 10:18 am   /   Movie Reviews

Review by Kathleen Kaiser From Matinee Chat As we meet the very talented Sports Exec/Manager Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), the “boys club” that she isn’t a part of, which is stifling her career.  When a freak accident leads to her being able to hear what men think, Ali has just received “a gift from […]

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Theatre Review: ‘Avenue Q’ is All Laughs With No Strings Attached

Posted: January 31, 2019 at 11:31 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

For the first time since the national tour in 2010, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q is back in St. Louis – and better than ever! Playing now at The Playhouse at Westport Plaza through March 3, this is one of the funniest shows you can see at the theater. And although it is mostly […]

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Film Review: Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike Star in Espionage Thriller ‘Beirut’

Posted: April 13, 2018 at 9:41 am   /   Movie Reviews

This is the closest we’ve seen Don Draper get to playing James Bond. The film opens in early ’70s Beirut where Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm), a U.S. diplomat and expert negotiator, lives with his wife. A dispute over a young boy they’ve taken in turns into a shoot-out, and his wife is killed in the […]

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Film Review: ‘Blockers’ Starring John Cena, Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz

Posted: April 6, 2018 at 7:52 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s not an easy subject to broach, but inevitably, parents have to talk with their kids about the birds and the bees. Some parents try to delay it for as long as possible, but eventually, everyone’s gotta learn about the whole bumping uglies bit. Many movies have approached the topic; some offer serious takes, but […]

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Videogame Review: THE COUNCIL Episode 1 – ‘The Mad Ones’ Released Today

Posted: March 13, 2018 at 10:18 am   /   Videogame Reviews

I’ve been a fan of detective stories and murder mysteries for as long as I can remember. Give me a good film noir, Sherlock Holmes story, Hercule Poirot mystery – and I’m on board. I even own five or different variations of the game CLUE. Great detective videogames I can think of in recent years are […]

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