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Review: ‘Wonder Woman’ Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: June 1, 2017 at 11:59 am   /   Movie Reviews

‘Wonder Woman’ wows as stellar superhero entertainment, raising the bar for DC Comics adaptations and the genre in general. Overall, the pacing feels just right, and although the tone often reaches the level of seriousness found in other DC flicks, it appears Warner Brothers has abandoned its “no humor” rule, injecting much-needed doses of levity. […]

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Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Starring Groot, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Kurt Russell

by Groot / Published: May 3, 2017 at 8:03 am   /   Movie Reviews, Off the Wall

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Review: ’13 Reasons Why,’ a Netflix Original Series

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: April 25, 2017 at 1:38 pm   /   Television Reviews

One of the most talked about Netflix series since Stranger Things has to be 13 Reasons Why, based on the 2007 Jay Asher novel of the same name. The 13-episode run focuses on the suicide of Hannah Baker, and a set of 13 tapes she leaves behind for those she believes drove her to kill […]

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Review: ‘Free Fire’ Starring Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Armie Hammer, Sam Riley

by Jason Wiese / Published: April 21, 2017 at 8:42 am   /   Movie Reviews

Someone forgot to turn the safety on. Free Fire, directed by Ben Wheatley (sharing a screenwriting credit with Amy Jump), is not your classic western-style gunfight. If that were the case, there would be a distinguishable “hero” and antagonist in this war. With the exception of Larson’s Justine, who usually has her head on straight […]

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Review: ‘The Fate of the Furious’ Starring Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Kurt Russell, Charlize Theron

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: April 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm   /   Movie Reviews

While in Cuba, Dom is approached by supervillain Cypher, played masterfully by Charlize Theron. After she tells Dom he will be working for her, he scoffs at the idea. That is until she shows him something which changes his mind. And just like that, Dom Toretto is a villain. Neither his “family” nor Hobbs (Dwayne […]

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‘Wicked’ Defies Gravity and Shatters Expectations at the Fabulous Fox Theatre

by Kevin Brackett / Published: December 17, 2015 at 5:30 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

Wicked plays the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis from December 9 – January 3! Performances are Mon.-Fri. at 7:30pm, Sat. at 2pm & 7:30pm, Sun. at 1pm & 6:30pm, Thur. Dec.10, Dec. 24 & Dec. 31 at 1pm, and Wed. Dec 30 at 1pm. Tickets are $40 to $200, and the running time is 2 hours and 45 minutes with […]

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112: ‘American Ultra’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace

by Kevin Brackett / Published: August 27, 2015 at 1:56 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

American Ultra struggled at the box office and Max Landis isn’t happy. But he has to like us because we saw the movie. Well… some of us did. But that won’t stop us from talking about it anyway. All this plus a video recovery from Dan. It’s Reel Spoilers 112 – American Ultra. You’ve been warned. […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ Starring Ryan Gosling and Bradley Cooper

by Steve Kelley / Published: April 12, 2013 at 12:00 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

And with that headline, I either caught every lady’s attention to read this article or they stopped reading so they could find showtimes.

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