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

Posted: 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. Unlike the recent iterations of Superman or Batman before her, the Amazonian princess of Themyscira is a hero worth cheering. Actress Gal Gadot imbues Diana Prince with infectious idealism, purity, sincerity, and warmth. When called to […]

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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

Posted: May 3, 2017 at 8:03 am   /   Movie Reviews, Off the Wall

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

Posted: 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

Posted: April 21, 2017 at 8:42 am   /   Movie Reviews

Someone forgot to turn the safety on. In a time when the topic of gun violence has never been more controversial, it sounds psychotic take a risk on a film that is essentially 90 minutes of angry people shooting at each other. But when you throw in a ’70s-style aesthetic, an amusing ensemble of trigger-happy […]

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

Posted: April 13, 2017 at 4:26 pm   /   Movie Reviews

What started as a movie about drag racing, the “Fast and Furious” franchise has morphed into an over-the-top action romp with just enough heart to keep audiences coming out in droves. Make no mistake, “Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment in the franchise, will not be its last. Two more sequels are expected by […]

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

Posted: 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

Posted: 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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TV Review: ‘Eastbound and Down’ S04E03 “Chapter 24” and S04E04 “Chapter 25”

Posted: October 23, 2013 at 3:20 pm   /   Local, Television Reviews

Chapter 24 Last week’s episode of Eastbound and Down was hands down the best of the season, and one of the funniest in a while. Kenny Powers is up to his old tricks. Now that he is a television star on Sports Sesh, he is throwing his money away. He buys is daughter a Prada […]

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

Posted: 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. I’ll admit, I wasn’t too familiar with this film before I was asked to review it, but with two of the biggest names in Hollywood featured in it, I figured it was […]

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‘Evil Dead’ Remake Review: Holds Up to Raimi’s Classic Film Even Without Bruce Campbell in the Lead

Posted: April 5, 2013 at 9:08 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

The truth is, remakes and updates don’t usually end up being the best movies. Especially when you take a beloved movie like The Evil Dead, one of the most popular horror movies of all time. Yet sometimes a film like Zack Snyder’s 2004 Dawn of the Dead comes along, that can actually stand up to […]

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