Tag: review

Movie Review: ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’ Starring Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde

Posted: March 14, 2013 at 10:09 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Who hasn’t loved magic at one point or another? As a child it is something that you never doubt, with the only rational explanation being that it must be real. As an adult you know that it is all a big trick – but there is something fascinating about watching it, nonetheless. The Incredible Burt […]

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New ‘BioShock Infinite’ Trailer “False Shepherd” Released, Reviews to Come

Posted: March 14, 2013 at 3:26 pm   /   Local, Videogames

We’ve been patiently waiting for BioShock Infinite for a couple of years now. It won “Best of Show” at E3 in 2011, and was originally slated for an October 2012 release. Unfortunately it was delayed until 2013 – but March 26 is just around the corner. The game is set in 1912, and although it […]

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Review: CHICAGO Brings Dance, Liquor and “All That Jazz” to The Muny in St. Louis

Posted: June 26, 2012 at 6:00 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

When I saw the movie adaptation “Chicago” almost a decade ago, I knew absolutely nothing about it the story, the music, the dancing, anything.  And I was completely astounded.  It quickly became one of my favorite films of all time.  I loved the music.  I loved the dancing.  I loved the actors in the roles. […]

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Movie Review: ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ Starring Steve Carrell, Keira Knightley

Posted: June 22, 2012 at 1:00 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

What would you do if you knew the world was about to end?  Would you go crazy every night without a care of what the repercussions could be?  Would you seek out your family one last time?  Would you try to find the love you thought you had lost?  “Seeking a Friend for the End […]

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Movie Review: ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Starring Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Posted: June 22, 2012 at 12:29 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

About a month ago, I was sitting in the theater and two things happened that I was very upset by.  A teaser trailer for “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” came on and a couple of people applauded when it ended.  Then a trailer for “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” immediately followed.  The audience seemed captured […]

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Movie Review: ‘To Rome With Love’ Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Alec Baldwin, Ellen Page

Posted: June 21, 2012 at 11:57 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Woody Allen has provided some remarkable films that viewers have walked out of theaters and talked about for days, but he has also provided films that are instantly forgettable.  His latest film “To Rome With Love” falls somewhere in between.  Unfortunately, coming off the critically acclaimed “Midnight in Paris”, most will leave the theater disappointed […]

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“Thoroughly Modern Millie” Opens the Muny Season with Charm

Posted: June 19, 2012 at 2:57 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

The Muny is a unique experience.  There really is no other venue like it.  Sitting under the stars, in beautiful Forest Park, with a cool breeze blowing through, audiences get to see top level performers who have won Tony and Emmy Awards.  If you are a fan of musical theater, whether it be casual or […]

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Movie Review: ‘That’s My Boy’ Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester

Posted: June 15, 2012 at 9:42 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

There has never been an Adam Sandler film I have ever been excited about.  I caught Happy Gilmore on HBO when I was younger, but that is the extent of my toleration of his films.  This is very important to note because if you are a fan of his brand of comedy and have liked […]

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Blu-Ray Review – “Superman vs. The Elite”

Posted: June 13, 2012 at 1:54 pm   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Local

I will continue to praise the work by Bruce Timm and everyone else involved in the DC Universe Animated Films.  While I do not love all of the films, some of them are pretty spectacular including “Wonder Woman”, “Justice League: A New Frontier”, and “Batman: Under the Red Hood”.  I am not a huge Superman […]

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Blu-Ray Review : “Young Adult”

Posted: March 15, 2012 at 7:36 am   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Film, Local

There are few directors who I can say that I eagerly anticipate their upcoming movies due to the fact that their track record has proven that I can have faith in them turning in a solid flick.  Christopher Nolan is definitely one of these people.  For me, he just hasn’t made a bad movie.  Jason […]

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