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Film Review: ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Starring Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm   /   Movie Reviews

If you’ve seen any promotional material or just considered the personas of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson alone, you know what kind of movie you’re going to get with The Hitman’s Bodyguard… and that is not a bad thing. The film is directed by Patrick Hughes, and is an action packed comedy in which Darrius […]

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Review: ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Starring Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly

Posted: March 10, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

Why do we need another King Kong movie? Including two same-title remakes (one in 1976 and Peter Jackson’s acclaimed 2005 update) the larger-than-life primate has officially bared the screen in seven films since first making his epic maiden voyage in 1933. So, why go for an eighth try? The answer coming from Warner Bros’ mouths […]

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KONG: SKULL ISLAND opens Friday, March 10! Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: February 27, 2017 at 3:08 pm   /   Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! The producers of Godzilla reimagine the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all in “Kong: Skull Island,” from Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures. This compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (“The Kings of […]

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147: ‘The Hateful Eight’ Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Walton Goggins, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Posted: January 2, 2016 at 10:14 am   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

Tarantino is back with The Hateful Eight – another racially charged western. We talk about the film’s treatment of Jennifer Jason Leigh, what Django might have looked like with Will Smith, and how you go about casting an actor for “that scene” with Samuel L. Jackson. It’s Reel Spoilers 147: The Hateful Eight You’ve been […]

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146: ‘The Hateful Eight’ Box Office Report (12/25 – 12/27)

Posted: December 29, 2015 at 7:26 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

We’re down to three this week, but we soldier on. Star Wars still rules the land, but surprisingly other movies made money too. Go figure. Hollywood managed to sneak out a new Will Ferrell movie. It was news to us, but based on the box office it wasn’t news to America. All this plus Joe […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Hateful Eight’ Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Walton Goggins

Posted: December 25, 2015 at 10:51 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

The holiday season not only brought the return of Star Wars, but also the return of Quentin Tarantino for film buffs. The director’s latest – and his greatest film to date – The Hateful Eight is an experience unlike anything you’re likely to have in movie theaters this year or anytime soon. Beautifully filmed in […]

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Movie Review: ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ Starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Taron Egerton

Posted: February 12, 2015 at 10:51 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie Reviews

Double-0-Kickass They say whats old is new again, and in the case of Kingsman: The Secret Service directed by Matthew Vaughn, this statement rings true. Spy-related movies in general have taken a turn toward the more serious and purely dramatic route. Not to say that it is a bad thing, but for some,spy movies usually entail […]

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Movie Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Redford

Posted: April 4, 2014 at 7:23 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Kicking off this year’s set of superhero movies is none other than Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Serving as the direct sequel (obviously) to Captain America: The First Avenger, and the third movie in the set of phase 2 movies (phase 2 referring to Marvel Studios movies that take place after the Avengers) one is […]

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER opens April 4! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: March 25, 2014 at 10:15 pm   /   Featured, Film, Local

Enter for your chance to receive a pair of passes to a special advance screening! After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague […]

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33: ‘RoboCop’ Starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson

Posted: February 20, 2014 at 12:01 pm   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

It was Valentine’s Day Weekend and love was in the air. So, of course, this week on the show we tackle Robocop. Well, ok, nobody “tackles” Robocop. Although…ED-209? No, they don’t really “tackle” things. They just shoot them. So, um, anyway…this week’s podcast is about Robocop. Did it recapture the dark-comedy heights of the original? […]

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