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Film Review: ‘Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’ Starring Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver

by Brad Heyen / Published: December 15, 2017 at 9:15 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Force Awakens was a colossal success for Disney/LucasFilm in 2015. It opened to record-shattering numbers and currently sits as the highest grossing movie domestically of all time at $936million (third worldwide at a little over $2billion). Being Star Wars and having that kind of success (especially after following the stigma that lingers over the […]

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STL Symphony Plays ‘Sci-Fi Superheroes’ at Powell Hall (May 19)

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: May 12, 2017 at 9:31 am   /   Concerts

Fans of superhero and sci-fi films may want to check out the world renowned symphony on Friday, May 19. The STL Symphony will be taking the audience on a musical adventure, playing some of the best sci-fi and superhero themes of all time. The symphony will led by conductor Gemma New. The symphony will be […]

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Star Wars Celebration, The Weekend You’ve Been Looking For (2017 Recap)

by Steve Kornfeld / Published: April 30, 2017 at 12:48 pm   /   Convention Reviews

It’s the one place in the galaxy where you will find Wookiees and Jedi, Hutts and Mandalorians, all gathered together in harmonious celebration. No, it’s not Mos Eisley cantina. It’s… Orlando, Florida??! I “sith” you not! From April 13-16, the sunshine state played host to Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm’s official convention commemorating the iconic sci-fi […]

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156: Box Office Report (1/29 – 1/31)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: February 3, 2016 at 7:03 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

This week lots of lessons are learned. Tom teaches Joe how time works. Joe teaches us that all Coast Guard movies are the same. And Dan teaches us how to sneak into a movie theater Three Stooges style. Except he probably calls it “the picture show,” or a “nickelodeon,” or something – because he’s old. […]

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145: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Starring John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver

by Kevin Brackett / Published: December 23, 2015 at 6:58 pm   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

So this is where we normally have some sort of synopsis where we try to entice you to listen. “Dan said something old timey. Tom was bored. Joe is creepy.” That sort of thing… But here’s the deal – we’re talking about STAR WARS. That’s all you need to know. The internet has been screaming […]

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144: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Box Office Report (12/18-12/20)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: December 22, 2015 at 11:21 am   /   Film, Reel Spoilers

The Box Office was pretty much a one trick pony this week. Apparently you saw Star Wars. Every. Single. One of you. But we still find things to talk about. Tom makes multiple “old timey” references. Why did ‘Sisters‘ open against ‘The Force Awakens?’ And Tom makes a major nerd confession. It’s Reel Spoilers 144: […]

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George Lucas Marries Mellody Hobson at Skywalker Ranch, Wedding Photos by Donna Newman

by Kevin Brackett / Published: June 26, 2013 at 7:18 am   /   Film, Local

Star Wars Creator George Lucas and his girlfriend Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments and chair of Dreamworks Animation, tied the knot at Skywalker Ranch on Saturday, June 22. The couple has been dating since 2006, and got engaged in January 2013. Here are 5 things we want to see in the new Star Wars […]

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