Tag: true story

Disney NEWSIES Delivers at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis (January 19-31)

Posted: January 23, 2016 at 9:50 am   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! It has been probably twenty years since I watched the 1992 film Newsies, starring a 17-year-old Christian Bale as Jack Kelly – the leader of what would become known as the “Newsboys Strike of 1899.” Aside from starring the future Oscar-winning actor, and being directed by Kenny Ortega, there […]

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‘Captain Phillips’ opens October 11! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: October 1, 2013 at 10:36 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for two! Columbia Pictures’ action-thriller Captain Phillips stars two-time Oscar® winner Tom Hanks in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The film is directed […]

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Ben Affleck Will Star In His Third Directorial Effort: ‘Argo’

Posted: June 27, 2011 at 11:13 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

As we all know, Ben Affleck has turned his career around.  He went from sliding down a slippery slope of horrible movies including DAREDEVIL, GIGLI, PAYCHECK, and SURVIVING CHRISTMAS to co-starring in some films that I really loved like STATE OF PLAY, HOLLYWOODLAND, and THE COMPANY MEN.  In the midst of that he directed two outstanding […]

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