Tag: Vera Farmiga

Interview: Director Jason Reitman Talks ‘The Front Runner’ and Receives Award at SLIFF

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 11:05 am   /   Film, Interviews

“I love flying into St. Louis. It brings back this kind of flood of memories from shooting Up in the Air,” says director Jason Reitman as we sit inside The Cheshire – one of the filming locations of his aforementioned 2009 film. Reitman returned to St. Louis earlier this month for the 27th Annual Whitaker […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Front Runner’ Starring Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, J.K. Simmons

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 8:46 am   /   Movie Reviews

It’s hard to imagine a time where negative news could come out about a candidate, and completely derail their campaign. Yet that is exactly what happened in 1988, when Senator Gary Hart was the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination until news of his affair. All it took was three weeks for his bid to completely […]

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Film Review: ‘The Commuter’ Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 8:53 am   /   Movie Reviews

After tackling planes in 2015’s Non-Stop, Liam Neeson is back to tackle trains in the latest entry to his action movie repertoire with The Commuter, and it’s more or less the same movie. This is Neeson’s fourth collaboration with director Jaume Collet-Serra (Run All Night and Unknown being the other two), and it’s pretty much […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Conjuring 2’ Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

Posted: June 10, 2016 at 6:47 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Just when it looked like sequels were going to scare everyone away from the movie theater, along comes The Conjuring 2 – and it literally scared some out of the theater. James Wan’s latest effort is not just a great scariest, it’s a great piece of acting, as Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga have great […]

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63: ‘The Judge’ Starring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga

Posted: October 14, 2014 at 11:06 am   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

This week we spoil The Judge and learn that Robert Downey, Jr. can play someone other than Tony Stark or Sherlock Holmes. Who knew? We’re down to three this episode but it’s enough for quorum (that’s kinda-sorta legal talk) so join us as we drill down on the legal wrangling and family turmoil of The […]

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THE JUDGE Opens October 10! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: September 30, 2014 at 3:47 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to receive a pass for two to a special advance screening! In THE JUDGE, Downey stars as big city lawyer Hank Palmer, who returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town’s judge (Duvall), is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Conjuring’ Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston

Posted: July 19, 2013 at 1:12 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

You could be forgiven for thinking that The Conjuring is just another in a long line of “found footage” Blair Witch knockoffs. Its’ trailer focuses on recreated video recordings of real-life, paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren; best known for their involvement in the The Amityville Horror case. The preview was undoubtedly a crass marketing […]

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‘The Conjuring’ Opens July 19! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: July 9, 2013 at 10:46 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for two! Before there was Amityville, there was Harrisville. Based on a true story, “The Conjuring” tells the horrifying tale of how world-renowned paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren were called upon to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful […]

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SAFE HOUSE Opens February 10! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: January 30, 2012 at 12:34 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter for your chance to win a pass, good for two! Oscar® winner Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds star in the action-thriller SAFE HOUSE. Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he’s remanded to is […]

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VERA FARMIGA SET TO STAR ALONGSIDE RYAN REYNOLDS AND DENZEL WASHINGTON

Posted: April 25, 2011 at 5:41 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

I have to be honest.  I had never heard of SAFE HOUSE until I sat down to write this article.  But the film has some great things going for it particularly a great cast and a plot that intrigues me. The film stars Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington with a plot synopsis on IMDB that […]

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