Tag: Will Smith

Movie Review: ‘Bright’ starring: Will Smith, Joel Edgerton

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 7:09 pm   /   Movie Reviews, Reviews

Will Smith deserves so much better. Let’s hope Smith doesn’t go the same route as Adam Sandler, but it looks like the once bankable star just might. There is no denying that Sandler hasn’t made a decent movie in 10 years. Some may argue if he ever did. Well, The Fresh Prince is working on […]

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Ten Tremendous Oscar Bait Failures

Posted: February 20, 2017 at 7:34 pm   /   Film, Opinion

Just in time for the 89th annual Oscars ceremony Sunday, Feb. 26, let us look back on ten films that failed to get the attention from the Academy they believed they deserved. Three of our top picks just came out last year, and two of them star Will Smith. Here they are, in no particular […]

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Film Review: ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Starring Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, and Jessie Usher

Posted: June 25, 2016 at 10:00 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Everyone’s got their share of guilty pleasures. Things that we know aren’t good (or good for us), yet we refuse to let go of. I don’t think it’s a bad thing, really, unless your guilty pleasure is like murder or something. When I was 12, a summer blockbuster named Independence Day rolled out in theaters […]

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84: ‘Focus’ Starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie

Posted: March 11, 2015 at 12:48 pm   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

Technical difficulties delayed episode #84 but they have been overcome. If good taste can’t stop us we’re not going to let computer problems do it. This week (last week?) on the show we take on the latest from Will Smith – Focus. Good or bad there’s one thing on which you can rely…there’s no way […]

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Movie Review: ‘Focus’ Starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie

Posted: February 27, 2015 at 12:51 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Heist movies have been among the more highly revered genres for decades and it seems unlikely that it will stop anytime soon. In most cases, the audience finds themselves rooting for the person(s) committing the often elaborate heist in the hopes that they may get to walk off into the sunset thus granting a payoff […]

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ReviewSTL Podcast Episode 3: Popcorn Flicks (Pacific Rim, The Matrix, Independence Day)

Posted: August 1, 2013 at 7:10 am   /   Film, Local, ReviewSTL Podcast

Warm up the oil, get the butter and salt ready – today we’re talking popcorn flicks! In honor of Pacific Rim, one of our favorite big-budget movies of the summer, we decided to discuss some of our favorite blockbusters! In episode number 3, we talk about the buddy cop genre and classics like 48 Hours […]

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Movies That Were Box Office Disasters, In Honor of ‘After Earth’

Posted: June 7, 2013 at 8:51 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews, Top Original Content

Last week saw the release of Will Smith’s After Earth. It was execrable. (You can read my review here.) While I felt it was the worst film of Smith’s career it’s also turning out to be a box office disaster as well opening in third place; previously unthinkable for a Will Smith picture. It made […]

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6 Movies Starring Real Life Parents and Children, In Honor of ‘After Earth’ Starring Will and Jaden Smith

Posted: May 31, 2013 at 10:58 am   /   Film, Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews, Top Original Content

Will Smith is back in After Earth. It’s a dreadful film as you can read in my full review. But sitting through this painfully boring movie gave me plenty of time to think. And since the film stars Will Smith and his son Jaden it got me thinking about other parents who have starred in […]

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Movie Review: ‘After Earth’ Starring Will and Jaden Smith, Directed by M. Night Shyamalan

Posted: May 31, 2013 at 7:42 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Will Smith returns with his latest sci-fi, ummm…“epic” After Earth, set 1,000 years after humans have abandoned the planet for the safer of confines of Nova Prime. Smith plays a space ranger (but not the Buzz Lightyear kind) whose ship crash lands on the now-forbidden planet. He and his son (played by his real life […]

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‘After Earth’ Opens May 31! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: May 21, 2013 at 3:16 pm   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for two! A crash landing leaves teenager Kitai Raige (Jaden Smith) and his legendary father Cypher (Will Smith) stranded on Earth, 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity’s escape. With Cypher critically injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help, facing uncharted terrain, evolved animal species […]

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