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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Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:21 am   /   Movie Reviews

Ralph Breaks the Internet is the follow-up to the 2012 smash Wreck-It Ralph and stars John C. Reilly in the titular role as the lovable video game character, Ralph. After going from zero to hero in the previous film, Ralph has become content in his day to day life in the video game hub at […]

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Movie Review: ‘Green Book’ Starring Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 7:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

It isn’t very tough to figure out that we currently live in an extremely divided country right now. Oh, sure, we call ourselves the United States, and in times of emergency, we band together. But any given day, you’ll read headline after headline about political parties going after each other, building walls, and racial tensions. […]

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Interview: Starwolf Touring to Promote Debut Album

Posted: November 20, 2018 at 11:06 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Interviews, Movie Reviews

Starwolf, a local STL band who had the chance to perform at Loufest in September of 2017, will be taking the stage once more at their album release show at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room on Black Friday. Their debut EP, “Ti Amo Stargazer,” was released November 9th through digital streaming, and prior to the […]

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Interview: Director Sean Anders Talks Inspiration For New Film, ‘Instant Family’

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 3:47 pm   /   Film, Interviews

Even if you aren’t familiar with his name, you know his movies. Sean Anders is responsible for writing She’s Out of My League, Hot Tub Time Machine, Mr. Popper’s Penguins, We’re the Millers, and Dumb and Dumber To among others. He also wrote and directed Sex Drive, Horrible Bosses 2, Daddy’s Home (as well as the sequel), and now – Instant […]

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Theatre Review: Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ Grants All Our Wishes at The Fabulous Fox!

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 10:17 am   /   Local

Like most people living today, I grew up a child of Disney. My VHS copy of 1992’s Aladdin was no stranger to the VCR, and the film remains one of my favorite animated features to this day. So it goes without saying that a stage adaptation of the beloved classic had a lot to live up […]

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Movie Review: ‘Instant Family’ Starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 8:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

Based on the real-life experiences of director Sean Anders (Daddy’s Home, Horrible Bosses 2), Instant Family explores the world of adoption in a way we’ve never seen before. As to be expected, there are plenty of laughs with a cast that includes Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne – but there is also an overwhelming amount of heart. Pete […]

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Movie Review: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 7:49 am   /   Movie Reviews

Fantastic Disappointment: The Crimes of Warner Bros. As I, almost shamefully, revealed in my review of 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, I have not taken many advantages of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. I saw Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone, but never continued watching the series. I read the first 15 pages […]

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Movie Review: ‘Widows’ Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 7:33 am   /   Movie Reviews

Widows is Steve McQueen’s first film back in the director’s seat after his 2013 Best Picture winning film 12 Years a Slave. The film stars the always fantastic Viola Davis as Veronica Rawlins, a widow left with a two million dollar debt to some gangsters after a botched job by her career criminal husband (Liam […]

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