Movie Review: MASS Starring Martha Plimpton, Jason Isaacs, Reed Birney, Ann Dowd

Posted: October 15, 2021 at 9:22 am   /   Movie Reviews

Confronting the uncomfortable, four actors deliver tour de force performances in this emotionally charged chamber piece. Dealing with the loss of a child is unfathomable for those fortunate enough to never experience such tragedy. For horrific events like the far-too-common school shootings in the US, an infinite amount of questions would run through one’s head. […]

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Movie Review: NO TIME TO DIE Starring Daniel Craig, Léa Seydoux, Rami Malek

Posted: October 8, 2021 at 9:20 am   /   Movie Reviews

No Time To Die proves a fitting swan song for Daniel Craig after fifteen years as 007. After a brief taste of retirement (as if it would ever actually stick), James Bond (Craig) and Dr. Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux) are thrown back into their old lives when they are attacked on holiday in Italy. And […]

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Movie Review: Welcome to the Blumhouse – THE MANOR

Posted: October 8, 2021 at 8:06 am   /   Movie Reviews

It seems Amazon Prime Video saved the best for last, albeit the best wasn’t that much of an accomplishment with their Welcome to the Blumhouse series releasing its final two films in their 2021 run. While last year’s features were of higher quality and the films saw an interesting cast of familiar performers, it seems this year […]

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Movie Review: Welcome to the Blumhouse – MADRES

Posted: October 8, 2021 at 8:05 am   /   Movie Reviews

This week brings us 2021’s final entries in Amazon Prime Video’s Welcome to the Blumhouse series. With the first two films being quite underwhelming the week before, I was extremely skeptical heading into the viewings for the following flicks. However, it seems a little more stability was found with the final entries in the series. While I […]

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Theatre Review: New Line Opens 30th Season With THE STORY OF MY LIFE

Posted: October 7, 2021 at 1:31 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

“Write what you know.” That’s a quote attributed to Mark Twain, and also advice author Thomas Weaver – one of two main characters in The Story of My Life – keeps telling himself. It sounds easy enough… and logical. But isn’t it true that what we know changes over time? Not just the facts we […]

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HALLOWEEN KILLS Opens October 15! Enter to Win Passes to the Advance Screening!

Posted: October 5, 2021 at 9:45 am   /   Film

THIS HALLOWEEN, EVIL DIES. FROM EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JOHN CARPENTER. JAMIE LEE CURTIS IN HALLOWEEN KILLS. RATED R. IN THEATERS AND STREAMING ONLY ON PEACOCK OCTOBER 15TH. ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO RECEIVE PASSES TO THE ADVANCE SCREENING OF HALLOWEEN KILLS. NO PURCHASE REQUIRED. To enter the contest, simply enter here! Winners will be drawn on Sunday, […]

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Theatre Review: JERSEY BOYS Offers Night to Remember at Stages St. Louis

Posted: October 4, 2021 at 3:06 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews

“Oh, what a night!” That’s what audiences leaving the closing show of Stages St. Louis’ 2021 Season will be saying after experiencing one of the most entertaining modern musicals out there. With performances now through October 24 at The Ross Family Theatre at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center, the music of Frankie Valli and The […]

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Movie Review: THE MANY SAINTS OF NEWARK Starring Alessandro Nivola, Leslie Odom Jr., Jon Bernthal

Posted: October 1, 2021 at 10:16 am   /   Movie Reviews

I must admit: I have never seen The Sopranos. You don’t have to tell me twice, I’ve been told it’s “one of the greatest shows of all time,” and a must-watch. And I believe you. I have nothing against the show, it’s simply a blindspot (we all have them). Rather than using the time before […]

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Movie Review: VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE Starring Tom Hardy, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Williams

Posted: October 1, 2021 at 7:46 am   /   Movie Reviews

Did anyone else know Andy Serkis is now directing films? What’s that? Everyone knew and I’m just out of the loop? Oh, okay… With 2018’s Venom being a box office, if not a critical, hit, I figured director Ruben Fleischer would have helmed the sequel. It was a bit of a surprise to see Andy’s […]

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Movie Review: Welcome to the Blumhouse – BLACK AS NIGHT

Posted: October 1, 2021 at 7:40 am   /   Movie Reviews

Welcome to the Blumhouse – Round 2 has officially begun with the first two films releasing exclusively through Amazon Prime Video today. Black as Night, the more promising of the duo of films is already off to a better start than its companion Bingo Hell (If you’re curious about that, check out the separate review. Spoiler Alert: It’s terrible.) Following […]

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