‘Coming 2 America’ Is A Passable Reunion

‘Coming 2 America’ Is A Passable Reunion

By Alex McPherson “Coming 2 America” is an enjoyable sequel that fails to match the charm and creativity of the 1988 original.  In the fictional... Details
Sightlines: Tune into Critics Choice Awards on the CW March 7

Sightlines: Tune into Critics Choice Awards on the CW March 7

By Lynn VenhausOn Sunday night, the Critics Choice Awards will air beginning at 6 p.m. CST on the CW (ch. 11 in STL). I promise... Details
Andra Day Outshines ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

Andra Day Outshines ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’

By Lynn Venhaus When the Academy Award nominations are announced on March 15, I will wager that Andra Day will be among the five names... Details
Compelling Performances Mark the Justice-Gone-Haywire Drama ‘The Mauritanian’

Compelling Performances Mark the Justice-Gone-Haywire Drama ‘The Mauritanian’

By Lynn VenhausWhat happened to Mohamedou Ould Slahi at Gitmo is a stunning example of how things went wrong in the aftermath of 9-11, and... Details
Entertainment Special ‘Keep Live Alive Saint Louis’ March 12 to Raise Funds for Displaced Workers

Entertainment Special ‘Keep Live Alive Saint Louis’ March 12 to Raise Funds for Displaced Workers

Keep Live Alive Saint Louis is a free 90-minute entertainment video special produced in St. Louis for the people who miss being able to attend concert... Details
St Louis Theater Circle Cancels 2021 Awards Event

St Louis Theater Circle Cancels 2021 Awards Event

With the St. Louis theater community continuing to be severely impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Louis Theater Circle has officially canceled its... Details
Russo Brothers, Tom Holland Switch Gears for Ambitious Misfire ‘Cherry’

Russo Brothers, Tom Holland Switch Gears for Ambitious Misfire ‘Cherry’

By Lynn Venhaus All grown up now, Tom Holland, the current movie action hero Spider-Man, tackles the troubled title character in “Cherry.” It is a... Details
‘I Care a Lot’ Is Worth Caring About

‘I Care a Lot’ Is Worth Caring About

By Alex McPherson Featuring an incredible lead performance from Rosamund Pike, “I Care A Lot” is a darkly comedic roller coaster ride from start to... Details
Despite Flaws, ‘Crisis’ Is an Informative Multi-Faceted Look at America’s Drug Problem

Despite Flaws, ‘Crisis’ Is an Informative Multi-Faceted Look at America’s Drug Problem

By Alex McPhersonWriter-director Nicholas Jarecki’s third feature directorial effort, “Crisis,” provides an ambitious and gritty look at America’s opioid epidemic. Jarecki’s film centers around three... Details
Dispatch from The Hills: 500,000+  Lives

Dispatch from The Hills: 500,000+ Lives

By Lynn VenhausFeb 22, 2021. In personal remarks, President Biden led a tribute for the 500,000+ lives lost during the coronavirus pandemic that had tp... Details