‘The Rescue’ Documentary Details the Harrowing Journey of Thai Soccer Players in 2108

‘The Rescue’ Documentary Details the Harrowing Journey of Thai Soccer Players in 2108

The daring rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand captured the headlines in 2018, and... Details
‘The Last Duel’ is High Stakes Game of Misplaced Righteousness

‘The Last Duel’ is High Stakes Game of Misplaced Righteousness

By Alex McPherson An ambitious historical epic with powerful performances, hard-hitting action sequences, and an intelligent condemnation of systemic injustice, director Ridley Scott’s “The Last... Details
Experience Awe and Wonder in Immersive ‘Beyond Van Gogh’

Experience Awe and Wonder in Immersive ‘Beyond Van Gogh’

By Lynn VenhausAn enticing sense of wonder and palpable joy in nature can be felt in “Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience,” now available in... Details
Bond’s Craig Era Ends in Satisfying Swan Song — and Fresh Female Focus

Bond’s Craig Era Ends in Satisfying Swan Song — and Fresh Female Focus

By Lynn Venhaus "No Time to Die” is everything you want in a Bond movie, a super-spy thrill ride elevated by director Cary Joji Fukunaga’s flair for assembling... Details
‘Titane’ is Full-Throttle Showstopper

‘Titane’ is Full-Throttle Showstopper

By Alex McPherson Nothing can prepare you for director Julia Ducournau’s “Titane” — a profane, sentimental, horrific work of art. It’s also a film that... Details
Profound and Poignant ‘The Story of My Life’ is New Line’s Latest Work

Profound and Poignant ‘The Story of My Life’ is New Line’s Latest Work

By Lynn Venhaus Friendship is indeed one of life’s blessings, especially those lasting ones through the ebb and flows of the years. The French novelist... Details
American Remake of ‘The Guilty’ Tense, Gripping With Fuqua at Helm

American Remake of ‘The Guilty’ Tense, Gripping With Fuqua at Helm

By Lynn VenhausAn American remake that is as tense and gripping as the 2018 Danish original, “The Guilty” will surprise with its carefully crafted twists... Details
German Sci-Fi Rom-Com ‘I’m Your Man’ Is A Love Story That’s Far From Robotic

German Sci-Fi Rom-Com ‘I’m Your Man’ Is A Love Story That’s Far From Robotic

By Alex McPherson Director Maria Schrader’s sci-fi dramedy, “I’m Your Man,” presents multifaceted questions about love, humanity, happiness, and loneliness in a time when technology... Details
Dynamic Duo Showcase in St. Louis Actors’ Studio Compelling One-Acts

Dynamic Duo Showcase in St. Louis Actors’ Studio Compelling One-Acts

By Lynn VenhausBy the numbers: 2 one-act plays, 2 renowned 20th century playwrights, 2 professional actors, a 97-seat black box -- with COVID-19 protocols in... Details
‘The Many Saints of Newark’ Enhances ‘Sopranos’ Legacy With Savvy Cast, Gripping Story

‘The Many Saints of Newark’ Enhances ‘Sopranos’ Legacy With Savvy Cast, Gripping Story

By Lynn Venhaus Thoughtfully constructed with insightful character snapshots foreshadowing the people they become in the landmark television series, “The Sopranos,” the well-cast “The Many... Details