Popster Picks for Thursday, Oct. 6

Popster Picks for Thursday, Oct. 6

And Some Weekend Happenings, Too By Lynn Venhaus Video: “Night of the Living Dead” Criterion Collection It’s that time of year for spooky movies, and... Details
Doc on Opioids Crisis, Blanchett, Farrell Win at Venice Film Fest

Doc on Opioids Crisis, Blanchett, Farrell Win at Venice Film Fest

FULL LIST OF WINNERS COMPETITIONGolden Lion for Best Film: “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed,” Laura PoitrasGrand Jury Prize: “Saint Omer,” Alice DiopSilver Lion for Best Director: “Bones... Details
Opa! Welcome Tradition of Greek Fest Now Back in  Central West End

Opa! Welcome Tradition of Greek Fest Now Back in Central West End

By Lynn VenhausThe skies cleared for some extended periods, Pujols hit his 695th home run, Cardinals swept the Cubs, and the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox... Details
Nimble Ensemble Shines in Unconventional ‘The Rose Tattoo’

Nimble Ensemble Shines in Unconventional ‘The Rose Tattoo’

By Lynn VenhausEmphasizing romantic symbolism along with its operatic life and death themes, an unconventional production of Tennessee Williams’ “The Rose Tattoo” is cleverly staged... Details
Free Shakespeare in 24 Different Local Parks: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Free Shakespeare in 24 Different Local Parks: ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The Festival’s 20-year-old touring program returns for the second time as the free and outdoor public park tour, TOURCO, throughout Missouri and Illinois with A Midsummer... Details
Best of Fest ‘All Gone Wrong’ Wins Seven at 22nd Annual St Louis Filmmakers Showcase

Best of Fest ‘All Gone Wrong’ Wins Seven at 22nd Annual St Louis Filmmakers Showcase

Josh Guffey's crime drama "All Gone Wrong" won seven awards, including Best of Fest, at the closing-nights awards ceremony in the Duck Room at Blueberry... Details
Josephine Baker, Breathless, Amelie and More! 14th Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival in August

Josephine Baker, Breathless, Amelie and More! 14th Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival in August

The 14th Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival — sponsored by Jane M. & Bruce P. Robert Charitable Foundation — celebrates St. Louis’ Gallic heritage... Details
Take Ten with Bruce Cunningham

Take Ten with Bruce Cunningham

By Lynn VenhausIn his first feature film "Un-resolved," Bruce Carlton Cunningham Jr. has created a gritty, sprawling tale of revenge not unlike a Shakespearean drama... Details
Delayed Gratification: 8th Annual LaBute New Theater Festival Delivers First of Two Sets of Wonderful Acts

Delayed Gratification: 8th Annual LaBute New Theater Festival Delivers First of Two Sets of Wonderful Acts

By CB AdamsBefore the lights dimmed and the 8th annual LaBute New Theater Festival began, this reviewer felt pity instead of anticipation – pity for... Details
With 63 Films, St Louis Filmmakers Showcase Runs July 15-17, 22-24

With 63 Films, St Louis Filmmakers Showcase Runs July 15-17, 22-24

22nd Annual Whitaker St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase Dates: Screenings held July 15-17 and 22-24, 2022 Tickets: Individual tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for Cinema St. Louis... Details