Can’t Help Falling in Love with Baz Luhrmann’s Electric ‘Elvis’ Biopic

Can’t Help Falling in Love with Baz Luhrmann’s Electric ‘Elvis’ Biopic

By Lynn VenhausBaz Luhrmann’s sensational and stylish spin on the man, the myth and the legend, “Elvis” restores the luster to the once fallen King... Details
Messy, Lazy ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Is a Colossal Waste of Time

Messy, Lazy ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Is a Colossal Waste of Time

By Lynn VenhausThe sixth and final installment of the “Jurassic” series is ridiculous, weird, and messy.  In a new era, dinosaurs now live and hunt... Details
‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Wins Big at the  MTV Movie & TV Awards

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Wins Big at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

The MTV Movie & TV Awards returned, with Vanessa Hudgens as host of the live ceremony and Tayshia Adams hosting the second part - Unscripted. Jack Black... Details
‘Watcher’ Is a Creepy Thriller That Will Make You Close Your Curtains

‘Watcher’ Is a Creepy Thriller That Will Make You Close Your Curtains

By Lynn VenhausAn uneasy feeling of dread grows and intensifies during the creepy “Watcher,” a competent thriller whose elements, while not exactly original, come together... Details
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Packs a Visceral and Emotional Punch

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Packs a Visceral and Emotional Punch

By Alex McPherson Director Joseph Kosinski’s “Top Gun: Maverick” surpasses the 1986 original to soar among 2022’s most satisfying efforts thus far. Taking place over... Details
‘Men’ Is Messy, Ambitious and Difficult to Forget Horror Drama

‘Men’ Is Messy, Ambitious and Difficult to Forget Horror Drama

By Alex McPherson Flawed and deeply unsettling, director Alex Garland’s “Men” emerges as one of 2022’s most thought-provoking films thus far — at once ambiguous... Details
Satisfactory Story Endings In Opulent ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’

Satisfactory Story Endings In Opulent ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’

By Lynn VenhausThis beautifully filmed sequel is as welcome as seeing old friends again now that we’ve been through a global pandemic. And as a... Details
Shakespeare-Inspired Movies Free This Weekend Outdoors in Forest Park

Shakespeare-Inspired Movies Free This Weekend Outdoors in Forest Park

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival has partnered with Cinema St. Louis to bring a three-night film festival May 19, 20 and 21 to Shakespeare Glen. Completely free... Details
‘Spider-Man 3’ and ‘Euphoria’ Lead MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations

‘Spider-Man 3’ and ‘Euphoria’ Lead MTV Movie & TV Awards Nominations

Fan voting starts May 11 Zendaya, Ryan Reynolds and superheroes fared well in this year's nominations announced for the annual MTV Movie & TV Awards,... Details
‘Hit the Road’ Is a Road Trip Film For the Ages

‘Hit the Road’ Is a Road Trip Film For the Ages

By Alex McPherson A tender drama with plenty of gallows humor throughout, director Panah Panahi’s debut feature, “Hit the Road,” speaks to universal fears while... Details