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Join our movie reviewers as they look at this week's movies. Let them whisper in your ear in the darkened theatre, and nobody will shush you. 


Mark Brainard & Drew Shafor | Interview

Written by DL Hegel Friday, 17 April 2015 16:43

If you happen on a show with either of these two talented guys, stick around, you won't be disappointed.


Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (Amplify, NR)

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 16 April 2015 20:00

kumiko 75Are you still with me? Good, because Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter is a hell of a fun film.


True Story (Fox Searchlight, R)

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 16 April 2015 20:00

true story_75Moreover, the film doesn’t care, the title doesn’t care, and you won’t care.


QFest St. Louis 2015 | 04.19.2015 - 04.23.2015

Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 16 April 2015 20:00

qfest 75One thing that is sure is that the gay and lesbian filmmaking scene is thriving, and there’s an audience eager to see these films.


Unfriended (Universal Pictures, R)

Written by Lea Vrábelová Thursday, 16 April 2015 20:00

unfriended 75What makes this whole digital-killer concept convincing (and scary) is the fact that today’s technology really is unpredictable.


Foxygen & Star Power | 04.04.15

Written by Willie E. Smith Jr. Thursday, 16 April 2015 16:42

For someone who came to the show with no expectations, I left genuinely happy.


Class of 1984 (Shout! Factory, R)

Written by Samantha LaBat Tuesday, 14 April 2015 08:00

Class of 1984 is a must-see film. Beyond being great, it deals with real issues that are still relevant today.


Beale Street Music Festival Preview | 05.01-05.03

Written by Bruce Matlock Sunday, 12 April 2015 05:32

shaky knees_preview_75The new meets the experienced.          


Birds of Night | Birds of Night (self-released)

Written by Marc J. Farr Thursday, 09 April 2015 21:12

birds night_75

Reminiscent of early Black Sabbath, the heavy rock influence is certainly not lost here, yet the material is more esoteric than most rock.


From the Archive

Sunday, 29 February 2004 18:00
Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00
Monday, 04 August 2008 01:21
Friday, 16 December 2005 03:21
Saturday, 31 December 2005 13:21
Thursday, 28 April 2011 08:30
Monday, 02 January 2006 05:53
Friday, 14 August 2009 08:18
Thursday, 29 May 2014 20:58
Sunday, 30 December 2012 20:10

For the Couch

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Thursday, 09 April 2015 21:16
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