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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. 


Eastern Boys (First Run Features, R)

Written by Sarah Boslaugh Saturday, 27 June 2015 16:43

playback stl photosThe film offered a timely view of two contrasting sides of Paris, one for the privileged and one for those excluded from that privilege.


She Must be Seeing Things (First Run Features, NR)

Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 26 June 2015 21:53

She-Must-be-Seeing-Things 75You never get emotionally invested in anything you see on the screen.


Hairspray | The Muny

Written by Megan Washausen Thursday, 25 June 2015 21:23

Hairspray 75What I love most about Hairspray is this is a show that celebrates love—not only the love of others but also the love of one’s self.


Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (Fox Searchlight Pictures, PG-13)

Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 25 June 2015 22:16

Me--Earl 75My overriding feeling is that it is a movie that I want to like, but which doesn’t quite live up to its potential.


Where in the World Is Beth Bombara?

Written by Willie Edward Smith Thursday, 25 June 2015 18:04

prof bombara_75Playing somewhere by Cincinnati, on the border of Kentucky on the river, with any one of the Deal sisters would be amazing.


Shaky Knees Music Festival | 2015

Written by Matthew Wallin Wednesday, 24 June 2015 22:38

shaky knees_preview_75Every major festival has a few conflicts when the schedule comes out, but this lineup was so good that most timeslots had at least one.           


The Wolfpack (Magnolia Pictures, R)

Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 24 June 2015 18:19

The-Wolfpack 75Moselle’s The Wolfpack tells a story that it’s hard to imagine coming across too often, and it’s a good thing we didn’t miss out on it.


Imagine Dragons with Halsey and Metric | 06.12.15

Written by Willie Smith Wednesday, 24 June 2015 17:51

Imagine-Dragons 75_copyThe crowd again and again stood rapt and sang along with Reynolds, song after song.


Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival | 2015

Written by Bruce Matlock & Julia Bragg Sunday, 21 June 2015 21:20

It may take a bit of work, but at some point over the weekend there is a defining moment for everyone.


Adam Lambert | The Original High (Warner Bros.)

Written by Laura Hamlett Sunday, 21 June 2015 16:52

cd Adam-LambertIt’s official: Adam is back.


From the Archive

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