Saturday, May 18, 2013
Find movie reviews written by Patch blogger Mark Glass and showtimes for theaters in the St. Louis-area, including West County.
Are you a movie buff? Or maybe you just enjoy the occasional dinner and a movie date? Either way, Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Ryan Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Star Trek: Into Darkness Patch Blogger Mark Glass: **** It’s time again to boldly go...where tons of TV and movie cameras have gone before. Space. The final frontier. For context, this is the second feature film showing the original crew of the Enterprise in the beginning of their careers, in an alternate time line, allowing both overlaps and variations from the stories and characters that started the whole franchise. That allows Benedict Cumberbatch (best known as a contemporary Sherlock Holmes…
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Find movie reviews and movie times for theaters in West St. Louis County.
Are you a movie buff or fanatic? Or maybe you just enjoy the occasional dinner and a movie date? Either way, Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! It's free, quick and easy to do so! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Brian Feldt at email@example.com. --- Iron Man 3 Patch Blogger Mark Glass: *** Here’s what you need to know about the third installment of this wildly successful franchise from the Marvel Comics superhero stable. If you haven’t seen the first two flicks, don’t start here. You’ll be missing too much backstory to get into the flow. For veterans of the first two blockbusters, Robert Downey, Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow are back as the leads, with Don Cheadle and Jon Favreau reprising their …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Find movie reviews and movie times for theaters in and around West St. Louis County.
Are you a movie fan? Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! It's free, quick and easy to do so! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Brian Feldt at firstname.lastname@example.org. G.I. Joe: Retaliation Mark Glass, Patch blogger: ** Well, the recent trend in action flicks continues. 3-D technology advances make the visuals ever more exciting, while the scripts get dumber. Admittedly, my knowledge of the characters’ backstories is wanting, since I didn’t see their 2009 adventure, G. I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra. For fellow newbies, this Joe isn’t just one soldier. It’s the name for an elite unit of special forces with a broad range of military, Ninja and other stylized skills - mortals ranking somewhere between Navy Seals …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Find movie reviews and movie times for theaters in and around St. Louis County.
Are you a movie buff or fanatic? Or maybe you just enjoy the occasional dinner and a movie date? Either way, Patch would be thrilled to have you on board as a movie blogger! It's free, quick and easy to do so! All you have to do is shoot a quick email to Brian Feldt at email@example.com. Oz the Great and Powerful Mark Glass, Patch blogger: **½ This overlong prequel to the classic Wizard of Oz offers much to admire, but more to regret. Its new screenplay gives us the backstory on how the Wizard wound up there before Dorothy blew into town for her famous adventure. With the resources of the Disney empire and Sam Raimi at the helm, one might expect another fantasy for the ages. One would be severely disappointed. James Franco stars as Oz, a …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Movie reviews and movie times for theaters in Maryland Heights and St. Louis, MO.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Editor's Note: Some reviews and information aggregated from Moviefone. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Mark Glass, Patch blogger: Of all the classic fairy tales stretched or twisted into feature films, this is one of the least likely...and less successful. H & G (Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton) survived the witch and her candy-coated honey trap of a hovel, then grew up to become itinerant witch slayers in a vaguely Medieval era. They are summoned to one imperiled hamlet after nearly a dozen children have been abducted. They soon realize that a coven or two of evildoers is apparently massing in the adjacent forbidding forest for some major event. So much for the plot. The …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Movie reviews and movie times for theaters across St. Louis. Movie include Gangster Squad, Zero Dark Thirty, The Impossible and Promised Land among others.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Editor's Note: All reviews and information aggregated from Moviefone. - - - - - Gangster Squad Review from Patch blogger Mark Glass: Movie Review: Gangster Squad Austin Chronicle: "Despite the unrelenting action and the terrific cast, Gangster Squad comes up more scattered than successful." Austin Chronicle. Full Review A.O. Scott of The New York Times: "His (Fleischer) first feature, "Zombieland," was a half-witty genre parody. This one might be described as genre zombie-ism: the hysterical, brainless animation of dead clichés reduced to purposeless, compulsive killing. Too self-serious to succeed as pastiche, it has no reason for being beyond the parasitic urge to feed on …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Hitting the theaters this holiday weekend? See which ones are having opening day between now and Christmas.
The box office is busy this time of year, and several new films are coming to theaters for the Christmas holiday weekend. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Patch has a quick round-up of the movies opening in theaters Dec. 21-25.Before you go out, buy tickets and stuff your face with popcorn, check here to see which movies are best for you, your friends or family. Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes.com and Flixster. This is 40 Release date: December 21 MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material Genre: Comedy Run time: 2 hours, 14 minutes Starring: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow Rotten Tomatoes rating: 62% of critics liked it Zero Dark Thirty …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Spending your Turkey Day in St. Louis and looking for a family-friendly activity? Skip the Black Friday lines and watch a movie on Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving 2012 in Ballwin and Ellisville is here, which means it's time to stuff your face with pumpkin pie, play with Thanksgiving crafts and watch some NFL football. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) And unless you're preparing for Black Friday deals, Turkey Day also serves as a great day for movie-goers. If you decide to stay home, Moviefone published a list of the Top 21 Films About Thanksgiving for you to consider. But if you're looking to go out with family and friends in Ballwin or Ellisville, be sure to check listings at AMC Chesterfield 14 and Wehrenberg Galaxy 14. Here's a list of movies that are opening the week of Thanksgiving: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II Anna Karenina Silver Linings …
Friday, July 20, 2012
AMC Theatres are banning costume masks. Police in some area communities around St. Louis County plan to increase patrols at local theaters.
The mass shooting at the première of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, CO, has prompted some St. Louis-area movie theaters to consider increased security. At approximately 1 a.m. Friday, a man wearing a gas mask entered the Colorado theater during the midnight showing of the newest Batman movie, hurled a gas canister and then began shooting, the Associated Press reported. At least 50 are injured and 12 have been confirmed dead. Police took 24-year old James Holmes into custody for the shooting early Friday morning. No motive has been released. The shooting has prompted movie theaters locally and across the country to work with local police. In St. Charles, there are no plans yet to increase police patrols around Wehrenberg St. Charles…
Sunday, March 11, 2012
Around the country Blockbuster Video stores are closing, but not in Manchester. At least not for now. Do you still rent videos and games? Take the Patch poll!
Around the country Blockbuster Video stores are reportedly closing. Reuters reports 500 stores will be shutting their doors in coming weeks, due to underperformance and unprofitability. That's approximately one third of Dish Network's Blockbuster stores, according to the report. However, staff at the Manchester location tells Patch that store will not be closing. The is store located at 65 Nationalway Shopping Center, near Highway 141 and Manchester Road. Staff said, although there are no plans to close at this time, they would not be aware of a closing, until just before it happened. Read Related Post: The Changing Face of Netflix