After Earth (review)

Blitz Review:  I was skeptical when I first saw the trailer for this movie – then I saw the negative critic reviews and kept hearing all these bad things about After Earth.  But could it really be “the worst movie of the decade?” I had to see for myself – so I did.  And what I…

The Great Gatsby (review)

Blitz Review:  I wasn’t expecting much from Baz Luhrmann’s Great Gatsby adaptation, but I was pleasantly surprised, with both the visuals and soundtrack/score.  DiCapiro was fantastic, and that idealistic world was a romanticized spectacle. Notable Qualities:  Art Direction, Cinematography, Acting, Soundtrack/Score, Costume Design, Directing, Original Song (“Together” – listen below), DiCaprio’s performance. Grade:  A+ Follow the link…

St. Louis International Film Festival News

 This year marks the St. Louis International Film Festival’s 21st anniversary – and will be the fourth SLIFF I’ll attend.  The event begins November 8 and ends November 18.  Features, documentaries, and shorts will be screened at various theaters throughout the St. Louis area – The Tivoli, Plaza Frontenac, Webster University, Washington University, the Hi-Pointe Theater, and Wildey…

ENTERTAINMENT news: Project Runway All Stars returns and more

The second installment of Project Runway All Stars begins October 25 on Lifetime and will be hosted by supermodel Carolyn Murphy.  Celebrity guest judges will include Stacy Keibler, Liv Tyler, and Katie Holmes, among others.  Returning designers include: Wendy Pepper (Season 1), Andrae Gonzalo (Season 2), Kayne Gillaspie (Season 3), Uli Herzner (Season 3), Suede…