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December Movie Preview, Part 1: Something for Everyone »

December Movie Preview, Part 1: Something for Everyone

Gary Oldman and Kristin Scott Thomas in 'Darkest Hour.' By Sandra Olmsted Here are several holiday releases to consider seeing, depending whether you are looking for historical drama or comedy, buddy film laughs, an off-kilter sci-fi, a film for the entire family, or the latest Star Wars film. The following open Dec. 8.   In Theaters [...]

In ‘Coco,’ Family is Everything »

In ‘Coco,’ Family is Everything

Miguel helps Mama Coco remember in 'Coco.' New Disney Film About Family, Life, and Remembering by Sandra Olmsted Director Lee Unkrich’s animated film Coco portrays the Mexican holiday of Día de Muertos as a celebration of family love. However, 12 year-old Miguel (voice of Anthony Gonzalez) isn’t feeling very loved because his secret love [...]

Three Thanksgiving Weekend Films Worth Seeing »

Three Thanksgiving Weekend Films Worth Seeing

by Sandra Olmsted Lady Bird aka Christine (Saoirse Ronan) and her mother (Laurie Metcalf) shop the resale store in director Greta Gerwig’s 'Lady Bird.' Lady Bird While most coming of age films aren’t very compelling because the subject matter doesn’t resonate with a board audience, director Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird provides a look at [...]

Wonderstruck: Beautiful But Gives Away Twists »

Wonderstruck: Beautiful But Gives Away Twists

Fifty years apart, Rose (Millicent Simmonds) and Ben (Oakes Fegley) brave New York City alone in "Wonderstruck" by Sandra Olmsted Director Todd Haynes, well-known for his striking visual storytelling, ravishingly adapts author-illustrator-screenwriter Brian Selznick’s 2011 epic fable, the illustrated novel of the same name mostly with images [...]

Pam Grier Opens St. Louis International Film Festival »

Pam Grier Opens St. Louis International Film Festival

Pam Grier as Jackie Brown in Director Quentin Tarantino 1997 film named for the main character. by Sandra Olmsted  The 26th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) opens with a special reception featuring Pam Grier and premiere of the locally produced indie comedy, Bad Grandmas, which stars the legendary Grier (Jackie [...]

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’: Uneven but Still »

‘A Bad Moms Christmas’: Uneven but Still Very Funny

Amy (Mila Kunis), Kiki (Kristen Bell), and Carla (Kathryn Hahn) cut loose and tear it up at the mall in 'A Bad Moms Christmas' (2017). By Sandra Olmsted With A Bad Moms Christmas, writers/directors Jon Lucas and Scott Moore bring it on with a follow up to their popular 2016 comedy Bad Moms. In this installment, Kiki (Kristen Bell), Amy (Mila [...]

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