A Daily RFT post on Tuesday joked that Kim Peek, the developmentally disabled genius who inspired Dustin Hoffman's character in Rain Man, is incredibly gifted when it comes to memorizing dates and times.Perhaps Peek is looking for a job as a blogger, because this writer is obviously not so good with ... More >>
ahsmail.uwaterloo.ca/Kim Peek, the real-life savant who inspired the Dustin Hoffman/Tom Cruise classic, gave a speech yesterday at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. That was a Monday. Peek could also tell you-- instantly-- what day of the week October 5 was in 1979, 1994, 1852 or ... More >>
Mr. Magorium is far less fantastical than its title.
The Graduate: 40th Anniversary Edition
Week of November 9, 2006
Playing against type, Will Ferrell can't quite ground this artificially whimsical romantic comedy.
Week of May 24, 2006
Wednesday, February 22 at 8 p.m. at the Gargoyle (on the campus of Washington University, Forsyth and Skinker boulevards)
Rumor Has It . . . this Graduate tribute deserves no honors
Week of December 8, 2005
There's a place in your heart for Papa Fabarre's -- even if you've never been there
In which porn and journalism become forever intertwined
Week of January 12, 2005
Racing Stripes is strictly for kids. Wait -- it's not for them, either.
Streisand and Hoffman save a family -- and a movie, too
Week of November 24, 2004
Searching for the meaning of life in a movie that barely exists
Life with Dick
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
Week of October 15, 2003
Edward Burns rounds up the all-stars for a Confidence game
Week of April 16, 2003
Whiny Worst coughs up only a few laughs
Week of March 5, 2003
Week of February 26, 2003
Adam Sandler's truly disturbing ... but deliberately so this time
Moonlight Mile wastes its setting and its star
Week of September 4, 2002
Movie producer Robert Evans preserves his golden myth in The Kid Stays in the Picture
When it comes to producing movies, it's a fine art (or Art Linson)
Week of June 19, 2002
Week of April 10, 2002
History serves as a springboard for some of the great plays. In Court of Two Wives, history needs some help.
Rich Balducci takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'
Master harmonica player Toots Thielemans blows into St. Louis
The Rev. Dickson Beall became a local champion of the First Amendment after he opened the St. Marcus Church basement to progressive theater groups in the 1990s. Few people knew what Beall was up to offstage.
Directed by Edward Norton
By William Shakespeare (St. Louis Shakespeare Co.)
Co-written and directed by Luc Besson
Fourth annual Jewish Film Festival
The job market for information-technology grads is hot, but you'd better hone your people skills as well if you want to be really cool