Business at Dellena Jones' 911 Hair Salon, one of the many boarded-up storefronts along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, is down 70 percent after protests started there in August. It's a common story on this street, where the burned-out husk of the QuikTrip looms as a reminder of the weeks of un ... More >>
Perhaps unfairly, the term "straight to DVD" is often the source of ridicule in the movie business. People tend to think of those big-budget Hollywood flops that prove to be so unwatchable that the studio execs pull them from theatrical release in the hopes of avoiding additional embarrassment. Th ... More >>
We're just weeks away from the twelfth annual St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase -- in fact we're so close that Cinema St. Louis released the full schedule of all 96 films today. The SLIFF exists to highlight films written, directed, produced and/or edited in St. Louis, or by St. Louis natives.
Zany with frenemy Carrot Top.Looking for something to do this evening? We suggest heading over to Plaza Frontenac for the 7 p.m. premiere of Close But No Cigar, a new film by one of Riverfront Times' favorite St. Louis barristers, Jay Kanzler. Part of the St. Louis International Film Festival, Cl ... More >>
7 p.m. Thursday, November 18, at Plaza Frontenac
A class-action lawsuit first filed in federal court in Illinois has been re-filed in Madison County accusing the Wood River-based YTB of being a "pyramid scheme." The lawsuit follows years of allegations that YTB -- which sells home-based travel companies -- operates as a Ponzi scheme. In 2009, t ... More >>
Comedian Bob Zany, headlining tonight and tomorrow at the Argosy Casino in Alton, has been cracking jokes in front of crowds for more than 30 years. In that time, the 47-year-old has made hundreds of national television appearances (Gong Show, Drew Carey, Star Search, etc., etc.) and carved out a we ... More >>
This just in from the hard-working filmophiles at Cinema St. Louis and the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase: The staff and board of directors of Cinema St. Louis want to congratulate all of the participating filmmakers on their spectacular work this year. The following films have been invited to scree ... More >>
What made Lionel Sands go off the deep end?