Laura Resnick

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Tivoli Marquee Honors Memory of Beloved Ticket Taker John Thompson

    Since 1979, it was John Thompson's job to welcome movie-goers to his cherished Tivoli Theater, and regulars often saw him out front changing the movie titles on the marquee with a smile on his face. Now, Thompson himself is on the marquee. After he died of a heart attack Wednesday, his co-workers k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    RIP John Thompson: Tivoli Theater's Beloved Ticket Taker Leaves Legacy of Kindness

    The Tivoli Theater experience will never be the same again. The Loop's favorite ticket taker, John Thompson, died of a heart attack at the age of 74 Wednesday, devastating the film buffs and neighborhood regulars who came to know him as the kindest man in St. Louis.

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2007

    Leave Your Stakes At Home: Buffy Musical Canceled

    Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer who were hoping to catch the season six musical episode "Once More, With Feeling" at the Tivoli this weekend still have a couple of days to load up their Netflix queues and organize viewing parties at home. That's right, Scoobies: The much-anticipated Tivoli midnight ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2005

    Dawn of the Diaz

    Bill Haas trumps other Blog o' the Week possibilities, a white supremacy group loses its power (literally), and we wonder if Hotel Rwanda is OK for kids; plus, everybody loves Einar!

  • Culture

    August 21, 2002

    Make a Date

    The Tivoli offers more decoration for the refrigerator with the resurrection of the film calendar series

  • Culture

    November 22, 2000

    Film Fatale

    The death of the cinephile prompts a resurrection