Oh, those devilishly clever execs at Anheuser-Busch InBev. First, they discover that Robert Zemeckis' brand-new film Flight contains scenes where Denzel Washington's character -- an alcoholic airline captain -- swills bottles of Budweiser. Let's put that another way: They figure out that millions of ... More >>
Man-made disasters and tragedies range from the historic to the Darwin Award-winning, but no single event has proven to be as romanticized or lucrative an enterprise as the deaths of those 1,514 people who went down with the R.M.S. Titanic on April 15, 1912. Though it hasn't been news in 100 years, ... More >>
Star Trek make-up artist Jeff Lewis is at the St. Louis Science Center tonight for First Fridays, a monthly series for Trekkies to geek out with their half-betazoid loving kin. The six-time Emmy nominee will make-up one lucky girl -- the the costume contest winner from last month's inaugural event - ... More >>
Who knew?Samwell does not want Butters to do it (in the butt).Turns out the guys behind the YouTube smash "What What (In the Butt)" -- the music video featuring a flaming dude named Samwell crooning "You want to do it in my butt?" -- have no sense of humor when it comes to parody of their "art."L ... More >>
Paramount PicturesIf you get this gig, this could be you, free and happy and on the loose in the airport. Except you probably won't look like Clooney.Unreal loves to think of ourself as a cheap bastard. The concept of Groupons makes our heart sing. A company offers a gift certificate at a discoun ... More >>
Surely the people behind a magazine called MovieMaker would have seen Up in the Air. Surely those same people, if they were compiling a list of the ten best cities in the U.S. for moviemakers (or MovieMakers), would have taken note of how well St. Louis plays Omaha and several other middle-American ... More >>
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association released its list of nominees for the Golden Globes this morning. Up in the Air (a.k.a. The George Clooney Movie That Was Shot In St. Louis) leads the pack with six nominations: Best Drama, Best Actor in a Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay and two for Best ... More >>
The 2009-'10 theater season officially kicks in this weekend with the opening of the Rep season. Amadeus, Peter Shaffer's 1979 drama about one man's attempt to bring down God, is sure to provide sumptuous sets and costumes and lots of thrilling Mozart music (played not too loudly, please). But there ... More >>
Unreal has spent all of June breathlessly tracking the Tony La Russa v. Twitter brouhaha. OK, so we've actually just quickly spent the past few minutes skimming our columnist colleague Bill Streeter's two dispatches about the lawsuit, and also the one by Kristen Hinman. And even though those two are ... More >>
Year of the Dog
Sleeping Dogs Lie
Sequels, prequels, and threequels headline Hollywood 2007.
Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything
Week of October 26, 2005
The Weather Man's a comedy, but not that kind
Sahara has no reason to exist, until you see who made it
Aaron Eckhart and Ben Kingsley struggle through floundering frights
Demme's Candidate overhaul goes for the knowing giggle
A killer cat steals a wonderful movie
Week of November 26, 2003
Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to ... Owen Wilson?
Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.
How will Hollywood react now that real life is more terrifying than fiction?
A quick surf turns up quite a catch
At the Gates, a gripping showdown is bungled by a love triangle
Sam Hamm writes great scripts. So why do they rarely get made?
Eric Bogosian promises to wake St. Louis up with his new show
Robert Wise finishes Star Trek: The Motion Picture--22 years later
What Women Want has far too little on the mind
Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection
Directed by Alain Berliner
Directed by John Woo
Sci Fi's brilliant good vs. evil is a corpse in search of a burial