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THE SCENE

Bears claw their way to Missouri and the screen

The Missouri Department of Conservation scientists get to track bears everyday. Thanks to Disneynature's new Earth Day movie, Bears>/em>, everyone can follow the story of two bear cubs as they roam the wilderness.

THE SCENE ARCHIVES

Bears claw their way back to Missouri and the big screen

Disneynature's new movie comes just in time for the resurgence of bears in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation scientists get to track bears everyday. Thanks to Disneynature's new Earth Day movie, Bears, everyone can follow the story of two bear cubs as they roam the wilderness.

Movie Review: Le Week-­End

Love is lost and found on a weekend getaway to Paris

(Web Exclusive) Overall, the temperature of the film resembles lukewarm bath water, which adds a rather somber, sometimes unsatisfactory, mood to the film.

Movie review: Draft Day

If you’re not a die-hard football fan, Draft Day is a little underwhelming

(Web Exclusive) A heaping helping of draft-day drama with the added excitement of a secret relationship and family issues on the side. However, the execution makes Draft Day a win for football fans and a disappointment for movie buffs.

Party like the characters of Mad Men

Ring in the TV show's seventh season with a swingin' soiree

Use our guide to throw your own '60s shindig for the final season premier of Mad Men, no LSD required.

Movie review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Another brilliant caper from Wes Anderson

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Movie review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

A serious take on the Marvel hero

(Web Exclusive) A fleet-footed and unusually thoughtful entry into the Marvel Comic Universe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier manages to remain both gritty action flick and frothy entertainment.

Movie review: Veronica Mars

This film adaption of the once-popular mystery TV show gives diehard fans the quench they needed after years of waiting.

(Web Exclusive) To casual viewers, it’s a fun film and a great introduction to the characters. For Marshmallows, it’s a reason to rejoice.

Eat This: Ahi Tuna Tapa

Sophia's adds savory tuna tapa to the menu

Sophia's is known for its artful dishes, and has added a new piece to the savory collection.

Boone Olive Oil Co. is the slickest new spot downtown

Ninth St. is becoming extra-virgin territory

Owner Murad Mohammad is bringing a specialty olive oil shop to downtown CoMo.

Movie review: Sabotage

Despite a powerful cast and cop-movie experience of director David Ayer, Sabotage’s confusing plot and cookie-cutter cliché characters ruins any chance the film may have had at decency.

(Web Exclusive) The worst part of the film is the character development. The rough-and-rogue agents have nothing to offer beneath an avalanche of macho-man clichés and f-bombs.

Movie review: Noah

A film that show it pays to be a vegetarian

(Web Exclusive) The film keeps you guessing, which is some measure of accomplishment for one of the most known stories ever.

Spring fashion to your satisfaction

Ditch your winter wardrobe for this season's trends

You can box up your winter woolies: local fashion enthusiasts show you how to do spring fashion.

Movie Review: Muppets Most Wanted

A failed attempt to recapture the classic Muppets

(Web Exclusive) Not only is the plot lacking in depth, cleverness and humor, but the jokes are simply bad. The film couldn’t even hold the attention of the children sitting next to me.

Movie review: Gloria

A delightful portrait of middle-aged life

(Web Exclusive) Gloria shows that getting older doesn’t mean losing your sense of adventure.

Movie review: Divergent

Another dystopian teen romance

(Web Exclusive) Although it didn’t leave me weak at the knees, Divergent was downright entertaining, so much so that much of the audience robustly applauded the movie when it ended.

Being funny's no joke

You've gotta work at improv if you wanna make 'em laugh

The talented members of the MU Improv troupe are naturally funny, but still have to practice to make a joke out of everything.

Movie review: Non-Stop

(Web Exclusive) Non-Stop viewers will be switching their guesses of who the true villain is up until the last five minutes. Wait to see this on DVD so you can discuss with friends who you think is holding the plane hostage without angering movie theatre-goers with your whispers.

Movie review: The Wind Rises

(Web Exclusive) Inspired by famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni, young Jiro determines to explore the sky as an aircraft engineer. The plot lines in Miyazaki's animated film, however, are too fragmental to support a strong, focused storyline.

Movie review: Stranger by the Lake

In a gorgeous location filled with sun, scenery and crystal clear waters, can a murder sour the mood? Apparently not.

(Web Exclusive) Franck (Pierre Delandonchamps) is out of work and spending the summer by the lake— a gay cruising spot where men of all ages lay naked on the shore, take dips in the lake and even sneak away into the bushes for some not-so-private intimacy. When Franck bears witness to a swift, moonlit murder, he finds himself in the middle of the investigation, which leads to him as the number one suspect.

Movie review: Need for Speed

High-speed Americana with a dash of revenge

(Web Exclusive) This isn’t award-winning material, but it does make for one hell of a fun Friday night.