Andrew Wyatt

Andrew Wyatt is a St. Louis-based writer on film art. Andrew is the film critic for St. Louis Magazine, and is also a contributor for the Curator. For his work at St. Louis Magazine, he was named a finalist in the Blog Writing category of the 2014 Great Plains Journalism Awards. He is a member of the Online Film Critics Society and the St. Louis Film Critics Association. He has served as a juror and presenter for the St. Louis International Film Festival, the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, the Classic French Film Festival, and the CinemaSpoke screenplay competition.

For all its luridness, Nymphomaniac is a remarkably witty and erudite film. Von Trier shrewdly employs numerous formal tools—animation, split screens, montages, cutaways, and more—to enliven an otherwise disconsolate story. more

Apr 4, 2014 12:00 PM Movie Reviews

In an era when action franchises are content to repeat themselves, Marvel's ongoing multi-film saga feels like the serials of old. more

Apr 3, 2014 12:00 PM Movie Reviews

Ridley Scott's latest is a neatly balanced hybrid of Prometheus’ classical sci-fi of Big Ideas and Alien’s elemental “monster-in-the-dark” horror. more

May 17, 2017 4:22 PM Movie Reviews

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Davies posits that Dickinson’s literary talents might have been exceptional, but the terrors and sorrows that directed those talents were as universal as they come. more

May 10, 2017 6:25 AM Movie Reviews

While the film doesn’t have pronounced investigative aspirations, as a historical record it’s a stellar work, condensing a complex event into a riveting 114-minutes treatment. more

Apr 27, 2017 11:18 AM Movie Reviews

The film is superbly performed and shot in a naturalistic style, full of the fraught long takes and edgy, oblique conversations that characterize the pinnacle of contemporary Romanian cinema. more

Apr 26, 2017 12:49 PM Movie Reviews

Based on the bestselling nonfiction book of the same name by David Grann, Z concerns the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his obsessive ambition to discover a fabled city deep in the Amazon rain forest. more

Apr 20, 2017 8:17 AM Movie Reviews


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It’s melodrama executed with precision and a distinctly French note of bitterness. more

Apr 5, 2017 7:52 PM Movie Reviews

The film is an engrossing drama and an earnest treatment of an oft-overlooked human rights issue. more

Mar 30, 2017 10:24 AM Movie Reviews

The film seems to contain at least four divergent modes: a ghost story; a character study; a realist portrait of fashion and celebrity culture; and a 2010s Continental variation on a De Palma cat-and-mouse thriller. more

Mar 23, 2017 8:00 AM Movie Reviews

Though the film has its weak points, the monster action is superb, terrifying stuff, easily besting recent entries like "Jurassic World." more

Mar 7, 2017 9:59 PM Movie Reviews

The swan song for Hugh Jackman’s vigorous, often cheeky portrayal of Wolverine is the best of 20th Century Fox’s eight X-Men features by a significant margin. more

Mar 2, 2017 8:00 AM Movie Reviews

Peele’s facility for precise timing and uncanny atmospherics indicates a filmmaker who's absorbed the work of the genre masters and applied the lessons therein to fresh, stimulating purposes. more

Feb 22, 2017 4:02 PM Movie Reviews


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As the first position Executive Producer for the audience and critical favorite, Beugg has come a long way from the days when he left a job in energy and environmental policy in Washington, D.C. to move to Hollywood and make movies. more

Feb 21, 2017 2:42 PM Movie Reviews

They don’t make them like this anymore, and never did make them with such darkling extravagance. more

Feb 17, 2017 8:55 AM Movie Reviews

Young viewers will doubtlessly groove on The Lego Batman Movie’s madcap energy, but the film’s model viewer is an adult Batman aficionado who's followed the hero through countless comic, television, and cinematic iterations. more

Feb 9, 2017 1:27 PM Movie Reviews

Raoul Peck’s new Oscar-nominated feature about author James Baldwin is not a biographical documentary in the usual sense. more

Feb 2, 2017 3:56 AM Movie Reviews

The film is characteristically rich, engrossing storytelling from one of the living greats of woman-focused drama. more

Jan 25, 2017 4:04 PM Movie Reviews

"Silence" is quite unlike any film that Martin Scorsese has ever made. more

Jan 11, 2017 12:04 PM Movie Reviews

2016—for all its catastrophes and heartbreak in other respects—was a fantastic year to be a cinephile in St. Louis. more

Dec 30, 2016 8:35 AM Movie Reviews

A catalog of this year’s cinematic disasters, mediocrities, and uncommon triumphs in the horror genre, ranked from worst to best. more

Dec 23, 2016 8:00 AM Movie Reviews

"Jackie" doesn’t toss out the biopic form entirely in the manner of Todd Haynes’ "I’m Not There," but it’s unconventional enough to make one snap to attention, beginning with the first, unsettling notes of Mica Levi’s phenomenally peculiar score. more

Dec 21, 2016 8:00 AM Movie Reviews

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