Tag: Review

Content: “The Revenant”, “The Big Short”
Arts, Content

Content: “The Revenant”, “The Big Short”

This, right here, is CONTENT, my weekly film column. Readers can expect the hottest takes in student journalism paired with film criticism that has been hailed by some “a weekly column.” “The Revenant” The most-hyped bear of the season contributes just a crumb of the violence that propels “The Revenant” across the northern plains. Leonardo…

Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill
Features, Food & Drink

Ling & Louie’s Asian Bar and Grill

Last week, foodies across the Twin Cities celebrated Mpls.-St.Paul Magazine’s Restaurant Week, an annual event in which some of the Twin Cities’ best and up and coming restaurants serve two course lunches ranging from $10 to $20 and three course dinners for $15 to $30. We decided to venture into downtown Minneapolis and try out…

Arts

Swens N’ Dobs // Mission Impossible

This week, we journeyed to Rosedale Mall to see Kingsman: The Secret Service, a spy movie starring Colin Firth (The King’s Speech), Samuel L. Jackson (Star Wars), Michael Caine (The Prestige), and Mark Strong (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy). The film introduces Taron Egerton as Egsy, a troubled teenager given a chance at a position with…

Swens N’ Dobs // Return of the Jedi
Arts

Swens N’ Dobs // Return of the Jedi

Swenson: The Imitation Game: Best Picture Nominee, Best Actor-Benedict Cumberbatch, Best Supporting Actress-Keira Knightley The story of a great man, Alan Turing, who changes the tide of World War II, yet is ostracized for his sexual orientation. A great movie and an even better performance by Cumberbatch that tells an important story. Wild: Best Actress…

The Cradle Will Rock // Review
Arts

The Cradle Will Rock // Review

A sold-out audience goes quiet when the streetlamp rises out of the stage above the pit, glowing orange over the silence. We are transported to a night on an empty street corner in the 1930s. Enter Moll, music swelling. She sings of being a tired, hungry prostitute looking for a nickel or maybe just some…

FILM REVIEW: DON JON’S ADDICTION
Arts

FILM REVIEW: DON JON’S ADDICTION

Don Jon is the story of Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a New Jersey bartender in his 20s who has a sweet ride, is ripped, and spends his weekends “pulling 10s at the club” with his boys, then hitting church with the family to expunge his sins and get ready for another go. Another thing—Jon is addicted…

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