Movie review: The Town

Movie review: The Town

Joe Schiltz, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2010


Filed under Movies

Ben Affleck has had a strange career. He’s best known for starring in a series of big-budget and typically low-quality blockbusters—“Armageddon,” “Pearl Harbor”—but some of his greatest acclaim, and his only Oscar, came for writing the screenplay for 1997’s “Good Will Hunting.” He...

Something new to scare you

Something new to scare you

Joe S, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Every Halloween, we’re bombarded with lists of scary movies to watch, but if you compare them, it doesn’t take long to see that they the recommend the same movies over and over again: your “Saw,” your “Blair Witch Project,” your “Nightmare on Elm Street.” So to combat the repetitiveness,...

A look at theater in Minneapolis

A look at theater in Minneapolis

Alex C, Staff Writer

April 17, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Whether we realize it or not, Minneapolis is a theater town. In fact, when it comes to live theater, the only city that has more theaters per capita is New York. Moreover, these theaters aren’t just plentiful; they’re excellent. The Guthrie Theater, the Children’s Theater Company, and the now-defunct...

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