May 22, 2017
May 18, 2017
"Just saw people goin' in."
Oregon filmmaker Kelly Reichardt experty tells the tender Midwest stories of four different women in her latest indie drama, Certain Women. Based on the short story collection of Guggenheim fellow Maile Meloy, Half in Love and Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It, Reichardt's film (her sixth) is a deliberately paced character adaptation of small moments and deep emotions.
May 15, 2017
May 11, 2017
May 8, 2017
"Those tapas loving f*cks!"
Comedian Aziz Ansari and co-creator Alan Yang return to familiar, but still endlessly enlightening, subject matter in season two of their acclaimed Netflix comedy series, Master of None. Ansari's Dev Shah continues his single life antics navigating romantic life as an affluent millennial and product of Asian-American immigrants.
May 4, 2017
"I'm gonna make some weird sh*t."
Baby Groot really is so cute. Anyways, the familiar and utterly likeable Guardians of the Galaxy team is back together in the latest Marvel Studios cinematic effort. Writer/director James Gunn returns to craft Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 into a wholly enjoyable sequel experience while mostly paying off elements teased throughout the first film alongside another killer (mostly diegetic) soundtrack of classic pop hits. For both good and some ill, Vol. 2 is very much more of the same.
May 1, 2017
Strathcona—The new Monarch Burger concept has launched permanently at the recently opened The American pub on Main Street after initially being only a (successful) one-off pop-up collaboration. Essentially a repackaged version of the famed "dirty burger" served nightly in limited quantities down the street at Campagnolo Upstairs from Chef Robert Belcham, the new burger service aims to please similarly but to a bigger crowd every night.