A quick glance at Ben Rients's LinkedIn profile says a lot about what customers can expect of his new chef-driven restaurant, Lyn 65, located on the corner of Lyndale Avenue and 65th Street in Richfield. "Since I couldn't manually enter in my skills and expertise, they are as follows: Drinking win ... More >>
The descent of man
How a squad of self-appointed experts took over the billion-dollar autograph industry
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we get things going with a brand new video from Allan Kingdom, an emerging MC that is making serious waves in the local scene. We've also got new clips from Black ... More >>
J.P. Samuelson joins the Crave team
Have you ever seen Leaving Las Vegas? If you have an alcoholism problem, Leaving Las Vegas will either cure that problem or encourage you to seek counseling. In the movie, Nicolas Cage plays a man whose life is falling apart because he can't stay away from the sauce. He's drinking everywhere: in ... More >>
Theater prices are for suckasDinner and movie nights don't have to break the bank. Sometimes after a long week it's even easier to whip up a quick meal at home, load up an old flick, and snuggle into the couch, plush and cozy. Save a little cash and take these suggestions for an ea ... More >>
Bored zombies. Image by mattwi1s0nPeople, we are currently depleting one of our most precious natural pop-culture resources: monsters. In an era where the tenor of the times seems to be "everyone around me is a mindless automaton who wants to rip me apart for not being one of them," the Zombie ... More >>
Chad Davis via Flickr.comThe slimiest car in filmThis weekend the State Fairgrounds will be the site of the Car Craft Summer Nationals, a convergence of 5,000 muscle cars and heavily modified hot rods, who will strut and race in a competition of burnt rubber and smoking engines. To help celeb ... More >>
Comic movie not as clever as it imagines itself
Rourke gets back in the ring with The Wrestler
For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door
A toned-down Oliver Stone finds uplift in 'World Trade Center'
Air conditioning helps as sequels and remakes compete for your summer movie dollar
Children's author turns up the sizzle, DARPA wants gigantic surveillance blimps, thick bra strap saves woman's life, Oliver Stone's 9/11 movie, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
'Darwin's Nightmare' calculates the terrible cost of a good meal
CITY PAGES BLOGS Steve Monaco has your Monday Movie Quiz at Couch Pundit. THESE DAYS Peter Jennings, the Canadian-born ABC News broadcaster who delivered the news to Americans each night in five separate decades, died Sunday at age 67. The largest sports betting site on the Internet expanded Fri ... More >>
John Woo's 1997 thriller Face/Off featured one of the silliest premises in the history of recent cinema. To summarize: An undercover federal agent (John Travolta) undergoes a face transplant, so as to impersonate an evil terrorist (Nicolas Cage) responsible for the death of his son. Straining credul ... More >>
'The Prince & Me' is a crowning achievement for Martha Coolidge
Getting to the bottom of Charlie Kaufman's 'Adaptation'
A comic-book version of a day in the life of The Soviettes
A Suburbs reissue in every garage!
Willem Dafoe plays a ghoul playing a ghoul in Shadow of the Vampire
Hollywood's holiday menu is impeccably presented but predictably low in nutrition
1999 brought a cinematic bounty to the art house and the multiplex alike
Martin Scorsese accelerates his efforts, while David Lynch slows down to enjoy the scenery
In the author-signed-book trade, literature meets the ledger
The bodyguard in question: Nicolas Cage in City of Angels
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