The second installment of The Hunger Games delivers the same thrills as the original
If you must see it, please bring a young man with you
By Justin BakerWe just wrapped another year of wall-to-wall critics' lists, and the Pitchfork staff provided a carefully curated subset of hip music of last year. How does this music sit with the rest of the population? To partly answer that question, we asked someone untainted by current musi ... More >>
Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund romanticize a simpler era of Kerouac's America
Complex story and effects trump a charming cast
Photos by Erik HessCSSOctober 17, 2011First Avenue, MinneapolisCome to a CSS show expect to move; come expecting to leave inhibitions behind and dance like you've never done so. The last time the Brazilian band was in Minneapolis, they opened for a sold-out Sleigh Bells show. This time the ... More >>
As is the yearly tradition, we're publishing the ballots of all 115 of our Picked to Click voters for your perusal. Check out all of this year's contributors below, and thanks to all the writers, photographers, label owners, club bookers, DJs, and local music experts for weighing in on th ... More >>
A big-screen go at Charlotte Bronte's novel
Angie22Arts via Flickr.comThere's a big line between being a big fan and a super fan. A regular fan may attend conventions, dress up as their favorite character occasionally, and even write a few fan fiction as a hobby/writing exercise. This is not the case for super fans. Super fans, often ref ... More >>
Courtesy Twilight: EclipseAh, the glory of Photoshop's desaturation tool Yesterday marked the opening of Twilight: Tweengasm, and no power in the universe can stop a seething mass of blond 12-year-olds from streaming into theaters across America, where they will squeal in unison for two hours u ... More >>
Hurricane Bells, the new project of Longwave frontman Steve Schiltz that rose to the collective conscious with a single on the New Moon soundtrack last year, is coming to the Turf Club on May 13 -- and we want to send our faithful Gimme Noise readers out to the show. We'll be giving away three pa ... More >>
Movie is at its best when working out contradictions
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Would the alleged blood drinker truly suck for Minnesota?