Steve McQueen strolled into the conference room in a downtown Minneapolis hotel this afternoon ready to talk. He’s an intense guy, who makes intense films, most recently “12 years a slave.” The movie which unflinchingly examines the horrors of slavery in the South in the 1840s, has drawn critical praise, and helped rekindle the debate Read more →
Archives for November 2013
Three reasons why ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ should be considered one of the great films to debut this fall. Read more →
This week’s hounds have great enthusiasm for a revered gospel group, a charismatic choreographer and a recreation of Andy Warhol’s Factory in downtown Minneapolis. (Want to be an Art Hound? Sign up!) Minneapolis comedian Zach Coulter says he had a lot to think about after he went to see Sandbox Theatre’s “This Is A Read more →
British director Steve McQueen has added a second public appearance during his visit to the Twin Cities this weekend.
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There are many East African artists living in the Twin Cities, but you don’t often hear about them. Read more →
If you want to take part in important cultural conversations in the United States, this is the one movie to see this year. It’s also terrific entertainment. Here are three reasons why. The English director Steve McQueen, who is black, had never before seen a movie about slavery in the United States that was told Read more →