The Rains Came: movie review

 ‘The Rains Came’ Reigns Supreme review by Trevor Talbott The Rains Came added to a stellar year of motion pictures, easily holding its own among its 1939 rivals, the better-known films Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.  The Rains Came offers a more...

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire review

More of an ode than a film review by Gabriela Delgado Amongst the many changes put into play as the world desperately tries to accommodate and adapt to the effects of COVID-19, emerges the reluctant, now weakened Hollywood, whose entire industry has seen a significant...

Middleditch & Schwartz: a review

Comedy in the Time of COVID Review by guest student writer Trista Peterson 2020 has been a record-setting year for watching television. Confined to our sofas as COVID-19 ravages the world outside, we ask Netflix to keep us entertained, to offer us an escape. With its...

The Lighthouse review

A Visionary Take on Vintage Horror movie review by guest student writer Faven Gerima On nights like these, everything feels a bit more unreal. The drizzling rain hitting my window is unending and relentless. Day melts away and the rest of the city is fast asleep in...

Rise of Skywalker review

The final blow to a mediocre sequel trilogy Review by Gabriela Delgado Revitalizing a dearly beloved, multimillionaire franchise such as Star Wars was no easy task from the beginning. When Disney acquired Lucasfilm for a whopping $4.05 billion (you read that right,...

Al Salam Pita Restaurant: guest review

“Al Salam Pita Restaurant is a place where…you will fall in love with the food.” photo: Al Salam Review by Zoravar Dhanju, student writer in the University of Alberta WRITE 297 program. For the seven years that I lived in the Middle East, in Oman and...

Have Mercy restaurant: guest review

 How one Southern Kitchen Lasso’d My Cowpoke Heart photo: Have Mercy Review by Tom Kunz, student writer in the University of Alberta WRITE 297 program. “Have Mercy” Review: Erik, Garett, and I settled on the Have Mercy restaurant for a few simple reasons. We knew...

The Craft and Cork pub: guest review

“The service was excellent, the drinks and food were pleasantly enjoyable, and the look of the pub is something that strikes a sweet chord for a vintage fan.” photo: Tripadvisor Guest review by Shelby Marler, student writer in the University of Alberta...

La Poutine: guest restaurant review

Ou la La Poutine – Nothing magical, but a nice place to grab a quick and tasty meal photo: yp.ca Guest review by Ohi Ahimie, student writer in the University of Alberta WRITE 297 program. My friends and I were walking down 109th street to grab a quick bite...
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