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There are already a lot of good reasons to go see "Nice Fish," a play about existential reflections and ice fishing in Minnesota, which runs through March 27 at St. Ann's Warehouse in Dumbo. It delivers a lot of laconic, Midwestern comedy, via the poetry of Duluth-based poet Louis Jenkins and it's paired with an equally illuminating number of deep thoughts: when you're out on the ice, surrounded by nothing, the mind inevitably begins to wonder what...
Everyone knows the best part about watching the Academy Awards is the stream of good-looking clothes, faces, and characters that inundate airwaves for several hours on end... actually, forget it. The best part of Oscar night is the cocktails you drink while you enjoy this above-average scenery. But it's a lot of work to host an Oscar party, so why not go somewhere that does the work for you? Somewhere that offers both red carpet viewing and excellent...
I enjoy little more than watching movies, ordering a meal and a beer from my seat, having it delivered to me, and then hardcore relaxing while I take all of it in. Thanks to Nitehawk, I've done this a lot. One of my favorite days on earth involved a chicken sandwich, a pilsner, and a Nitehawk brunch featuring Rushmore. And so, I was very excited to learn that this Friday a brand new theater specializing in classic films,...
Oscar nominations were announced this morning, and say this for the Academy's recent-years decision to monkey with the five-movie exclusivity of the Best Picture category: it has made Picture and Director much more difficult to predict. This year, eight movies were nominated; let's just list them out here, ranked by how much I liked them: 1. Mad Max: Fury Road 2. Bridge of Spies 3. Spotlight 4. The Big Short 5. Brooklyn 6. The Revenant 7. Room 8. The Martian No Hateful Eight,...

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