Movies From The Library: Saló: or The 120 Days of Sodom

Will Sorg – Entertainment Columnist Trigger Warning The following article contains brief mentions of physical and sexual assault and abuse The final film of Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini is a film that is steeped in controversy. “Saló: or the 120 Days of Sodom” is partially based off of an unfinished novel by Marquis De Sade, the man that inspired the creation of the word … Continue reading Movies From The Library: Saló: or The 120 Days of Sodom

Friday Night Fright: Nope

Will Sorg – Entertainment Writer Last Friday the Campus Activities Board at Gustavus showed Jordan Peele’s newest film Nope. Due to rain, the film was moved to the Lund Center, which is truly a shame. Had the weather cooperated, the horror film, which is set almost entirely outside, would’ve been a perfect fit for a showing in the Arb. The genius of Nope is that … Continue reading Friday Night Fright: Nope

Movies From The Library: Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Will Sorg – Entertainment Writer One of the greatest challenges modern science fiction has had to face is the deluge of mediocrity that plagues the genre. There are hundreds of sci-fi films that offer nothing beyond sterile visuals and flat characters, plopped into whatever formulaic situation the filmmakers came up with seemingly on a weekend, which is why it is so genuinely wonderful to see … Continue reading Movies From The Library: Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Movies from the Library: Vice

Will Sorg – Entertainment Writer The first thing I learned about Dick Cheney was that he was often compared to Darth Vader. My father had a book written by journalist Matt Labash called Fly Fishing With Darth Vader. On the cover of this book is a series of 2010s cultural figures drawn in a caricature-like style. The cover includes Arnold Schwarzenegger, Reverend Al Sharpton, and … Continue reading Movies from the Library: Vice

Movies From Swank: John Wick: Chapter 2

Will Sorg Director and veteran stuntman Chad Stahelski understands action better than almost any other filmmaker in the industry. His direction for John Wick was a seminar on fight sequences. Each stylish, heart pounding, bloody minute of the first film in the action series was choreographed to near perfection and shot with a level of professionalism that showed Stahelski knew exactly what he was doing- … Continue reading Movies From Swank: John Wick: Chapter 2

Movies from the Library: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Will Sorg Memories are weird. They are essential to human existence yet they are so very inconsistent. A memory of a particularly bad meal may be a more vivid, long lasting memory than what your grandmother’s voice sounded like. Memories simultaneously shape us and are shaped by us. Some are with us forever while others fade away moments after they are made. They are exciting, … Continue reading Movies from the Library: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

10 Amazing Movies from 2021

Will Sorg 10. The Matrix: Resurrections: Easily one of the more polarizing films of this year, The Matrix: Resurrections is very much a love it or hate it kind of film. ​​It is a bold refutation of franchise reboots and a genuinely heartfelt story on artistic fulfillment and a purely fantastic action film with some truly incredible moments. (VOD and on HBO Max on May … Continue reading 10 Amazing Movies from 2021

A List of, Objectively, the 13 Best Films of 2021

Will Sorg 13. Spiral: From The Book of Saw: The best decision that could have possibly been made for the Saw franchise was to get rid of Jigsaw and have the main character be an out-of-place Chris Rock making the tone as inconsistent as possible. This movie also gets bonus points for Samuel L. Jackson’s fake mustache. 12. Big Robert’s Big Day Out: This isn’t … Continue reading A List of, Objectively, the 13 Best Films of 2021