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Best known for playing a hacker in "Mr. Robot," Rami Malek steps into the flamboyant role of Queen's frontman in "Bohemian Rhapsody."
In his more than two decades of movies, Minnesotan Steve Zahn has played saps and slackers, apes and romantic heroes.
Quirky love triangle has the Nick Hornby touch.
Review: The film from Swedish director Björn Runge is a warts-and-all portrait of the long, committed marriage of a couple in old age.
Revolving around computer screens only makes this classic suspense story more of a nail-biter.
Review: This high-profile drama with incredible potential fails miserably.
Remake of prison movie focuses on honor between thieves.
The first Muppets movie for adults wallows in its R rating.
Comic thriller tickles some ribs, breaks others.
Cy Dodson's short film about erasing hateful tattoos makes the list of potential nominees.
Review: The action-adventure loses its bearings early and often.
Sexual confusion forms basis for '90s-set coming-of-age drama.
"Never Goin' Back" puts the emphasis on fun.
It's the first U.S. studio feature with an entirely Asian ensemble since "The Joy Luck Club" was released a quarter century ago.
In this wild true story, a black cop infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan.
By starring in "BlacKkKlansman," John David Washington establishes his own persona.
Undersea sci-fi adventure is waterlogged.
The rest of the film isn't up to the impressive work of its star, Vincent Cassel.
From Tom Cruise's latest spy epic to a stunning Mr. Rogers tribute, these films are worth your time.
"Christopher Robin" fails to do justice to Winnie-the-Pooh.
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon play besties on a mission.
"Generation Wealth" doc is too scattershot in its approach.
"Far From the Tree" focuses on differences between parents and their children.
In "Blindspotting," longtime best friends face major social issues.
Daveed Diggs and longtime friend and collaborator Rafael Casal looked to their gentrifying hometown of Oakland for their screenwriting debut.
As superspy adventures go, this one is hard to beat.
For 'Mission: Impossible' director, anything's possible with Tom Cruise: 'There's no telling him no'
Oscar winner Christopher McQuarrie has a long relationship with his star.
Follow-up to the 2008 hit delivers what it promises: upbeat feelings and up-tempo music.
The star shines as a freelance vigilante in this far-superior sequel.
Filmmaker never doubted that he could milk comedy from John Callahan's life.
Biography of irreverent artist follows his politically incorrect approach.
Dwayne Johnson manages to save the day, but not the movie.
Quirky comedy mixes satire, sci-fi and telemarketing.
Both its action and its comedy are on the light side.
Almost all of us will speak out against animal cruelty and manmade environmental calamities. We generally support healthful lifestyles and the survival of independent small…
Low-key "Leave No Trace" leaves an impression on viewers.
There are no new stories, they say, only new ways to tell them. Certainly, there’s little innovative in “The First Purge,” the prequel to James…
Brutally bloody "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" adds to Taylor Sheridan's dark résumé.
"Damsel" is the craziest Western since the Coen brothers turned their eccentric eyes to "True Grit."
Spanish horror director brings fresh chills and creative flair to the formula.
Two young actors give beguiling performances in a Spanish film that deals tenderly with life-and-death issues.
Documentary on Mr. Rogers captures the real person — and it's the same as the one on TV.
"Incredibles 2" is an entertaining, well-crafted followup.
Ensemble cast struggles to breathe life, and laughs, into a weak script.
Attempt to reboot crime caper just shows how tired the formula is.
Crime thriller's so-so script leaves its talented cast nowhere to go.
Story about a troubled family raises the bar for horror movies.
Calvinist-bred filmmaker isn't afraid to confront major theological issues.
A pastor who is facing his own doubts tries to counsel a skeptic.
Actor gave up a promising future to serve Stanley Kubrick.
Like her character, the Oscar-winning star was a huge admirer of Buckminster Fuller.
Adaptation of Minnesotan's novel exudes charm and genuine emotions.
Clever stand-alone episode is Han's coming-of-age saga.
Sequel follows the original's template but revs up everything.
Think you know where the story is going? Think again.
Goofy characters make predictable comedy fun.
Margot Robbie radically changes direction after "I, Tonya."
It paints a touchingly realistic portrait of motherhood.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hesitant about being the subject of a documentary.
Lakota religious ceremony inspired Chinese-born filmmaker to move West.
Real life fuels "The Rider," a drama of a damaged hero who gets back in the saddle.
Profile of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg captures her many sides.
Love story is staid, serious.
In "Tully," Diablo Cody returns to her favorite topic — modern motherhood.
Native son Barry Morrow returns with his directorial bow, "Smitten!"
"Infinity War" raises the bar for the Avengers — and all other superheroes.
Minneapolis native Erik Stolhanske never expected a sequel.
The female-fronted "Ocean's 8," more from Marvel and the "Mission Impossible" franchise, and an indie drama filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation are among the films headed our way this summer.
Heartfelt drama about a boy and a racehorse avoids clichéd sentimentality.
Sequel just rehashes jokes, bits from the original.
Anna Chernakova, a Bulgarian-born, Russia-trained semiconductor engineer, co-founded the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
The actor mesmerizes as an undercover goon.
The adventure film embraces its kitschy, video game premise.
Hungarian drama explores postwar fears.
Scottish filmmaker Lynne Ramsay ignores Hollywood's templates.
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