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Eighth installment breaks new ground while honoring the past.
Role of Winston Churchill rates as Gary Oldman's finest hour.
Tale of romantic delusion could be interpreted as being autobiographical.
Excruciatingly slow start derails a promising story.
Gary Oldman transformed himself to play the legendary British statesman.
Annual collection of award-winning commercials continues to delight and amaze Twin Cities viewers.
"The Disaster Artist" pays satiric homage to a legendary failure.
Norwegian thriller is deliberately elusive.
He's much more than just the "Science Guy."
Animated drama set in Kabul mixes fantasy and gritty reality.
"Three Billboards" filmmaker wrote part of a vengeful mother for Frances McDormand.
Edgy comic-drama blurs the lines between good and bad, kindness and cruelty.
"Coco" moves Pixar into pleasant new territory.
Portrayal of a struggling lawyer avoids pat clichés and easy answers.
Powerful portrayals of deep characters elevate this illness drama far beyond its genre's clichés.
Drama thrusts the veteran actor into a role and a movie unlike any of his others.
It plays like a long promo for the superheroes' other movies.
Down-to-earth performances carry drama about Vietnam veterans.
These nine films promise an escape from the same-old this season.
The film is a dazzling collaboration between two of the most impressive art-house actresses of the past decade.
There's little suspense, and less entertainment, in this sluggish mystery.
Marvel comic-book adaptation overpowers with humor.
Stylishly innovative samurai adventure breaks the mold.
Portrait of a troubled surgeon is intentionally difficult to watch.
Fact-based drama focuses on veterans struggling to rejoin civilian life.
Tackling less-than-sympathetic roles, former Aussie soap opera star builds a global fan base.
Illusions form the core of this tense marital drama.
"Florida Project" offers kid's-eye view of society's bottom rung.
George Clooney's attempt to adapt an old Coen brothers script is strikingly bad.
Drama shows personal costs of Winnie-the-Pooh's success.
This would-be epic portrays the team of "hotshots" that battled a 2013 wildfire.
This thriller came with a promising pedigree. The real mystery is: What went wrong?
This documentary tells the life story of Laird Hamilton.
New documentary tells the story of Michael Zahs, who helped save 100-year-old movies of Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, Georges Méliès and much more.
With 120 screenings in 11 days, the festival offers a curated selection of promising regional debuts.
Courtroom drama about a young Thurgood Marshall is entertaining and thought-provoking.
In recalling Deep Throat, "Mark Felt" overlooks human element.
Kinky superhero origin story is strictly for adults.
Guthrie alum John Carroll Lynch bonded with Harry Dean Stanton in what turned out to be his final movie.
REVIEW: It took 35 years, but the rebooted "Blade Runner 2049" lives up its ultra-high expectations.
Filmmaker made peace with "very narrow" odds of the sequel succeeding like the original.
REVIEW: Historic drama takes new look at German occupation of Norway.
REVIEW: The bond that forms between mismatched plane crash survivors surprises only them.
REVIEW: Harry Dean Stanton shines in a story about a loner who learns he's not alone.
Actress dusts off her royal persona for "Victoria & Abdul."
REVIEW: Tom Cruise shines in this satiric adventure about a real-life antihero.
REVIEW: Impressive Hollywood connection for sisters of Rodarte isn't enough to save this quirky thriller.
REVIEW: Judi Dench is laser-sharp in this "mostly" true tale of the queen's final years.
REVIEW: Story of legendary tennis match sends everyone home happy.
REVIEW: The Boston Marathon bombing story has a harrowing arc.
REVIEW: Too long and poorly executed, "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" tests viewers' patience.
REVIEW: In "Brad's Status," Ben Stiller sheds his goofy persona for a moving portrait of angst.
The moviehouse's remodeling nearly doubles its space and adds fancy touches.
REVIEW: The new adaptation of Vince Flynn's "American Assassin" launches a new screen spy.
REVIEW: A new film by Guthrie regulars explores combat's aftereffects on women.
REVIEWS: Disturbing images, characters and themes are both confounding and disgusting in "Mother!"
Filmmakers have struggled for more than a decade to adapt the late St. Paul author's bestsellers.
The crimson-soaked film makes Carrie's prom and the Overlook Hotel elevators look like shaving cuts.
REVIEW: Is their journey fantasy or real? Either way, they eat well.
REVIEW: "Logan Lucky" is the rare popcorn movie that stimulates the brain instead of shutting it down.
REVIEW: Using cellphone footage and personal interviews, "Whose Streets?" shows the conflict via the people who lived it.
Sabaah Folayan was on a path to a career as a physician until life got in the way.
REVIEW: Reynolds and Jackson are wasted — along with 100 cars — in the silly "Hitman's Bodyguard."
This season's champions are films that dare to break out of the stale old summer-popcorn formula.
Small investors in St. Paul's Hmong community funded a first feature film.
REVIEW: The classy shocker "Wind River" adds to the already impressive filmography of Taylor Sheridan.
REVIEW: "Annabelle: Creation" gives its sentient devil doll the eerie and unsettling prequel she deserves. The earlier films were never this deliciously twisted.
REVIEW: Dramatized biography doesn't always ring true.
REVIEW: The indie comedy is too scattered to be effective.
He didn't want to disappoint the residents of Wind River.
REVIEW: Kathryn Bigelow's newsreel-style film vividly evokes a brutal 1967 race riot that still echoes today.
REVIEW: Stephen King's tale is a horror story — but not in the intended sense.
REVIEW: He hasn't saved the planet — yet — but movie shows that he's not giving up.
Spy thriller's key lesson: Don't mess with Charlize Theron.
Don't be fooled by the title's nod to "Macbeth" — this ain't Shakespeare.
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