Flexing his star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller "The Equalizer" to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. Updated Sep. 28, 2014
REVIEW: "The Boxtrolls" is an immensely satisfying, all-ages fable packed with plot twists, adventure, humor, nobility, wrongdoing, bravado, creepiness and silliness.
REVIEW: The rap star also known as André 3000 is spot-on as the late rock legend in an otherwise spotty new biopic.
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Laurie Hertzel is senior editor for books at the Star Tribune, where she has worked since 1996.
In “Dolphin Tale2”, Winter, the injured dolphin, faces another crisis in this sequel geared to young audiences. “The Drop” creates... Updated Sep. 11, 2014
“Take Me to the River” tries to stake out a new blues crossroads as director Martin Shore pairs modern rappers and rockers with Memphis veterans in the recording studio.
REVIEW: Dysfunctional-family comedies can be enduring classics you want to watch again and again, or lowbrow fare good for a few laughs before erasing from memory. The star-stuffed “This Is Where I Leave You” falls somewhere in between.
REVIEW: With its latest thriller, Universal arrives a day late and a few dollars short in the Liam “Particular Skills” Neeson revenge sweepstakes.
REVIEW: The Purple One drops two new albums Tuesday — the more fully realized and satisfying “PlectrumElectrum” with his female trio, and the one-man band effort “Art Official Age,” which seems to be a concept album that’s a bit unformed.
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REVIEW: Garrison Keillor’s first stage play largely dispenses with fictional pretense, as “The Host” gets ready for “A Prairie Home Companion” and then goes “On the Air.” The result is that “Radio Man,” playing at History Theatre in St. Paul, finds its rhythm in the characters and situations that faithful listeners have heard for 40 years. Not much new there.
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