Johnny Depp's latest 'Pirates' installment merits mutiny

Johnny Depp's latest 'Pirates' installment merits mutiny 

REVIEW: Padding out its muddled 129 minutes with the sluggish pace of a funeral barge, "Dead Men Tell No Tales" marks the ignominious low of a once great series.

Even Dwayne Johnson's coolness can't rescue 'Baywatch' 

May 25
Even Dwayne Johnson's coolness can't rescue 'Baywatch'
REVIEW: Self-mocking throwback overreaches and ends up sinking in its own silliness.

How 'Star Wars' blazed a path for filmmakers and fans

May 26
How 'Star Wars' blazed a path for filmmakers and fans
Space adventure used nostalgia in calculated shift toward marketing.
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May 27

Movies opening June 2

Movies opening Friday   Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (PG) Two pranksters hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a dimwitted superhero named Captain…
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May 27

Home video: Keep your cool with 'Mannix'

Some of the fashions are dated, but the stories and performances have not lost anything with the passing of time in "Mannix: The Complete Series."
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May 26

'Obit' brings unusual craft to life

Documentary follows newspaper reporters as they strive to chronicle lives.
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May 25

Mini reviews of 'Paris Can Wait,' 'Buena Vista Social Club: Adios' and 'David Lynch: The Art of Life"

Paris Can Wait ★½ out of four stars Rated: PG for thematic elements, smoking and some language. In English and subtitled French. Theater:…
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May 25

'Wedding Plan' sticks to a familiar rom-com blueprint 

REVIEW: This story about the frantic search for Mr. Right is an old-fashioned rom-com from Israel.
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May 23

'Justice League' director Zack Snyder quits film after daughter's suicide

Zack Snyder has stepped down as director of Warner Bros.’ fall tentpole film “Justice League” following a family tragedy, TheWrap has confirmed. Joss…
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May 20

Retired St. Thomas professor celebrated for role in famous Czech film

Before Winston Chrislock taught history, he acted in "Riders in the Sky."
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May 20

Movies opening May 25-26

Movies opening this week Thursday Baywatch (R) A devoted lifeguard (Dwayne Johnson) butts heads with a brash new recruit (Zac Efron) while they uncover…
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May 20

Home video: Stunning 'Logan' rides off into the sunset

The standard superhero movie refreshingly reinvents itself as a weighty neo-western in the stunning "Logan," out Tuesday.
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May 19

Steve Martin and Martin Short team up in Mpls. as two amigos going for laughs

Review: The actors, comics and pals made for a hilarious evening of shtick and song.
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May 18

Ridley Scott's attempt to reboot 'Alien' with new film 'Covenant' works – sort of 

REVIEW: "Alien: Covenant" is a well intended effort to breathe new life into a series approaching 40-something middle age.
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May 18

Mini reviews of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid,' 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog,' 'Jeremiah Tower' and 'Chuck'

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul ★ out of four stars Rated: PG for rude humor.  “The Long Haul” is an ironically…
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May 18

Cynthia Nixon's 'A Quiet Passion' biopic is an ode to Emily Dickinson 

REVIEW: Her biography is as carefully crafted as a poem.
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May 18

Ponder this: Debra Winger's 'The Lovers' is a thinking person's comedy 

REVIEW: The acrid, moody satire "The Lovers" is a tour of the hellish difficulties of marriage in late middle age.
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May 15

Amy Schumer and 'Snatched' mom Goldie Hawn: 'We're very well matched'

It didn't take long for Amy Schumer and movie mom Goldie Hawn to bond.
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May 12

'Hellboy' is back, but director Guillermo del Toro isn't

A new adaptation of the superhero story will lack original director and star.
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May 12

Movies opening May 19

Movies opening FridayAlien: Covenant (R) Crew members of the Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise.A Quiet Passion (PG-13) The life…
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May 11
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Schumer and Hawn grab us by the funny bone in 'Snatched' 

REVIEW: Loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it — and loved it.
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May 11

Reviewed in brief: 'One Week and a Day,' 'The Wall,' 'Citizen Jane'

One Week and a Day ⋆⋆⋆ out of four stars Unrated by the MPAA. In subtitled Hebrew. Theater: Edina. Reaching heights of…
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May 11

Home video: It's her show in 'Resident Evil,' 'Girl With All the Gifts'

When it comes to the end of the world, call a woman — or a girl — to fight the zombie hordes and other evil forces.
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