A Minnesotan's double life: finance director by day, film director by night

A Minnesotan's double life: finance director by day, film director by night

Ecolab treasury director Dave Ash, whose movie "Twin Cities" debuts this week, does double duty to work out his demons.

Sprawling horror film genre keeps getting refreshed

October 21
Sprawling horror film genre keeps getting refreshed
Directors consider what drives movies that tap into our darkest fears.

The abominable 'Snowman'

October 19
The abominable 'Snowman'
This thriller came with a promising pedigree. The real mystery is: What went wrong?
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October 21

Movies opening Oct. 27

Opening Friday   All I See is You (R) A blind woman regains her sight. Dina (not rated) The relationship between…
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October 21

Hail, Caesar, on 'War for the Planet of the Apes'

Hail, Caesar! The “Apes” reboot reaches a breathtaking climax in “War for the Planet of the Apes,” in which a “simian flu” has decimated…
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October 20

Movie reviews: 'Human Flow' by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and a Van Gogh animated mystery

Human Flow⋆⋆⋆½ out of four starsRated: PG-13, disturbing images and themes.Theater: Lagoon.Chinese visual artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei presents a phenomenal image…
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October 20

Quentin Tarantino says he knew of Weinstein's behavior, ashamed he didn't act

His own former girlfriend, Mira Sorvino, told him about unwelcome advances and unwanted touching by Weinstein.
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October 19

Polio drama 'Breathe' is uplifting but underwhelming

‘Breathe’ Here’s a film with inspirational subject matter and an impressive pedigree, with Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy starring and legendary motion-capture performer Andy Serkis…
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October 19

'Take Every Wave' is loving fan letter to king of the surfers

This documentary tells the life story of Laird Hamilton.
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October 18

Iowa teacher rescued a treasure trove of film from a farmhouse basement

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.
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October 13

Movies opening Oct. 20

opening Friday   Boo 2! A Madea Halloween (PG-13) Madea, Bam and Hattie run for their lives when monsters, goblins and boogeymen are unleashed…
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October 13

'Spider-Man Homecoming' is character-rich teen comedy

Geek love Everyone knows the back-arching twists Peter Parker uses to swing across New York, but never have you seen your friendly neighborhood web slinger…
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October 13

'Manolo' biopic is shallow but flattering

Look at shoe designer Manolo Blahnik only scratches the surface.
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October 13

Six must-see movies at Twin Cities Film Fest

With 120 screenings in 11 days, the festival offers a curated selection of promising regional debuts.
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October 12

The true legacy behind 'Battle of the Sexes'

Did 1973 tennis match really usher in a new era of gender equality and celebrity in sports?
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October 12

Reviewed in brief: 'The Foreigner,' 'Happy Death Day'

The Foreigner ⋆⋆ out of four stars Rated: R, violence, language and some sexual material.   Legendary action star and martial arts maestro Jackie…
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October 12

'Marshall' offers convincing testimony about a future Supreme Court justice

Courtroom drama about a young Thurgood Marshall is entertaining and thought-provoking.
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October 12

Liam Neeson's Watergate drama is factual but impassive

In recalling Deep Throat, "Mark Felt" overlooks human element.
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October 12

Don't confuse provocative 'Wonder Women' with the summer blockbuster

Kinky superhero origin story is strictly for adults.
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October 6

Home video: 'Baby Driver' hits top speed

Edgar Wright has never met a film genre he couldn’t transform. He took the world of zombies and infused it with high-energy comedy to create…
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October 6

'Fargo' actor turned director oversees a fond farewell to one of his compatriots

Guthrie alum John Carroll Lynch bonded with Harry Dean Stanton in what turned out to be his final movie.
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October 6

Harvey Weinstein says his apology is sincere, but he's still suing New York Times

In an interview with TheWrap, disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein said he was sincere in his apology for sexual misconduct, but that he still intended…
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October 6

Movies opening Oct. 13

Movies opening FridayThe Foreigner (R) A humble businessman seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. With Jackie Chan.Happy…
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