Alexander Payne has big aspirations for his little (literally) satire

Alexander Payne has big aspirations for his little (literally) satire

Sci-fi comedy "Downsizing" is a whole new world for the down-to-earth filmmaker.

Funny or demeaning? Black comedians debate merits of appearing in drag

December 14
Funny or demeaning? Black comedians debate merits of appearing in drag
Tyler Perry, Chris Rock and Jay Pharoah of "White Famous" on saying yes to the dress.

The 25 movies added to the National Film Registry may surprise you

December 14
The 25 movies added to the National Film Registry may surprise you
"Titanic" and "Die Hard" among the "culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant movies.
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December 15

'The Shape of Water' is a fantastic fantasy

Re-imagining of "Beauty and the Beast" is Guillermo del Toro's greatest film.
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December 15

Video review: 'Dunkirk' is a cinematic triumph

Hearts and minds"Dunkirk," by Christopher Nolan of "Dark Knight" fame, is a cinematic triumph that will awe some viewers and alienate others as it…
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Movies opening Dec. 20 and 22

WednesdayThe Greatest Showman (PG) Hugh Jackman stars in a musical biography of P.T. Barnum. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (PG-13) Dwayne Johnson, Kevin…
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December 15

Fantasy master Guillermo del Toro takes pride in being called weird

"The Shape of Water" is the latest example of his willingness to celebrate "the patron saints of imperfection."
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December 14

Animated story of a sweet-tempered bull takes bullying by the horns

"Ferdinand" offers laughs and a vital message.
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December 14

'The Other Side of Hope' offers a droll look at the refugee crisis

Finnish film takes an atypical approach to a serious situation.
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December 14

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' dazzles with stunning twists rivaling the classic trilogy 

"The Last Jedi" breaks new ground with plot twists while honoring the beloved history of "Star Wars."
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December 11

Laura Dern couldn't resist role in 'Star Wars'

Laura Dern was thrilled to join the sci-fi universe as the head of the Resistance.
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December 9

Video review: 'Detroit' re-creates horrifying incident from 1967 riots

“Detroit” is real-life tragedy, a bloody slice of America’s racial history. The setting is the Detroit riot of July 1967, one of the largest…
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December 9

Movies opening Dec. 15

Movies opening Friday   Ferdinand (PG) A bull with a big heart is mistaken for a dangerous beast, captured and torn from his home.…
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December 8

15 things we know about 'The Last Jedi'

The filmmakers aren't revealing much, but careful listeners are getting plenty of hints.
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December 8

Gary Oldman, Winston Churchill a winning combo in 'Darkest Hour' ★★★½

Role of Winston Churchill rates as Gary Oldman's finest hour.
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December 7

'Just Getting Started' sounds a lot like 'Midnight Run' for retirees

Old men, old jokes? The action comedy “Just Getting Started” wasn’t screened for review, but it’s understandable if you feel like you’ve seen it…
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December 7

Woody Allen's moody 'Wonder Wheel' hits close to home

Tale of romantic delusion could be interpreted as being autobiographical.
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December 7

Biopic of provocative gay artist 'Tom of Finland' lacks passion

Excruciatingly slow start derails a promising story.
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December 2

Video review: Vince Flynn's 'Assassin' slays

Vince Flynn’s ‘Assassin’ slays “American Assassin,” based on the spy novels of the late St. Paul writer Vince Flynn, takes a refreshing approach to…
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December 2

Movies opening Dec. 8

Darkest Hour (PG-13) During the early days of World War II, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler or fight…
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December 1

Sundance announces 2018 program as festival sits at cultural crossroads

Film festival sits at a cultural crossroads.
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November 30

Walker Art Center's annual British ad show is jolly good entertainment

Annual collection of award-winning commercials continues to delight and amaze Twin Cities viewers.
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November 30

James Franco retraces the steps of the best bad movie ever made

"The Disaster Artist" pays satiric homage to a legendary failure.
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