Moose statues and melancholy: Swedish filmmaker feels at home in Minnesota

Moose statues and melancholy: Swedish filmmaker feels at home in Minnesota

In Minnesota, "A Man Called Ove" director Hannes Holm found pine trees, lakes and guys named Sven.

Disaster thriller starts with a bang 

September 29
Disaster thriller starts with a bang
REVIEW: The story of the disaster, based on a New York Times article, has been massaged into Hollywood-style heroics.

There's a lot that's peculiar about this fantasy 

September 29
There's a lot that's peculiar about this fantasy
REVIEW: Tim Burton's macabre flair is perfectly suited to this adaptation of "Miss Peregrine."
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Movies opening Oct. 7

Movies opening Friday The Birth of a Nation (R) A historical drama about Nat Turner, a slave who orchestrated an uprising in 1831. Director…
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September 30

Why 2016 is the year of the horror flick

Screamfests capture viewers' imagination by going back to basics and using acclaimed actors.
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September 30

12 days of 'Star Wars'

This holiday season, "Star Wars" is the gift that keeps on giving. Leading up to the Dec. 18 release of "The Force Awakens," we’ll give you a new "Star Wars"-related story every day.
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September 30

An exotic story of forbidden love

Drama immerses the viewer in a real world that seems imaginary.
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September 29

Reviewed in brief: 'Queen of Katwe,' 'Masterminds,' 'The Dressmaker'

Queen of Katwe ⋆⋆½ out of four stars Rated: PG for an accident scene and some suggestive material   Filled with platitudes…
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September 29

In 'A Man Called Ove,' gruff Swede sets gold standard in curmudgery 

REVIEW: The Swedish film infuses the story of a lonely codger with freewheeling comic verve and quirky wisdom.
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September 29

Twin Cities Film Fest (please, don't call it "Festival") announces a big, bold schedule

Approaching its seventh season, the Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) has grown into a pretty solid local cultural shindig.
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September 27

Nick Jonas & Co. behave like animals in frat drama 'Goat'

Movie review: The horrors of fraternity hazing resonate in "Goat."
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September 24

Director Curtis Hanson: A classicist and a chameleon

Hollywood director Curtis Hanson is remembered for his tremendous range.
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September 24

Movies opening Sept. 30

Opening Friday   Deepwater Horizon (PG-13) The 2010 explosion of the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon. With Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson. The…
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September 23

Movie spot: 'Best Fake Friends'

With friends like this ... As bad as high school cliques can be, they’ve got nothing on the exclusive coteries that exist among pampered adults.…
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September 23

Movie reviews in brief: 'Demon,' 'Max Rose'

Demon ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Rated: R for language and some sexuality/nudity. In subtitled Polish and Yiddish, and English.
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September 22

Review: Reworking of 'Magnificent Seven' is just so-so 

Lack of imaginative characters or action keeps this retread from hitting the bull's-eye.
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September 22

Animated comedy 'Storks' delivers enjoyable family fare

REVIEW: Silly asides and a touching emotional core entertain kids and adults alike.
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September 20
Director Curtis Hanson in the middle of a row in the otherwise vacant...

Curtis Hanson, director of '8 Mile,' 'L.A. Confidential,' dies at age 71

LOS ANGELES — Curtis Hanson, who won a screenwriting Oscar for "L.A. Confidential" and directed the psychological thriller "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" and…
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September 20

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt 'for the health of the family'

Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after just over two years of marriage.
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September 18

Why moviegoers can expect more political films than ever this fall

Filmmakers prove that corruption, hacks, backstabbing and backroom deals can be irresistibly addictive.
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September 17

On screen this fall: Amy Adams (twice), Ang Lee (once), plus Disney taps Lin-Manuel Miranda for 'Moana'

‘The Girl on the Train’ A spine-chiller promising the voyeuristic thrills of Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” and the unexpected twists of “Gone Girl.” Emily Blunt plays…
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September 17

Movies opening Sept. 25

Movies opening Friday Best Fake Friends (not rated) A lonely and naive housewife gets swept up into the world of alpha moms. Demon…
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September 16

Reviewed in brief: 'I Am Not A Serial Killer, 'The JT LeRoy Story,' 'Our Little Sister'

I Am Not a Serial Killer ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Rated: Unrated Theater: Mall of America   Movies…
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