Craigslist ad brings director, makeup artist together for award-winning horror movie

Craigslist ad brings director, makeup artist together for award-winning horror movie

Two Twin Cities residents combine to create an award-winning fright film.

'San Andreas' aftershocks extend to overseas box office

June 2
'San Andreas' aftershocks extend to overseas box office
The Rock, as "San Andreas" star Dwayne Johnson was once known, may have to change his nickname to the Boulder if his new earthquake movie stays on its current roll at the worldwide box office.

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May 13
From the biggest box-office blockbuster to the smallest arthouse film, we have reviews for every movie playing in the Twin Cities. Check out our Movie Reviews page to see the latest.
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May 31

With Brian Wilson bio-pic, Bill Pohlad returns to first love – directing

Once considered a rich-guy dilettante, Bill Pohlad has earned admiration as a film producer. With the Beach Boys biopic “Love & Mercy,” he’s getting the same reaction as a director.
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May 31

New albums, videos this week: Florence + the Machine, Dawes; 'Jupiter Ascending,' 'Focus'

Albums• A$AP Rocky, “At.Long.Last.A$AP”• Barenaked Ladies, “Silverball”• Billy Currington, “Summer Forever”• Dawes, “All Your Favorite Bands”• Florence + the Machine, “How Big, How Blue, How…
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May 29

Review: 'Sunshine Superman' captures one man's giant leap into the void 

REVIEW: Cliffs, skyscrapers, bridges – you name it, Carl Boenish jumped off it, with cameras.
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May 29

Home video review: 'McFarland, USA' finds Kevin Costner as high-school cross-country coach

HOME VIDEODusty roadsIn “McFarland, USA” (PG, Disney), Kevin Costner plays a novice high school track coach who shapes a group of disadvantaged teens into…
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May 29

Movies opening June 3 and 5

Movies opening this weekWednesdayEntourage (R) Movie star Vincent Chase (Adrien Grenier) and his crew from the hit HBO show are back — and back…
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May 29

Romantic comedy 'Aloha' is one of season's riskiest, best films 

REVIEW: In “Aloha,” the director offers a risky but rewarding mix of romance and comedy.
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May 28

'San Andreas' caught between the Rock and a shaky place 

REVIEW: A potent cast lifts the quake drama “San Andreas” a notch above the typical disaster flick.
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May 25

Ethan Hawke on technology, intimacy, 'Good Kill' and more

Actor empathizes with overqualified drone pilot.
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May 23
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5 headaches that wrack movie theaters in 2015

This should be a dream year for movie-theater owners, with a record box-office take in the works. But theater executives still wake up punching the pillow some nights. Here's why.
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May 23

Home video review: 'Seventh Son' is medieval magic fest with Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore

“Seventh Son” is a medieval magic fest based on the Joseph Delaney book in which a mystical warrior (Jeff Bridges) trains a young apprentice to battle supernatural forces.
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May 23

Female filmgoers flex their box office muscle

Female audiences are finding more movies in 2015 aimed at capturing their box office dollars.
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May 22

New albums, videos: Lifehouse, John Anderson; 'Seventh Son,' 'The Loft'

Albums• Lifehouse, “Out of the Wasteland”• John Anderson, “Goldmine”• Bad Plus and Joshua Redman, “The Bad Plus Joshua Redman”•The Vaccines, “English Graffiti”•Eilen Jewell, “Sundown Over…
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May 22

Movies opening May 29

opening FridayAloha (PG-13) A celebrated military contractor (Bradley Cooper) returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago…
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May 21

Ethan Hawke's 'Good Kill' misses the mark a bit 

REVIEW: Writer/director Andrew Niccol has explored our technological challenges in excellent films like “Gattaca.” In "Good Kill," he’s telling a trim, small-scale short story that might benefit from more ambition.
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May 21

'100-Year-Old Man' is thigh-poundingly funny, violent Swedish comedy 

REVIEW: The explosive “100-Year-Old Man” opens a riotous new chapter in Swedish cinema.
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May 21

Hollywood ageism: Maggie Gyllenhaal told 37 ‘too old’ for 55-year-old love interest

Maggie Gyllenhaal, an Oscar nominee getting Emmy buzz for her work on the Sundance miniseries “The Honourable Woman,” reveals that she was recently turned down for a role in a movie because she was too old to play the love interest for a 55-year-old man.
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May 21

'Tomorrowland' goes back to the future badly 

REVIEW: Storytelling disappears into a wormhole in the time-traveling Disney fantasy “Tomorrrowland.”
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May 21

'Chocolate City' is a black riff on 'Magic Mike' 

REVIEW: “Magic Mike ain’t got nothing on you,” someone tells Michael (Robert Ri’chard of “Coach Carter”) in this black riff on that stripper movie smash.
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May 20

Waging a battle against Hollywood's take on war

The push is on to change the film industry’s portrayal of military veterans.
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May 20

Anne Hathaway’s monster movie ‘Colossal’ sued by ‘Godzilla’ creators

The creators of “Godzilla” have filed a lawsuit against the makers of "Colossal" that alleges the company used copyrighted images of the famous movie monster to sell their new film, starring Anne Hathaway.
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    Como-Harriet Streetcar Line: Board a trolley at the Linden Hills Station for a historic 15-minute ride.
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    From Darkness: The new play about the rise of abstract expressionism and what constitutes an original work.
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    International Pop: More than 125 works from 14 countries.
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    Como-Harriet Streetcar Line: Board a trolley at the Linden Hills Station for a historic 15-minute ride.
    On The Stage
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