With overblown action, 'Star Trek Beyond' gets lost in space

With overblown action, 'Star Trek Beyond' gets lost in space 

REVIEW: "Star Trek Beyond" is not a stale rehash. But it is another case of an aging franchise running short of good individual films

With 'Cafe Society,' Woody Allen delivers lovely look at old Hollywood 

July 21
With 'Cafe Society,' Woody Allen delivers lovely look at old Hollywood
REVIEW: One of the best late-period Allen films, "Café Society" is a wonderful study on the ways love (and, really, all of life) moves in its own direction.

In 'Life, Animated' an autistic boy finds his voice through Disney films 

July 21
In 'Life, Animated' an autistic boy finds his voice through Disney films
REVIEW: An autistic boy learns how to speak from animated classics.
Movies
July 22
In this Oct. 2, 2014 photo, director Gary Marshall poses at the Vineya...

Remembering comedy legend Garry Marshall: 'I do light stuff'

The director, producer, creator, writer and actor died Tuesday in Burbank, Calif., of complications from pneumonia following a stroke.
Movies
July 22

Movies opening July 27 and 29

MOVIE OPENINGSWednesdayNerve (PG-13) A teenager becomes immersed in an online game of truth or dare.fridayBad Moms (R) Three moms (Mila Kunis, Kristen…
Latest movie reviews are just a click away
Movie reviews Latest movie reviews are just a click away
updated 19 hours 59 mins. ago
From the biggest box-office blockbuster to the smallest arthouse film, we have reviews for every movie playing in the Twin Cities.
Movies
July 21

Mini movie reviews: 'Ice Age: Collision Course,' 'Absolutely Fabulous,' more

Ice Age: Collision Course ⋆ out of four stars Rated: PG for rude humor and action peril. “Ice Age: Collision Course,” the fifth installment…
Movies
July 15

Movie reviews: Viggo Mortensen's 'Captain Fantastic' and Frank Zappa doc 'Eat That Question'

Captain Fantastic ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Rated: R for language and brief graphic nudity. Theater: Uptown. Viggo Mortensen tackles…
Movies
July 15

French film festival at St. Anthony Main celebrates new indie movies

Whether you're a committed Francophile or just a fan of Truffaut movies, try the weeklong French film program scheduled at St. Anthony Main by UniFrance and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
Movies
July 14

Ghostbuster among us: Ernie Hudson has called Minn. home for 40 years

Twin Cities resident Ernie Hudson will revisit loyal "Ghostbusters" fans in the new all-female reboot, which reunites him with other key cast members for surprise cameos.
Movies
July 14

'Hunt for the Wilderpeople' is a can't-miss buddy comedy 

REVIEW: An odd pairing plus kinetic filmmaking make for a buddy comedy unlike any other.
Movies
July 14

Next big thing: 'Wilderpeople' director about to hit mainstream with 'Thor' sequel

A hot indie director is about to step into the limelight.
Movies
July 14

'Ghostbusters' legacy is in good hands with new all-female cast 

REVIEW: The "Ghostbusters" reboot pays proper homage to the original and breaks new ground, too.
Movies
July 13

Of thee I scream: How American politics oozes into horror films

How American politics oozes into horror films.
Movies
July 12

Review: Even Bryan Cranston can't break the boredom in 'The Infiltrator' 

How can a blood-soaked crime story take all the elements of classic neo-noir thrillers and become a perfect storm of tedium?
Movies
July 11

Women have often been president in Hollywood

A female president? Movies and TV got there first, though not always well.
Movies
July 8

Movies opening July 8

Movies opening Friday   The Innocents (PG-13) Pregnant nuns in 1945 Poland. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (R) An online ad goes…
Movies
July 8

Movies opening July 13, 15

Movies opening this weekWednesdayThe Infiltrator (R) A U.S. Customs official (Bryan Cranston) uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.FridayCaptain…
Movies
July 7

'Boyz n the Hood' at 25: A look back at 1991's black film renaissance

In 1991, "Boyz n the Hood" and other films introduced black directors and spoke to black audiences.
Movies
July 7

Shameless fun is the name of the game in 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' 

REVIEW: Oversexed comedy not your thing? This movie will make you reconsider.
Movies
July 7

Mini movie reviews: 'The Innocents,' 'The Music of Strangers,' 'Zero Days'

The Innocents ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Unrated: Mature themes. In subtitled Polish and French. Theater: Edina. Battlefield savagery, spiritual…
Movies
July 7

'The Secret Life of Pets' can't teach an old dog new tricks 

REVIEW: "The Secret Life of Pets" tells a funny tale, but it's mostly a retread of better movies.
July 6

Is Disney's portrayal of Maui, a Polynesian demigod, in 'Moana' culturally insensitive?

Trailer for Disney's "Moana" raises questions about insensitivity.
Movies
July 5

Mpls. actress who was first to play Lois Lane in 'Superman' dies at 95

After graduating from Central HS In Minneapolis, she went to Los Angeles and quickly built a career in the entertainment business.
Event Calendar
  • Today
  • Fri
  • Sat
  • Sun
  • Mon
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    On The Stage
    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    On The Stage
    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    On The Stage
    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Seeds of Change | Noob Hloov Neej: The Minnesota Museum of American Art’s new exhibition, “Seeds of Change,” documents a year in the life of Hmong Americans farming in Dakota County’s Vermillion Township.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    On The Stage
    Le Switch: Chicago writer Philip Dawkins penned this comedy about commitment and love in the era of marriage equality.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Hot Off the Press: lithography, intaglio, monotype, photogravure, etching and more by cooperative members.
    Family Events
    Summer Flower Show: The garden is in bloom with red and magenta Hydrangea Arizonas as well as tulips, hyacinth, bearded iris and more.
    No More Events
Movies

Poll: If Hillary becomes president, what title will Bill have?

See more polls