Ridley Scott's attempt to reboot 'Alien' with new film 'Covenant' works – sort of

Ridley Scott's attempt to reboot 'Alien' with new film 'Covenant' works – sort of 

REVIEW: "Alien: Covenant" is a well intended effort to breathe new life into a series approaching 40-something middle age.

'Justice League' director Zack Snyder quits film after daughter's suicide

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'Justice League' director Zack Snyder quits film after daughter's suicide

Retired St. Thomas professor celebrated for role in famous Czech film

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Retired St. Thomas professor celebrated for role in famous Czech film
Before Winston Chrislock taught history, he acted in "Riders in the Sky."
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May 20

Movies opening May 25-26

Movies opening this week Thursday Baywatch (R) A devoted lifeguard (Dwayne Johnson) butts heads with a brash new recruit (Zac Efron) while they uncover…
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May 20

Home video: Stunning 'Logan' rides off into the sunset

The standard superhero movie refreshingly reinvents itself as a weighty neo-western in the stunning "Logan," out Tuesday.
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May 19

Steve Martin and Martin Short team up in Mpls. as two amigos going for laughs

Review: The actors, comics and pals made for a hilarious evening of shtick and song.
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May 18

Mini reviews of 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid,' 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog,' 'Jeremiah Tower' and 'Chuck'

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul ★ out of four stars Rated: PG for rude humor.  “The Long Haul” is an ironically…
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May 18

Cynthia Nixon's 'A Quiet Passion' biopic is an ode to Emily Dickinson 

REVIEW: Her biography is as carefully crafted as a poem.
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May 18

Ponder this: Debra Winger's 'The Lovers' is a thinking person's comedy 

REVIEW: The acrid, moody satire "The Lovers" is a tour of the hellish difficulties of marriage in late middle age.
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May 15

Amy Schumer and 'Snatched' mom Goldie Hawn: 'We're very well matched'

It didn't take long for Amy Schumer and movie mom Goldie Hawn to bond.
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May 12

'Hellboy' is back, but director Guillermo del Toro isn't

A new adaptation of the superhero story will lack original director and star.
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May 12

Movies opening May 19

Movies opening FridayAlien: Covenant (R) Crew members of the Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise.A Quiet Passion (PG-13) The life…
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May 11
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Schumer and Hawn grab us by the funny bone in 'Snatched' 

REVIEW: Loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it, loved it — and loved it.
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May 11

Reviewed in brief: 'One Week and a Day,' 'The Wall,' 'Citizen Jane'

One Week and a Day ⋆⋆⋆ out of four stars Unrated by the MPAA. In subtitled Hebrew. Theater: Edina. Reaching heights of…
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May 11

Home video: It's her show in 'Resident Evil,' 'Girl With All the Gifts'

When it comes to the end of the world, call a woman — or a girl — to fight the zombie hordes and other evil forces.
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May 11

British horror movie 'Dark Song' scares up themes that go beyond the genre 

REVIEW: "Dark Song" eschews gore to stir up a sense of impending doom.
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May 11

Guy Ritchie's 'King Arthur' is legendarily bad 

REVIEW: Guy Ritchie's take on Camelot aims low and still comes up short.
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May 10

Imax shooting for a bigger role

Camera firm embeds itself with Hollywood directors.
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May 6

Movies opening May 12

Movies opening Friday Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (not rated) Writer/urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City in the…
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May 6

Home video: New 'Peanuts' DVD is a team effort

"Peanuts by Schulz! Go Team Go!" is a new DVD collection that features sports-themed cartoons taken from the new "Peanuts" cable TV series.
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May 5
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Drax (Dave Bautista) and Gamora (Zoe...

'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' masterfully nails out-of-this-world silliness 

The Guardians of the Galaxy are back — and just as goofy as ever.
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May 4

Mini reviews: 'The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki' and 'The Dinner'

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki ★★★ out of four stars Rated: Not rated (subtitled)   “Olli Mäki,” inspired by the…
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May 4

'Voice From the Stone' called out to Emilia Clarke

In "Voice From the Stone," arriving onscreen locally this weekend, Emilia Clarke had a dream come true.
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