Bummer: World ends on Valentine's Day, according to 'Ghostbusters II'

Bummer: World ends on Valentine's Day, according to 'Ghostbusters II'

The end of the world is Valentine's Day 2016, according to "Ghostbusters II."

How a panda schooled in martial arts beat up the Coen brothers at box office

February 12
How a panda schooled in martial arts beat up the Coen brothers at box office
Despite a star-heavy cast, "Hail, Caesar!" lost its opening weekend to a kiddie movie.

Fanboys will love 'Deadpool'; others might want to hide 

February 11
Fanboys will love 'Deadpool'; others might want to hide
REVIEW: This violent, motormouthed antihero almost backs up all his obnoxious talk. Almost.
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February 13

New album, video releases: Animal Collective, Wolfmother; 'Trumbo,' 'Steve Jobs'

Albums• Animal Collective, "Painting With"• Lake Street Dive, "Side Pony"• Ra Ra Riot, "Need Your Light" • Mavis Staples, "Livin' on a High Note"• Wolfmother,…
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February 13

Home video review: 'Trumbo' triumphs thanks to Bryan Cranston

HOME VIDEOThe triumph of 'Trumbo'Dalton Trumbo won an Oscar for writing the 1956 film "The Brave One." He didn't personally accept the award until nearly…
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February 12
Leonardo DiCaprio received a best-actor nomination in this year's Oscar race for his role in "The Revenant."

Does #OscarsSoWhite controversy overlook diversity in 'The Revenant'?

In a year when "The Revenant" is a leading Academy Award contender for best picture, its rare, authentic glimpse into Native American culture has been overshadowed by protests over the Oscars' lack of diversity.
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February 11

'Where to Invade Next' is Michael Moore's funniest film in years 

REVIEW: Michael Moore's new doc takes a different approach than his angrier indictments.
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February 11

'How to Be Single' is a smart take on the dating game 

REVIEW: "How to Be Single" also shows how to write a good rom-com.
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February 11

In 'Zoolander 2,' Ben Stiller and company commit a fashion faux pas 

REVIEW: With its recycled jokes, "Zoolander 2" stumbles down the runway.
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February 11

Documentary 'Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words' lives up to the legend 

Opening: The Hollywood dramas that earned Swedish superstar Ingrid Bergman two Academy Awards weren’t her only breakthrough films. An irresistible screen presence, she lit up…
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February 8

How 'Kung Fu Panda' won the hearts of Chinese moviegoers

International DreamWorks collaboration lends authenticity.
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February 8

Sundance standouts you'll be hearing more about

As the indie festival gives a first look at future hits, we also check out the weird and overhyped.
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February 6

Movies opening Feb. 19

Opening FridayChimes at Midnight (not rated) Orson Welles directed and stars as Falstaff in this restored film from 1965.Race (PG-13) Jesse Owens' quest…
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February 6

New album, video releases: Lissie, Vince Gill; 'Spectre,' 'Love the Coopers'

Albums• Lissie, "My Wild West"• Snarky Puppy, "Family Dinner Vol. 2"• Vince Gill, "Down to My Last Bad Habit"• Wynonna & the Big Noise, "Wynonna…
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February 6

Home video review: Bond's 'Spectre' is an extravagant collection of small wonders

HOME VIDEOThis Bond bombsFollowing the thrilling 50th anniversary celebration of the James Bond saga in "Skyfall," Daniel Craig and director Sam Mendes reunite. Unfortunately,
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February 5

Minnesotans pan for cinematic gold at Sundance Film Festival

Among the circle of influence at the country's biggest indie film festival is a posse of Minnesota players and expatriates, using the sprawling event to market local attractions there or to draw film talent back to our home state.
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February 5

Piers Morgan sparks Twitter war over Susan Sarandon's cleavage

Susan Sarandon is trying to shut down Piers Morgan's criticism of her cleavage displayed at the SAG Awards with more cleavage.
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February 5

Chris Pine takes command of his career

Chris Pine plays a Coast Guard coxswain in "The Finest Hours."
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February 4

Coen brothers deliver a dud with 'Hail, Caesar!' 

REVIEW: Even a cast filled with Hollywood royalty can't save the fizzling "Hail, Caesar!"
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February 4

'Wild Africa' opens yearlong run at zoo's Imax

Helena Bonham Carter narrates this BBC Earth Imax documentary, but the stars are isolated gecko-like desert lizards, vivid pink flamingos and nasty crocodiles that snap at thirsty wildebeests. And above all, the water.
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February 4

Austen and action mix with ease in 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' 

REVIEW: The hit parody novel "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" gets a prim and proper (and fun) adaptation.
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February 4

Love, tragedy and puppies: A familiar 'Choice' 

REVIEW: Nobody, and I mean nobody, cranks out more romance tragedy porn than Nicholas Sparks. And the latest installment follows the formula.
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February 4

Can George Clooney's 'Hail, Caesar!' conquer 'Kung Fu Panda 3'?

The Bears may not be competing in the Big Game on Sunday, but they’re still poised to win this weekend, with three movies debuting on…
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    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
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    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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    Wayzata Symphony Orchestra: Patrick Harison, accordion and bandoneon, performs with the orchestra for the “Twist of Tango” concert.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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    Wayzata Symphony Orchestra: Patrick Harison, accordion and bandoneon, performs with the orchestra for the “Twist of Tango” concert.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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    Wayzata Symphony Orchestra: Patrick Harison, accordion and bandoneon, performs with the orchestra for the “Twist of Tango” concert.
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    Unfiltered: Instinct Art Gallery’s final exhibit features works by British-born Sue Coe and Minneapolis’ own Nancy Robinson.
    Family Events
    Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice: Grade-schoolers can step into a field station (neatly partitioned from the baby stuff) for an exploration of fossils and paleontology-inspired art.
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