Minnesota-made 'Wilson' found a perfect home here

Minnesota-made 'Wilson' found a perfect home here

Woody Harrelson's amiable new R-rated comedy was an ideal fit for shooting in the Twin Cities.

Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast' is more like belle of the blah 

March 16
Disney's live-action 'Beauty and the Beast' is more like belle of the blah
REVIEW: As if to amp up the animated film's handsome design, the live-action film's photorealist computer imagery is a surreal swirl of rococo detail. More of that attention should have been directed to the acting.

'Kong' reawakens the monster-movie genre with a mighty roar 

March 9
'Kong' reawakens the monster-movie genre with a mighty roar
REVIEW: This utterly audacious "Kong" hits the reset button in the giant monster genre, shaking it awake with a mighty roar.
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1:27pm

Butterbeer ice cream hitting shelves for Harry Potter fans

A Pennsylvania ice cream maker is courting Harry Potter fans with a new flavor based on Hogwarts' favorite drink, "butterbeer."
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10:56am

Film based on Minn. author Vince Flynn's thrillers set for Sept. 15 release

"The Mitch Rapp saga begins" on the big screen starting Sept. 15, the studio announced this week.
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March 18

Home video review: 'Sing' offers the old song and dance

From the folks who gave us "Despicable Me" comes "Sing," out Tuesday on home video.
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March 18

This week's movie openings

Movies opening Friday   CHIPS (R) The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers. Life (R) An international space crew discovers…
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March 17

15 movies where Minnesota played a starring role

Here is a half-century's worth of notable films shot in the state.
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March 16

Workplace serves as violent social experiment in 'Belko Experiment' 

REVIEW: "Belko" channels "Battle Royale" and "The Hunger Games."
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March 16

Jim Broadbent gives 'The Sense of an Ending' its center 

REVIEW: The actor elevates this elegant British adaptation of the time-bending novel "The Sense of an Ending."
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March 16

'You're Killing Me, Susana' is done in by its predictability 

REVIEW: The romantic comedy feels at times like a by-the-numbers exercise, but it's partly redeemed by some decent jokes and a good performance.
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March 14

Samuel L. Jackson walks back criticism of black Brits playing African-Americans

He said his criticism was directed at the Hollywood system rather than British actors.
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March 14

'Hidden Figures' has now made more than latest 'Trek,' 'X-Men' and 'Bourne' films

As of this past weekend, "Hidden Figures" has a domestic box office total of $162.8 million.
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March 11

'Passion of the Christ' Blu-ray offers old story in a new language

When "The Passion of the Christ" became a sensation in 2004, some viewers struggled with the film's violence and its sole use of Aramaic, Hebrew and Latin.
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March 10

Remembering TCM's Robert Osborne, a Hollywood classic on his own

The gracious face of Turner Classic Movies had an encyclopedic knowledge of cinema and its legends.
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March 10

Movies opening March 17

Movies opening FridayBeauty and the Beast (PG) Emma Watson and Dan Stevens star in Disney's live-action version of the animated classic. The Belko…
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March 10

Reviewed in brief: 'My Life as a Zucchini,' 'The Ottoman Lieutenant'

My Life as a Zucchini ⋆⋆⋆ out of four stars Rated: PG-13, thematic elements and suggestive material.   This charming movie is not really…
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March 9

'Mr. Gaga' hits all the right steps in profile of a dance icon 

REVIEW: Documentary about choreographer assumes viewers know the basics.
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March 9

Shirley MacLaine's 'Last Word' doesn't have much to say for itself 

REVIEW: The film is a misuse of Oscar-winner Shirley MacLaine's talent and a waste of our time.
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March 9

John Goodman spills on 'Kong,' the Coen brothers and Bob Dylan

John Goodman's appreciation of the 1933 original is what drew him to the reworking of "King Kong."
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March 8

Shirley MacLaine is 82 going on 25

After more than 60 years in Hollywood, she's still a force to be reckoned with.
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March 3

Movies opening March 10

Movies opening Friday   Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) A team of explorers and soldiers travels to an island, unaware they’re crossing into the domain…
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March 3

Yet another attempt at filming 'Dune'

"Arrival" director takes on a new version of cult classic.
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