Like doofus hero Woody Harrelson, Minnesota-shot 'Wilson' is oddly lovable

Like doofus hero Woody Harrelson, Minnesota-shot 'Wilson' is oddly lovable 

REVIEW: "Wilson," starring Woody Harrelson, is a peculiar delight that's full of brilliant lines, astute observations and aptly chosen locations around the Twin Cities.

Danny Boyle set out to tackle new challenges with 'T2'

March 23
Danny Boyle set out to tackle new challenges with 'T2'
Whether he's creating film, theater or spectacle, Danny Boyle delivers work that is mainstream and rebellious, silly and intense, but always unpredictable.

We know the end of 'Life' from the start 

March 23
We know the end of 'Life' from the start
REVIEW: The sci-fi flick follows a familiar path but still holds impressive shocks.
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On eve of Oprah movie about Henrietta Lacks, feud consumes family

BALTIMORE -The e-mail from her sister said “Read Now!” so Veronica Spencer sat right down to open it. Maybe it was about the soon-to-be released…
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March 24

This week's movie openings

movies opening Friday   The Boss Baby (PG) A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby (voice of Alec Baldwin) pairs up with his brother to stop…
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March 24

Can Mpls. choreographer capture our 'greatest ugliness' with new ballet?

The 1967 documentary "Titicut Follies" exposed abuse at a hospital for the criminally insane. And now James Sewell has adapted the film for his new dance show.
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March 23

Mini reviews of 'Raw,' 'Power Rangers' and 'Personal Shopper'

Raw ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Rated: R for aberrant behavior, bloody and grisly images, strong sexuality, nudity, language and drug use/partying. In subtitled…
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March 23

Documentary salutes the country's best color guards 

David Byrne's dazzling "Contemporary Color" captures color guard shows and the hard prep that created them.
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March 23

'Song to Song' is a haunting melody of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll 

REVIEW: Typical of Terrence Malick's work, "Song to Song" is both moving and confusing.
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March 23

Like the original, 'Trainspotting' sequel packs a mesmerizing punch

"Trainspotting" sequel delivers on long-held expectations.
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March 23

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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March 22

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 17

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.
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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.
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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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