Movies
August 22
Samara Weaving is a hunted bride trying to stay alive in “Ready or Not.”

'Ready or Not,' here comes a slick and sarcastic slasher flick 

The plot borrows heavily from earlier films, but the actors give it their all.
August 22
Daniel Craig as James Bond in 2008’s “Quantum of Solace.”

They don't always say 'die': Ranking James Bond movie titles

The title of the next James Bond movie is "No Time to Die." If it sounds a lot like other Bond titles, that's because it is.
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August 19
Jimmy Fallon visited with fans in Minneapolis during a taping for the Super Bowl edition of "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon."

Minnesota Film and TV board makes changes in wake of Jimmy Fallon controversy

Productions around special events no longer eligible for subsidies.
Movies
August 17
Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson.

Video review: 'The Hustle' is like 'To Catch a Thief' meets 'Ab Fab'

‘To Catch a Thief’ meets ‘Ab Fab’ “The Hustle” (⋆⋆½; PG-13) is a gender-swapped remake of 1988’s “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” about rival con artists.…
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August 17
“Ready or Not”	20th Century Fox
Samara Weaving in “Ready or Not.”

Movies opening in the Twin Cities Aug. 21 and 23

opening this week Wednesday Ready or Not (R) A bride’s eccentric in-laws force her to take part in a terrifying game. Friday After…
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August 15
Keith L. Williams, Jacob Tremblay and Brady Noon in “Good Boys.”

'Good Boys': Sex, drugs and middle school 

A coming-of-age comedy that hits all the right notes.
August 15
Ell Williams, Viveik Kalra and Aaron Phagura are inspired by the music of Bruce Springsteen in “Blinded by the Light.”

'Blinded by the Light' fueled by Springsteen's music 

This tribute to the power of music — specifically, Bruce Springsteen's — is enormous fun.
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August 15
Octavia Spencer, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Naomi Watts in “Luce.”

Movie reviews in brief: 'Luce,' 'Nightingale'

Luce ⋆⋆⋆⋆ out of four stars Rated: R for language, sexual content, nudity and some drug use. Theater: Uptown.   Things are never what they…
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August 15
“Where’d You Go, Bernadette” director Richard Linklater.

Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater put a bit of his own family in 'Bernadette'

Filmmaker found himself musing on his own family as he directed Cate Blanchett.
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August 15
Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) and Leonard (Bill Hader) in “Angry Birds 2.”

Colorful, crazy emotions keep 'Angry Birds' sequel aloft 

It's not all juvenile humor — although there's plenty of that, of course.
Movies
August 15
Cate Blanchett as the title character in “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.”

Cate Blanchett's intelligence shines in film adaptation of 'Bernadette'

Story of bohemian missing mom focuses on clarity and connection.
Movies
August 14
Negar Moghaddam in “Dressage.”	OMID SALEHI

Minneapolis film festival presents 7 eye-opening views of Iran

7 views from Iran With tensions rising in the Persian Gulf, the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul offers a timely reminder that Iran’s rich…
August 13
“Fight Club,” starring Edward Norton, right, and Brad Pitt, is a staple of midnight showings. Theater owners worry about access to Fox’s library

With Fox movies in hand, Disney clamps down on theater screenings of oldies

Company is counting on deep Disney and Fox film catalog to draw streaming subscribers.
August 13
Heather Donahue in the 1999 movie “The Blair Witch Project.”

'Blair Witch Project' was a product of its time

Now 20, it seems unlikely that its filmmakers' tactics could work today.
Movies
August 11

'Hobbs & Shaw' takes another victory lap at No. 1

Audiences helped the "Fast & Furious" spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" take another lap at No. 1 even with an onslaught of four new major releases…
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August 10

Movies opening in the Twin Cities Aug. 14 and 16

Movies opening this week Wednesday The Angry Birds Movie 2 (PG) The flightless birds return. Friday Luce (R) An adoptee from Eritrea is…
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August 9
Michael Garza and Zoe Colletti in “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.”

Movie review: 'Scary Stories' is a scream

“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” actually makes you care about the fates of its characters, likable or venal. It has a way of…
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August 9
Enzo (voiced by Kevin Costner) and his race car-driving owner Denny (Milo Ventimiglia) go for a ride.

What's a dog's purpose? To justify odd movies like 'Racing in the Rain'

"The Art of Racing in the Rain" relates a tear-jerker of a story from a canine point of view.
August 8
Isabela Moner and Eugenio Derbez in “Dora and the Lost City of Gold.”

There's no treasure to be found in the boring 'Dora and the Lost City of Gold'

Despite our heroine's cheery nature, the live-action trek to "The Lost City of Gold" is painfully dull.
Movies
August 8
“Tel Aviv on Fire”

Mini reviews of 'Honeyland,' 'Tel Aviv on Fire,' 'Them That Follow' and 'Piranhas'

Honeyland ⋆⋆⋆½ out of four stars Not rated: In subtitled Turkish. Theater: St. Anthony Main.   This documentary, which won multiple awards at this…
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