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Kristen Stewart stars in a comedy that's no holiday.
Alan Ball's comedy/drama owes a debt to Tennessee Williams.
Family-friendly "Croods" sequel finds caveman-level laughs in prehistory.
The latest from Pixar is another chapter in the life of Bloomington's own Pete Docter
David Fincher salutes "Citizen Kane" by exploring its origins.
In "Sound of Metal," a drummer grapples with hearing loss.
These actors dazzled us right out of the gate in some of the best first-time performances of all time.
Nicole Kidman never looks away from the weird and the surprising.
Two stars will premiere their raucous comedy at the Plymouth multiplex.
Actor Diane Lane is a mother in "Let Him Go," the film version of a Minneapolis-published novel.
A tense battle for custody plays out in this character-driven drama.
While theater venues are dark, many stay connected to audiences with streaming shows.
Chanhassen designer turns "Sound of Music" stardom into a clever face mask business.
Morgan Freeman advanced from pimp to Supreme Being, with judges in between.
"To Breed, or Not to Breed" stages an "experiment" to see if theatergoers are ready to safely gather indoors.
Halloween film works better as family drama than horror.
Notes the late August Wilson scrawled at places such as St. Paul's W.A. Frost restaurant have found a home at the University of Pittsburgh.The university's…
A solid story is key to a good remake, as is a storyteller with a point of view.
The former WCCO anchor and his wife, Barbara, are still looking for ways to improve their home's sustainability.
Cohen's ribald sequel surveys the state of the nation.
Some of the Twin Cities Film Fest's movies are on the big screen, some at home.
Virtual productions will feature a number of well-known Twin Cities actors.
It's impossible to name the seven scariest movies, but we took a stab (or a slash?) at it.
With the state funding, the Playwrights' Center will more than double its footprint.
Review: The shadow play "Bug Girl" offers two kinds of shivers.
A century after her first book appeared, we still love Agatha Christie.
"A Rainy Day in New York" was dropped by Amazon and disavowed by many of its actors.
Cast outshines script in fact-ish drama.
The Oscar winner keeps finding reinvention and rebirth.
A creepy, witty shadow-puppet play will be performed on the roof of the Bakken.
Author says her book reveals the "bones" underlying our nation's divisions.
All generations can unite in agreeing that this Robert De Niro comedy isn't funny.
They came out in the aftermath of the most trusted people in the country lying.
As species disappear, "H Is for Hawk" author Helen Macdonald takes a bolder stance in her new book.
Breezy Sofia Coppola comedy lets us hang with the stars.
Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu became famous, but early movies revealed their talents.
Four actors play feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem in "The Glorias."
"Tenet" wasn't the only top-secret project John David Washington had this summer.
Evan Rachel Wood excels in the quirky comedy "Kajillionaire."
It has been 15 months since the last entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it could be much longer for the next.
NONFICTION: A books that asks: Does wanting to be president also make men cheat?
Chris Hewitt Star Tribune After a summer virtually free of new releases, the movies will be a little more normal this fall, even if…
Come to this movie for the melodrama, stay for the acting.
Denzel Washington's contributions to the movies go far beyond his own acting.
A Plymouth couple disliked their then-new home's dark finishes before they even moved in. After 26 years, a makeover let the sunshine in.
"Broken Hearts" cast is a cut above the usual romcom.
Your back-to-school assignment: Name the best student-based films.
The first blockbuster release of the pandemic, "Tenet" is handsome but chilly.
History Theatre will stream a Zoom reading of the play "Diesel Heart."
Her work with the Coen brothers shows how versatile she can be. And with great material, she is at her best.
Industry veterans say theaters won't get back to normal any time soon.
Comic "Copperfield" adaptation is at more than two dozen theaters, including the just-reopened Lagoon Cinema.
In a short time, Greta Gerwig has racked up lots of fine work on both sides of the camera.
Marcie Rendon, the new McKnight Distinguished Artist, wants Native readers to see themselves on her pages.
Crowe is a maniac who uses his pickup as a weapon in "Unhinged."
Cinematographers visually shaped the stories that these movies tell.
Review: Two-character "25 Questions for a Jewish Mother" is first major play since March.
It's partly a concert film, but the dreamy "Jazz on a Summer's Day" often veers offstage.
Since we met him on "Saturday Night Live," Bill Murray has shown he can do it all.
A St. Paul play was set to be the first major live theater in months. Then its director got COVID-19
The Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company proves the show must go on.
The rocker plays a devious art collector in the slow-burn thriller "The Burnt Orange Heresy."
Steven Soderbergh writes some of his clever movies, and often edits and shoots them, to boot.
Former Children's Theatre star will sing in streaming show "Murder Mystery Musical."
A veteran character actor enlivens a wan romance based on the self-help books.
Are they thrilling? Oui!
No one's sure what to call this hybrid of theater and the internet, but writer Jeffrey Hatcher hopes it's fun.
The Minnesota high school theater star has gone on to become a showbiz veteran.
It's the Marie Curie story, unconventionally told.
Lynn Nottage comedy had its world premiere in Minneapolis last summer.
College students are shooting a movie, with health precautions, in the St. Paul area.
New series began as a play at Mixed Blood.
Mankato venue has a production of 'Forever Plaid' in the works.
Two-time Oscar-winner Jane Fonda has lots of classics to stream.
An international cast kicks butt in Netflix drama.
Given our fascination with crime, there's no surprise it features in so many nonfiction films, but it is surprising it took Hollywood so long to take notice.