Bellamie Bachleda and Duluth’s Daniel Durant play a couple grieving the death of a child in the short film “Millstone.”

'Coda' star Daniel Durant, from Duluth, follows up with a dark thriller

Director of short film "Millstone" is currently submitting it to festivals.

'Hacks' and Emmy winner Jean Smart return with a boisterous, bumpy road trip

May 11
Our critics' recommendations on what to watch.

Review: Acting chemistry boosts (very) dark 'Count of Three'

May 11
so dark that you wonder if the two words can realistically co-exist in one sentence.
TV & Media
5:00am
The titular chipmunks are voiced by Andy Samberg and John Mulaney — or John Mulaney and Andy Samberg? — in “Chip and Dale: Rescue Rangers.”

Cuddly Chip 'n Dale star in an animated movie that's surprisingly sharp

What our critics are watching this week.
St. Paul
May 13
Tax credits will help remake a historic building into a new filmmakers laboratory.

FilmNorth expanding presence in St. Paul

Laboratory for filmmakers moving to larger facility and increasing capabilities in Creative Enterprise Zone.
Inspired
May 13
Arielle Grant, founder and CEO of Render Free, a communal wellness organization for women of color, sat for her interview in “Shot of Influence.”

Documentary showcases power of women, including its Minneapolis director

In Gabrieline Reece's documentary, local women share their thoughts on women's influence.
Movies
May 11
Actor James Hong, center, poses with Daniel Dae Kim, left, and actress Jamie Lee Curtis as Hong was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Minneapolis native James Hong immortalized on Hollywood Walk of Fame

On the heels of hit "Everything Everywhere at Once," the nonagenarian is hotter than ever.
TV & Media
May 4
Anson Mount takes the helm in “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.”

New 'Star Trek' series boldly goes where fans have gone before

Our critics' recommendations on what to watch.
Movies
May 3
Daring scientists walk on — and in — volcanoes in “Fire of Love” at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.

Love on a volcano? Endangered jaguars? Taylors Falls? 15 movies to see at MSPIFF

Minneapolis St. Paul Film Society offers fine documentaries and more at remodeled former St. Anthony Main theater.
Movies
April 28
Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent star in the fact-based comedy “The Duke.”

Comedy duo of Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent sparks 'Duke'

Fact-based film is about a 1960s Robin Hood.
TV & Media
April 27
Andrew Garfield

Hungry for 'True Detective'? Andrew Garfield's new Hulu series is the next best thing

Our critics' recommendations on what to watch.
Movies
April 27
The Spot Bar in St. Paul was ready for its closeup in this production shot for the movie “Downtown Owl.”

Oscar nominee Ed Harris and cast finishing up Minnesota-shot movie 'Downtown Owl'

The comedy/drama has been filming all month in St. Paul, Independence and Elko New Market.
Movies
April 21
Alexander Skarsgard is “The Northman.”

'Northman' sends Alexander Skarsgård on a bold, bloody path of revenge

Historical drama with Nicole Kidman and Anya Taylor-Joy is akin to "Hamlet," but grislier.
TV & Media
April 20
Kaley Cuoco plays the title role in the dark comedy series, “The Flight Attendant.”

'The Flight Attendant' continues to provide first-class comedy

Our critics' recommendations on what to watch.
Movies
April 14
Eddie Redmayne conjures up magic in “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore.”

There are magic and beasts in 'Secrets of Dumbledore,' but they are not all fantastic

Mads Mikkelsen is magnetic as evil wizard Gellert Grindelwald.
TV & Media
April 13
“The Kardashians” on Hulu covers all things Kardashian including Kim and Kanye West’s divorce drama.

New Hulu series offers surprising reasons to keep up with the Kardashians

Our critics' recommendations on what to watch.
Movies
April 7
They already robbed a bank so Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, left, and Jake Gyllenhaal figure they might as well steal an “Ambulance,” too.

'Ambulance' speeds out of control but it's fun for a while

Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen play bank-robbing bros in the comic chase movie.
TV & Media
April 6
Robin Thede in ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’

HBO's 'Black Lady Sketch Show' will make Jada Pinkett Smith roar with laughter

What our critics are watching this weekend.
Movies
March 31
Jared Leto stars in the oft-delayed “Morbius,” based on a Marvel comic.

'Morbius' is anemic and so is Jared Leto as a vampire

The Marvel vampire movie runs too long and almost nothing about it is appealing.
TV & Media
March 30
Oscar Isaac as Steven Grant in “Moon Knight.”

Marvel's 'Moon Knight' gives Oscar Isaac the chance to show off super acting powers

What our critics are watching this weekend.
Movies
March 28
“CODA” became the first streaming-service movie to win best picture at the Academy Awards.

2022 Oscar winners: The complete list

'CODA' wins all three of the awards for which it was nominated, including best picture.
Movies
March 27
Will Smith accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role for “King Richard” during the 94th Academy Awards at the Dolby The

Will Smith wins best actor but derails Oscars with outburst

CODA, featuring Duluth native Daniel Durant, wins best picture
Movies
March 27
Hosts Amy Schumer, from left, Wanda Sykes, and Regina Hall appear on stage at the Oscars on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angele

Until Smith-Rock clash, the Oscar telecast was an old-fashioned affair

The award ceremony was mostly an old-fashioned celebration with moving speeches and tributes.