Movies
July 30
Katie Holmes and Josh Lucas in “The Secret: Dare to Dream.”

Movie adaptation of bestselling 'The Secret' not worth whispering about

A veteran character actor enlivens a wan romance based on the self-help books.
Movies
July 29
“Tell No One”

In the mood for a thriller? 7 French films show that suspense has no language barrier

Are they thrilling? Oui!
Movies
July 26
Yifei Liu in the title role of the live-action “Mulan,” which has been postponed. Stephen Tilley • Disney

Disney's 'Mulan' the latest film to fall off the calendar

It's the latest film to have its planned release postponed indefinitely.
Movies
July 23
Jim Gaffigan in his new comedy special “The Pale Tourist,” premiering Friday on Amazon. (Amazon Studios via AP)

Jim Gaffigan, 'Freedom Riders' & swing dance: 10 best things to watch, read or listen to this week

Our weekly picks to lift your spirits and expand your playlist.
Movies
July 23
Steve Zahn has racked up 81 credits in less than 30 years.

Minnesota's busy Steve Zahn has been in more movies than you realize. Here are 7 of his best.

The Minnesota high school theater star has gone on to become a showbiz veteran.
Movies
July 23
Rosamund Pike as Marie Curie in “Radioactive.”

An unconventional biopic, 'Radioactive' tells the story of pioneering nuclear physicist Marie Curie

It's the Marie Curie story, unconventionally told.
Coronavirus
July 22
From left: Caymen Sheets, Nihal Dantluri, Andrew Zuckerman and Dillon Orth on the set of “Undergrads.”

Student film shoot for 'Undergrads' goes on, with changes due to COVID-19

College students are shooting a movie, with health precautions, in the St. Paul area.
Movies
July 16
Jenny Slate in “The Sunlit Night.” Quiver Distribution

In the dark about her own life, Jenny Slate character heads for Norway's perpetual daylight

She plays an artist who heads to Norway in search of herself.
Movies
July 15
Kerry Brown/Netflix Robert Redford and Jane Fonda in “Our Souls at Night.”

7 classic movies with the great Jane Fonda streaming right now

Two-time Oscar-winner Jane Fonda has lots of classics to stream.
Movies
July 10
This image released by Netflix shows Charlize Theron, left, and Kiki Layne in a scene from “The Old Guard,” premiering July 10 on Netflix.

More of the same face-kicking from Charlize Theron but with international twist

An international cast kicks butt in Netflix drama.
Movies
July 8
Van Jones in "13th"

Looking for a true-crime follow-up to 'Tiger King?' Try these

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.
Movies
July 2
Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos and Lin-Manuel Miranda in “Hamilton.”

'Hamilton,' taped in 2016 with the original cast, will stream on Disney+ 

A wider audience can finally view this thrilling work.
Movies
July 2
Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga.”

Alicia Silverstone, Willie Nelson & Carl Reiner: 10 best things to watch, read or listen to this week

Our weekly critics' picks to lift your spirits and expand your playlist.
Movies
July 2
Daveed Diggs as Marquis de Lafayette, Okieriete Onaodowan as Hercules Mulligan, Anthony Ramos as John Laurens and Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hami

Now streaming in 'Hamilton,' the show's original stars have gone on to big things

You've seen them rise to stardom. Now you can finally watch its cast in the show where it happened.
Movies
July 1
Regina Hall in “Think Like a Man.”

Get to know the hilarious Regina Hall with these 7 movies streaming right now

There's more than one kingly actor named Regina who's ready for the hall of fame.
Movies
June 27
Terry Serres, top, second from left, is a member of Online Cinema Group of Long Island. Much like a book club, the group watches a film independently

Online movie groups keep Minnesota fans engaged while they await return to theaters

Film fans are forming virtual movie groups as they wait for cinemas to reopen.
Movies
June 25

Reviewed in brief: "May Spy," "Eurovision Song Contest"

My SpyTwo out of four starsRated: PG-13 for action/violence and language.Where: Amazon Prime The "big man, little kid" comedy genre is a time-honored tradition and…
Movies
June 25
Rose Byrne and Steve Carell are political operatives in “Irresistible.”

Jon Stewart's new political comedy 'Irresistible' doesn't live up to its title

While it's clever, Jon Stewart's new electoral satire is also condescending and obvious.
Movies
June 24
Russell and Carl Fredricksen in “Up.”

There's no new Pixar movie this summer, so here are 7 of the best to rewatch

There's no new film this summer, but here are some classics from the astonishingly reliable animators.
Coronavirus
June 18
Cars were spread out at 50% capacity for a double feature at the Vali-Hi Drive-In in Lake Elmo on June 11.

The summer of drive-ins: 6 drive-in movie theaters for a night out

Right now, drive-in theaters are the best option around for fun-starved moviegoers.