October 7
Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman in “All the President’s Men.”

Are you being watched? 7 of the best paranoid thrillers of the 1970s

They came out in the aftermath of the most trusted people in the country lying.
October 3
Nathaniel Riverhorse Nakadate paddled and fished under a summer sunset in the BWCA, just a few feet away from camp.

Chance meeting leads to Minnesota man's 'love letter to the Boundary Waters' film

A chance meeting in Grand Marais spurs a film that celebrates the beauty of the BWCA.
October 2
Rashida Jones and Bill Murray in “On the Rocks.” A24 Films

Murray, Coppola reteam for breezy father/daughter comedy 'On the Rocks'

Breezy Sofia Coppola comedy lets us hang with the stars.
September 30
“A Little Princess”

Take a deep dive into early movies of Mexico's Oscar-winning 'Three Amigos'

Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro González Iñárritu became famous, but early movies revealed their talents.
September 29
Alicia Vikander and Janelle Monáe in “The Glorias.” Roadside Attractions

Offbeat biopic has four different actors portray feminist Steinem in 'The Glorias'

Four actors play feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem in "The Glorias."
September 25
Elizabeth Debicki and John David Washington in “Tenet.”

Denzel Washington's son, John David, is becoming a star in his own right

"Tenet" wasn't the only top-secret project John David Washington had this summer.
September 24
Evan Rachel Wood in “Kajillionaire.”

In unconventional comedy 'Kajillionaire,' a young woman learns to embrace her humanity

Evan Rachel Wood excels in the quirky comedy "Kajillionaire."
September 23
The Scarlett Johansson Marvel movie “Black Widow,” last set for Nov. 6, heads to May 7 of next year.

Time to revisit the best movies in the Marvel 'universe'

It has been 15 months since the last entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it could be much longer for the next.
September 17
Screen Media Films Above: Susan Sarandon and Kate Winslet in “Blackbird.”

The script isn't great but Sarandon and Winslet buoy 'Blackbird,' a movie about 'good death'

Come to this movie for the melodrama, stay for the acting.
September 17
Denzel Washington in “Devil in a Blue Dress.”

Watch the best of influential actor/filmmaker Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington's contributions to the movies go far beyond his own acting.
September 15
Chris Hewitt

Chris Hewitt: Reviewing movies and theater in the age of COVID

The pandemic has dramatically changed the local community he covers.
September 13

Oscars introduce sweeping new diversity standards

Women, LGBTQ, underrepresented groups must be represented.
September 10
Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery in “The Broken Hearts Gallery.” George Kraychyk/Sony-TriStar Pictures via AP

Romantic comedy 'Broken Hearts Gallery' showcases a lot of young talent

"Broken Hearts" cast is a cut above the usual romcom.
September 9
Cher (Alicia Silverstone) dresses to attract the attention of Christian (Justin Walker) in "Clueless."

From 'Clueless' to 'Sixteen Candles,' check out the best back-to-school films

Your back-to-school assignment: Name the best student-based films.
September 3
Prepare to marvel at the look of 'Tenet' and not care about much else

Prepare to marvel at the look of 'Tenet' and not care about much else 

The first blockbuster release of the pandemic, "Tenet" is handsome but chilly.
September 3
Liu Yifei is “Mulan.”

Review: Hesitant to pay more than $30 to watch 'Mulan'? Get over it

The live-action adaptation of "Mulan" defies gravity — and expectations.
September 2
Frances McDormand in her first Oscar-winning role, as Marge Gunderson in the 1996 movie “Fargo.”

You betcha: 7 movies that show off the immense talent of Frances McDormand

Her work with the Coen brothers shows how versatile she can be. And with great material, she is at her best.
August 30
Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves.

Dude, 'Bill & Ted' are back

Latest installment is high on nostalgia, and that's not a bad thing.
August 29
"Wonder Woman 1984" with Gal Gadot is set for an Oct. 2 release.

Movies are slowly coming back – but can Hollywood and theaters stay in business?

Industry veterans say theaters won't get back to normal any time soon.
August 27
Dev Patel in the film "The Personal History of David Copperfield."

'Veep' veterans offer a hilarious spin on Dickens' 'David Copperfield' 

Comic "Copperfield" adaptation is at more than two dozen theaters, including the just-reopened Lagoon Cinema.