Variety
May 14
Bow Wow fest returns to Minneapolis with dog films and 'one gratuitous cat video'

Bow Wow fest returns to Minneapolis with dog films and 'one gratuitous cat video'

There will be both virtual and in-person screenings.
Movies
May 13
Amy Adams stars in “Woman in the Window.” Netflix

'Woman in the Window' has intriguing ideas, messed-up ending

Amy Adams plays an agoraphobe and possible witness to a murder across the street.
Movies
May 13
“Ane Is Missing” MSPIFF 2021 Photo provided

13 movies to watch at Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Minnesota's premier film festival showcases filmmakers from around the world, both online and outdoors.
Variety
May 13
Thuso Mbedu in "The Underground Railroad."

10 best things our critics are watching this week

From Amazon's epic "The Underground Railroad" to comic Erica Rhodes, here's what we're tuning into.
Movies
May 13
Chris Rock stars as Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks in “Spiral.”

'Saw' sequel 'Spiral' tracks a serial killer who targets crooked cops

But for slasher fans, it's been there, "Saw" that.
Movies
May 12
Donald Sutherland’s acting subtlety is not what attracts Oscars.

You loved/feared him in 'Undoing': Check out Donald Sutherland's 7 best

Donald Sutherland has amassed more than 50 years' worth of excellence.
Movies
May 11
Searchlight Pictures Sly Stone performing at the Harlem Cultural Festival in 1969, featured in the documentary “Summer of Soul.”

Outdoor screening of Questlove's 'Summer of Soul' will kick off Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival

Questlove documentary will be screened outdoors at Como and virtually.
Variety
May 7
Jodie Foster in “The Mauritanian.”

Out on video May 11: 'The Mauritanian' and 'The Marksman'

Out Tuesday• "The Mauritanian"• "Pixie"• "The Marksman"• "Land"• "Justice Society: World War II"• "My Brother's Keeper"• "Senior Moment"
May 6
Jason Statham is H in “Wrath of Man,” a film by Guy Ritchie.

Jason Statham drama 'Wrath of Man' is long on violence, short on comic relief (and women)

Violence and vengeance rule in Guy Ritchie's fourth movie with the actor.
Variety
May 6
Aidy Bryant in "Shrill."Hulu

10 best things our critics are watching this week

From Aidy Bryant in "Shrill" to Saturday's "Vax Live" concert special, here's what we're tuning into.
Movies
May 5
Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed in “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

The 7 best movie moms are loving, sometimes flawed characters

The most memorable mothers on screen are just as varied and vivid as real-life ones.
Variety
April 30
L-r, Marcus (Noah Jupe), Regan (Millicent Simmonds), and Evelyn (Emily Blunt) brave the unknown in “A Quiet Place Part II.”

Big movies are back this summer in Minnesota, but big screens may not be

Most Twin Cities area theaters have reopened, but some remain closed and may not return.
Variety
April 30
LaKeith Stanfield, front, and Daniel Kaluuya in “Judas and the Black Messiah.”

Out on video April 27: 'Judas and the Black Messiah'

Out Tuesday• "Judas and the Black Messiah"• "The Little Things"• "The Virtuoso"
Duluth
April 29
The northern lights lit up the night sky over Lake Elora on March 13. A film about a Korean couple who travel to Minnesota to see the northern lights

Another movie shoot coming to Minnesota's North Shore

Local producer calls the region an "untapped frontier for production."
Variety
April 29
"The Bad Batch" Star Wars spinoff.Disney Plus

10 best things our critics are watching this week

From a new 'Star Wars' animated series to a 'Soul' prequel, here's what we're tuning into.
Variety
April 29
Michael B. Jordan stars in “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse.” (Nadja Klier/Paramount Pictures/Amazon Studios) ORG XMIT: 14937743W

Michael B. Jordan brings star power to macho melodrama 'Remorse'

Michael B. Jordan plays a charismatic antihero in a formulaic macho drama.
Movies
April 28
FILE - This Jan. 21, 2013 photo shows director Sarah Polley from the film “Stories We Tell” during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival at the Fender M

7 best works from the next great female director you should know

The 42-year-old's repertoire includes singing and writing.
Variety
April 26
Director and producer Chloe Zhao, winner of the award for best picture for “Nomadland,” poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, April 25,

'Nomadland' wins top awards in history-making Oscars ceremony

Anthony Hopkins wins over Chadwick Boseman for best actor at the Oscars.
Variety
April 26
Regina King arrives before the 93rd Academy Awards at Union Station in Los Angeles, April 25, 2021.

Oscars shed their usual air of stuffiness in a shorter-than-usual show

On paper, a stripped-down Oscars seems about as appealing as celebrating your wedding anniversary at White Castle. But the team behind Sunday's ceremony did an…
Variety
April 23
Ruby Rose in “Vanquish.”

Out on video April 27: 'Vanguish'

Out Tuesday• "Vanquish"