Movies
March 25
Filmmaker Will Packer is the producer of the 94th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday.

Oscar producer's goal is to make waves

Will Packer says the show should be a celebratory event and not cater just to Hollywood insiders.
Variety
March 25
How are the Oscars keeping attendees safe?

How are the Oscars keeping attendees safe?

The return to a normal ceremony comes with a set of health protocols.
TV & Media
March 25
Oscar winner Youn Yuh-jung plays the older version of the character Sunja in “Pachinko.”

'Pachinko' may be the best Korean TV series yet

What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
Movies
March 24
Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum in “The Lost City.”

'The Lost City' delivers laughs as Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum bicker

Yes, the adventure comedy resembles "Romancing the Stone" but who says that's a bad thing?
Movies
March 24
Oscar nominees include, clockwise from top left: “West Side Story”; Denzel Washington in “The Tragedy of Macbeth”; Olivia Colman in “The Los

Oscars 2022 tipsheet: Who should win and who will win

Here are our picks among the nominees for Best Picture, Best Actor and Actress, and Best Supporting Actor and Actress.
TV & Media
March 23
Jeff Foxworthy’s special on Netflix focuses on the nondescript time in his life he calls the good old days.

Jeff Foxworthy is more than that blue-collar comic in Netflix special taped in Minneapolis

What our critics are watching this weekend.
Movies
March 17
Mark Rylance stars in “The Outfit.”

'The Outfit' fits mesmerizing Guthrie veteran Rylance like a glove

The Oscar winner makes the most of a leading role in this slow-burning thriller.
TV & Media
March 16
Regina Hall plays the newly named master of a residence hall at an elite New England college in “Master.”

Oscar co-hosts Regina Hall, Amy Schumer deserve awards of their own for latest acting roles

What our critics are watching this weekend.
Movies
March 10
“CODA,” which co-stars Duluth resident Daniel Durant, is one of the trickier films to catch up with if you’re trying to watch all ten best pictu

Here's how to watch all 10 Oscar-nominated films, but it will cost you

If all the contenders are streamed, it can total $54.95. But if some are seen in theaters it can go up to about $60.
TV & Media
March 9
Meilin (voiced by Rosalie Chiang) is a 13-year-old who turns into a red panda whenever she gets intensely emotional in Pixar’s “Turning Red.”

Pixar maintains its golden touch in playful 'Turning Red'

What our critics are watching this weekend.
Duluth
March 3
Duluth’s Zeitgeist will be at the center of the 10-day North Star Story Fest, which links Duluth Superior Film Festival, Minnesota WebFest and Catal

Festivals centered on film, TV and web-based content join forces in Duluth

North Star Story Summit, scheduled for fall, combines the Duluth Superior Film Festival, Minnesota WebFest and Catalyst Story Institute.
Movies
March 3
Zoe Kravitz is Catwoman and Robert Pattinson is the latest incarnation of the brooding superhero in “The Batman.”

There's a new 'Batman' but it's Catwoman who excels

Zoë Kravitz is spectacular, opposite Robert Pattinson's brooding caped crusader.
TV & Media
March 2
The bio-doc “Lucy and Desi” explores the love between Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz long after they were divorced.

Why 'Lucy and Desi' is better than 'Being the Ricardos'

What our critics are watching this weekend.
Movies
March 1
Robert Pattinson is the newest incarnation of the caped crusader in “The Batman.”

Robert Pattinson is the latest movie Batman, but who was the best?

A look at the men who have been movie Batmen.
Variety
February 25
Gregory Peck starred as attorney Atticus Finch in the 1962 movie adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

Gregory Peck's daughter keeps 'Mockingbird' sequel rights

Harper Lee's estate had tried to revoke the agreement, but a court said the deal stands.
Movies
February 24
Peter Dinklage sings and swordfights as the title character in Joe Wright’s “Cyrano.”

This 'Cyrano' musical sings most of the time

Review: A modern take on the classic story gives voice to all three main characters.
TV & Media
February 23
Sam Waterston returns Thursday as District Attorney Jack McCoy in NBC’s “Law & Order.”

'Law & Order' reboot decides messing with old formula would be a crime

What our critics are watching this weekend.
TV & Media
February 18
Daniel Day-Lewis won his third Best Actor Oscar in 2013 for playing Abe Lincoln in Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln.”

The 10 best TV shows and movies about Abraham Lincoln

Fascination with the 16th president seems perennial.
Movies
February 17
Tom Holland is a cocky explorer on a worldwide treasure hunt in “Uncharted.”

'Uncharted' is a video game that thinks it's a movie

In this movie produced by PlayStation, Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg collab to make good scenes that don't fit together.
TV & Media
February 16
Rachel Brosnahan is back as Miriam “Midge” Maisel in Season 4’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

'Mrs. Maisel' returns — and it's still marvelous

What our critics are watching this weekend.