(L-R) Paul Bettany and Sophia Lillis star in UNCLE FRANK Photo: Brownie Harris Courtesy of Amazon Studios

'Uncle Frank' is a Southern-set comedy and drama about coming out in the '70s

Alan Ball's comedy/drama owes a debt to Tennessee Williams.

The Sundance Film Festival goes largely virtual for 2021

December 2
Leave the snow boots, parkas and glove warmers in the closet, the 2021 Sundance Film Festival is coming down from the mountain and straight to your living room.

Review: Reorienting the crime drama in 'I'm Your Woman'

December 2
this is a '70s-set crime drama with all the usual trappings of shootouts, safe houses and polyester — but you're seeing it from a different perspective. The camera doesn't stick with the usual characters. It has other interests.
Magazine
November 23

Minnesota native Pete Docter turned his life into Pixar movies 'Toy Story,' 'Up' and 'Soul'

The latest from Pixar is another chapter in the life of Bloomington's own Pete Docter
Movies
November 20
Gary Oldman as screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz in “Mank.” Netflix

The latest from director David Fincher, 'Mank' requires some cinematic homework 

David Fincher salutes "Citizen Kane" by exploring its origins.
Movies
November 20
When Ruben (Riz Ahmed) loses his hearing, he also loses touch with his beloved music in “Sound of Metal.” Amazon Studios

Riz Ahmed drums up awards attention as musician battling hearing loss in 'Sound of Metal' 

In "Sound of Metal," a drummer grapples with hearing loss.
Movies
November 11
Josh Duhamel, left, with Nick Swardson (over his shoulder) co-wrote and directed “Buddy Games.” (Saban Films)

Wild, raunchy 'Buddy Games' movie to premiere in Plymouth with stars Josh Duhamel and Nick Swardson

Two stars will premiere their raucous comedy at the Plymouth multiplex.
Duluth
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.
Movies
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.
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September 30
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Movies
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.
Movies
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."
Movies
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.
Taste
August 27

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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
March 17
6 great movies to distract the kids while you take that conference call

6 great movies to distract the kids while you take that conference call

When you're trying to work from home, and need a distraction for the kids, these movies can't miss.
Variety
March 13

Club Book cancels remainder of spring season

The free reading series is canceling events through early May
Variety
March 12

Danticat, Keefe win NBCC awards

The National Book Critics Circle announces its winners in six categories.
Variety
February 19
William Green wins 2nd history award

William Green wins 2nd history award

Green wins his second Hognander award for his book about civil rights after the Civil War.