Director Paolo Virzì’s multi-sided moral fable Human Capital took home the Best Picture award last year from the equivalent of the Italian Oscars, managing somehow to best Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty, which happened to bag an actual Oscar. While Virzi’s film isn’t half as good as Sorrentino’s, it must be said that “Human Capital” is pretty, gripping and has the aura of greatness, even if it does come off a little too much like another Oscar winner, 2006’s Crash.
A Duluth-based pop rock songstress is headed to the Twin Cities to release her newest album, “Holy Bones,” at the Turf Club Tuesday.
The doctor who helped treat Harrison Ford after his vintage plane crash-landed on a golf course says he found the actor slumped over in the cockpit but conscious. Spinal surgeon Sanjay Khurana was golfing next to Santa Monica Airport when he saw the plane “belly flop” and rushed to the fairway where it came to rest.
This week, blondes are taking over and there may be a new celebrity daddy.
“Too Bad.” Nickelback will perform “Someday” soon in the Twin Cities, but “If Today Was Your Last Day,” the rock band’s fans would be left asking “What Are You Waiting For?” Nickelback were scheduled to perform at the Target Center in Minneapolis Friday evening.
We decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. Next up is St. Louis Park’s expanding tap room, Steel Toe Brewery.
The actor Harrison Ford is reportedly in critical condition after he crashed a small plane Thursday afternoon on a California golf course.
Take a little brainwashing, add a few political assassinations and stir in a villainess evil enough to rival Lady Macbeth. The enduring result is “The Manchurian Candidate,” first as a novel, then two movies and now — an opera.
The photo reveals Gordon-Levitt dressed in Army fatigues, not looking much like the Snowden most of America pictures.
The weekend is approaching, and if you don’t have plans yet, you’re in luck. WCCO This Morning has you covered on affordable fun for the whole family in Working for the Weekend.
She’s still the one. And she does impress us much. One of the world’s best-selling female artist in history, Shania Twain, announced on Wednesday her first North American tour in more than 11 years. She also announced it was to be her final concert tour.
The new Vince Vaughn comedy ‘Unfinished Business’ is about corporate work life, so the movie’s promotional have created hilariously dry stock images to get the word out in a clever new way.
Kelly Clarkson won American Idol with “A Moment Like This,” and now she’s hoping to win over fans with an August concert at Xcel Energy Center. She announced Tuesday morning she’ll be “Already Gone” in July on the Piece By Piece Tour, which includes a stop on St. Paul for a show in St. Paul on Aug.
The days are growing longer, the breezes don’t quite feel as arctic, and a crop of new movies is in season. Just last week, I reviewed the clever vampire comedy “What We Do In The Shadows,” and this Friday the new movie from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp is at the Minnesota Zoo’s IMAX theatre.
The Daytime Emmys ceremony is returning to television with a new home on the Pop channel.
The last time Madonna came back to the Twin Cities, it was after a quarter-century absence. This time, the wait won’t be nearly as long. The Material Girl will be coming back to perform at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Thursday, Oct. 8 as part of her Rebel Heart Tour.
March is Women’s History Month and our sister company Simon & Schuster has put together a list of book club picks that celebrate female voices!
Visitors are getting their first look at the newly renovated concert hall at the Ordway Center in St. Paul. A ribbon cutting on Sunday kicked off the debut of the concert hall after a $42 million renovation.
For the past decade, people have enjoyed an artist-created “shanty town” on the frozen White Bear Lake. Funding has been a problem, though, so the art shanties are only outside every other year. This winter, organizers still wanted to hold the event, so they did it at Fulton Brewery in Minneapolis.
Did you know Minneapolis is home to the oldest sketch comedy troupe in the country? It’s called the Brave New Workshop, founded by former circus performer Dudley Riggs in 1958.
Downtown St. Paul’s new concert hall opens Sunday at Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. A free community open house will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to launch “Rock the Ordway,” a three-week music celebration. Gov. Mark Dayton and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman are scheduled to attend the ribbon cutting.
Only have patience for one vampire movie in 2015? Make it this weird, silly, pitch-perfect mockumentary from New Zealand. “What We Do In The Shadows,” created by one of the minds behind “Flight of the Conchords,” has big laughs before the opening credits roll, and it goes on to take vampiric tropes, place them in a modern Wellington cityscape, and twist them into wonderful B-movie jokes.
This summer will be hotter than ever for CBS’ primetime schedule with the announcement of a new drama, two returning dramas and the summer’s biggest reality show.
This week, a Queen falls and a (not-so-classic) whodunit happens in Hollywood.
Not since “less filling” vs. “tastes great” has there been a debate this all-consuming. One little cocktail party dress is getting the whole world to throw drinks in other people’s faces. The question of whether a dress posted on Tumblr is blue and black or whether it’s white and gold has everyone drawing clear lines in the sand.
“Birdman” was the top winner at the 2015 Academy Awards, winning best picture and best director. “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “Whiplash” also earned multiple awards.
Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!
The 2015 Oscar Nominations were announced Thursday morning, including lots of nominations for “Boyhood,” “Birdman,” and “The Imitation Game.” See all the contenders in the top categories here.
The stars came out in full force at the 2015 Golden Globes, and some brought A-game glamour to the red carpet while others chose duds that were … well, duds.