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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Actors Bruce Willis (L) and Mary-Louise Parker speak onstage at the 2015 Tony Awards Nominations Announcement at the Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel on April 28, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

‘American In Paris,’ ‘Fun Home’ Get A Leading 12 Tony Noms

The musicals “An American in Paris” and “Fun Home” each received a leading 12 Tony Award nominations on Tuesday, showing two very different sides of this Broadway season.

04/28/2015

BURBANK, CA - APRIL 26: The cast of "The Young and the Restless" pose in the press room during The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 26, 2015 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Winners From The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

“General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless” were the top winners Sunday with three trophies each, while the latter shared the best drama series award with “Days of Our Lives.”

04/27/2015

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Did Kris Humphries Slam Bruce Jenner?

Minnesota’s own Kris Humphries has the Twitterverse abuzz Saturday with a tweet that may be a jab at his former father-in-law, Bruce Jenner. The former Olympian revealed in an interview with Diane Sawyer Friday that he now identifies as a woman.

04/25/2015

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Day 17 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘White Shadow’ Reviewed

Dozens have been killed and mutilated in Tanzania in the past 15 years, and all because they were born with albinism, a congenital pigmentation disorder. But these people were not targeted simply because of their unusual appearance. Some in the East African country believe harvesting the organs and body parts of albinos provides good luck.

04/25/2015

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Best Movies Filmed In Minnesota

See if you recognize these iconic locations captured on film for some of the best movies made in Minnesota.

04/25/2015

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Day 16 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘The End Of The Tour’ (Not) Reviewed

I sort of thought it would be fun to write a review of the new film The End of the Tour as short as David Foster Wallace’s masterpiece Infinite Jest is long. So … yeah. […]

04/24/2015

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Tap Talk: Harriet Brewing Company

Harriet Brewing is a great example of success through sheer determination fueled by passion. Yes, it sounds dramatic, but hear me out.

04/24/2015

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Native Americans Claim Disrespect, Walk Off Set Of Adam Sandler’s Netflix Film

A dozen walked off the set due to, they said, offensive remarks made on the set and as part of the script in general.

04/24/2015

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This Week: ‘Full House’ Gets A Reboot & ‘People’ Mag Names The Most Beautiful

This week, get ready for another reboot and the most beautiful woman in the world is named.

04/24/2015

David Letterman announces that he will be retiring from the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN on the broadcast, Thursday, April 3 (11:35pm-12:37am, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS ©2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

CBS To Present ‘David Letterman: A Life On Television’ Monday, May 4

“David Letterman: A Life On Television,” A CBS primetime special celebrating the talk show host’s legendary career, to be broadcast Monday, May 4th.

04/23/2015

Honorees Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People at The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 21, 2015 in New York. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Video-Leak Lawsuit Can Proceed

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

04/23/2015

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Day 15 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘Heart Of Wilderness’ Reviewed

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a spiritual place for anyone who has ever ventured there, for an ordeal packed with unforgettable serenity. But even in the of the golden age of the Minnesota Film Board in the 1990s, a location scout could never convince anyone that the BWCA was a practical place to shoot for even an afternoon.

04/23/2015

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Day 14 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘Antarctic Edge’ Reviewed

Science documentaries focusing on climate change in Antarctica, with gorgeous images of cerulean icebergs and throngs of wobbling penguins, are not exactly rare these days. Dena Seidel’s Antarctic Edge is the latest among them, and while it’s not as mesmerizing as last year’s Antarctica: A Year on Ice, it does champion an important group of people: the scientists spending huge chunks of their lives studying the frozen continent.

04/22/2015

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Sandra Bullock Is People’s Choice For The 2015 Most Beautiful Woman In The World

Sandra Bullock is many things, an Oscar winning actress, a mother, an activist, but now she can add World’s Most Beautiful Woman to the list.

04/22/2015

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Day 13 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘I Touched All Your Stuff’ Reviewed

When press notes compare a documentary to Errol Morris, what does that typically tell you as a viewer? Does it suggest that you’re going to see a film that digs like a termite at its subject? Does it suggest to you a seamless blend of interview footage and dramatic recreation?

04/21/2015

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Day 12 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘Theeb’ Reviewed

The beauty of director Naji Abu Nowar’s Theeb lies in its seeming simplicity. On the surface, it looks like a boy’s coming-of-age adventure story. Yet, on a deeper level, the film surges with western themes […]

04/20/2015

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Day 11 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution’ Reviewed

Stanley Nelson’s gripping and thorough documentary on the Black Panther Party is the first in his series of three films about the black experience in America. The documentarian — best known for the immersive and […]

04/19/2015

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Twin Cities Music Lovers Celebrate Record Store Day

Saturday is Record Store Day all across the country and in the Twin Cities. For the 8th year, stores are celebrating with live music, giveaways, limited vinyl releases and food.

04/18/2015

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Day 10 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘Slow West’ Reviewed

Perhaps if one mixed the cinematic vision of the Coen brothers with the Rocky Mountain vistas and greasy leather hats of Red Dead Redemption, the result would be something like John Maclean’s incredibly stylish and […]

04/18/2015

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Keillor To Celebrate 41st ‘Prairie Home’ Anniversary

Once was not enough for Garrison Keillor. He’s going back to Macalester College this summer for another anniversary celebration of “A Prairie Home Companion.” Keillor will bring his radio show to the St. Paul college for a special 41st anniversary live broadcast on the Fourth of July.

04/18/2015

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Get Ready To Celebrate ‘National Record Store Day’

Saturday will be a special day — a day to appreciate something old that is new once again. It’s National Record Store Day across the country. “As a long-term record buyer, I can tell you it’s the funnest day of the year.”

04/17/2015

Actor Michiel Huisman attends the premiere of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 at San Francisco Opera House on March 23, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Getting To Know Michiel Huisman, Hollywood’s Dutch Leading Man

If you’ve watched television in the last two years, chances are you’ve seen the tall, muscular man with long, brunette-colored hair and a Dutch accent.

04/17/2015

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This Week: Coachella Madness & Rita Wilson’s Double Mastectomy

This week, there’s more breast cancer news in Hollywood and Coachella is just as crazy as ever.

04/17/2015

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Day 9 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘Hello! Junichi’ Reviewed

My introduction to Japanese artist and director Katsuhito Ishii was, oddly enough, at the 2005 Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival. I had no idea what I was getting into at a screening of The Taste Of Tea — a hilarious, quiet, outrageous, sensitive, violent, magical and sob-provoking tale of a multi-generational family.

04/17/2015

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Day 8 @ MSPIFF 2015: ‘Girlhood’ Reviewed

There are longueurs that occur throughout French director Céline Sciamma’s new drama Girlhood almost as if on a schedule. These moments feature the central character Marieme (Karidja Toure) seemingly soaking in a privileged moment in […]

04/16/2015

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Wacky Fashion At Met Gala

Big names turned out in New York City last night for the annual Met Gala. But even bigger than the names were the fashion choices.

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2015 Academy Awards

“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.

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