Movie Blog: Top 10 Movies Of 2015What is film and what should it be? Those questions were tugging away as the subtext of myriad notable films in 2015, from Quentin Tarantino's heavily publicized analog push via the 70mm push accompanying The Hateful Eight's roadshow release all the way down to one of the most economically-produced movies of the year -- <em>Tangerine</em>.
Q&A: 'Carol' Director Todd Haynes & Producer Christine VachonWhen Todd Haynes directed his 2002 film "Far from Heaven," the spirit of Douglas Sirk hung over the proceedings. Incorporating the melodramatic tropes of Sirk was, at the time, taken as one of his trademark exercises in semiotics, but at this point, it now seems more like a turning point in his career.
Movie Blog: The Top 10 Christmas Movies EverThere are, at last count, about 18,372 Christmas movies. That's actually about 3,582 more than there are movies period. OK, maybe I'm exaggerating, but suffice it to say that no holiday has been covered quite as extensively as Dec. 25. In honor of that, I'm counting down the top 10 best Christmas movies ever.
Movie Blog: Top 10 MST3K Episodes EverIn the increasingly distant future — more than a quarter-century ago this Thanksgiving, A.D. — the greatest Thanksgiving gift of all time was unleashed on the world. On Thanksgiving Day 1988, Twin Cities station KTMA aired the first episodes of what would eventually turn into arguably the biggest, most culturally significant cult TV show of all time.
Movie Blog: ‘Friday The 13th’ Ranked, From Worst To BestIt isn't so very often that we get two Friday the 13th months in a row. You don't have to be superstitious to perk up whenever the fateful date approaches. You might just be a fan of some of the cheesiest, least frightening horror movies ever made, the Friday the 13th franchise.
Sound Unseen 2015 Highlights: Reviews In BriefThe Sound Unseen film festival launches this Wednesday, again bringing music-lovers in Minnesota insight into artists both obsurce and beloved, histories of creative titans and audio visionaries, and examples of how art can change the world.
Top 4 Reasons To Try YogaIt's fall in Minnesota and even though the environment is telling you to slow down, we're here to tell you the reasons why you should stay active.
Movie Blog: The 10 Scariest Movies EverMuch like comedy, horror is one of the most subjectively-received movie genres out there. Just as you can't really argue what people think is or isn't funny, it's difficult to convince anyone that they're not scared if they're squeezing the blood right out of your closest thigh.
Movie Blog: 10 Best Fireworks SequencesIt's the Fourth of July, which means fireworks displays galore. But if you happen to be stuck inside this evening, you'll probably want to take in a great display via a classic movie. These are 10 of the top best scenes involving fireworks in movie history.
Movie Blog: 10 Best Movie Fathers Ever
Movie Blog: 10 Worst Movie Fathers EverThough I found myself struggling to come up with a shortlist of candidates as compelling as the collection that formed the distaff side, the horror genre alone ensured that there would be no shortage of contenders.
Day 16 @ MSPIFF 2015: 'The End Of The Tour' (Not) Reviewed