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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Quite a few new interesting new offerings are seeing full release over the next week or two. Here is a list of some of the best limited release options you’ll want to check out this week.

08/05/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Some of you saw “Pacific Rim” last weekend. More of you saw “Grown Ups 2.” Only one of those two groups chose wisely, but odds are pretty good that neither group caught the best limited screenings around town.

07/15/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

We’re rapidly approaching the summer solstice. I’d like to hope that means there will be a lot of outdoor patio cocktails with people fanning themselves to beat the heat, but let’s be honest. This year is no normal year.

06/17/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Misfits, geeks and freaks are taking over Twin Cities screens this week, first and foremost the patron saint of all three demographics: Crispin Glover. Check out my list of the five best bets for local movie screenings during the next seven days.

06/03/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

June is just around the corner, and with it comes the arrival of LGBT Pride Month. At least two or three of the choices I highlight below could arguably be said to assist in getting in the spirit of the festivities, though admittedly only one is explicit about it.

05/27/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Alright, now you can afford to take a small breath. May is just about here, and the behemoth MSPIFF has finally drawn to a close.

04/29/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Well, the snow is back once again, so for at least one more week you can expect to not be spending much time enjoying the great outdoors, unless you’ve got a pair of snowshoes. For everyone else, there’s always a heated movie theater.

03/04/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Allow me to pretend to be the first to say, “Finally!” The endless Oscar season is over and now we can all turn our eyes back on the object the highly distracting awards were supposedly engineered to highlight.

02/25/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

Odds are you may be looking for something different this weekend, as the only big release on the horizon for next weekend is “Playing for Keeps.” Here are some of the best alternative screening options for the next seven days.

12/03/2012

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

If you’d like to avoid the crush of families itching to spend some time away from each other at the multiplex, there are a few more offbeat screening options this week you might want to consider. Here are some of the best screening options for the next seven days.

11/19/2012

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

It’s going to be a busy release day at multiplexes this coming Friday (Taken 2, Pitch Perfect, and Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie are all on deck), and nearly as busy at the art house, with the […]

10/01/2012

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

OK, I’ll cop to a little mistake in last week’s column. So count one as a bonus screening option for this very crowded week. Here are five suggestions for the next seven days.

09/17/2012

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Movie Blog: Tippi Hedren Packs ‘Em In At The Heights

Minnesota native Tippi Hedren says she still remembers getting off the streetcar in downtown Minneapolis and getting a gig to work as a clothing model at Donaldson’s Department Store.

03/09/2012

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Venue Spotlight: Heights Theater

The Heights movie theater stands out from its surroundings, taller than the nearby businesses and quite a bit flashier.

03/05/2012

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