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What’s The Most Iconic Minnesota Movie?

Which movie shot in Minnesota is the most iconic? “Jingle All the Way”? “Grumpy Old Men”?

02/04/2015

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Theaters Treat ‘The Interview’ Like Any Other Film

From Minneapolis to tiny Cold Spring, the Minnesota theaters premiering “The Interview” on Christmas Day are approaching the film with little of the trepidation that led Sony to cancel its release.

12/24/2014

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Local Music Tap: ‘Sherwin Linton — Forever On The Stage’

A retrospective documentary is capturing the life and times of a respected Midwest country musician who plays more than 200 gigs a year — and more amazingly — hasn’t missed one in 59 years.

10/09/2014

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Underland 2: Film Starring Kids With Disabilities Premieres In St. Paul

The world premiere of a movie shot in St. Paul over the summer brought out a crowd Sunday afternoon. It’s called Underland 2. The stars of the show are all teenagers or young adults who have mental or physical disabilities.

09/14/2014

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Twins Celebrate 20th Anniversary Of ‘Little Big League’

Twenty years ago, a boy took over as manager and owner of the Minnesota Twins. At least he did on the big screen. The film “Little Big League” turns 20 years old this month, so the Twins decided to have some fun with it Sunday at Target Field.

07/27/2014

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Professional Filmmakers Help Kids With Disabilities Make Movie Magic

It’s lights, camera, action on the campus of St. Catherine University in St. Paul. A special movie production is underway, featuring young adults with disabilities. And professional filmmakers are involved, donating their talents.

07/08/2014

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Cemetery To Screen Buster Keaton’s ‘The General’

A Minneapolis cemetery will screen the Buster Keaton comedy classic “The General” as a fundraiser over Memorial Day weekend. The Friends of the Cemetery will show the silent movie on Saturday at about 8:30 p.m. at Minneapolis Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery.

05/18/2014

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Target Data Breach Could Be Made Into A Movie

A movie could be made about the massive data breach that affected Target last fall. A Hollywood reporter said Sony has bought the rights to a New York Times article about blogger Brian Krebs who exposed the breach.

03/22/2014

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Stay In The Real-Life Grand Budapest Hotel

The luxury hotel tucked away in the Czech town of Karlovy Vary isn’t the actual hotel where the film was shot, but the hapless romantic/lover of old ladies and poetry-reciting concierge Monsieur Gustave and his humble protégé Moustafa would’ve felt plenty at home running the place.

03/21/2014

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2-13-14 BE MY SWEETHEART Valentine’s Day Contest On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Win a great prize pack from Dave Lee…Just let him know what YOUR IDEAL VALENTINE’S DAY DATE NIGHT consists of.

02/13/2014

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Blackfish

The movie “Blackfish” will change the way you think of SeaWorld and the treatment of killer whales. See the trailer here.

11/13/2013

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Real Capt. Phillips Of Movie To Speak In Minn.

Capt. Richard Phillips, the hijacking survivor who inspired the new movie “Captain Phillips,” is coming to Minnesota to speak. Phillips is scheduled to appear Dec. 8 at Beth El Synagogue’s “Heroes Among Us” series in St. Louis Park.

10/12/2013

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New Fair Attractions: Dr. Seuss Display, Legos & Your Own Adventure Movie

Whether you just want some down time away from the games and rides or want a video to remind of the fun you had, the newest attractions have it all.

08/22/2013

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The Story Behind ‘Underland’ Could Be Its Own Feel-Good Movie

A new movie is being filmed in the Twin Cities right now, and the cast is sure to capture attention.

08/13/2013

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Minn. Kids Line Up For Chance To Star In Hollywood Film

More than a hundred kids spent this steamy summer day indoors — in a school — waiting in line for a shot at the bright lights of Hollywood.

07/16/2013

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Movie Blog: ‘More Than Honey’ Gives A Hive-View Look Into What’s Killing Bees

And right now I’m even tempted to describe the doc as refreshing and nutritious as honey. And so I will. More Than Honey is just that — it’s smart, multi-layered, glittering with interesting characters, varied scenes, and Planet Earth-pretty images of bees, flying, working, mating, dying, enduring. More Than Honey is easily one of my favorite science docs this year. And while it’s not all doom-saying, don’t thinks movie won’t give you pause. Ands loads to think about.

07/12/2013

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John Ziegler vs Piers Morgan

John Ziegler will join Chad to discuss his movie, “Framing Paterno”. He joined Piers Morgan Monday night and things got testy.

03/26/2013

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Film Celebrates Life Of UPS Driver Killed In Office Shooting

It’s been nearly six months since Andrew Engeldinger shot and killed six people, including himself, at Accent Signage in Minneapolis.

03/21/2013

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Discount Theater’s Fundraiser Hopes To Net New Projectors

At seven people strong, the Wilson family wasn’t about to attempt shopping on Black Friday.

11/23/2012

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Schulz’s Peanuts Hit Big Screen On Nov. 25

Charlie Brown is coming to the big screen. The animated Peanuts characters, created by Minnesota-native Charles Schulz, will star in their own movie, as Schulz’s son Craig and grandson, Bryan, helped write the screenplay.

10/09/2012

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A Must See Of 2011

New movie with Tilda Swinton and John C. Reilly has a lot of people talking. See the trailer, will you talk about Kevin?

08/10/2011

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Debt Crisis Movie

Seeing that Hollywood is running out of ideas for new movies, it only seems logical to use the debt ceiling debate as the next great film. Daily Beast has already selected the cast.

08/03/2011

After a decade-long journey, the wizarding world of Harry Potter ends in an epic, gut-wrenching climax when Harry, Ron and Hermione face the evil Lord Voldemort for one final battle. There’s really nothing else to say, except: Get your tickets now. (Photo: Warner Bros.)

Good Question: Is The Book Better Than The Movie?

“Gone With The Wind,” “The Godfather” and “The Wizard of Oz” are among the popular movies that started as a book. But there are far more films that flopped in transition. So, why is it that the book is often better than the movie?

07/14/2011

After a decade-long journey, the wizarding world of Harry Potter ends in an epic, gut-wrenching climax when Harry, Ron and Hermione face the evil Lord Voldemort for one final battle. There’s really nothing else to say, except: Get your tickets now. (Photo: Warner Bros.)

Marcus Theaters Host Harry Potter Film Marathon

Marcus Theaters in Wisconsin and five other states plan to host a marathon of seven Harry Potter movies before the eighth and final one opens Friday.

07/11/2011

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Hey Guys! This Is How You Propose To Your Future Wife!

This Guy makes a movie out of THE PROPOSAL! Hollywood couldn’t write a script better than this!

05/20/2011

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