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7 Must See Summer Blockbuster Movies

Summer is coming up very soon and here are some blockbusters you must catch at your local theater.

06/09/2015

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Lifetime’s ‘Unauthorized Full House Story’ Cast Revealed

The Unauthorized Full House Story, set to air on Lifetime this summer, just got an authorized cast photo. And seriously, have mercy.

06/05/2015

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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 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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Top 7 Environmental & Eco-Friendly Films

In recent years, Hollywood has financed and developed more and more films that draw attention to the effects of humans on planet earth.

04/13/2015

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This Week In Movies: MSPIFF 2015 Kicks Off

This week is all about the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival. Things get rolling on Thursday, when the weeks-long festival begins with screenings of a wonderfully titled film, “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared,” at the St. Anthony Main Theatre. After those screenings, there’ll be an opening night party at the nearby Aster Café.

04/06/2015

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Vin Diesel Says Oscars Weighted Against Action Films

Vin Diesel said Friday that the latest “Fast & Furious” film deserves a best picture Oscar but has two strikes against it when it comes to the Academy — it’s an action flick and it’s a sequel.

03/27/2015

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5 Crazy Moments in Oscar History

The Oscars are often a den of crazy, from rambling speeches and mangled names to some truly terrible host routines. But do you remember Sacheen Littlefeather? Or the streaker?

02/18/2015

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All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Cast Announced

The all-new, all-female “Ghostsbusters” are here.

01/27/2015

(L-R) Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck, and David Fincher attend the Opening Night Gala Presentation and World Premiere of "Gone Girl" during the 52nd New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall on September 26, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Oscar Best Picture Snubs: 5 Films That Deserved a Nomination

With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.

01/16/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-15-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee!

Listen to the Oscar nominations as they are announced, plus shocking news on Target. All on the PODCAST PAGE for Dave Lee. Click the link above to head there.

01/15/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: 11-6-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

John Hines fills in for Dave Lee on Thursday….listen back to some of the things you missed by clicking the link above.

11/06/2014

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A Hollywood-Inspired Reading List

Books form the basis of countless Hollywood films and you’ll have no shortage of big screen adaptations to choose from during this year’s Oscar season and throughout 2015.

10/27/2014

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Podcast Page: 10-14-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Miss something from today’s show? Click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE for DAVE LEE, click the link above.

10/14/2014

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Movie Blog: The 5 Best Basketball Movies Ever

Basketball. The sport has been around for longer than football, but for whatever reason, there just aren’t anywhere near as many films centered around the sport as there are for football or, especially, baseball. So bear in mind of course that by “ever,” I basically just mean from the last three or four decades.

10/09/2014

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Study: Action Movies Could Be Making Us Eat More

Are action movies making us fat? A new study suggests the more exciting the movie, the more we tend to eat. Researchers at Cornell University published the study in the Journal of American Medical Association.

09/03/2014

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Movie Blog: Top 10 Football Movies Ever

With preseason games in full effect, we thought it would be worth taking a look at some of the best the genre has to offer and were shocked (shocked!) to find so many candidates out there. We whittled from a list of roughly two dozen legitimate contenders the following 10.

08/13/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: 7-25-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

If you missed something from the Friday show, click the link above to listen to PODCAST HIGHLIGHTS.

07/25/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Drive-In

At the Long Drive-In in Long Prairie, Minn., the show starts at sundown. But most people have already been here for hours, according to projectionist Dan Hilsgen. “If you guys walked around tonight and you’ve seen some of the stuff where the families are sitting in the back of the truck, they’re all sitting together,” Hilsgen said.

07/23/2014

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Cast of ‘Dawn of The Planet of The Apes’ Talks Summer Blockbuster

In it’s opening weekend, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” trampled the competition and dominated the box office raking in $73 million.

07/14/2014

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Mark Wahlberg Reveals The Stunts He Wouldn’t Perform For ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’

Mark Wahlberg has long been a staple of the action genre and he’s at it again this Summer with the latest sequel to everyone’s favorite franchise, Transformers.

07/14/2014

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Best Drive-In Movie Theaters In Minnesota

For a classic night at the movies, and a great summer activity, pack up the car and head out to one of Minnesota’s drive-in theaters.

06/27/2014

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Best Summer Movies For Kids

Instead of panicking and sending your kids to nearest summer camp you can find, why not enjoy a few summer blockbusters?

06/16/2014

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Minnesota Farmer Hits The Big Screen

As concerns grow about the food we eat, American farmers are facing increased scrutiny and criticism. Now, the farming industry is going on the offensive with a new film premiering May 1.

04/30/2014

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5 Classic Moms In The Movies

Hollywood never gets bored with mothers. Over the years, they’ve glorified, vilified, and otherwise memorialized enough great mom characters to fill a book—and now, Richard Corliss has written just that with Mom in the Movies.

04/27/2014

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