This week sees the start of both the latest Sound Unseen, one of the most highly-anticipated annual events of the Twin Cities film and music scenes, as well as the astonishingly comprehensive Images of Africa festival at St. Anthony Main.
I’ve been informed that many if not all of the screenings of “12 Years a Slave” at the Uptown Theatre were sold out this weekend, so I guess the first thing that should be on your movie checklist for the coming week would be that, if you weren’t among the lucky ones to snag a ticket.
If you’re looking to get your guts turned inside out with fear leading up to Halloween, there are a few options around town you can take advantage of. (Also, if you’d rather stay home and get scared, I have a few suggestions for films to rent both old and new.)
Horror classics and a beloved annual film festival are among this week’s best bets for adventurous moviegoers. Here are five suggestions for the next seven days.
Nothing says Uptown quite like the Uptown Theatre, which has been part of the lifeblood of Hennepin Avenue since the early years of last century.
For decades, the Uptown Theatre had a charm of its own, but with age the historic movie house had become a dump.