'The Boy And The World' Is A Beautiful, Heavy ParableWith a gorgeous and evolving animation aesthetic that includes lush, crayon-drawn jungle landscapes and dada-like collages of animal machines, "The Boy and the World" is at once a vivid reflection on childhood and a sobering parable of economic disparities.
Good Question: Where Does Box Office Money Go?"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" keeps shattering box-office records. The seventh episode of the saga has now brought in over $1 billion worldwide. So where do all of those box office dollars go? Good Question.
Cine Latino Bringing Fresh Spanish Films To St. Anthony Main 'Tis the season to explore via cinema. Sound Unseen was here last week, bringing Twin Cities audiences music-based films, and this week the Film Society of MinneapolisSt. Paul is hosting Cine Latino, an annual showcase of new works in Spanish-language cinema.
Movie Blog: This Week’s Best BetsSomehow, summer is halfway over. That being said, you should probably spend as much time as possible out enjoying the warm season on a lake or a patio.
Best Free Summer Concerts In MinnesotaGet out and enjoy your summer along with some free music.
Day 15 @ MSPIFF 2015: 'Heart Of Wilderness' ReviewedThe Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a spiritual place for anyone who has ever ventured there, for an ordeal packed with unforgettable serenity. But even in the of the golden age of the Minnesota Film Board in the 1990s, a location scout could never convince anyone that the BWCA was a practical place to shoot for even an afternoon.
Movie Blog: This Week's Best BetsGoing to the movies sounds particularly good when 9 inches of wet, heavy spring snow falls in late March.
Movie Blog: 'Maidan' & 'Spring' ReviewedThe best thing about "Spring" is that it wears its weirdness on its sleeve
Movie Blog: The Italian Film Festival, Featuring Frank VascellaroA taste of la dolce vita is at the St. Anthony Main Theatre in Minneapolis this weekend as the seventh annual Italian Film Festival takes to screens with works from new talents and cinematic titans.
Movie Blog: This Week's Best BetsMore Oscar stuff this week, as you might have expected. And among the offerings are some fresh nominee screenings. One of the most exciting is that of <em>Timbuktu</em>, which is nominated for a best foreign film Oscar.
Movie Blog: Bill Pohlad's 'Love & Mercy' To Close Out MSPIFF 2015Bill Pohlad, known for producing such powerful films as 12 Years a Slave, Tree of Life and Brokeback Mountain, will have a director credit on a film slated to cap off this year's Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.
Pracna On Main To Reopen In The Spring, Building Owner SaysIt seems Minneapolis' oldest bar may have closed its doors for good. On Tuesday, would-be customers and passersby noticed that Pracna on Main was closed. The bar and restaurant was built in 1890 and sat along the cobblestones of the city's oldest street.
Minnesotans Take A Stand And Watch ‘The Interview’After days of back and forth, a movie that many thought would never be shown to the public is now playing.
Movie Blog: 'Overnighters' & 'Li'l Quinquin' ReviewedSweet Lord in heaven, what a movie. This tough, tragic documentary by filmmaker Jesse Moss is one of the year’s best, and it should probably be required watching for anyone in the Midwest.
Movie Blog: The 9th Arab Film FestivalMizna's 9th Arab Film Festival hits the Twin Cities this weekend, with dozens of films from several countries. This year's festival features several exciting selections, like Kaouther Ben Hania's thrilling "Challat of Tunis." Filmed in a gripping, faux-documentary style, "Challat" is inspired by a rumor ignored by local authorities over a decade ago about a biker who would slash women while they walk on the streets of Tunis.