At least Monsters University ain't Cars 2
A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
Both animated and live-action short films show off visual splendor in small packages
Another Mission: Impossible movie
The Confession, The Sun Comes Up, The Lost Thing
Screwface PattonIf you don't recognize Patton Oswalt by name, you'll recognize him by his voice or face. The popular comedian nailed roles like Remy the rat in Pixar's Ratatouille and his unique mug is splashed all over Comedy Central like he's the sole breadwinner. Patton is returning to Minneap ... More >>
Ice Age's creators release film as antidote to Toy Story 3
Advanced maturation of kid culture on display
...And that's the problem
If this is your weekend with your kids, why not catch a few of the best offerings for the under-ages set from the International Film Fest?
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Russian ligers, Shatner's kidney stone, the mental disorder quiz, the dance of the animated penguins, the Minnesota blog of the day, and more...