Makes No Sense At All captures the visions, ramblings, and memories of Chris Strouth, a Twin Cities-bred master of music, film, and everything else.There is a quote from the actor Cary Grant about what's it like to be him: "Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant." That has ... More >>
David Carr gives a stand-out performance.Congratulations are in order for David Carr, once the editor of the Twin Cities Reader, who keeps clawing his way up the media food chain. Carr beat drug addiction to pen a harrowing memoir. He carved out a media beat at The New York Times. Two years ... More >>
JawsThe biggest little theater in repertory films, the 50-seat Trylon microcinema, has announced its summer schedule, an eclectic mix of 32 mostly light but hugely entertaining classic movies. The lineup: Steven Spielberg: Father of the Blockbuster: Depending on your point of view, he either re ... More >>
The film muses on how we define success
Saffron, the most buzzed-about Middle Eastern restaurant in the history of Minnesota, offers unique pleasures if you know how to order
Godard scours our bombed-out library to find 'Notre musique'
Thailand's Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul makes films too big and beautiful for plot
Jonathan Demme makes 'The Manchurian Candidate' familiarly modern
A spirited non-conversation with Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt
Howard "Hindenberg" Dean and the rest
In South Minneapolis, a last remnant of Dr. Martin Couney's freak show preemies
Zellweger smiles so tightly that her upper lip disappears
Is David Thomson the world's greatest film critic?
'The Truth About Charlie' appears inconclusive
The alluring "Marlene & Josef" invites us to rediscover a director's desire for his star
Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband is wed to the current lust for what's old
Melodrama's tears fill The Deep End of the Ocean; violence's softer side makes for a tender Corruptor
Personal documentaries dominate this year's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Film Festival.
From Buck Privates to The Bank Dick, 10 vintage comedies show off a studio's Universal appeal.