Locally bred Oscar-winning auteurs Joel and Ethan Coen have never shied away from drawing inspiration from their Minnesota upbringing to use in their films. Both Fargo and A Serious Man candidly reflect all-too-familiar aspects of life around these parts as well as lasting impressions that the creat ... More >>
This year was another critical success for the Coen brothers as their remake of True Grit received Oscar nominations and solid reviews from critics. But the duo never rest for long between hits. Variety recently announced that their next project will be a retro piece exploring the '60s folk sc ... More >>
So. This is my weekly country music blog. Question one: Are local band Rockford Mules country? Well, s'pose just as much as any other Southern Rock outfit - think Marshall Tucker, Skynyrd, Ozark Mountain Devils - might be considered such (hell, I heard someone cover Georgia Satellites at Gill ... More >>
Photos by Sean SmudaLast night was the first installment of "Four Nights in Loring: Local Bands, Local Films" in Loring Park, and the crowd was treated to a fantastic set by Communist Daughter and a screening of the Coen brothers classic Raising Arizona. See below for a few shots from last night' ... More >>
What's left after the movie attains cult status? "Two Gentlemen of Lebowski," written in The Bard's English.
Your best bets on the big screen this weekend.
You wouldn't believe it, but St. Louis Park Jews loved the movie, idolize the Coen Brothers, and still love their hometown.
Join the conversation with TD Mischke on today's 'In The Stream' live from 2 p.m.- 4p.m.
Be inspired by everything from an anime festival to a film noir microcinema
The Walker announced the dates this week for the screenings of 13 of their movies and tickets are now on sale.
The trailer for the Coen Brothers's upcoming movie, "A Serious Man," has been released and has us pretty anxious.
Movie fanatics and cult movie lovers are all geeking out right now knowing they might have a chance to see the Coen Brothers at the Walker Art Center. Count us many of them.
Paste magazine did a round up of the best movie houses in America and our very own Riverview Theater made the list. Because who doesn't love popcorn with real butter and $3 tickets?
Grab your Jesus Quintana hairnet and prepare to get your dude on. Just don't let your fingers get stuck in your bowling ball.
In the latest from our favorite local filmmakers, the Coen Brothers have created a funny spoof on the clean coal industry.
Norm Coleman's election contest has been such a drag that it's quite uplifting to see someone having a little fun with it.
The new movie, set in New Ulm, Minn., is so bad that USA Today said it might be the worst flick ever.
The Coen brothers, Gus Van Sant, Michael Moore, and Leonardo DiCaprio colonized screens at the French film fest
Joel and Ethan return to 'Fargo' form with 'No Country for Old Men'
Was it something in the water? Kraig Johnson talks about the unlikely rock incubator of the west metro and leading his own band.
How to remake the New York Film Festival's arthouse esoterica for the midwestern megaplex
The Coen Brothers grant Ulysses a Southern setting in their Thirties-style road saga O Brother, Where Art Thou?
The Coen Brothers' debut feature Blood Simple reopens the file on these reticent Minneapolitans
Produced and abandoned, the made-in-Minnesota wrestling comedy The Naked Man falls into a Hollywood sleeper hold
Feeling Minnesota...Not!: Jeff Bridges and John Goodman in Joel and Ethan Coen's The Big Lebowski.