On April 13, 2004, I stood in the balcony overlooking the stage at the Fine Line. Two friends from college flanked me, and we smoked cigarettes at a frantic pace. A life goal, one we thought would never be attained, was about to take place: we were going to see the Pixies live. We had talked about t ... More >>
Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce battle through this gritty flick
Movie stars, tragedies, and even some laughs
The Beat biopic lurches from one cliché to the next
A filmmaker from Minnesota tells the story behind a lost animated masterpiece, plus hits and misses of the fest by our critics
Holy Motors is the Great Director's first film in 13 years
A simple limo ride takes a turn for the existential
A Dangerous Method, Aurora, and more
Keira Knightley and Viggo Mortensen star
Photo by Barry MullingDntel August 11, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Live shows by electronic artists are a tricky, delicate animal. Unlike music that is recorded with instruments, the songs--though they may move all over the place in terms of tone, pitch, mood, etc.--exist in wh ... More >>
Festival films with a local connection
Decade was tarnished by sequels, uplifted by longshots
Your best bets on the big screen this weekend.
Inside: Jungle Theater, Trylon microcinema, Chris Baker, and Solo 1x2
Summer Guide: Film
By Our Critics
In 'Eastern Promises,' the Director Infuses an Accessible Narrative with Something Much Darker and Stranger
Throwaway gags and mad obsessions in Gondry's wondrous fantasy
Sex on the set with David Cronenberg, prehistoric viruses on the loose, the top 50 sci-fi shows of all time, the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
David Cronenberg's 'History' repeats itself
Competition was brutal at the world's most cutthroat film festival
The Jungle uncovers Harlem pack rats in Richard Greenberg play
David Cronenberg talks about signing a contract with death and the yucky kind of mommy love
Three movie critics pick 21 favorites (and only one in common) from 2002.
A 12-film series, "Cinema of Claustrophobia," gives us the real Polanski
The same old auteurs, profound political films, and baffling Brits
Filmmaker Jon Springer's bloody liturgy includes incest, stigmata, and stolen communion wine. Heaven can wait.
Humanité mounts a complicated investigation of a simple man
Seventies horror perpetrators cop the reality plea in The American Nightmare
1999 brought a cinematic bounty to the art house and the multiplex alike
Director Eric Rohmer tells his Autumn Tale--and a seasoned critic turns the page
While American critics script eulogies for foreign film, this year's festival at Cannes suggests that reports of its death are an exaggeration
From painful sex to foul-mouthed revenge fantasies, a meaner brand of pornography takes the back door to commercial success.
In 1997, independence was not a status so much as a state of mind.
With Crash, David Cronenberg drives mainstream cinema over the edge.