George Lucas

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Lady Gaga, will you please put on some pants?

    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.When Lady Gaga first hit the scene, no one was indifferent about her. You either loved her or hated her, and usually to a large extreme. But now, ... More >>

  • News

    January 19, 2011

    Oregon Trail: How three Minnesotans forged its path

    It's one of the most popular educational games of all time

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Patton Oswalt on Twitter, Diablo Cody, and hipsters

    Screwface Patton​If 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 >>

  • News

    December 30, 2009

    Clint Eastwood tackles Mandela and the hereafter

    Famous actor-director cements his career in 2009

  • Movies

    July 16, 2008

    Batman returns in disturbing but dazzling blockbuster

    Heath Ledger's final role is as foil to the Dark Knight

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Local Music Yearbook '06

    Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.

  • News

    June 29, 2005

    My Summer of Love

    Minnesota filmmakers remember the warm-weather flicks that got them hot (or bothered)

  • Art

    February 11, 2004

    The God of Small Things

    Steve Kiwus's six-inch plastic universe

  • Arts

    October 16, 2002

    Beyond the Pale

    Screwing the white guy and dancing with the devil: Race matters at the 40th annual New York Film Festival

  • Movies

    August 21, 2002

    The Man Who Loved Women

    The cinema valentines of avant-garde giant Bruce Conner

  • Movies

    June 5, 2002

    Altman's Orphans

    Oak Street Cinema brings the neglected offspring of an American master in from the cold

  • Movies

    August 22, 2001

    Shoot 'Em All!

    Apocalypse Now Redux extends an epic allegory of American megalomania into the 21st Century

  • Art

    July 25, 2001

    Flat Pop

    Lecherous teddy bears, chart-topping dummies, and hypersexed schoolgirls bubble up from the Walker's "Superflat" exhibit of Japanese art

  • Movies

    June 6, 2001

    The Comforts of Home

    Twenty-four hours of watching paint dry with Eric Rohmer

  • Arts

    January 24, 2001

    The Movie House Massacre

    Swelling monsterplexes. Bankrupt chains. Cutthroat competition. A glut of screens leaves the national and local movie-theater business reeling.

  • Music

    September 29, 1999

    Bad Chemistry

    The Chemical Brothers give creative electronica a beat-down

  • Arts

    June 9, 1999

    The Age of Work

    Photographers Lewis W. Hine and David Parker frame the debate over child labor

  • Movies

    October 28, 1998

    Reality Bites

    Terry Gilliam's fantastic dreams do battle with the Hollywood nightmare

  • Music

    September 23, 1998
  • Arts

    April 29, 1998

    Real to Reel

    Minnesota filmmaker Wendell Jon Andersson has devoted the better part of his youth to creating his debut feature, With or Without You

  • Movies

    November 26, 1997

    Opera Man

    Performing a Ritual: Matt Damon makes a new case for his old-fashioned director in John Grisham's The Rainmaker.

  • Books

    February 5, 1997
  • Feature

    April 3, 1996