John Pierson

  • Movies

    April 5, 2006

    On A Wim

    'Don't Come' calls wandering Wim Wenders back to Minnesota

  • News

    March 30, 2005

    The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival: It Ain't a Small World, After All

    The sort-of true story of a Minneapolis man who made his mom into a movie, plus two local trailers, and 36 reviews from around the globe

  • Movies

    June 30, 2004

    This Land Is Whose Land?

    Canvassing Disney's 'America' with an independent filmmaker

  • Movies

    April 4, 2001

    Print the Legend

    In 40 self-sacrificing years at the helm of the University Film Society, Al Milgrom has seen his reputation grow to mythic stature. How this grumpy old man might cope with turning over his life’s work is another story.

  • Arts

    January 31, 2001

    Capital Cinema

    The money swapping was typically dubious. The movies were surprisingly bold. A story treatment from Hollywood's mountain outpost, Sundance 2001.

  • Arts

    December 22, 1999

    The Middle Of Somewhere

    With American Movie, director Chris Smith finds the heart of cinema in the unlikely environs of Milwaukee

  • Arts

    September 1, 1999

    Good Touch, Bad Touch

    Produced and abandoned, the made-in-Minnesota wrestling comedy The Naked Man falls into a Hollywood sleeper hold

  • Movies

    July 14, 1999

    They Know What You Watched Last Summer

    The Blair Witch Project's co-directors scare up interest in their horror film by terrorizing conventions

  • Books

    August 12, 1998

    Clean Up or Ship Out

    Minneapolis police and housing inspectors join forces against litterbugs in their own homes

  • Movies

    July 15, 1998
  • News

    December 31, 1997

    Artists Of The Year

    We list the best of the best of 1997.

  • Movies

    February 14, 1996