At least Monsters University ain't Cars 2
In 1995, Hollywood shot nine feature films in Minnesota, spending $128 million on in-state production costs. By 2007, that number had dropped to a single film, and $7 million.On Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Phyllis Kahn (DFL-Minneapolis) and Rep. Dean Urdahl (R-Action Township), announced their plans ... More >>
You'll love the movies produced by the North Korean dictator. Or else.
YouTube's stars and multichannel networks are at odds over money and creative control as the site grows
Kids' mythical figures fight unbelief in inventive kids movie
A look ahead at the season's hottest films
An academic paper co-written by a University of Minnesota economics professor finds there is little evidence for the notion that movie piracy reduces ticket purchases at movie theaters. That notion, of course, is often a crucial premise in the arguments made by supporters of legislation like SOPA ... More >>
The Confession, The Sun Comes Up, The Lost Thing
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Advanced maturation of kid culture on display
A year after announcing it wanted to sublease its space, GameWorks said it is closing its doors at Block E, as well as six other locations around the country. And while the local press has been quick to point out that this represents another step back for Block E, it's worth pointing out that ... More >>
We're laughing already. And not for the right reasons.
Blind taste a flight to see how Morgan Creek Vineyard's new Ten Thousand Vines stacks up against a French Pinot Noir and a Spanish Grenache blend.
The beast, the bug, and the blob set the bar for future 3-D animation
DreamWorks says 3D helps "emotionally immerse" the audience
The director of 'JFK' was plotting his latest countermyth in 2001
Stephen Chow sells classic action anew in 'Hustle'
The sexual harassment movie that Pawlenty won't pay to see
Why is Governor Tim Pawlenty leaving Minnesota film out in the cold?
Film as a weapon in a time of war: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival coverage.
O forces Shakespeare to concede to Gore
An Oak Street retrospective pulls us back to the flashy days of Eighties cinema
Swelling monsterplexes. Bankrupt chains. Cutthroat competition. A glut of screens leaves the national and local movie-theater business reeling.
With Movie Wars, film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum positions himself as the last line of defense against Hollywood tyranny
The late screenwriter Curt Siodmak gave the Wolf Man his soul
The Road to El Dorado turns the rape of the Americas into a ride through the Magic Kingdom
Produced and abandoned, the made-in-Minnesota wrestling comedy The Naked Man falls into a Hollywood sleeper hold
An outsider's diary from Le Festival, where world cinema meets Planet Hollywood
Has the artsyplex boom housebroken the independent film? A partisan's manifesto.
Hollywood 1996: Things are changing, and it's all the same.