Films to look for in the coming year, from blockbusters to indie flicks
Jack Douglas has enjoyed a legendary career in music. After starting on Robert Kennedy's senatorial campaign, Douglas worked with a Who's Who of rock luminaries, from John Lennon and Yoko Ono to Aerosmith. Last weekend, he was in town recording a new single with The Oddfathers at Terranium Studio, w ... More >>
You'll love the movies produced by the North Korean dictator. Or else.
David Carr gives a stand-out performance.Congratulations are in order for David Carr, once the editor of the Twin Cities Reader, who keeps clawing his way up the media food chain. Carr beat drug addiction to pen a harrowing memoir. He carved out a media beat at The New York Times. Two years ... More >>
Photo by Kris DrakeLocal director Brady Kiernan knows how to work. Since finishing his film degree in 2002, he's made his mark on the Twin Cities scene the old fashioned way, through blood, sweat, and skill. Working his way up has paid off with project after project: he's produced multiple ... More >>
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Oak Street makes an urgent call to the senior 'Citizen'
First captivated by the radio programs he heard as a kid in St. Paul, Tod Dockstader went on to help invent electronic music--and retire a virtual unknown. Now in his 70s, he's back at it and as daring as ever.
Filmmaker Agnès Varda reads a lot into her work
Asia Argento--daughter of Dario--does her daddy proud
How to remake the New York Film Festival's arthouse esoterica for the midwestern megaplex
Frank revives a labor cry, 'The Cradle Will Rock'; 'Urinetown' whizzes through town
Tonight he's gonna party like it's 19-oh-never-mind.
Kent Stephens's latest project is a play about a play about a rehearsal of a play about a novel
David Thomas channels the ghosts of Edward Hopper, Orson Welles, and his own past
Women make up well more than half of the Guthrie's audience, but less than 10 percent of its produced playwrights. Is this a tragedy or a farce?
Haynes fakes it so real, he is beyond fake
Yoshimi battles the pink 'bots while Wayne Coyne struggles against his previous masterpiece
Peter Bogdanovich loses it at the movies with 'The Cat's Meow'
An Oak Street series journeys to the secret life of cinema
Dolores del Rio Spent Hollywood's Good Fortune on a Respectable Career
A Critic's Diaries Spank His Subjects
After September 11: Projecting the future of entertainment at the New York Film Festival
The alluring "Marlene & Josef" invites us to rediscover a director's desire for his star
Apocalypse Now Redux extends an epic allegory of American megalomania into the 21st Century
Or, Cannes 2001: How to love the movies without hating yourself
Thirty-five years ago, a Chicago arts collective charted new territory in black music. Now, in a three-day retrospective, Minneapolis free-jazz explorers Douglas Ewart and Carei Thomas return to that land of possibilities.
Steven Spielberg's debut, The Sugarland Express, captures a humanity from before the age of the blockbuster
A series at the Walker reveals the revolutionary power of Brazil's Cinema Novo
Constricted by the social taboos of the Eisenhower era, director and master melodramatist Douglas Sirk explored the mores of more
A new play, "Project 891", puts the spotlight on New Deal theater, HUAC, and the mother of all arts-funding debates.
From West Bank radical to White House insider, he's remained the most powerful man you've never heard of.
The Amerindie film fest continues to inspire madness and money--and occasionally, art.