After a preview screening of Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express, the studio asked me to write a concise reaction on a card. I ..
Few large-format films are as lyrical as Rocky Mountain Express. Writer/director Stephen Low goes light on the didactics and lets his audi..
“My review,” said my girlfriend Dana as we walked out of Rough Night, “is that TV is officially better than movies.”
The new comedy was..
As we walked out of The Mummy, my friend Bob shrugged. “Everybody needs a universe now.”
It’s true: “cinematic universes” like the comp..
If Rogue One, with its prominent resistance motif, was the perfect SF franchise movie for 2016, the bleak Alien: Covenant might be the one..
Journey to the South Pacific hits all the bases you expect from an Omnitheater film. There are the sweeping helicopter vistas, the underwa..
Last night at St. Anthony Main Theatre, several people queued up to welcome us to opening night of the 36th annual Minneapolis St. Paul In..
“There were about nine movies in there,” said my friend Stephen as the credits rolled on Personal Shopper. I knew what he meant, though pe..
If you squint hard and peer back past the various boots and reboots of King Kong, you might catch a glimpse of the climactic scene of the ..
Sometime between my ’80s childhood and the 2014 Lego Movie, the little Danish bricks got an attitude. It may have been a matter of self-de..
The Space Between Us is a science fiction movie that seems like it was written by people who learned their science from a screenwriting cl..
By the end of Toni Erdmann, a woman has grabbed her father’s false teeth out of his pocket and stuck them into her mouth. He’s seen her na..