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The 28th Annual Minneapolis and St. Paul International film festival expects to screen over 100 films

April 8, 2010

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With the altruistic support of The Global Film Initiative, this year's annual film festival expects to be a film extravaganza of cross-continent cinema from Mexico City to the coasts of India. These fund-granted films are a pa...

Hot Tub Time Machine: Back in time to party

April 8, 2010

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When I saw the trailer for "Hot Tub Time Machine," I worried John Cusack may be starring in a crappy movie in the likes of "The Hangover." When seeing it, I was only proven half-wrong. It was very much a simple-minded, slapstick...

The Runaways: Joan Jett personified all too well

April 8, 2010

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Feel like spending two hours wondering if the entire movie theater is as creeped out as you are? See The Runaways! This movie makes Twilight a distant memory; for both Twi-Stars Kristen Stewart and Dakota fanning. The two play the pr...

Urbanears headphones suck

April 8, 2010

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I wanted to like them, I really did. They look cool, like 80s headphones gone minimalist. There are no bold logos on the cups. I even had a coupon code for $10 off, effectively making them $50. However, I am glad that my cat ch...

A Badly Broken Code: Audio Film Noir

April 8, 2010

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The long-awaited full-length solo debut for local emcee Dessa, "A Badly Broken Code" (Doomtree Records), is hip-hop in its own unconventional, "name-drop the Minneapolis edition of the Chicago Manual of Style" way. Transcending the cele...

The Wolfman review

March 2, 2010

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Joe Johnston's new film, The Wolfman, is an interesting thing to come out of the horror genre in a while, what with horror movies basically being gruesome bloodbaths like the "Saw" series, or teenage slasher flicks like, "The St...

Up in the Air

March 2, 2010

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Jason Reitman's new film Up in the air is a masterpiece. The dry satire given by George Clooney, as well as the very serious content portrayed about a man trying to cope with what his life has become, make it one of the best wo...

Crazy Heart review

March 2, 2010

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Scott Cooper's first film Crazy Heart, featuring Jeff Bridges and Maggie Gyllenhaal, was a fantastic success. The film follows Jeff Bridges' character Bad Blake, the classic washed up formerly famous country singer who spends hi...

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