Stephanie Curtis Feature Archive

"The Hobbit," originally intended as a children's-level addition to the "Lord of the Rings" series, just doesn't have enough in its 150 pages to warrant nine hours of screen time over three movies. (12/13/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis talks to Steve Seel and Jill Riley about the next installment in The Hobbit trilogy. Plus, some thoughts on trilogies from the Cube Critics. (12/13/2013)
At first blush, "The World's End" seems like a knock-off of "The Hangover" with a British twist. It's not. (12/06/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis talks to Jill Riley and Jade about a new documentary by Alex Gibney that looks at Lance Armstrong's cycling career, his doping scandal and his confession. Plus the Cube Critics review 'The World's End', a comedy from the team of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (12/06/2013)
Don't be fooled by the first hour or so of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," the second installment in the four-part series. (11/22/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis talks to Steve Seel and Jill Riley about the latest adventure featuring Katniss Everdeen and about a Belgian film that looks at friendship and bluegrass music. (11/22/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis talks to Steve Seel and Jill Riley about a new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic. (11/15/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Jill Riley and Jade to talk about a new historical drama starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender. (11/01/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis talks to Steve Seel and Jill Riley about a new film starring Robert Redford as a man alone on the sea, struggling to survive. (10/25/2013)
"Carrie," a remake of the 1976 horror classic of the same name starring Julianne Moore and Chloe Moretz, comes to theaters this weekend. Should you see it? Euan Kerr has some opinions on the topic. Also: Stephanie Curtis takes a look at "A.C.O.D." starring Adam Scott and Amy Poehler. (10/18/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis talks to Steve Seel and Jill Riley about a new psychological thriller based on actual events; plus a Web bonus video from Cube Critic Euan Kerr that looks at the new Tom Hanks film, <i>Captain Phillips</i> &#151; which has a very strong local connection. (10/11/2013)
The Cube Critics issue a split opinion on this week's movie, "Don Jon." The film, which Stephanie finds to be a delightful romantic comedy, follows a man addicted to pornography who is trying to deal with the real women in his life. (09/27/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Steve Seel and and Jill Riley to review a new comedy written and directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who stars alongside Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore and Tony Danza. (09/27/2013)
If movie going is part of your weekend plans, you now have some good leads, thanks to the Cube Critics, Stephanie Curtis the Movie Maven and arts reporter Euan Kerr. (09/20/2013)
MPR Movie Maven and Cube Critic Stephanie Curtis joins Steve Seel and Jade to review a new thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman. (09/20/2013)