• Benedict Cumberbatch coming to Minneapolis? Probably not.
    According to an article in the Huffington Post yesterday, Benedict Cumberbatch is scheduled to visit Minneapolis this spring, in his first U.S. fan event appearance. Sound too good to be true? At this point, it is.March 12, 2014
  • Daily Circuit Friday RoundtableIs Hollywood at a creative dead end?
    This week on the Friday Roundtable, our panelists discuss storytelling, race and gender in film and on television.The Daily Circuit, October 24, 2013
  • Cube Critics movie reviews: 'World's End' and 'Ain't Them Bodies Saints'
    Stephanie Curtis likes the movie "Ain't Them Bodies Saints" more than the title, and Euan Kerr ends up celebrating "World's End."August 23, 2013
  • Minn. filmmaker captures lure of money, oil in ND
    Christina Clusiau says a lot of her friends were leaving northern Minnesota and heading to the oil fields of North Dakota when she came up with the idea of joining them. Her friends were mining oil. She was after stories.July 27, 2013
  • Hong Kong exhibit honors Bruce Lee
    The late superstar Bruce Lee is best-known for the kung fu skills he displayed in his movies, but his daughter hopes that more people take the effort to understand his teachings and life philosophy.July 20, 2013
  • Cube Critics movie review: The new Star Trek film
    Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr review "Star Trek Into Darkness," in this week's Cube Critics video.May 17, 2013
  • 'Fabulous Ice Age' celebrates history of ice shows
    "The Fabulous Ice Age," a documentary that chronicles the heyday of touring ice skating shows like the Ice Follies and Ice Capades, is premiering this weekend at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.April 12, 2013
  • In '42,' a young star suits up for a hero's role
    The number 42 has been retired from every team in Major League Baseball, and in recent years, teams have been eager for fans to remember why: It was the number Jackie Robinson wore for the Brooklyn Dodgers when he broke the sport's color barrier -- and began to break a new path in American history.April 6, 2013
  • The Cube Critics: 'Ginger and Rosa,' Starbuck' and 'Smashed'
    Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis discuss "Ginger & Rosa," "Starbuck" and the streaming movie/DVD "Smashed" in this week's Cube Critics.March 29, 2013
  • Interview: Rita Moreno on Anita, awards and accents
    Rita Moreno is one of a handful of performers to have won all of the prestigious show business awards; an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Tony, a couple of Emmys and a Grammy. At 81, she's telling the story of her remarkable life and career in "Rita Moreno," a new memoir.March 10, 2013
  • 5 bad-ass movie princesses
    This week's "Jack the Giant Slayer," a 3-D retelling of the Jack and the Beanstalk legend, includes a new character, Princess Isabelle. Here's a look at five other movies featuring strong princesses.March 3, 2013
  • Affleck's 'Argo' wins best-picture Oscar
    Ben Affleck's "Argo,'' a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards. Daniel Day-Lewis won the best-actor trophy for his performance as Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln.'' Jennifer Lawrence won the best actress for "Silver Linings Playbook,'' while Ang Lee pulled off a huge upset as best director for "Life of Pi.''February 24, 2013
  • Live updates: The Cube Critics on Oscar night
    The Cube Critics -- Stephanie Curtis and Euan Kerr -- share their thoughts on Oscar night. Ben Affleck's "Argo" looks like a favorite for best picture, while "Lincoln" filmmaker Steven Spielberg and star Daniel Day-Lewis might join exclusive lists of three-time Oscar winners.February 24, 2013
  • Oscars have clear favorites, wild-card MacFarlane
    Some firsts and other rarities are possible at Sunday night's Academy Awards. But if the Oscars could be just a little less predictable, the show might really be one for the record books.February 24, 2013
  • Oscar guy MacFarlane aims to perk up stodgy awards
    For good or bad, Oscar host Seth MacFarlane already has enlivened the awards scene. As emcee of a broadcast notorious for its predictability and geezer audience, MacFarlane may bring a cheekiness that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars just to see what he might pull. But just how far will MacFarlane push it?February 23, 2013

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