• Couples collaborate on rom-com with a dark side
    One of the more successful romantic comedies in recent years is the result of a collaboration between two high-powered real-life couples. When Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano realized they had a script about a writer who created his own perfect girlfriend, they turned to the husband-and-wife team behind "Little Miss Sunshine." Kazan and Dano were in the Twin Cities recently to introduce the film.August 3, 2012
  • The Cube Critics: 'Step Up Revolution,' 'Farewell, My Queen' and 'The Watch'
    On the discussion docket today, movies about the flash mob phenomenon, a neighborhood watch group fighting off aliens, and what the early days of the French Revolution were like.July 27, 2012
  • The Cube Critics: 'Snow White' and 'The Fairy'
    This week The Cube Critics, movie maven Stephanic Curtis and arts reporter Euan Kerr, talked about fairy tales on the big screen as a much darker "Snow White" opens in movie theaters, along with a French art house film about an actual fairy.June 1, 2012
  • Top prizes awarded at Cannes Film Festival
    Michael Haneke has won the Cannes Film Festival's top prize for a second time with his film about love and death, "Amour."May 27, 2012
  • The Cube Critics: Norwegian art thief, rock-and-roll love story
    Just when you think you've got the Cube Critics, Stephanie Curtis the Movie Maven and arts reporter Euan Kerr figured out, they surprise you.May 25, 2012
  • Cube Critics: 'Dictator,' 'Battleship,' 'Bernie'
    On the Cube Critics, a navy battle board game comes to life on the big screen and so does a fictitious farcical tyrant.May 18, 2012
  • Cube Critics: 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' 'The Avengers'
    The Cube Critics chat about two films in which some aging Britons take a trip and a conglomeration of super heroes decide that several is better than one.May 4, 2012
  • Cube Critics: 'The Raven,' 'Monsieur Lazher'
    They're back in the saddle: Arts reporter Euan Kerr back from a restful vacation in his homeland, the Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis going through withdrawal after a week with no movie banter.April 27, 2012
  • Cube Critics: Film festival, and cabin getaways
    This week Cube Critics discuss the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, plus a cabin getaway replete with blood, horror and humor.April 13, 2012
  • Cube Critics: MSP International Film Fest
    MPR arts reporter Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis the Movie Maven may be mired in the movie doldrums this week, but Minnesota's biggest film event of the year, The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival, looms on the horizon. That's what dominated the dialogue on this edition of Cube Critics.April 6, 2012
  • Cube Critics: 'Prometheus,' hockey fights and fairy tales
    Ridley Scott, films about hockey fighting, fairy tales and father/son rivalries came up today in Cube Critics.March 30, 2012
  • Cube Critics: Discussing 'dystopia'
    Finally, a movie that has pushed the word "dystopian" into our everyday vocabulary. Cube Critics discuss "The Hunger Games."March 23, 2012
  • Excited fans worry 'Hunger Games' film may not live up to books
    With "The Hunger Games" movie opening across the nation on Friday, fans of the Suzanne Collins book are both excited and worried. Despite the huge excitement about the film, many young fans fear the movie won't do the book justice.March 22, 2012
  • Cube Critics: Movies we'd like to see made
    Stephanie Curtis the Movie Maven and arts reporter Euan Kerr are always in 'chat mode' about the movies they've seen.March 16, 2012
  • Cube Critics: Talking about Tilda
    Every day is "Tilda Swinton Day" if you're MPR arts reporter Euan Kerr. He and Stephanie Curtis, the Movie Maven, talk about Swinton's latest film, "We Need to Talk About Kevin," in this week's edition of Cube Critics.March 9, 2012

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