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  • British production treats the heist as interactive art
    Several hundred people are expected to try to rob a Minneapolis bank this weekend. It's not a crime spree. In fact, it's all in the name of art. MPR's Euan Kerr got a sneak preview.April 15, 2011
  • Film fest bigger than ever -- and more Minnesotan
    The annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival launches Wednesday night, with more than 200 movies from all over the world -- including quite a few from our own backyard.April 13, 2011
  • Sidney Lumet, acclaimed movie director, dies
    Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died. He was 86.April 9, 2011
  • Cube Critics
    As cube mates at Minnesota Public Radio News, arts reporter Euan Kerr and the Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis spend more time than they probably should engaged in cinema small talk. Today, it's box office receipts and mainstream movie gems on Cube Critics.March 31, 2011
  • Tom McCarthy's own past inspired 'Win Win'
    Tom McCarthy, director of "Win Win," which opens in Minnesota this week, said the film grew out of a conversation about wrestling with an old friend.March 31, 2011
  • The Cube Critics take on fairy tales and mumblecore
    This week, Stephanie and Euan chat on about post-feminist fairy tales and the curious or maybe not-so-curious film genre, "mumblecore."March 10, 2011
  • "Troubled Waters" filmmaker speaks at the Westminster Town Hall Forum
    Peabody and Emmy award-winning documentary filmmaker Larkin McPhee speaks live at the Westminster Town Hall Forum. Her latest film, Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story, examines how farming practices have contributed to pollution in the Gulf of Mexico. The University of Minnesota made a controversial decision last year to cancel a screening of the film and later rescheduled it after coming under criticism.Midday, March 10, 2011
  • Former KARE journalist tries hand at film in 'Cedar Rapids'
    The new movie "Cedar Rapids" is about a naive Midwesterner whose life changes when he is sent to Iowa for an insurance convention. The movie, which opens in Minnesota this weekend, is actually the result of a real life-changing experience on a couch in Minneapolis.February 18, 2011
  • The Movie Maven's take on romance movies
    The Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis joins Midday to discuss some of the best love stories dished out by the film industry. She also looks at some of the Hollywood stars we associate most with romantic movies.Midday, February 14, 2011
  • Minnesota film aims to help deaf women facing breast cancer
    Learning you have breast cancer is never easy, but for members of the deaf community the diagnosis can be particularly isolating. A group of Minnesota film makers are trying to change that with a documentary called "Signing On."February 11, 2011
  • The Cube Critics talk movies
    MPR's Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and film buff Euan Kerr sit in cubicles across from each other in the MPR newsroom. When they banter back and forth, it's usually about movies, and it's usually quite interesting.February 10, 2011
  • The Cube Critics talk movies
    MPR's Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and film buff Euan Kerr sit in cubicles across from each other in the MPR newsroom. When they banter back and forth, it's usually about movies, and it's usually quite interesting.February 3, 2011
  • How 'Biutiful' started with a voice in a director's head
    Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's film "Biutiful" opens in the Twin Cities this weekend, and is in the running for two top Oscars.February 3, 2011
  • The Cube Critics talk about movies
    MPR's Movie Maven Stephanie Curtis and film buff Euan Kerr sit in cubicles across from each other in the MPR newsroom. When they banter back and forth, it's usually about movies. So we decided to turn their conversations into a new feature we call Cube Critics. This time, Euan and Stephanie talk about the Oscar nominations which came out Tuesday.January 25, 2011
  • A passion for signs leads to a trip of a lifetime
    St. Paul-native Roger Johnson has what may be a unique travel obsession. He likes to be called "the world's first self-proclaimed welcome sign photography expert." For years he's traveled the United State having his picture taken in front of roadside signs welcoming visitors to different states.January 18, 2011

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