The line to see the Minnesota-based film Wilson grew quickly at the Showplace Icon Theater at the West End in St. Louis Park, hosted by the Twin Cities Film Festival. The excitement was palpable. It’s been some time since a major studio out of Hollywood set up shop to film an entire movie in the Twin Cities. Local actors and crew were excited to see their work on the big screen.
According to director Craig Johnson, the film was originally planned to be shot in Oakland, but that location was “cost prohibitive." However,
With the help of the “Snowbate” by the Minnesota Film Commission, a reimbursement program...
It’s hard to deny that after years out in the desert of bad movies, Ben Affleck has returned like a phoenix, winning the hearts of movie-goers and critics alike. Even with the recent flop of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
, Affleck still rose above with a stellar portrayal of Bruce Wayne. However, with every victorious comeback there’s the liability of ego and with Live by Night
, Affleck stretches himself too thin, producing, directing, writing, and acting. While there’s plenty to like, the bland main character and quiet acting by Affleck ultimately can’t hold up the...
To this date there hasn't been a distinct "go-to" or Oscar level movie depicting Martin Luther King Jr. as a memorable protagonist. Now there is. With the help of big names like Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt along with relative new comers like Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo, Selma
is to the Civil Rights Movement what Saving Private Ryan
was to D-Day.
The film embodies something too massive for a theater screen, the quintessential work of art that stirs buried emotion for its portrayal of reality has arrived; but like the men it so dramatically reproduces,...!--more-->