Three days away until #MSPIFF38 – Check out the MINNEAPOLIS ST. PAUL INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2019 lineup!

The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival returns for its 38th year, presenting more than 250+ bold, exciting, and moving works from new and veteran filmmakers from around the globe.ar, presenting more than 250+ bold, exciting, and moving works from new and veteran filmmakers from around the globe. #MSPIFF38 OPENING NIGHT: ICÍAR BOLLAÍN'S YULI Yuli is a …

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MSPIFF review: L’Attesa (The Wait) starring Juliette Binoche

It seems tradition that during every film festival in town that I have at least one Juliette Binoche movie on my schedule. Well, she's still the main reason to see this one. The film centers on two women who's somehow thrown together just before Easter, set in a picturesque Sicilian town. The actors speak in both Italian …

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Weekend Roundup: counting down to MSPIFF 2016 + ‘Meet the Patels’ documentary (2014) review

How's your weekend everyone? It's kind of an uneventful one for me but April is going to be quite busy with the Minneapolis/St Paul Film Fest coming next weekend!! I can always rely on MSPIFF to bring an excellent selection of world and regional cinema and independent films, many of which I never would've been able to …

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MSPIFF 2015 Review: Clouds of Sils Maria

At first glance, the film sounds like another commentary on the state of the entertainment industry. But it's a rarity to see a complex female character at the center of it, and the film benefited from three excellent performances by Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz. An unlikely trio to be sure, yet each brings such authenticity …

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MSPIFF 2015 is here once again! April 9-25: 17 days, 250+ films!

The Film Society kicked off the 2015 Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival last Thursday with the Opening Presentation, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (actor Cory Peterson attending). This hilarious Swedish comedy, the highest grossing film in the country's history, launches 17 days of more than 250 remarkable films, visiting filmmakers, …

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Thursday Movie Picks #37: All in the Family Edition – Mother-Daughter Relationships (Biologically Related)

Happy Thursday everyone! This is another entry to the weekly Thursday Movie Picks that's spearheaded by Wandering Through the Shelves Blog. Here's the gist: The rules are simple simple: Each week there is a topic for you to create a list of three movies. Your picks can either be favourites/best, worst, hidden gems, or if …

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Weekend Roundup & MSPIFF14 double reviews starring Juliette Binoche

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you all had a lovely Easter weekend. I took a bit of a break from blogging this weekend, but this week has been pretty busy in terms of movie watching. It's the last week of the MSPIFF 2014 and I saw three more films, one short of what I intended to see but …

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