Wayne’s World director Penelope Spheeris reflects on film’s 25th anniversary

Whether it’s recent remakes of “Ghostbusters,” “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” or the 26th version of “Batman,” it can feel like there really aren’t “new” movie ideas coming out of Hollywood anymore. In fact, the remakes of great movies of the ‘80s and ‘90s have been remade so many times that at this point it’s hard to […]

Snowbate: The vital program keeping filmmaking alive in Minnesota

In his first scene in the film “I am Not a Serial Killer,” Minnesota actor Tim Russell, playing Olson the Barber, encounters a character played by Christopher Lloyd who asks Olson to dance with his wife. Lloyd’s character is happily married; however, he needs new body parts to continue his 600-year existence. Russell’s character is […]

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MSP International Film Festival marks 35th anniversary with 250+ films from 71 countries

The Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival, which celebrates its 35th anniversary this year, announced its full slate of films for the festival, which runs April 7–April 23. This year’s lineup includes more than 250 films—more than 160 features and more than 90 shorts—representing 71 countries. The festival’s opening night presentation will be revealed later […]