KSTP-TV (St. Paul, MN)

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Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 The Mauritanian (2021) Paul McGuire Grimes The Mauritanian is a big story with a variety of moving parts. This easily could have gotten out of hand or fallen flat around a different director. EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2021
4.5/5 Nomadland (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes What Zhao accomplishes is a beautiful blend of fictional storytelling and documentary filmmaking. EDIT
Posted Feb 19, 2021
3.5/5 Land (2021) Paul McGuire Grimes A lovely, touching story about acts of kindness and how the strangers in our lives can have the biggest impact. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2021
4.5/5 Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) Paul McGuire Grimes Daniel Kaluuya is a force. I felt like I knew who Fred Hampton was due to his performance. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2021
2/5 Bliss (2021) Paul McGuire Grimes It's certainly great to see Owen Wilson and Salma Hayek work outside their norm, but Bliss doesn't fully recover in the end. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2021
3.5/5 Malcolm & Marie (2021) Paul McGuire Grimes Levinson has written a great acting piece for Zendaya and John David Washington. Both characters have a rollercoaster of a night offering them each a chance to play against what we've seen from them lately. EDIT
Posted Feb 8, 2021
4/5 The Little Things (2021) Paul McGuire Grimes Washington, Malek, and Leto should keep you invested in trying to figure out the whodunnit while watching the mind games their three characters play on each other. EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2021
3.5/5 Supernova (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes Writer/director Harry Macqueen could have made this a morose and depressing film given the sensitive subject matter, but he makes it a tender, beautiful story celebrating life and the little moments we shouldn't take for granted. EDIT
Posted Jan 30, 2021
4.5/5 Promising Young Woman (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes Carey Mulligan gives one of the sharpest performances of the year in Promising Young Woman. It may just be her best performance to date as well. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
4/5 Soul (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes It may not be your favorite Pixar, but there's no denying the imagination and lofty vision Pete Docter and Kemp Powers have with this film. And yes, like most Pixar, it very well may make you cry at the end. EDIT
Posted Jan 15, 2021
4/5 Sylvie's Love (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes An elegant, timeless and traditional love story. EDIT
Posted Dec 28, 2020
4.5/5 Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes Chadwick Boseman lights up the screen from start to finish - an electric performance. You can feel the musicality within him. EDIT
Posted Dec 18, 2020
4/5 I'm Your Woman (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes I'm Your Woman has that vintage feel and is an unpredictable ride full of revelations and massive discoveries for Jean testing her along the way. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
4/5 The Prom (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes There is so much heart poured into The Prom that its hard to not have a good time and be moved to tears afterwards with its messages. EDIT
Posted Dec 14, 2020
4.5/5 Mank (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes Mank may not be a Fincher that blows you away on first viewing, but you may come back to it again with a greater appreciation. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2020
5/5 Sound of Metal (2019) Paul McGuire Grimes Sound of Metal may fly under the radar but will be one of the best movies you'll see this year and you'll be glad you gave it a chance. EDIT
Posted Dec 4, 2020
4/5 Uncle Frank (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes Paul Bettany is fantastic. A beautiful, intimate movie. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2020
3/5 Superintelligence (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes SuperIntelligence is an endearing rom-com thanks to the sweet and natural chemistry between Melissa McCarthy and Bobby Cannavale. EDIT
Posted Nov 26, 2020
4/5 Freaky (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes We have seen countless slasher flicks centered around high school kids, yet Freaky is clever, twisted, and a ton of fun. EDIT
Posted Nov 16, 2020
3/5 Roald Dahl's The Witches (2020) Paul McGuire Grimes The Witches will be easy Halloween fair this year, but I think the original will reign supreme for my generation. EDIT
Posted Nov 6, 2020
Jackie (2016) Paul McGuire Grimes The director took a very minimalist approach resulting in a film that feels deeply intimate and personal... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3.5/5 T2 Trainspotting (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes A surprisingly touching and sincere return to these four unique characters. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2/5 Life (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Not a lot of fresh life in Life... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2/5 Table 19 (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Interesting premise, but it takes too long to get the story going... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
Nocturnal Animals (2016) Paul McGuire Grimes Tom Ford has crafted an exceptional film proving himself as a director to be taken seriously. He has a very specific style much like David Fincher or the Coen Brothers. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
4/5 Logan (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes James Mangold keeps the movie as grounded in realism as possible. Unlike the other films in the franchises, it doesn't feel overly CGI and effects heavy. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Paul McGuire Grimes There may be a lot of action, but it never loses sight of the father/daughter relationship at the heart of the story. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3/5 Going in Style (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Purely made to get a few good chuckles out of the audience who are probably all around the same age as these characters. Will easily appeal to that demographic... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Paul McGuire Grimes Rowling knows how to play into the comedy and injects the film with a playful sense of humor... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2.5/5 Ghost in the Shell (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes While it's fun to look at, it takes a good hour before we can get any sort of emotional content or drive for Major. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) Paul McGuire Grimes I've seen quite a few animated films this year, and Kubo and the Two Strings ranks as the very best of that list. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
Hidden Figures (2016) Paul McGuire Grimes Bring the whole family to see an uplifting film about three women whose contributions to NASA and space travel should not be ignored. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
4.5/5 Baby Driver (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes A high-octane thrill ride with a fantastic soundtrack. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3/5 Despicable Me 3 (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes The minions are back up to their old tricks. They are cute in small doses and they don't overstay their welcome in this movie. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2/5 The Mummy (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes If you want Tom Cruise on autopilot, wait for the Top Gun sequel... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
Get Out (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Contains that third act twist that comes with smart horror movies. By the end, the audience was cheering and applauding... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
4/5 Wonder Woman (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Diana's a strong role model for young girls as she's a fighter and has no time for the typical gender roles placed in society. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3.5/5 Atomic Blonde (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Not a perfect spy flick, but I'd be up for more Atomic Blonde movies. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3.5/5 Girls Trip (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes If you need a good deep belly laugh, this is your movie. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3.5/5 Annabelle: Creation (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes A surprisingly eerie sequel that's better than its predecessor. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
The Fate of the Furious (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Who would have thought that a street racing movie from 2001 starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker would still be going strong... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
4/5 War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Don't discredit this Apes trilogy as a standard Hollywood remakes. The conclusion is epic, thought provoking, and proves its light years ahead of the old Heston films. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
5/5 Dunkirk (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes It's an emotional gauntlet, as you'll be glued to the edge of your seats with your eyes staring at the screening. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2.5/5 Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Only if you were a fan of the first, and even then, you may be disappointed... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2.5/5 The LEGO NINJAGO Movie (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Easy entertainment for the kids even if it's not as original as the others... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3.5/5 American Assassin (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Great adult role for Dylan O'Brien to distant himself from the teen flicks he's been in up until now...a slick new action franchise that has lots of potential... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2/5 The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Reynolds and Jackson are better than this generic material. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
3/5 Home Again (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes It's the wistful Reese rom-com that you expect from it. EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
2/5 Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Agatha Christie deserves a better remake... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020
4.5/5 Wonderstruck (2017) Paul McGuire Grimes Another winner for Todd Haynes... EDIT
Posted Nov 5, 2020