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On March 26, 2014, I became the film critic for Twin Cities Live, a daily talk show based in St. Paul, MN. If you live in the Twin Cities area, you can catch me every Friday on KSTP 3-4 pm, streaming on their website at www.twincitieslive.com or the replay at 1:00-2:00 am. If you don’t, I post each of the segments on here my website.

SEGMENT #122
June 9, 2017

1. THE MUMMY, Starring: Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe (theatrical release)
2. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens (home release)

SEGMENT #121
June 2, 107
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1. WONDER WOMAN, Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine (theatrical release)
2. GET OUT, starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams (home release)

SEGMENT #120
May 26, 2017

1. BAYWATCH, Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron (theatrical release)
2. PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES (theatrical release)
3. LOGAN, Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart (home release)

SEGMENT #119
May 19, 2017

1. ALIEN: COVENANT, Starring: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston
2. SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT, Starring: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field

SEGMENT #118
May 12, 2017

1. SNATCHED, Starring: Goldie Hawn, Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes (theatrical release)
2. A MONSTER CALLS, Starring: Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver (home release)

SEGMENT #117
May 5, 2017

1. GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2, Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Kurt Russell (theatrical release)
2. SPLIT, Starring: James McAvoy, Betty Buckley (home release)

SEGMENT #116
April 28, 2017
Special Prom Edition! We take a look back at prom at the movies.

1. 10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU, Starring: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger
2. CARRIE, Starring: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, John Travolta
3. FOOTLOOSE, Starring: Kevin Bacon, John Lithgow, Sarah Jessica Parker

SEGMENT #115
April 14, 2017 – ALL home release picks!

1. HIDDEN FIGURES, Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae
2. PATRIOTS DAY, Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, J.K. Simmons
3. KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, Starring: Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey, Ralph Fiennes

SEGMENT #114
April 7, 2017

1. GOING IN STYLE, Starring: Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin (theatrical release)
2. ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna (home release)

SEGMENT #113
March 31 , 2017

1. GHOST IN THE SHELL, Starring: Scarlett Johansson (theatrical release)
2. FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM, Starring: Eddie Redmayne (home release)

SEGMENT #112
March 24, 2017

1. LIFE, Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds (theatrical release)
2. T2 TRAINSPOTTING, Starring: Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller (theatrical release)
3. JACKIE, Starring: Natalie Portman (home release)

SEGMENT #111
March 17, 2017

1. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens (theatrical release)
2. MOANA, Starring: Auli’i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson (home release)

Segment #110
March 10, 2017

1. KONG: SKULL ISLAND, Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson (theatrical release)
2. ARRIVAL, Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner (home release)

SEGMENT #109
March 3, 2017

1. LOGAN, Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart (theatrical release)
2. TABLE 19, Starring: Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow (theatrical release)
3. NOCTURNAL ANIMALS, Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Amy Adams (home release)

SEGMENT #108
February 10, 2017

1. THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, Starring: Will Arnett, Michael Cera (theatrical release)
2. FIFTY SHADES DARKER, Starring: Dakota Johnson, Will Arnett (theatrical release)

SEGMENT #107
February 3, 2017

3 Must-See Movies to watch before the Oscars: LA LA LAND, MOONLIGHT, FENCES

SEGMENT #106
January 13, 2017

1. PATRIOTS DAY, Starring: Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman (theatrical release)
2. LIVE BY NIGHT, Starring: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning (theatrical release)
3. THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS, Starring: Louis C.K., Kevin Hart (home release discussion)

SEGMENT #105
December 16, 2016

1. ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY, Starring: Felicty Jones, Mads Mikkelson
2. LA LA LAND, Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone

SEGMENT #104
December 9, 2016

1. MISS SLOANE, Starring: Jessica Chastain, John Lithgow (theatrical release)
2. OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY, Starring: Jennifer Aniston, T.J. Miller (theatrical release)
3. A VERY MURRAY CHRISTMAS, Starring: Bill Murray (home release)

SEGMENT #103
December 2, 2016

1. MOANA, Starring: Dwayne Johnson (theatrical release)
2. MOONLIGHT, Starring: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris (theatrical release)

*plus, Steve Patterson and I argue over the Christmas classic, It’s a Wonderful Life

SEGMENT #102
November 11, 2016

1. ARRIVAL, Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker (theatrical release)
2. BAD MOMS, Starring: Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Kathryn Hahn (home release)

SEGMENT #101
November 4, 2016

1. TROLLS, Starring: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake (Theatrical release)
2. DOCTOR STRANGE, Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton (theatrical release)
3. HACKSAW RIDGE, Starring: Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn (theatrical release)

SEGMENT #100
October 28, 2018

It’s time my annual Halloween picks. I have four alternative titles that are worth a watch this season. Two for the family and two super scary ones for late at night!

1. THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS, Starring: Bette Davis, Kyle Richards
2. HAUNTED HONEYMOON, Starring: Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner
3. THE CABIN IN THE WOODS, Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Jesse Williams
4. HUSH, Starring: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher, Jr

SEGMENT #99
October 21, 2016

1. JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK, Starring: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders (theatrical release)
2. The 2016 Twin Cities Film Fest – all the info you need!

SEGMENT #98
October 14, 2016

1. THE ACCOUNTANT, Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick (theatrical release)
2. THE LEGEND OF TARZAN, Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie (home release)

SEGMENT #97
October 7, 2018

1. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett (theatrical release)
2. THE BIRTH OF A NATION, Starring: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer (theatrical release)

SEGMENT #96
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

1. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the Disney classic is back on Blu-Ray for the 25th Anniversary
2. THE JUNGLE BOOK, the live action remake with Neil Setthi, Bill Murray
2. TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS, the sequel to the reboot

SEGMENT #95
September 16, 2016

1. BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY, Starring: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth (theatrical release)
2. SNOWDEN, Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley (theatrical release)
3. THE MEDDLER, Starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne (home release)

SEGMENT #94
September 9, 2016

1. SULLY, Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart (theatrical release)
2. THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, Starring: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander (theatrical release)
3. MONEY MONSTER, Starring: George Clooney, Jodie Foster (home release)

SEGMENT #93
August 19, 2016

1. PETE’S DRAGON, Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford (theatrical release)
2. KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, Starring: Charlize Theron, Matthew McConaughey (theatrical release)
3. THE LITTLE PRINCE, Starring: Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams (home release)

SEGMENT #92
August 12, 2016

1. FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS, Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant (theatrical release)
2. SAUSAGE PARTY, Starring: Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill (theatrical release)
3. SING STREET, Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo,Maria Doyle Kennedy (home release)

SEGMENT #91
August 5, 2016

1. SUICIDE SQUAD, Starring: Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis (theatrical release)
2. BAD MOMS, Starring: Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Christina Applegate (theatrical release)

SEGMENT #90
July 29, 2016

1. JASON BOURNE (theatrical release)
2. STRANGER THINGS (home release)

SEGMENT #89
July 22, 2016

1. STAR TREK BEYOND (theatrical release)
2. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE (theatrical release)
3. DEMOLITION (home release)

SEGMENT #88
July 15, 2016

1. GHOSTBUSTERS, Starring: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy (theatrical release)
2. THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARING, Starring: Paul Rudd (home release)

SEGMENT #87
July 8, 2016

1. THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS, Starring: Louis C.K., Kevin Hart (theatrical release)
2. THE BFG, Starring: Mark Rylance (theatrical release)
3. EDDIE THE EAGLE, Starring: Taron Egerton (home release)

SEGMENT #86
June 24, 2016

1. INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE, Starring: Jeff Goldblum (theatrical release)
2. FREE STATE OF JONES, Starring: Matthew McConaughey (theatrical release)
3. HELLO, MY NAME IS DORIS, Starring: Sally Field (home release)

SEGMENT #85
June 17, 2016

1. FINDING DORY, Starring: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks (theatrical release)
2. ZOOTOPIA, Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman (home release)

SEGMENT #84
June 3, 2016

1. TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS (theatrical release)
2. ME BEFORE YOU (theatrical release)
*Plus, info on the Uptown Theatre’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

SEGMENT #83
May 27th, 2016

1. ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp (theatrical release)
2. X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac (theatrical release)
3. THE WOLFPACK (home release)

SEGMENT #82
May 18, 2016

1. MONEY MONSTER, Starring: George Clooney, Julia Roberts (theatrical release)
2. ELVIS & NIXON, Starring: Michael Shannon, Kevin Space (theatrical release)
3. DEADPOOL, Starring: Ryan Reynolds (home release)

SEGMENT #81
May 6, 2016

1. CAPTAIN AMERICA:CIVIL WAR, Starring: Chris Evans, Robert Downey, Jr (theatrical release)

SEGMENT #80
April 29, 2016

1. MOTHER’S DAY, Starring: Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston (theatrical release)
2. KEANU, Starring: Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele (theatrical release)

SEGMENT #79
April 15, 2016

1. THE JUNGLE BOOK, Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley (theatrical release)
2. MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, Starring: Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst (theatrical release)

Plus, I give my first impressions on the trailers of Doctor Strange and Suicide Squad

SEGMENT #78
April 8, 2016

1. DEMOLITION: Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts (theatrical release)
2. THE BOSS: Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell (theatrical release)

SEGMENT #77
April 1, 2016
Baseball season is right around the corner, so if you can’t wait, here are some classic baseball flicks!

1. FIELD OF DREAMS, Starring: Kevin Costner, James Earl Jones
2. MAJOR LEAGUE, Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger
3. BULL DURHAM, Starring: Kevin Costner, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon

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