Daniel Kaluuya reuinites with “Get Out” writer/director Jordan Peele for the supernatural thriller “Nope.”

Review: 'Nope,' the latest from 'Get Out' and 'Us' director, is a big yes

Daniel Kaluuya and Keke Palmer are ranchers who face an alien intruder in Jordan Peele's new horror movie.

What we're watching: Ryan Gosling takes on Chris Evans in 'Gray' battle of killers

July 20
Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans play good killer/bad killer in “The Gray Man.”
What our critics are watching this week.

Neal Justin: 'Love Island USA,' featuring a Minnesota hottie, is more raunch than romance

July 21
Andy Voyen, a real estate agent from the Twin Cities, is among the five male contestants on “Love Island USA.”
Some dating shows seem to get their inspiration from Hustler magazine.
Movies
July 15
Cars were spread out at 50 percent capacity for a double feature at the Vali-Hi Drive-in theater in Lake Elmo in 2020.

Could the end be near for Lake Elmo's popular Vali-Hi Drive-In?

Fans of the summer movie venue raise speculations about its closure, but nothing is confirmed.
Movies
July 14
Lesley Manville falls in love with a couture Dior dress in “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris.”

Review: 'Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris' in this magical comedy

Oscar nominee Lesley Manville stars as a cleaning woman/fairy godmother.
Movies
July 14
Daisy Edgar-Jones writes a book, falls in love and gets involved with murder in “Where the Crawdads Sing.”

Review: 'Where the Crawdads Sing' verdict? Book is better than the movie

It's strictly for those who already know the novel and want to see its world depicted.
TV & Media
July 13
John Cho and Mia Isaac are a father and daughter on a road trip in “Don’t Make Me Go.”

John Cho goes on a memorable road trip in 'Don't Make Me Go'

What our critics are watching this week.
Movies
July 7
Who wore it better? Natalie Portman and Chris Hemsworth are both versions of the title character in “Thor: Love and Thunder.”

Review: 'Thor: Love and Thunder' plays by the Marvel rules but with plenty of surprises

For starters, it's a comedy. But it also has some horror and drama.
Variety
July 7
Jennifer Maren in “Glensheen” at History Theatre.

Our Friday best: Japanese Breakfast, 'Glensheen,' Shawn Mendes and 'Minotaur'

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
TV & Media
July 6
Paul Walter Hauser, left, and Taron Egerton in “Black Bird,” which drops Friday on Apple TV Plus.

What we're watching: Crime drama 'Black Bird' takes deep dive into mind of murderer

What our critics are watching this week.
TV & Media
June 29
Joey King isn’t your average princess in Hulu’s “The Princess.” She’s one who refuses to be married off for the good of the kingdom. 

What we're watching this week: 'The Princess' offers a 'Die Hard' for teenage girls

What our critics are watching this week.
Movies
June 23
Austin Butler is the King in “Elvis.”

Review: 'Elvis' gives little sense of the King of Rock 'n' Roll — it's barely about him

The biographical film needs a little less conversation and a little more introspection.
TV & Media
June 22
Selena Gomez, Steve Martin and Martin Short in “Only Murders in the Building.”

'Only Murders in the Building' doesn't kill the second time around

What our critics are watching this week.
Movies
June 16
Chris Evans steps into the title character’s boots in “Toy Story”-adjacent “Lightyear.”

Review: Action-packed 'Lightyear' is Pixar's animated answer to 'Top Gun'

Buzz, from "Toy Story," finds himself marooned on a hostile planet in this sort-of prequel.
TV & Media
June 15
Adam Sandler

Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards and Adam Sandler both score in Netflix's 'Hustle'

What our critics are watching this week, including a tribute to Bob Saget and a documentary about George Floyd attorney Benjamin Crump.
Movies
June 8
Marauding dinosaurs are back in “Jurassic World Dominion.”

Review: 'Jurassic World Dominion' gets a jolt from Jeff Goldblum and its other original stars

Laura Dern and Sam Neill are back, too, but it could use an extra helping of dinosaurs.
TV & Media
June 8
Zahn McClarnon (left) and Kiowa Gordon in “Dark Winds.”

What we're watching: 'Dark Winds' does justice to Tony Hillerman detective novels

Plus the drag-queen doc "Being Bebe" and Twin Cities-shot film "Undergrads."
Movies
June 2
Matt Rogers, Bowen Yang and Tomas Matos star in a modern take on Jane Austen in “Fire Island.”

Review: 'Fire Island' is a witty, gay take on Jane Austen

"SNL" star Bowen Yang shows new dimensions as a lovelorn bachelor.
TV & Media
June 1
Ricky Gervais

What we're watching: Ricky Gervais laughs in face of cancel culture for Netflix special

What our critics are watching this week
Movies
May 27
The Belcher kids, Louise (voiced by Kristen Schaal), Gene (voiced by Eugene Mirman) and Tina (voiced by Dan Mintz), set off to solve a murder-mystery

'Bob's Burgers' is topped with heart and hilarity in a refreshing way

The writing, deadpan humor, voice acting and animation blend together delightfully in the movie.
Movies
May 26
Tom Cruise is in the cockpit again in “Top Gun: Maverick.”

Review: Entertaining 'Top Gun' zooms Tom Cruise back into the danger zone

Better late than never with the sequel to the 1986 adventure.
TV & Media
May 25
Millie Bobby Brown plays Eleven in the sci-fi horror drama ”Stranger Things.”

'Stranger Things' returns with an homage to 'Carrie' and more pop-culture classics

What our critics are watching this week
Movies
May 24
Thor (Chris Hemsworth) with his ex-girlfriend Jane Foster (Natalie Portman), who takes up the mantle of Mighty Thor, in “Thor: Love and Thunder.”

Summer movie guide: From 'Thor' to 'Lightyear' to 'Nope'

Dinosaurs, Brad Pitt and an animated astronaut hope to lure us back into theaters.