Chris Hewitt's Movie Insider

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TwinCities.com blog on movies

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: movies, entertainment, Oscars, TwinCities.com

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Moving on Jul 8, 2009 in Hurt Locker, Playlist, movies, suspenseI'll still be blogging the same amount, but you'll find them elsewhere -- in a new blog, created by the Pioneer Press' arts and entertainment staff called "Playlist." If you prefer, you can still customize so that you follow movie...



Holy Moly, This Is Exciting on Jul 6, 2009Kids, don't try this at home (in Minnesota, or in France), but this '70s mini-movie, in which a camera was mounted to the bumper of a Mercedes and then driven, at very high speeds, through the streets of Paris (with...



Hot, Sexy, Dead on Jun 30, 2009The biggest movie star in the Twin Cities right now? Nope, not Shia LaBeouf or Megan Fox. Not "The Hangover" dudes, either. Weirdly, it's the late Paul Newman, who's suddenly the focus of not one, but two film series. The...



The Opposite Of An Enemy on Jun 30, 2009I'll just admit up-front that I was crazy about Marion Cotillard during the brief time I met with her a couple weeks ago. The Oscar-winner (for "La Vie en Rose") is too skinny, as is everyone in Hollywood other than...



Depp in St Paul? on Jun 19, 2009If you were hoping next month's "Public Enemies" would deal with the John Dillinger St. Paul years, you're out of luck. The capital city is mentioned briefly in the film -- Dillinger (Johnny Depp) is told about the possibility of...



Boldly Not Going There on Jun 12, 2009I wrote a story in Friday's paper about musician Mark Mallman, who composes bits of music for movie trailers, including "Star Trek." What I didn't mention in the story -- it didn't really fit anywhere -- is that Mallman is...