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Colin Covert is a former Star Tribune movie critic.


Melissa McCarthy delivers career-defining performance in 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'

The actress known for comedy is captivating in this real-life drama.


Despite phenomenal lead, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' is missing a beat

Rami Malek shines as Freddie Mercury in this less-than-royal biopic.


Dakota Johnson's artsy 'Suspiria' remake falls short

It's creepy but not scary.


'In Search of Greatness' documentary asks: Are champions born or made?

Documentary explores nature vs. nurture debate.


'Can You Ever Forgive Me?': Melissa McCarthy taking on a new kind of role

Starring role in biographical drama generating early Oscar buzz for Melissa McCarthy.


Rowan Atkinson's bumbling 'Johnny English' is showing his age

Bumbling secret agent's third go-round goes wrong.


Jamie Lee Curtis returns in best 'Halloween' film since the original

The latest entry in the horror franchise is a frightening homage to the 1978 debut.


Rupert Everett's moving 'Happy Prince' stages Oscar Wilde's tragic final act

Writer/director/star Rupert Everett's passion for his subject shines throughout.


Vow to skip Ike Barinholtz's misguided 'The Oath'

The lackluster political comedy derails into a pointless blood fest.


Steve Carell's 'Beautiful Boy' is powerful but not pretty

Father-son love story is a visceral depiction of drug addiction.