Maddy Folstein


This week in releases: 'Widows' and 'Oxnard'

With a highly-anticipated script by Steve McQueen (“12 Years a Slave” and “Shame") and Gillian Flynn (the author of “Gone Girl”), “Widows” is a heist film that both defies and loves genre expectations. 

This week in music: Jeff Goldblum, Charles Bradley and more

Jeff Goldblum might be one of the most baffling recipients of recent Internet fame. He’s known for iconic roles in “Jurassic Park” and “Independence Day,” has over one million followers on Instagram and recently received his own “Hot Ones” episode on YouTube.

This week in movies: ‘Suspiria,’ Bohemian Rhapsody’ and ‘Wildlife’

Director Luca Guadagnino’s (of “Call Me by Your Name” acclaim) remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 dance-horror film “Suspiria” makes some significant revisions. Most notably, perhaps, Guadagnino’s film is now set in Berlin, with the Berlin Wall now located just across the street from the steps of the Helena Markos Dance Company. 

Review: “Halloween” and stream-able thrills

Even movie buffs who are ashamed to admit that they’ve never seen the original “Halloween” (or its multiple sequels) won’t need to shy away from the 2018 reboot starring Jamie Lee Curtis as Laurie, Michael’s escaped victim. 

This week in movies: 'The Hate U Give' and 'Bad Times at the El Royale'

Based on a young adult novel by Angie Thomas, “The Hate U Give” features a main character who leads two lives. Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) lives with her family in a predominantly black neighborhood. During the week, she — “Starr version two,” as she calls herself — goes to a private school with mostly wealthy, white students.  

Street style: Fashion Week (U)MN

Last Friday, while local couture made its way down Twin Cities runways for Fashion Week MN, University of Minnesota students held down the campus fashion front.