Paul McGuire Grimes
Name: Paul McGuire Grimes
TCL Contributor: Movie Blogger
Hometown: Fridley, MN
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Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association

Who do you live with: My husband Ryan and our dog Channing (he's a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel)
Where would you like to live: In a dream world, it would be New York City.
Your favorite occupation: Actor and Film Critic
Person you'd like to meet: Where do I begin? Paul McCartney, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro, Kate Winslet
What do you order in a coffee shop: Large black coffee or Large Americano
3 TCL regulars who you'd like to have dinner with:
- Marjorie Johnson - she would keep us laughing all night.
- Jodi Livon - I would love to have a reading and know more about her work!
- Ali Jarvis - She’s a fellow Cavalier King Charles Spaniel lover.
Favorite State Fair food: Cheese Curds
Favorite TCL moment: During my review of the foodie movie “Chef” Elizabeth, guest co-host BT, and I used three foodie puns in a row (which were unrehearsed) and couldn’t keep a straight face because we got a good chuckle out of it.
One thing you can't live without: My husband, dog, and my movie collection.
Dream TCL interview/segment: Interviewing Steven Spielberg.
What is your motto? I fully believe in good and bad karma/energy and that things, whether they are good or bad, happen in life for a reason. You may not know in the moment, but life has its reasons and purposes of working the way it does, and maybe one day you will find out.
 

4/14 Movie Trip  

Our movie critic, Paul McGuire Grimes, recommends three movies you can watch from your own couch!

4/7 Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes, author of Paul’s Trip to the Movies, gives us his review of two movies.   

3/31 Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes is here with his review of a cartoon turn live action film and the Harry Potter prequel you can watch at home.

3/24 Movie Trip  

Paul recommends two movies you can check out in theaters and an Oscar nominated home release you can’t miss. For more reviews visit Paul’s website. You can listen to Paul on the Colleen and Bradley Show, On myTalk 107.1 every Friday.

3/3 TCL's Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies reviews "Logan", Hugh Jackman's last movie as his Wolverine character. Plus reviews of "Table 19" starring Anna Kendrick and "Nocturnal Animals" starring Amy Adams.

2/10 Movie Trip  

TCL movie guy Paul Mcguire Grimes gives his opinion on two movies out in theaters. And a home release that both Steve and Elizabeth love.

2/3 Movie Trip  

The Oscars are less than a month away and our TCL movie guy has three great Best Picture nominees that you can still check out in theaters. You can watch the 89th Academy Awards Sunday February 26th on 5 Eyewitness News.

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Our TCL movie guy, Paul McGuire Grimes, reviews two movies that hit theaters today.  And Elizabeth has a home release you may want to check out. For more reviews visit Paul’s website

12/16 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul McGuire Grimes of Paul’s Trip to the Movies reviews two great movies to see this holiday season, and Steve suggest a Christmas movie you can watch at home.  

12/9 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul gives his review on political thriller Miss Sloane and two Christmas movies you can check out this weekend. For more reviews from Paul, click here.

12/2 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul reviews two possible Oscar nominees  in theaters right now.  Head to his website to see his interview with Marlon West, head Animator form Disney’s Mona.

11/11 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies reviews "Arrival" and "Bad Moms". 

11/4 Movie Trip   Back To Top

It's a great weekend to head to the movies! Our critic Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies shares his reviews of three brand new flicks!    

10/28 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul McGuire Grimes, creator of Paul's Trip to the Movies, has his picks for Halloween movies to watch over the weekend.  Whether you want a good scare of a good movie to watch with the family, Paul has you covered!

10/21 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Our TCL Movie guy, Paul McGuire Grimes, gives his thoughts on the new Tom Cruise action-flick.  And gives a preview of the Twin Cities Film festival.  

10/14 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Coming out this week Ben Affleck plays a unique action hero who has autism. And TCL’s  movie guy Paul McGuire Grimes suggests a home release based on a the Edgar Rice Burroughs stories.

10/7 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Two movies are opening this weekend with a lot of buzz around them. TCL’s  movie guy Paul McGuire Grimes say they will both have you talking well after you leave the theater.

9/23 Movie Trip   Back To Top

TCL movie guy Paul McGuire Grimes, has three family fun films you can watch at home. Read more of his thoughts at his website, Paul's Trip to the Movies.
 

9/16 Movie Trip   Back To Top

TCL film critic Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies reviews the latest film in the Bridget Jones saga, the newest film by Oliver Stone, and a home release starring Susan Sarandon.  
 

9/9 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies, reviews the new Tom Hanks movie based on true events, a film adaption based on the 2012 bestseller book by M.L. Stedman and a home release thriller you can’t miss.

8/19 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Paul McGuire Grimes, creator of Paul's Trip to the Movies, reviews three family friendly films you can see this weekend.

8/5 Movie Trip   Back To Top

It's all about being "bad" at the movies when Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies stops by with reviews of "Bad Moms" and "Suicide Squad"!

7/22 TCL's Movie Trip   Back To Top

"Star Trek" and "Absolutely Fabulous" started out on the small screen, but both are getting the big screen treatment this weekend. Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies weighs in with his thoughts on both flicks plus one to watch at home this weekend.
 

7/15 Movie Trip   Back To Top

TCL’s Movie guy, Paul McGuire Grimes (Paul's Trip to the Movies)  review’s the polarizing Ghostbusters remake. Plus a sweet road trip movie from Netflix.

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Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies shares his thought on two new movies in theaters: "The Secret Life of Pets" and "The BFG."
 

6/24 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Movie critic Paul McGuire Grimes from the website Paul's Trip to the Movies shares his thoughts on the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster, Independence Day and the lesser known Civil War flick, Free State of Jones.  Plus he has a home release you might want to pick up this weekend.

6/17 Movie Trip   Back To Top

Can a sequel thirteen years later have any chance of capturing the magic of the original? Paul McGuire grimes from the website Paul’s Trip to the Movies joins us to give his opinion on the new Pixar movie “Finding Dory.” He also has an animated home release you may want to check out.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back on the big screen as well a movie that will have you grabbing for the tissue. Plus the 100th anniversary of the Uptown Theater. Paul McGuire Grimes from the website Paul’s Trip to the Movies tells us what is worth the trip.   

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Movie critic Paul McGuire Grimes from the website Paul's Trip to the Movies shares his thoughts on "Alice Through the Looking Glass" and "X-Men Apocalypse". He also shares a home pick, "The Wolfpack". 

5/18 TCL Movie Trip   Back To Top

George Clooney and Julia Roberts are back on the big screen! Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies shares his thoughts on their new thriller "Money Monster"!