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.
 

9/22 Movie Trip

We’ve been playing with Legos since 1949. In the last few years, the toy you can’t help but step on has moved to the big screen. Lego Ninjago is the third movie to hit the big screen, but is it worth the trip? Paul Mcguire Grimes tells us.

9/18 Host Chat  

TCL’s Movie Guy, Paul McGuire Grimes co-hosts with Steve for the first day of “Dude Week”!  Paul gives us his picks for movies that he says will make dudes cry.  And Steve chats with two of the stars that will be competing on Dancing with the Stars – Derek Fisher and Jordan Fisher.  You can have some fun with Dancing with the Stars Fantasy League.  Click here to get started.  The show premiers at 7 PM September 18th on channel 5.

9/15 Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies chats with the cast of "American Assassin" and shares his review of the new action flick!

9/8 Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes review one of the most anticipated horror movie of all time. Plus he gives us his take on new rom-com staring Reese Witherspoon.

8/18 Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes has Four movie you want to check out in theaters before you head to State Fair.

8/11 Movie Trip  

Paul McGuire Grimes has tells us about a freighting movie hitting theaters. Also two Girls Trip movies, one you can check out at home.

7/28 Movie Trip  

Our TCL movie guy Paul McGuire Grimes has a great spy movie that takes place in the cold war. And two home releases, one happens to to be shot in Minnesota.

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Paul McGuire Grimes (Paul’s Trip to the Movies) has two war movies that are a must see this summer, and a home release that you need to buckle up for.

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Paul McGuire Grimes, author of Paul’s Trip to the Movies says there are some pretty good movies to go see this weekend.

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Paul McGuire Grimes is here with a review of a new Tom Cruise movie and The tale as old as time is available for you to watch at home.

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Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul's Trip to the Movies stops by with a review of "Wonder Woman" and a home release pick, "Get Out". 

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Zac Efron and The Rock star in "Baywatch," an action movie based on the iconic television show. Is it worth a trip to the movies? Paul McGuire Grimes from the website Paul's Trip to the Movies shares his take. 

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If you need an escape from the rainy weather, there are some good movies hitting theaters this weekend. One is even celebrating its 40th anniversary.  Paul McGuire Grimes, from Paul’s Trip to the Movies, shares his picks.

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It’s upon us – Prom Season! TCL movie guy Paul McGuire Grimes has recommendations for three movies based around prom!

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

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

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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   Back To Top

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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.  

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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.

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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.

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

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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!    

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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!

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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.  

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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.