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LosAngeles looked like the Promised Land a century ago. The sleepy city surroundedby orange groves was growing rapidly and was a mecca for mystics, practitionersof alternative medicine as well as filmmakers. Hollywood was .. Read more

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Still From Rosemary's Baby

The past haunting the present, thepresence of evil in a world that wants to make nice—there’s something aboutlate October in the Northern Hemisphere that puts us in the mood to contemplatethe shadow cast by reality. With their.. Read more

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Red Skelton emerged from behind the stagecurtain and burst into laughter at his own silliness. He couldn’t help himself,and neither could audiences. Skelton was a rubber-faced clown who sometimesplayed clowns on his long-running TV show. But h.. Read more

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With a smile that casts deep shadows and a courtly Old World demeanor barely masking the madness in his eyes, Bela Lugosi plays a country doctor with dark secrets in this 1940 low-budget horror picture (out on Blu-ray). In a laboratory stoc... Read more

Home Movies

 Moviezombies are usually lumbering, slow-moving creatures, but zombie movies keeparriving at such a fast clip that the 2008 Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide isalready out of date. Coming in time for Halloween the second edition of G.. Read more

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Social Network: A group of health advocates clustered at Thief Wine in the Milwaukee Public Market to pre-function before heading upstairs for the Wisconsin Community Fund’s celebration of 27 years of “change, not charity.” Among them we Read more

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It was just last year that Jeanna Salzer released her debut EP, Raindrops, a collection of jazzy, contemporary pop influenced by artists like Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon, but the singer has made a quick impression on Milwaukee’s acoustic ... Read more

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“What are you doing in that funny looking get-up?” Asking the question is a man wearing a pith helmet, a khaki colonial officer’s uniform, tall leather cavalry boots and a flowing cape. In comparison, the sidekick he’s questioning cuts a modes.. Read more

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In an irony that countless comic-strip authors have observed time and time again, the beg Boys and Girls in America ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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