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Ben Affleck’s Live By Night won’t be mistaken for the new Godfather. Maybe it will prompt some viewers to reach for the source novel by Dennis Lehane. more

Jan 10, 2017 3:34 PM Film Reviews

Bringing Batman and Superman head to head, not as allies but as enemies, could be an interesting concept but arrives instead as a naked marketing scheme in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. What lifts the film isn’t Henry Cavill’s Superma... more

Mar 29, 2016 1:40 PM Film Reviews 1 Comments

Looking buff but bemused, Nick (Ben Affleck) wonders who let the cat out and why the front door to his McMansion is slightly ajar. Inside, he finds a glass coffee table shattered and his wife, who should be home, gone. Nick is sensible: He ... more

Oct 7, 2014 10:12 PM Film Reviews 1 Comments

Inspired by The Great Houdini, The Amazing Randi became the most celebrated escape artist of the second half of the 20th century after helping stage Alice Cooper’s beheading and guest starring on “Happy Days.” Like his hero, Randi eventu... more

Sep 30, 2014 7:15 PM Film Clips

After being cheated in an online poker game, Princeton undergrad Richie Furst (Justin Timberlake) heads for Costa Rica to confront computer gambling kingpin, Ivan Block (Ben Affleck). The entrepreneur offers Richie a choice—take back his mo... more

Oct 3, 2013 12:31 AM Film Clips

 Olga Kurylenko's audition for To the Wonder , she reports in themaking-of documentary included with the film's Blu-ray release, was entirelysilent. Little wonder then that a script was never written for the film; theactors we.. more

Aug 19, 2013 12:48 PM I Hate Hollywood

No place is more romantic than Paris, and when a couple as attractive as Neil (Ben Affleck) and Marina (Olga Kurylenko) fall in love while walking the quay along the Seine, violins would tremble like heart strings in any more

Apr 15, 2013 1:20 AM Film Reviews

The mob that gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in Teheran, Iran, to demand the extradition of the Shah, who had fled to America for cancer treatment as his regime crumbled, burned flags and effigies and punched... more

Oct 8, 2012 1:07 PM Film Reviews

 TheFriday, Oct. 12 release of Argo will mark a new peak for Ben Affleck, acelebrity-cum-reviled Hollywood figure. Affleck became a joke as half of thetabloid couple Bennifer, especially after his sinkhole movie with JLo, Gigli .. more

Oct 8, 2012 12:44 PM I Hate Hollywood

The Killer Inside Me includes an unforgettable performance by Casey Affleck as Lou Ford, a mild mannered deputy sheriff in small town Texas, c. 1960. Everything seems above board about this polite doctor’s son until the prostitute he is sent to qu.. more

Sep 12, 2010 6:30 PM I Hate Hollywood

Over the past three anda half years, bartender Tim “Timber” Buege has seen th ShepherdExpress ,Music Feature more

Jan 13, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

Regulars at area clubs as well as Irish Fest, the Milwaukee Celtic-rock band The Sandcarvers join the stream of bands celebrating the 20th anniversary of Shank Hall this month. As part of the band’s push behind their latest album, Whiskey T... more

Nov 13, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

JimGodsil could be called many things, but “philosopher roofer” is onehandle that should stick. When he’s not fixing roofs for a living,Godsil can be overheard in en,Off the Cuff more

Mar 11, 2009 12:00 AM Off the Cuff

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Nov 27, 2008 12:00 AM Contests: Holidays

To all appearances, Joel is a successful entrepreneur whose American dream of developing his own line of food flavor extracts has come true. But at home, Joel (Jason Bateman) is a frustrated man. Once his wife, Suzie (Kristen Wiig), dons her swea.. more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM I Hate Hollywood

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