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Allied, starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, is a film that hearkens back to World War II-era war flicks, but ultimately mines little tension. more

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Portraying four outsiders who foresaw the housing crash of 2008, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt’s characters are treated with disdain by those they attempt to warn. Based on a critically acclaimed book by Michael L... more

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Bad actions have terrible consequences when a lavish-living lawyer (Michael Fassbender) falls into the orbit of the drug traffickers he represents. Written by Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men) and directed by Ridley Scott, The Counse... more

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The nightmare of 12 Years a Slave begins when Solomon Northrup awakens on the hard floor of a cell, his wrists and ankles chained. Solomon (Chiwetel Ejiofor) was a free black in pre-Civil War Saratoga Springs, N.Y., an educated man with a w... more

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Following the arrest and conviction of 8-year-old Billy’s mom, 86-year-old Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville) intends to deliver his motherless grandson to the boy’s dad. The pair sets out on a cross-country road trip, but more

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 A plague of zombies invadesmovie theaters once again with the arrival of World War Z , a production that endured its own plague of rewritesand reshoots. Bringing the story to the screen was enough to test the mettle ofeven a fearless m.. more

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Brad Pitt reunites with Andrew Dominik, director of the elegiac western The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, for a highly stylized, awfully brutal, sharply critical gangster picture, Killing Them Softly more

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When a writer and photographer set forth on an expedition to document the places associated with America’s most notorious serial killers, they never imagined that the man responding to their rideshare posting would turn out to be a serial murder.. more

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K..K...K...Katie….Katie Musolff%u23AFthe name rings familiar in the city as a Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design alumna and a portrait painter.  Numerous art awards have honored this name the past several years, which now continues and will tra.. more

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Somewhere along the way, however, Democrats decidedthey were far more comfortable in their usual state of disarray. And as media turned increasingly tabloid, someprominent leaders had prurient details of their personal lives passed around... more

Taking Liberties

Not surprisingly, liberal pundits and commentators heard a speech that was, according t Your neighbor thinks he can be financially successful raising bees in his backyard to harv ,Left and Right more

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We crawl into the world on all fours and-unless cut short-exit life with the aid of a cane Seven ,Film more

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When Barack Obama claimed victory earlier this month, Brother Ali was the first rapper out the gate with a victory track, which was slightly ironic, given that a fury-eyed, Muslim rapper with an infamously ,Today in Milwaukee more

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This week's MUST SEE CINEMA film comes to us on DVD, since the new offerings in cinema bring us very little to salivate over.I have yet to see the critically lauded, yet little seen, second film from Andrew Dominik, whose debut film was the Austr.. more

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Seldom has contemporary society been satirized so brutally, or so well, as in Fight Club (1999). Working from the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, director David Fincher’s midnight black comedy poked savage fun at corporate consumer society along with i.. more

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