Burt Lancaster

Recently released on Blu-ray and DVD: Birdman of Alcatraz, Curse of the Mayans, The Paris Opera, Joan of Arc. more

Home Movies

Recent Blu-ray and DVD releases include: Dare to Drum documents the creative process between the Dallas-based percussion ensemble D’Drum, Police drummer Stewart Copeland and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra; The Island of Dr. Moreau, starring ... more

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Toronto Film Festival

Here are some excellent titles chosen by our film critic, recently available for home viewing:Miss Julie The heat is rising on Midsummer’s Eve, 1890, on an Irish country estate as the lovely,Home Movies / Out On Digital more

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The Oscar-winning 'Argo' wasn’t the first screen production loosely based on true stories about rescuing Americans left in the chaos when the Shah fell. This 1986 mini-series, 'On the Wings of Eagles,' portrays Ross Perot (Richard Crenna) a... more

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The Nazis were art thieves on a wholesale scale, and even the museums of Paris weren’t spared. Inspired by actual events, the1964 film 'The Train' (rereleased on DVD with bonus features) is far superior to a recent movie on a similar theme,... more

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Crime and celebrity fit together like hand in glove. Little wonder that movies are a facet of the page-turning new book from Time Life, Mysteries of the Criminal Mind: The Secrets Behind the World’s Most Notorious Crimes .Art (and entertainment).. more

I Hate Hollywood

Much of the Casablanca crew regrouped for Rope of Sand (1949). While the magic (and Humphrey Bogart) were missing, it’s a well-made effort in classic Hollywood style. more

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<p> Talk about home invasion: The 1974 film <em>Conversation Piece</em> stars Burt Lancaster as the Professor, an American expatriate in Rome cajoled into leasing the top floor of his palazzo to a strange band of Eurotrash. Leading the way into t.. more

I Hate Hollywood

For many years, the Florentine Opera, one of Milwaukee's longest-running cultural institutions... more

A&E Feature

There’s something very haunting about the idea of captivity in stage productions, as seen in shows like Coyote on a Fence, Purgatorio, Two Rooms, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me and Ulysses’ Crewmen. This week, Alchemist Theatre conjures an more


The Milwaukee Metropolitan SewerageDistrict (MMSD) has been getting a lot of shit lately The Making of Milwaukee ,Milwaukee Color more

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In the 1960s directors from the still new medium of television began migrating to the movies. One of them, John Frankenheimer, made several films characteristic of that decade’s uneasy shadow side. His masterpiece, The Manchurian Candidate (1962).. more

I Hate Hollywood

The independent alternative weeklynewspaper, Shepherd Express is celebrating 25 years of The independent alternative weeklynewspaper, Shepherd Express is celebrating 25 years of ,About more

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