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Despite winning 10 nominations each, The Favourite and Roma are unlikely to sweep this year’s Academy Awards. Read more

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Christian Bale is outstanding in his performance as Washington power broker Dick Cheney. Read more

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Sacramento News & Review film critic Daniel Barnes reviews 2017’s cinematic offerings, best and worst. Read more

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Born in China, Disney’s latest nature film, features incredible landscapes, irresistible creatures and jaw-dropping photography. Free Fire features Brie Larson and Armie Hammer and features some ’70s flair and funny dialogue amid the monoto... Read more

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The Big Short, directed by Adam McKay, is a satire as sharp as a scalpel that performs a postmortem on the events of 2008—the economy was nearly destroyed by the stupidity of experts and the complacency of regulators. The public bears respo... Read 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... Read more

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This review contains spoilers for 2011’s Batman Arkham City“This is how it happened. This is how the Batman died.” These ominous words begin the third and final entry of Rocksteady’s Arkham trilogy, Arkham Knight. A far darker and more ambitiou.. Read more

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In Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, Christian Bale appears as Moses in this Ridley Scott. Read more

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 As usual,Christian Bale loses himself entirely in his role. In Out of the Furnace (out on Blu-ray and DVD), Bale plays Russell, ablue-collar man who usually keeps a level head, whether working with a weldingtorch at the .. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

We meet Irving (Christian Bale) in a hotel room mirror, pasting a toupee over his thinning hair and topping it with hairspray to make things stick. Irving’s vanity is a deception tied to a yen for recreating himself as the raconteur he’d lo... Read more

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Loosely based on actual events, this retelling of the Abscam sting of the 1970s is narrated by con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) and his girlfriend Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams). She overlooks Irving’s marriage to unstable Rosalyn (Jen... Read more

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Russell (Christian Bale) usually keeps a level head, whether working with a welding torch at the steel mill, caring for his dying dad or trying to talk sense to his irresponsible kid brother, Rodney (Casey Affleck). Even when he’s sent to p... Read more

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The best superhero comics have always dressed moral, political and social issues in bright-colored spandex... Read more

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Long before the Dark Knight trilogy, a 13-year old Christian Bale debuted in <em>Empire of the Sun</em>, Steven Spielberg's depiction of China under Japan's brutal occupation. Bale returns to China during that period with <em>The Flowers of War</e.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Aside from their own band, Decibully’s Andy Menchal and Nicholas Sanborn have signed just two acts to their young label, Listening Party, but their roster is already tremendously eclectic. The latest signees are, somewhat unexpectedly Read more

Today in Milwaukee

One of Milwaukee’s prettiest indie-pop bands calls it a night this weekend, when Sleep Tight Co. play one final show following singer-songwriter Aaron Spransy’s recent move to Boston. As if the night weren’t bittersweet enough, the show Read more

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If history repeats itself, then Christian Bale has a bright future in politics. After all, Terminator ,Film Read more

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If history repeats itself, then Christian Bale has a bright future in politics. After all, who pictured the original Terminator star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, in the California governor’s mansion when the series debuted in 1984? Like Schwarzenegger.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Yesterday's leaked audio of Christian Bale freaking out on a crew member on the set of Terminator 4 has already spawned innumerable parodies, spoofs and skits—"Kramp & Adler" did a pretty decent one this morning—but I'm most amazed by the Mae Shi'.. Read more

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First Stage's adaptation of Lois Lowry's Gossamer begins with a waif-like girl engaged in Gossamer ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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