This classic of American cinema was initially banned in Milwaukee. A few weeks ago, I took a look atthe efforts of the Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission’s (MMPC) efforts to keepThe Outlaw, a racy western, fromplaying at the downtown To.. Read more

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Remember the days when neighborhood movie houses were an integral part of many residential areas of the city? These mostly small theaters boasted a single screen and double features and attracted big crowds almost every Read more

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The Rosebud Cinema (6823 W. North Ave.) is back and in good hands. The neighborhood bijou along one of Wauwatosa's busiest streets made a splash when it opened in 1999. People... Read more

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Popcorn and toilet paper: Don't be surprised if you see either of these items flying at the movie screens at the Oriental Theatre. Whether it's a screening of the interactive Rocky Horror Picture Show or an independent film, this theater ha... Read more

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Although the modern chamber pop composer has a relatively small field to play on, the competition is fierce... Read more

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In the earliest years of film, before Hollywood even existed, Italy was at the top of the movie business... Read more

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Manifesting in boxy multiplexes all over the country, modern cinema bears little resemblance to the  classy experience of going to a film in the movie palaces of the golden age of cinema. (At least, I assume it was--the first film I ever saw was E.. Read more


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This won’t come as any surprise to Blade Runner diehards who have now seen the rele Blade Runner ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Express Yourself Milwaukee celebrates the power of creative arts to transform the lives of We come from the mountain, living in the fire, go back to the water turn the world around. ,Express Yourself Milwaukee, Inc. Read more

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Rest easy fellow Bourne Supremacy and Bourne Ultimatum lovers, according Variety star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass have agreed to return for a fourth installment of the Bourne franchise, the greatest action film series of all time.This.. Read more

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Ever wonder why Radiohead’s music is so downtrodden? Meeting People Is Easy, a 1998 Meeting People Is Easy ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Sundance Film Festival Park City Utah - Day 7 Only at a film festival can you have one of your best experiences watching 12 year-old children, and younger, in prison. Seriously. Looking closely at children locked up inside an unnamed Russian.. Read more

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Sundance Film FestivalPark City Utah - Day 6 Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden renew our hope for American fiim with their newest collaboration, Sugar. The team behind Half Nelson and Gowanus, Brooklyn add to their sterling track record with this poeti.. Read more

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Sundance Film Festival Park City, Utah - Day 1 It is not often that you leave Wisconsin to a new destination and find it colder. MUCH COLDER. As the tempature dips into the single digits I am beginning to think my hasty packing late last night.. Read more

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“I have a competition in me. I hate most people. I want no one else to succeed.” - Daniel Plainview One of the great American horrors is explored in There Will Be Blood, the dark side of capitalism, the dark side of our unbridled entrepreneuri.. Read more

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Finally, this Friday will bring to Milwaukee the opening of There Will Be Blood. The most critically acclaimed film of 2007 is described as a sprawling epic of family, faith, power and oil, set on the incendiary frontier of California's turn-of-.. Read more

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Mad Planet, 9 p.m. Perhaps no Milwaukee band better conjures the sloppy indie-rock sounds Shepherd Express ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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One of the city's oddest New Year's Day traditions, the Cool Kite Festival returns to Vete Shepherd Express ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Aside from perhaps T-Pain, no rapper was more ubiquitous this year than Lil Wayne. No chiquangue ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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