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David Lynch

Theyfound the homecoming queen on the beach, her body wrapped in plastic, her lipsturned purple and her hair spilling out like seaweed. The death of Laura Palmerwas the MacGuffin for “Twin Peaks,” a lonely outlier in the .. more

I Hate Hollywood

If The Wizard of Oz was a road picture, maybe that explains the recurring references to wicked witches and the Emerald City in David Lynch’s road picture, Wild at Heart (1990). Then again, explaining one of Lynch’s films can be ajourney down a bo.. more

I Hate Hollywood

Whatmakes a cult movie a cult movie? On our most recent conversation for WUWM’s“Lake Effect,” Dan Harmon and I never got around to defining terms precisely.Our topic was our five favorite cult films from the 1980s, and we spent most ofour 1.. more

I Hate Hollywood

The coolest movie never made, and probably the most influential, is the subject of the documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune. A decade before David Lynch’s widely derided rendition of the Frank Herbert novel, Latin-American cult more

Film Reviews

 Filmscholar David Andrews makes many arguments in his latest book and the centralone is provocative: there is no such genre as “art film” or “art house,” just aset of subjective (and often dubious) signifiers by which a film.. more

I Hate Hollywood

 TheAmerican Film Institute has long organized forums for filmmakers to discusstheir work. The results occasionally find their way to print. Edited by GeorgeStevens, Jr. and out now in paperback, Conversationsat the America.. more

I Hate Hollywood

This New Year's Eve, The Rave is bringing back GIRL TALK, the show starts at 8pm. The show will also feature Green Velvet, DJ Funk, DJ Rozz, DJ JSlay, DJ Casey Lee, David Boggio, DJ SMALL champion, DJ Skawttie, Mr. Deed,New Year's Eve Guide... more

Around MKE

Madness has always fascinated Werner Herzog, but the insanity of the German director’s newest film almost resembles the work of its producer, David Lynch. The elliptical My Son, My Son What Have Ye Done (out now on DVD) even features a dwarf in a .. more

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It’s not just the body of a teenage girl found near the water that will remind some of us of “Twin Peaks.” The Italian film The Girl bythe Lake (out on DVD) unfolds in a small town nestled amid mountains and woods, an idyllic setting for a myste.. more

I Hate Hollywood

Festa Italiana is consistently among the most highly attended of Milwaukee’s summer ethnic festivals, in large part because of the food, but this year’s fest also features a particularly rich entertainment lineup, with performances from Fra... more

This Week in Milwaukee

Applause comes easy to Usher. Wednesday night he earned most of his cheers through his demanding footwork, but ovations followed him pretty much no matter what he did. Banter with the crowd? That’s a cheer. Hump the mic stand? Even more

Concert Reviews

Born in 2008 out of a shared love for Oasis, Blind Melon and Pete Yorn, the Milwaukee group Blue, Seriously takes inspiration from the easygoing guitar-pop of the ’90s, playing wistful, melodic tunes of the sort the cast of “Friends” more

Today in Milwaukee

After being frustrated with the lack of programs for pit bull owners in southeastern Wisconsin, Michelle Serocki started the Brew City Bully Club as a way to help her and her pit bull, Capone. The club benefits dogs and humans alike through... more

Off the Cuff

Sports, anyone? After more than a decade in business, the restaurant that first opened as Café Vecchio Mondo received a major makeover and transformed into a sports bar. The café’s menu had evolved over the years, but this time owner R more

Dining Preview

Like so many other Danger Mouse albums, Dark Night of the Soul arrives with a back story that's nearly as interesting than the music. Danger Mouse’s collaboration with Sparklehorse and director David Lynch was marketed like a blockbuster movie, wi.. more

On Music

Milwaukee’s New Loud taps the same period of late-’70s/early-’80s British pop and New Wave as The Killers, Franz Ferdinand and countless other NME-approved, assembly line bands. Unlike those groups, though, The New Loud never feels the n more

Today in Milwaukee

In half a decade and three compilations since Taste of Chaos’ inception, festival creator (and Warped Tour founder) Kevin Lyman seems to have learned a thing or two. Back in 2006, the lineup consisted of more than 20 bands and spanned two s... more

Today in Milwaukee

   By 1809, (1770-1827) had become somewhat restive with the piano concerto form Emperor Concerto ,Classical Music/Dance more

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