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A little boy is possessed by an evil spirit lurking in a rock he removes from the Grand Canyon in the Greg McLean-directed horror film, The Darkness. more

May 10, 2016 3:54 PM Film Clips

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The plot of Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof’s Tomorrowland is a time-bending, place-hopping tangle set against a backdrop of a dispirited America. Subtlety isn’t the selling point. Tomorrowland has messages lined up in big block letters. The m... more

May 19, 2015 8:58 PM Film Reviews

The Nazis were responsible for genocide and a brutal war of conquest. They were also among the world’s greatest art thieves, stripping museums and private holdings of the paintings and sculpture desired by Germany’s leaders. And several of ... more

Feb 10, 2014 2:23 PM Film Reviews

In The Invisible Woman, Ralph Fiennes is the director and star, playing Charles Dickens during his long affair with a much younger actress, Nelly (Felicity Jones). Based on Claire Tomalin’s biographical sleuthing, the dramatization paints t... more

Feb 6, 2014 1:22 PM Film Clips

 The trailerfor Gravity , theOscar buzz science fiction film starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney,featured music by Arvo Part, a contemporary Estonian composer steeped inminimalism and Eastern Orthodox spirituality. It wa.. more

Oct 2, 2013 2:12 PM I Hate Hollywood

The immensity of space provides a vast canvas on which to paint the primal human drama of survival against the elements, the urge to live against the relentless claims of death. In Gravity, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play a pair of a... more

Oct 2, 2013 12:37 AM Film Reviews

After a a silence of some months, Fools For Tragedy has recently announced the first show of its second season: Lysistrata. Knowing the talent that is quite often found in the Fools, I really, really like that they're doing this one. From the an.. more

Feb 5, 2013 12:00 PM Theater

<p> Near the start of <em>The Descendants</em>, the weary protagonist Matt King (George Clooney) remarks how associates from the mainland always assume that his Hawaiian home is paradise. The images on the screen tell us where he\'s going before h.. more

Mar 16, 2012 2:34 PM I Hate Hollywood

Matt King, the George Clooney protagonist of The Descendants, starts the film by remarking how... more

Nov 21, 2011 12:00 AM Film Reviews

George Clooney, The American more

Sep 6, 2010 12:00 AM Film Reviews

In a Wes Anderson movie, families never run smoothly but at least they run. In the animated comedy Fantastic Mr.Fox (out on DVD and Blu-ray), they are running for their lives—a family of foxes menaced by a trio of evil human farmers. Of course, .. more

Mar 27, 2010 1:08 PM I Hate Hollywood

In the past decade, cable television has cranked out more celebrity chefs than can be counted on two hands, but Anthony Bourdain earned his initial notoriety not through TV but by writing Kitchen Confidential, a tell-all memoir that reveale... more

Jan 22, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Most of us willnever face a hangman on the gallows or stare into the rifle barrels of a f Up in the Air ,Film more

Dec 19, 2009 12:00 AM Film Reviews

Butas they say in the U.N. General Assembly, the human response is“disproportionat Fantastic Mr. ,Film more

Nov 26, 2009 12:00 AM Film Reviews

Penned by black feminist playwright Ntozake Shange in the mid-’70s, a time when the theater didn’t offer many strong rolls for black women, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf touched on enough heavy s,Tod... more

Sep 22, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, one of the icons of Western art music, should have a sense of The Marriage of Figaro ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 7, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In the 1920s, collegefootball was just for fun and professional football was a ma-and-pa Leatherheads ,Film more

Apr 17, 2008 12:00 AM Film Reviews

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