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Baywatch is a long-delayed adaptation of the famous (and famously cheesy) ’90s TV series of the same name; in it, Dwayne “The Rock" Johnson plays a veteran lifeguard mentoring a disgraced Olympian (Zac Efron) bent on saving his reputatio... Read more

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Bleed for This is the amazing true account of Vinny Paz (Miles Teller), a boxer cut down in his prime. While struggling to win the champ’s belt, talented Vinny made self-destructive decisions—one of which leads to a car accident breaking th... Read more

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Beyond the fleeting amusement of watching Captain Jack Sparrow desecrate some of your favorite songs, Hollywood Vampires don't have much to offer. Read more

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Neon bright colors share Alice Through the Looking Glass’ muted color pallet, creating moments of visual wonderment, the two-hour runtime craves more highly developed characters and more of a story than evidenced here. Read more

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Black Mass, adapted from a book by Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, is a film based on Whitey Bulger (Johnny Depp), a real-life organized crime leader in South Boston. Read more

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In Mortdecai, Johnny Depp portrays the title character, a seeming idiot who is actually an art aficionado in search of a very particular painting. Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor and Paul Bettany all costar in what appears to be this bland t... Read more

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Rob Marshall, who directed the last musical to win a Best Picture Oscar, Chicago, successfully brings the Broadway hit, Into the Woods, to the screen with an all-star cast and sensitivity for the thorniness of the folklore behind Sondheim’s... Read more

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Ralph Steadman and Hunter S. Thompson went on the road together in the 1970s as a real-life odd couple, the fastidious British pen and ink artist as sidekick to the berserker Yank behind Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. In a revealing momen... Read more

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Alaska’s brown bears receive the Disney nature film treatment as a mother and her two newborn cubs are followed throughout the first year of their lives. With avalanche season looming, Sky awakens from her Read more

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While Michael Singer’s book is obviously related to the recent box office failure The Lone Ranger and has sections devoted to the movie’s creation, The Lone Ranger Behind the Mask: On the Trail of an Outlaw Epic (Insight Editions) is more t... Read more

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Steve Carell returns as Gru, a master criminal who is determined to go straight in the wake of adopting three charming young girls. While attempting to start his own jam-making company, Gru is recruited to the anti-villain Read more

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A year after it premiered, the gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows” took a strange turn with the arrival of a distant... Read more

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<p> The May release of the Tim Burton-Johnny Depp <em>Dark Shadows</em> has brought renewed attention to ABC-TV's gothic soap opera from the '60s. Although Depp says that as a boy, he wanted to <em>be</em> Barnabus, the show's most compelling cha.. Read more

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Carte Blanche Theatre’s Play Fest opened last night. A weekend of short plays, Play Fest plays out more like a series of smaller works than an actual shorts program. The seven shorts on the program rotate through six different larger program set.. Read more

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Cleverly enough, Tim Burton’s latest film is actually the sequel to a movie he never made but probably wanted to. In his Alice in Wonderland, the little girl has grown into a young woman (well played by Mia Wasikowska) and revisits the world belo.. Read more

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Baseball season is drawing to a close, at least for the Milwaukee Brewers, whose post-season hopes officially ended this month. The crew plays its second to last home game of the season tonight, the third of a four-game series against the P... Read more

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Despite a feverish government-sponsored campaign to demonize him during his 1930s crime sp Public Enemies ,Film Read more

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The cast members of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” are still touring behind the basic premise of that program, speaking to the continued popularity of improvisational comedy. Though the Alchemist T,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Hunter S. Thompson was considered past his peak when he killed himself in 2005. During the high times of the 1960s and ‘70s, however, Thompson helped revitalize journalism through the audacity of his reporting and his willingness to use the tacti.. 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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