Lars Von Trier

 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.. Read more

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<p> Director Lars von Trier has always eagerly defied the reigning conventions of cinema in search of different angles. His 2011 film <em>Melancholia</em> (out on Blu-ray and DVD) borrows a page from opera with a two-act structure and an opening t.. Read more

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An unknown planet hidden behind the sun comes loose from its orbit and veers toward the Earth... Read more

Film Reviews

The gray-green color palette of Submarino, and the pale sunlight of its Northern European setting, enhances the film's dark yet wanly hopeful emotional tone. The latest film from Danish director Thomas Vinterberg, who co-founded the much-discus.. Read more

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Mikael has a beautiful wife and daughter, a striking home overlooking a lake and good friends who come to dinner with bottles of fine wine. But often he lapses into tense silence; on leave of absence after years of tiresome work, Mikael decides t.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

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... Read more

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Twenty years is an impressive anniversary for any local business, but its especially remar This is Spinal Tap ,Music Feature Read more

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The Up & Under Pub is The Delta Routine’s self-described “home base.” During one of their frequent stops at its open mic night, the raw rock group even met musician Evan Paydon, who eventually took the place of their bassist who was inju Read more

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