Mel Brooks

Although she earned a solidreputation in theater and worked in 52 films, several hits among them, AnneBancroft stands out in many minds for one role in particular. In The Graduate (1967), she played Mrs. Robinson, the sexy and.. more

Sep 11, 2017 5:00 PM I Hate Hollywood

Recent Blu-ray and DVD releases include the Italian sex comedy-drama La Seduzione, a Hannah Arendt documentary, the lost German classic Variete and Emmy-winning performances by Harvey Korman on “The Carol Burnett Show." more

Aug 15, 2017 2:42 PM Home Movies

 TheDirector Within: Storytellers of Stage and Screen is a record of conversationsbetween author Rose Eichenbaum and some 35 film, theater and televisiondirectors. She also takes their pictures. The beautifully produced bo.. more

Jul 27, 2015 1:56 PM I Hate Hollywood

Locally produced ingredients are the restaurant industry’s trend du jour. Milwaukee-area places like Roots and ParkSide 23 already embody this idea, and another is now joining in: INdustri Café.INdustri’s owners, Chris Miller and Robe more

Feb 10, 2011 12:00 AM Dining Preview 5 Comments

As it had been a couple of decades since I’d seen Young Frankenstein,I decided to sit down and watch it just a couple of hors before going to see the musical. According to Mel Brooks, the entire idea for the original film was Milwaukee native .. more

Nov 4, 2010 12:14 PM Theater

Some of the most exotic creatures on Earth are found not on land but in the sea. The visually stunning IMAX documentary Under The Sea travels to the Great Barrier Reef, South Australia, and the Coral Triangle islands to film some of more

Aug 16, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Most of Mel Brooks’ most beloved movies were released not so long ago in a lavish nine-disc Blu-ray box set, complete with hardcover book. Brooks fans on modest budgets will be happy to learn that several of those films have been issued as indiv.. more

Jun 27, 2010 4:10 PM I Hate Hollywood

There is much to be admired about Europe. Fine French cheeses, Bavarian sausages and refreshing Belgian ales, for example. Then again, we have all those things right here in Wisconsin, and we also don',Left and Right more

Mar 31, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

"Regardless of sex, color of skin, occupation or wealth, we are all the same when we get to bare bones," says artist Antonio Martorell. Humanity displayed in its bare bones deftly describes Martorell's work, on vi,Art more

Feb 16, 2009 12:00 AM Visual Arts

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Dec 3, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Would you believe they finally got around to making “Get Smart” into a movie? Would you believe they tried it once before? Well, scarcely anyone remembers The Nude Bomb (1980), starring Don Adams as Maxwell Smart, the bumbling spy struggling.. more

Jun 20, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Moe Prageris no stranger to cold cases. You might even say the former NYPDofficer and pr A Fine and Fertile Land ,Books more

Mar 12, 2008 12:00 AM Books

The funny thing about "The Mel Brooks Collection" is missing, his hilarious debut film, The Producers (1968). Naturally, the nine-disc Blu-ray collection is full of funny moments, almost too many to count, from Brooks' brilliant satire of greed s.. more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM I Hate Hollywood