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The statistics were against thegreen-lighting of T helma & Louise, much less its chances of becoming a hit.As recalled by Becky Aikman in her book Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma& Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge , i.. more

Jul 26, 2017 12:11 PM I Hate Hollywood

Alien: Covenant (Rated: R) Ridley Scott’s pacesetting Alien (1979) had Sigourney Weaver and a monster the likes of which had never been seen. His sequel to the Prometheus prequel, Alien: Covenant,Film Clips more

May 16, 2017 3:19 PM Film Clips

Matt Damon stars in the science fiction thriller The Martian. more

Sep 29, 2015 8:43 PM Film Reviews

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

Mar 27, 2015 8:30 PM I Hate Hollywood

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In Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, Christian Bale appears as Moses in this Ridley Scott. more

Dec 9, 2014 10:26 PM Film Clips

Scarlett Johansson plays a stiletto-heeled extraterrestrial sexual predator, luring young men into an erotic dance of death. British director Jonathan Glazer (Birth) produced a visually astonishing film, acutely aware of light and sound (as... more

Aug 8, 2014 1:19 AM Home Movies

Bad actions have terrible consequences when a lavish-living lawyer (Michael Fassbender) falls into the orbit of the drug traffickers he represents. Written by Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men) and directed by Ridley Scott, The Counse... more

Mar 15, 2014 4:15 AM Home Movies

Perhaps the hand of executive producer Ridley Scott (Blade Runner) is discernable in the future-is-now backdrop for this British crime drama. Many cool visual moments—London in glass and steel and a man chasing motorbikes on foot—dress up a... more

Jul 31, 2013 12:16 AM Home Movies

 RidleyScott, who directed two of the most important science-fiction films sinceStanley Kubrick’s Space Odyssey , Alien and Blade Runner , had a hand in SF longbefore he became a director. Jad Smith’s biography of the writer John Brun.. more

Mar 6, 2013 2:13 PM I Hate Hollywood

Not unlike Star Wars two years earlier, Alien (1979) brought something new to science fiction film... more

Jun 11, 2012 12:00 AM Film Reviews

Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee have entered American mythology as a pair of chivalrous opponents in the most horrific conflict in the nation's history, the Civil War. The 150th anniversary of the war's start in 1861 has prompted a rash of do.. more

Sep 9, 2011 7:43 PM I Hate Hollywood

As director Ridley Scott mentions in his commentary for the new Blu-ray release of Thelma & Louise: “I wanted to do a people-driven story.” Scott had already made a mark with two of the most significant science-fiction films of the 1980s, Blade.. more

Feb 15, 2011 3:31 PM I Hate Hollywood

One of the most ridiculous developments in politics is the rise of pretty faces spouting right-wing nonsense and getting far more attention more

Feb 2, 2011 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 18 Comments

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

Jul 1, 2010 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

The Milwaukee Admirals kick off their busy weekend tonight with a 7 p.m. game against the Texas Stars, ahead of tomorrow night’s home game against the Manitoba Moose. Tonight’s game also hosts a teddy bear toss: Fans are encouraged to bring... more

Dec 4, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In fact, this veteran of more than 50 films and numerous stage productions vehemently deni The Answer Man, ,A&E Feature more

Jul 15, 2009 12:00 AM A&E Feature

Call me old school, but Uhura has no business kissing Mr. Spock and Spock has no business Enterprise ,Film more

May 8, 2009 12:00 AM Film Reviews 4 Comments

Drug kingpin Frank Lucas is no one to mess with. Denzel Washington's depiction in American Gangster reveals a man whose fierce pride is frozen into an implacable smirk. Impervious to the heroin habit on which his fortune is based, Lucas is soul o.. more

Feb 16, 2008 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Between thesaber-rattling “liberalism” of Thomas Friedman, the What We Say Goes ,Books more

Jan 16, 2008 12:00 AM Books 1 Comments

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