Sergei Eisenstein

 Mark Sachleben’s book, World Politics on Screen: Understanding International Relations throughPopular Culture (University Press of Kentucky), explores the relationbetween film (along with TV) and American perceptions of war,.. more

Apr 14, 2014 1:15 PM I Hate Hollywood

<p> Watching the 35th anniversary edition of Ralph Bakshi's <em>Wizards</em> on Blu-ray is like peering into a time capsule of an era long gone. The animated feature was considered a technical achievement in 1977a mind blower (especially if you .. more

Apr 15, 2012 1:44 PM I Hate Hollywood

Taras Bulba, the novel by the great Russian author Nikolai Gogol, was turned into a 1962 Hollywood movie with Yul Brynner in the title role (and the unlikely Tony Curtis as his son). With The Conqueror (out on DVD), the Russians have their turn w.. more

Aug 23, 2011 12:15 PM I Hate Hollywood

Part of a younger generation of bands that have a sense of humor about the Celtic music they play, Gaelic Storm combines the traditional Irish instruments (fiddle, bagpipes) with a bit of a rock ’n’ roll mentality. They have a reputation fo... more

Mar 17, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

It’s one of the world’s most scenic races in the world: The Dakar Rally, an annual two-week, off-road endurance race from France to Senegal. It’s also one of the world’s most dangerous races, linked to over 45 deaths in the last 30 more

Sep 30, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Bastille Days, the annual festival that transforms Downtown’s Cathedral Square Park into a Parisian paradise for four days, will feature some new attractions this year. Coinciding with traditional festival staples, like the French mass, the... more

Jul 10, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee