Slumdog Millionaire

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we're joined by Nick Sanborn, a once-prolific contributor to the Milwaukee music scene who has since mov.. more

Nov 8, 2013 5:00 PM On Music

Director Danny Boyle, after winning accolades for 127 Hours and Oscars for Slumdog Millionaire, turns to mind games with his latest film. Trance opens masterfully as an ironic art heist caper with a twist of amnesia. It turns more

Apr 15, 2013 1:33 AM Film Reviews

 Theword “film” will probably survive to describe a particular form of motionpicture, but the physical medium of celluloid film is going the way ofhand-illuminated parchment after Gutenberg. Whether that’s progress or abackward step is an i.. more

Feb 18, 2013 3:58 PM I Hate Hollywood

Will Precious be this year’s Slumdog Millionaire and sweep theAcademy Awards? It&rs Precious ,Film more

Jan 30, 2010 12:00 AM Film Reviews 3 Comments

Best known as a painter of Campbell’s Soup cans and celebrity portraits almost 50 years ago, Andy Warhol and his work seem innocuous nowadays. His iconographic language has become so integrated into contemporary America’s visual landscape t... more

Dec 1, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire (out now on Blu-ray disc) was the unexpected indie success of 2008, rising from the brink of oblivion to triumph on Oscar night. The British director of Trainspotting and 28 DaysLater has matured without losing h.. more

Apr 4, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Much like the movie it soundtracks, Sukhwinder Singh and A. R. Rahman's Peter Gabriel-slaying, Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire song "Jai Ho" has some serious legs. The propulsive song has been prominent in recent ads for the film, and has benefi.. more

Feb 24, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

I wish the Razzies were televised. You know, the Golden Raspberry Awards handed out on the eve of the Oscars to the year’s worst movies. Much can be learned by starring into the Hollywood abyss where the green light is given to the likes of India.. more

Feb 23, 2009 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

I don’t know if a dead actor ever earned an Oscar nomination before, but Heath Ledger scored respect from the Academy early this morning when the Oscar roster was announced. Ledger is up for Best Supporting Actor for his unforgettable role as the.. more

Jan 22, 2009 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Used to be I’d laugh at the Golden Globs. After all, it began when a bunch of nonentities decided to through a big party and pass out awards. Of course, the Globes became important years ago when the stars stopped laughing and agreed to walk dow.. more

Jan 12, 2009 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

They have orange, pink and blue faces, with hair to match. They pretend to play musical in High School Musical ,Today in Milwaukee more

Aug 3, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 2 Comments

  At first,Matthew “Matisyahu” Miller appears an unlikely a reggae savio Liveat Stubbs ,Summerfest Concert Reviews more

Jul 2, 2008 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

In between talking about himself and dating celebrities with “Wonderland” bodies, tabloid fixture John Mayer sings blue-eyed soft-rock and plays the guitar. Expect lots of banter—much of it self-aggrandizing, some of it defensively so—when Mayer ... more

Jul 2, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

(To find more cool stuff to do this week, go to the Events Calendar at www.expressmilwauke ,None more

Jun 11, 2008 12:00 AM Expresso

Jokes about hot flashes and mood swings abound in the popular touring production of Menop Menopause: The Musical ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jun 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments