Stanley Kubrick

Milwaukee authors Glen Jeansonne and David Luhrssen’s War on the Silver Screen: Shaping America’s Perception of History is an objective, sometimes coolly detached chronicle of many of the war films that have played a part in cinematic histo... more

Jan 20, 2015 8:59 PM Books

 Theword “fan” is derived from fanatic, and a fanatic is someone holding to extremebeliefs. Those dark roots of fandom are all over Room 237 , a documentary on theelaborate, convoluted, mad interpretations some fans have spun around Stan.. more

Oct 10, 2013 1:23 PM I Hate Hollywood

 The trailerfor Gravity , theOscar buzz science fiction film starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney,featured music by Arvo Part, a contemporary Estonian composer steeped inminimalism and Eastern Orthodox spirituality. It wa.. more

Oct 2, 2013 2:12 PM I Hate Hollywood

 Althoughhe was a well-respected Englishman of letters, Anthony Burgess, became aninternational literary star only after the 1971 Stanley Kubrick film of his1962 novel, A Clockwork Orange . Yet, Burgess hated the movie, accusing it ofreveling .. more

Oct 5, 2012 1:41 PM I Hate Hollywood

With Tea Party extremists being egged on by Wisconsin Republicans at the highest levels, no one should... more

Jun 5, 2012 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 13 Comments

Stephen King fans have never liked Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of The Shining and King agrees wholeheartedly. In the TCM documentary A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King, the bestselling author describes the fundamental emotional.. more

Sep 20, 2011 2:14 PM I Hate Hollywood

In the 2005 book Real Men Cook: Rites, Rituals, and Recipes for Living, author Karega Kofi Moyo writes, "Increasingly, African-American men in particular are often portrayed as criminals, drug addicts, absentee fathers and jailbirds. Seldom... more

Aug 4, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview

If Tennessee Williams’ classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire sometimes feel cliché, it’s because the 65-year-old play helped establish some of those clichés. The 1955 drama has had such a profound effect on theater, drama,Today more

Jan 25, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In the past decade, cable television has cranked out more celebrity chefs than can be counted on two hands, but Anthony Bourdain earned his initial notoriety not through TV but by writing Kitchen Confidential, a tell-all memoir that reveale... more

Jan 22, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Aiming to provide an outlet for Milwaukee’s burgeoning film scene, area filmmakers Shawn Monaghan and Phil Koch created Firestarter Films, a bimonthly event that invites local auteurs to screen their short films and engage in discussions wi... more

Nov 13, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Former Bauhaus singer Peter Murphy has billed his latest tour as the “Secret Cover Tour,” teasing the release of four cover songs that he’ll soon make available for download. Milwaukee is the final stop of that tour, though, so the ident more

Jul 19, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee