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 StevenSpielberg didn’t have to invent the plot for Catch Me If You Can (2002). The story’s giddy anti-hero, FrankAbagnale, wasn’t a figment of fiction but a real-life teenage runaway whocreated a series of false identities... more

Jan 24, 2014 3:19 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

The Riverside Theater’s schedule this weekend looks like some sort of horrible, dystopian vision of entertainment in the future, with machine replacing man in not one but two “LaserSpectacular” tributes to performers now defunct. more

Feb 19, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

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

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