Yul Brynner

Film noir is a style, a mood and an implicitcommentary on American society. Although French critics coined the term in the1950s, the genre was already coalescing in 1941 with the release of The MalteseFalcon . As the term suggests, the films we.. more

Oct 9, 2014 2:58 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

In 1516, Raphael painted La Donna Velata (The Woman With the Veil) i>. Through June 6, the High Renaissance painter’s magnificentportrait is on display at the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) in a one-work exhibition more

May 4, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

If it were possible to mash everything on alternative radio into a doughy paste, then cook the batter in an easy bake oven for a half hour, the resulting band would probably be indistinguishable from Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. This shape more

Apr 18, 2010 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