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Film
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Contemporary Italian drama at Milwaukee Film Festival

Human Capital begins with a bird’s eye overview—the aftermath of a posh banquet as servers clear dirty dishes from soiled tablecloths. One waiter starts for home on his bicycle, winding through the dark, empty streets until overtaken by a speeding SUV and run off the road. The
Home Movies/Out on Digital
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
In this 1977 Italian crime drama (released on Blu-ray), an extortionist preys on shopkeepers by blowing up their businesses. As the body count climbs, a police inspector forms a “special squad” of young dudes on motorcycles to pursue leads—and the criminals—down the winding streets
Around Milwaukee
Monday, Sept. 29, 2014
The first Blues Cafe Cook-Off, hosted by Mr. Deboe of WNOV 860 AM's Saturday morning-into-afternoon “Blues Café” show is scheduled to occur at Still On 12th Street II, 1871 N. 12th St, noon on Oct. 11. 
Among the renowned Milwaukee barbecue masters and celebrity grill masters preparing their specialties for judging and public delectation will be Babyback Willie, a mainstay at t...
Album Reviews
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
On its third CD, Moraine achieves what many fusion groups only talk about—melding rock and jazz into music built from the best elements of both. The rhythm section on Groundswell is tough yet supple, the improvisations are fluid yet often deliver the crunch and shove of metallic rock. The
Film
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Inside the world of a suicide bomber

The first words in Horses of God are spoken against a black screen. “Are you asleep?” Yechine asks his brother. “Tell me, what will Ghislaine think when she hears that I died a martyr?” he continues, asking about the unfulfilled love of his life, a girl living, like him, in the slums
Home Movies/Out on Digital
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014
Actor Dan Stevens isn’t the only link between “Downtown Abbey” and Summer in February. The setting is similar: England, 1913, where the young and wealthy could afford to break some rules. Stevens plays best friend to painter Alfred Munnings (Dominic Cooper); both are in love with