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11.09.2014 | 78 days ago | Posted at 08:49 AM

Feature Film by Local Filmmaker at UWM Theater

By David Luhrssen
Milwaukee filmmaker Tate Bunker didn’t set out to recreate the Brothers Grimm in his first feature film, Little Red. But the story of a teenage girl, a runaway stalked by a smarmy older man, had an archetypal resonance. “’Oh, it’s like Little Red Riding Hood,’ people told me,” Bunker recalls. “It was a fire that took off.” Little Red begins in wintry Milwaukee as t...
09.03.2013 | | Posted at 10:02 AM
By David Luhrssen
  The Oscar-winning success of The Artist may have been an anomaly in cinema history; the artful silent triumph hasn’t exactly opened the floodgates to non-talking pictures but a precedent was set. Perhaps The Artist encouraged Spanish director Pablo Berger to make a silent, black-and-white retelling of the Snow White fable, Blancanieves. The 2013 Best Picture winner at the Goyas, Sp...