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03.21.2014 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee’s Kane Place Record Club aren’t exclusively about feel-good kicks. Beneath the agreeable swing of the popular Milwaukee soul-pop band lays just the slightest note of something more sinister, and director John Roberts has a lot of fun playing up the band’s devilish side in his video for their misleadingly titled “Sunshine.” A former Milwaukee Film filmmaker in residence, Roberts...
01.13.2014 | | Posted at 10:44 PM
By Tyler Friedman
“Ars longa, vita brevis,” was a commonplace among the Romans and the Greeks before them. “Art is lasting, life short.” Seems reasonable, but then again, the ancients probably never saw an ice sculpture. What, after all, is the appeal of the ice sculpture? So much time, energy, and creativity spent on an undertaking that is sure to conclude with an inconvenient mess that leaves you wo...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Pixar is back with an animated creature prequel

 Those lovable ogres from Monsters, Inc. have returned. The motley, brightly colored beasts from Pixar Studio’s popular 2001 animated feature are back for Monsters University, a prequel featuring the key characters in their
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy return for successful sequel

The nonentities increasingly populating...
11.01.2010 | | Posted at 09:22 AM
By David Luhrssen
In his elegantly modulated tone, Pierce Brosnan tells us at the onset of Oceans that to know the sea, you must see it, hear it, feel its power. The high definition documentary he narratives, a Euro-Disney co-production, brings the vastness of the oceans to the comfort of our living rooms. Oceans is out in a Blu-ray/DVD package. Breathtakingly photographed, Oceans offers a visual and sonic...
08.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Disney and animals have been inseparable since Uncle Walt built an empire around animated ducks and mice. In 1948 the Disney studio expanded its scope with a series of �True Life Adventures� that brought drama and comedy to beautifully photographed, full-color travelogues of nature. Earth, a BBC/Disney co-production out now in a package featuring both a DVD and a Blu-ray disc, updates tho...
Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Life on planet Earth

Disney and animals have been inseparable since Uncle Walt built an empire around animated ducks and mice. In 1948 the Disney studio expanded its scope with a series of "True Life Adventures" that brought drama and comedy to beautifully photographed, full-color travelogues of nature. Earth, a BBC/Disney co-production, updates those old nature pictures, with the resonant voice of James Earl Jones narrating a thematically linked...
12.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Competing with Mickey Mouse, Walt Disney�s first star, was an irascible waterfowl called Donald. �The Chronological Donald, Vol. 4� is a superbly presented finale to a DVD series devoted to Donald Duck�s many short subjects. Packaged in a metal canister and introduced by genial movie historian Leonard Maltin, Vol. 4 includes interesting bonus features such as a look at Donald�s other career in c...
Sunday, July 6, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater

Anybody with a phobia of loud, shrieking little girls should stay as far away as possible tonight from the Marcus Amphitheater, where the Jonas Brothers do a 7 p.m. show. This sibling trio began modestly as wholesome rockers until Disney picked them up and reinvented them as tween lady-killers...
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Theater - 7:30 PM

In new film Be Kind Rewind, Jack Black and Mos Def recreate Disney’s The Lion King on a shoe-string budget using life-size puppets. It’s a clever joke with a great visual, but viewers looking for a more realized adaptation of the The Lion King would be better served by the grand musical version performed at the . . .

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