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11.25.2013 | | Posted at 01:00 PM

With Dustin Diamond and actors from American Movie and Mystery Science Theater 3000

By Evan Rytlewski
Filmmakers Bobby Ciraldo and Andrew Swant of Milwaukee's Special Entertainment have already raked up millions of YouTube views for their viral phenomenon "What What (In The Butt)" as well as acclaim for their feature William Shatner's Gonzo Ballet, but their latest work is their most ambitious yet. It's a bat-shit live action/cartoon adaptation of the Shakespeare's high-school reading staple Hamle...
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012

Forty Years Ago, Deep Throat Took Milwaukee All The Way

When the words Deep Throat first appeared on the old iron marquee of the Parkway Theatre at 34th and Lisbon on Dec. 26, 1972, almost no one knew what it meant. It was just another dirty movie playing at one of the city’s
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
 The protagonist (Jordan Gelber) is a doughy, middle-aged man-child living with his parents and his action figures in this darkly perceptive suburban comedy from the director of Welcome to the Dollhouse. Todd Solondz is masterful
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Daniel Day-Lewis is unforgettable as Lincoln

 The Civil War marked one of the sharpest turning points in America’s story, and none of its leading figures looms higher in memory than Abraham Lincoln
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
 Remember the days when neighborhood movie houses were an integral part of many residential areas of the city? These mostly small theaters boasted a single screen and double features and attracted big crowds almost every
Friday, Nov. 2, 2012

A Harrowing Descent

The pilot who brings his plane and passengers down safely in a crisis was already an old Hollywood story when Dean Martin landed his 707 in Airport. The new twist in Flight is that the harrowing aerial descent is only the
Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012
Recognizing that the oldest General Motors (GM) plant in the nation was shutting down an hour and 15 minutes from his doorstep and wanting to tell an insightful story about the recession that would resonate nationwide...

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