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10.24.2014 | 96 days ago | Posted at 10:03 AM
By Amanda Sullivan
If you’re looking to spend some good scares with the family or hit the town for drinks in costume for Halloween, here are a few worthwhile suggestions.  
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
 If your band is going to be gone for a third of a century, why not return with a grandiose conceptual bang? Sheboygan’s Sunblind Lion know from grandiosity, being arguably the Badger State’s most renowned progressive rock proponents in their heyday. For their comeback, they’ve opted for
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012
Popcorn and toilet paper: Don't be surprised if you see either of these items flying at the movie screens at the Oriental Theatre. Whether it's a screening of the interactive...
Friday, July 6, 2012

On Top of the World?

If you're a teenage boy looking for love, you could do worse than buy a ticket for a Katy Perry concert...
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

When the Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission censored films

Forty years ago this summer, the Milwaukee Motion Picture Commission (MMPC)...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Cinema's best high-speed scenes

When The French Connection burst onto screens in 1971, moviegoers were transfixed by its amazing car-chase sequence in New York City. To lovers of cops-and-robbers flicks, good guy/bad guy car chases are where it's at—and we've seen many, many over the years...
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

Memorable movies of 2008

2008 was historic in many ways, and while the year in film pales in significance with Barack Obama and the Great Recession, '08 was cinematically remarkable for three rivetingly memorable performances. Many years slide into oblivion without leaving a single one. 2008, however, saw unforgettable role-playing by Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight), Sean Penn (Milk) and Mickey Rourke...
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

The Duchess of Devonshire

Was it Orson Welles who introduced the long, dining-room table with husband and wife at opposite ends as visual shorthand for marital discord? In The Duchess, the device is used repeatedly. At first, the Duke (Ralph Fiennes) and Duchess (Keira Knightley) of Devonshire are seated across from each other, separated by a long, polished surface sparingly set with a few china serving dishes.