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12.07.2013 | | Posted at 09:38 AM

How Computer Animation Changed Movies

By David Luhrssen
  Digital technology has changed the way most films are produced and presented, with computer-generated imagery altering expectations over the “look” of cinema. Digital shapes crafted by softwear have supplanted men in rubber monster suits, to cite one example. Whether or not this actually raises the bar or simply shifts it to one side is not a question pursued in The...
08.18.2013 | | Posted at 08:47 AM
By David Luhrssen
  The title of the book is misleading. Homer Simpson Ponders Politics (University Press of Kentucky) isn’t about the world according to Matt Groening, but ranges widely, hooking-up particular films, television shows, graphic novels and genres with philosophers and their ideas. True, one of the essays is titled “Aristotle’s Politics and the Virtues of Springfield: Community, Educa...
07.11.2010 | | Posted at 12:08 PM

New Improv Group Debuts with Star Wars-based long-form show.

By Russ Bickerstaff
  A month featuring debuts from no less than two new local theatre companies also plays host to a brand new Milwaukee improv group as the newly-minted Worst Case Scenario opens its first show late this month. On July 23rd at ComedySportz, a fusioon of ComedySportz players and members of the popular improv group Meanwhile will take the stage to do a long-form improv piece forged from audience ...