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01.29.2014 | | Posted at 09:05 AM

A Close Look at the Films of Paul Thomas Anderson

By David Luhrssen
  Jason Sperb is not a fan of Paul Thomas Anderson. He’s something much better—an intelligent critic trying to discern what’s valuable and what’s not in Anderson’s body of cinematic work. In his close reading of the director, Blossoms & Blood: Postmodern Media Culture and the Films of Paul Thomas Anderson (University of Texas Press), Sperb finds much to admi...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Milwaukee film director Frankie Latina

 Director Frankie Latina has begun work on Snap Shot, his second feature-length film. Starring Danny Trejo and native son
03.02.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
A grumpy old man who decides to convert his run-down mansion into a convent winds up sparring with the mother superior, only to find faith in the end. On the surface it has the ring of a 2 a.m. selection on TCM with Walter Mathau under a gray toupee and Ingrid Bergman in a habit. On the contrary, it really happened and was documented in an inventive form by The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun, a ...