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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
Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012

Popular Wauwatosa theater reopens under new management

The Rosebud Cinema (6823 W. North Ave.) is back and in good hands. The neighborhood bijou along one of Wauwatosa's busiest streets made a splash when it opened in 1999. People talked about its seating—those sofas and chairs with end ta...
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...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
The UW-Milwaukee Union Theatre maintains an ambitious program of recent and older feature films and documentaries in fall and spring, and hosts such events as the Festival of Films in French, the Latin-American Film Series, the LGBT Film/Video Festival and the Milwaukee Italian Film Festival. Although the Landmark Oriental and Downer cinemas have devoted increasing blocks of time to blockbusters, they can still be counted on for presenting major independent and foreign films. The Times and Rosebud are a pair of old neighborhood houses running an eclectic mix of...
04.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Manifesting in boxy multiplexes all over the country, modern cinema bears little resemblance to the  classy experience of going to a film in the movie palaces of the golden age of cinema. (At least, I assume it was--the first film I ever saw was Empire Strikes Back in a multiplex in 1980.) Even a trip to the Oriental on the East Side feels a bit faded to what it must have been like for Milwaukeea...
Saturday, May 17, 2008

Tonight @ the Times Cinema - Midnight

This won’t come as any surprise to Blade Runner diehards who have now seen the release of a half-dozen different cuts of their favorite sci-fi cult film, but there’s another edit of Blade Runner hitting the circuit, this one billed as “The Final Cut.” Fans have good reason to question the veracity of that claim, of course, but . . .
02.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
Rest easy fellow Bourne Supremacy and Bourne Ultimatum lovers, according Variety star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass have agreed to return for a fourth installment of the Bourne franchise, the greatest action film series of all time. This week's Variety reported in article entitled THE RE-BORN IDENTITY, "Shmuger and Linde landed Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon for a fourth Bourne movie, ev...

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