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09.14.2012 | | Posted at 02:40 PM

Oscar Nominee on DVD

By David Luhrssen
Lebanon’s candidate for the 2012 Oscars, Where Do We Go Now, opens on a highly stylized note: the women of a remote village, Muslim and Christian and all in black, are dancing in tight choreography on their way to the graveyard. The graves of the Muslim and Christian casualties of Lebanon’s civil war are distinguished by the shape of their markers and the side of the cemete...
Friday, June 29, 2012
This conspiracy thriller is surprisingly credible and features the best Nicolas Cage performance in years. Following his wife's (Jones) brutal rape, English teacher Will Gerard (Cage), accepts the sort of offer you can't refuse from a stranger...
09.23.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Rufus Wainwright released this week a live CD and DVD, Milwaukee at Last!!!, which he recorded at the Pabst Theater in Aug. 27. I haven't seen the DVD yet, but it was a fantastic concert, with Wainwright making great use of the theater's acoustics singing an un-miked a cappella rendition of the Celtic traditional "Macushla," and breaking into a ridiculous drag song-and-dance number with his band, ...
Friday, Oct. 10, 2008

When In Rome 2007 (Atlantic/Rhino)

  Genesis skipped Wisconsin during last year's reunion tour, but the three-DVD box set When In Rome 2007 spectacularly captures what we missed. Although original frontman Peter Gabriel and guitarist Steve Hackett passed on this tour, the incarnation of Genesis captured at a free open-air performance in front of 500,000 fans at Rome's historic Circo Massimo still boasted the longtime trio of vocalist/drummer Phil Collins, bassist Mike Rutherford and keyboardist...
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
For nearly 25 years RSE Video (118 E. Dakota St.) has sold, rented and swapped videocassettes, DVDs and video games, building a devoted clientele in Bay View and beyond. RSE is one of Milwaukee’s last family-owned video stores, operated all these years by Rod Eglash, his wife, Helen, and daughter Michele. It will close in June.
03.07.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
This week's MUST SEE CINEMA film comes to us on DVD, since the new offerings in cinema bring us very little to salivate over. I have yet to see the critically lauded, yet little seen, second film from Andrew Dominik, whose debut film was the Australian, Eric Bana career launcher Chopper. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford stars the titular, respectively,  Brad Pitt and Cas...