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Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012
Four Thumbs Up: Seeing 11 movies over the 15-day Milwaukee Film Festival, and still wanting more, was a testament to this year’s film selection and diverse programming. B&D highlights included a midnight viewing of wildly funny and...
Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012

Sept. 8, 2012

Though it’s only been part of WMSE’s busy calendar for four years, the WMSE Backyard BBQ has quickly...
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008

The 21st Annual LGBT Film/Video Festival

As autumn approaches and daylight hours diminish, more and more of us will be inclined to spend our nights looking for something bright and clear— especially on the big screen. From Sept. 4-14, Milwaukeeans get another chance to brighten their eyes and enlighten their minds with the annual LGBT Film/Video Festival...
Thursday, May 1, 2008

An Open Letter to Bruce Murphy

I’ll start at the beginning- with your title: “Film Festival in Danger?” At no point in your article do you maintain that the Film Festival is actually in danger of being suspended. And rightly so- there will absolutely be a 2008 Milwaukee International Film Festival, and 2009, 2010, 2011- you get the idea. You do a great disservice to the tens of thousands of Festival attendees when you suggest that the Festival will not take place. Milwaukee’s Future Foundation has not “shut off funding” of the Festival, and there will always be plenty of funding for such a great event- and one so important to Milwaukee’s stature as a city with offerings every bit as diverse as Chicago or Minneapolis.
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

UWM students kick off their four-day, multi-venue Milwaukee Underground Film Festival tonight with a 7 p.m. screening in the Union Theatre. Patrons can expect to see… well, that’s a surprise, since the curators haven’t announced a formal schedule, but whatever screens, it’s a safe bet that it will be a little weird . . .
03.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Jonathan Jackson
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford   This ambitious, richly rendered look at an American legend and his demise is an overly mutated mixture of voice-over narration, striking imagery and fascinating performance. Based on the novel of the same title by Ron Hansen published in 1983, the movie clearly struggles with its weight and transforming the novel into a consist...

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