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11.22.2013 | | Posted at 03:29 PM
By Tyler Friedman
It is trivially true that a painter is a painter by virtue of painting paintings. The same holds for a craftsperson in any domain. Perhaps Aristotle was the first to notice this: “we become builders, for instance, by building, and we become harpists by playing the harp.” (Nicomachean Ethics 1103a2-3).But it is an impoverished account that reduces the work of art to being a mere physical object...
05.06.2010 | | Posted at 04:51 PM

Local Performance Group Presents Condensed Live Film Festival

By Russ Bickerstaff
Next Weekend, The Warped Cast (2.0) presents 4 movies in two hours for two dollars at the Times Cinema. The comedy performance group will attempt brief comic interpretations of the following: --Friday the 13th� --Birng It On! �The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Movie and the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy in 18 minutes. Sort of a film geek�s version of California�s Reduced Shakespeare Company, the...
Monday, Dec. 14, 2009

Tonight @ Times Cinema

The ridiculous 2008 comedy Adventures of Power makes clear its intentions of being a cult classic immediately. Writer-director Ari Gold stars as a rhythm-less mine worker who longs to be an air drummer, inciting ridicule.
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Friday, Sept. 25, Donnis w/ DJ Benzi @ Hot Water/Wherehouse, 10 p.m. Debut mixtapes don’t get much better than Donnis’ recent Diary of an ATL Brave, a stunning introduction to the charismatic upstart Atlanta rapper featuring some of the catchiest production that city has to offer.
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009

Larry Widen shares his love of films with Milwaukee

His poise and salt-and-pepper hair are the only indications of his age. Sipping on Mountain Dew, Larry Widen, owner of Rosebud Cinema Drafthouse and the Times Cinema, speaks with the wide-eyed excitement and energy of a child. Widen really likes Batman. Batman collectibles decorate the Rosebud Cinema’s lobby and his office, and the Batman insignia decorates the inside of his wrist. It’s obvious that after putting in his time in corporate America, Widen has finally found...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, July 30, Vans Warped Tour @ Marcus Amphitheater, 11 a.m. Political punk curmudgeons Bad Religion and Anti-Flag sharing tour dates with electro-quirk bands like 3OH!3 and InnerPartySystem? It must be time for another Vans Warped Tour. As usual, the tour’s...
Wednesday, April 22, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, April 23, Indigo Girls @ The Pabst Theater, 8 p.m. Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have come a long way since their 1987 debut Strange Fire yielded the hit “Closer to Fine.” The Indigo Girls have remained one of the most popular folk-rock duos over the last two decades, releasing 11 studio albums, including...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, April 2, The Gaslight Anthem @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. While New Jersey natives The Gaslight Anthem continually invoke mentions of Bruce Springsteen from critics, in truth those comparisons have more to do with both acts’ shared Garden State origins and fondness for times past than anything...
Wednesday, March 4, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, March 5, The Seventh Seal @ The Weasler Auditorium, 8:30 p.m. The two book-ending images in Ingmar Bergman’s 1957 existential masterpiece The Seventh Seal, Death playing a game of chess and Death’s victims dancing, are two of the most parodied in film, satirized by everyone from Woody Allen to...
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

Tonight @ The Times Cinema, 7 p.m.

This year’s Academy Award nominations were a bummer for everyone who prefers good old-fashioned entertainment to dramas about the Holocaust. It’s not too surprising that, like the Best Picture nominees, the little-seen nominees for Best Live Action Short Film also tend toward the lofty, telling bleak...

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