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Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Dale Kuntz has long been Milwaukee's genial advocate of classic Hollywood. If Ted Turner had gotten wind of him, this charmingly garrulous gentleman might have been auditioned as a host on TCM, but instead he has remained a local...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

UWM hosts annual Latin American Film Series

The protagonist, Karen, forces back tears as the city rolls by through the smudgy...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Finding salvation in gritty Holocaust drama

“Poldek” Socha is a meaty-faced, crude man who cusses like a sailor as he navigates the sewers...
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Westfeldt's predictable but amusing romantic comedy

By now, the romantic comedy staffed with young professionals and set in Manhattan has...
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...
Friday, April 17, 2009

Movie premiere at the Jazz Estate

Based on a true story, the Soloist stars Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr., the movie will premiere in Milwaukee's Jazz Estate on Friday, April 17. The movie is about a Los Angeles Journalist (Robert Downey Jr.), who befriends a schizophrenic homless ...
Tuesday, April 29, 2008

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

Shortly after the very first motion-picture film was created, the modest British film company Mitchell & Kenyon began filming documentaries capturing every day life. Many of these movies were forgotten for decades, until the film spools were discovered—as so many forgotten relics often are—in an old basement . . .
Friday, April 4, 2008

Online Exclusive

Since their eponymous sketch comedy show ended in 1995, all five members of the Kids in the Hall have stayed visible, albeit TV personality-visible, not major-star visible. Mark McKinney spent a few years on “Saturday Night Live;” Scott Thompson became the host of “My Fabulous Gay Wedding;” Kevin McDonald guest starred in over a dozen sitcoms and Bruce McCulloch made the occasional on-camera appearance between writing and directing commitments. On the eve of the troupe’s first major tour in six years, which stops in Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater on Saturday, April 5, McDonald talked about writing sketches with the gang again, and planning another Kids in the Hall movie after the mixed response to the troupe’s 1996 film debut, Brain Candy.

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