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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

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1. "Three Musketeers" features Mickey, Donald, Goofy in first feature-length film
Looking back at the stories that the early animators and Walt Disney himself wanted to work on, studio and animation managers decided the three classic characters would appear together in the "Three Musketeers."
2. Milwaukee Film Festival announces Cream City Cinema lineup
This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival added another bunch of selections to its ever-growing (and ever-anticipated) lineup. Today came news from the festival's Cream City Cinema program, a showcase of the best new work coming Milwaukee-based filmmakers.
3. Amazon launches five new TV show pilots for you to rate
Amazon.com - the prime retailer to buy cool things from the comfort of your own home instead of stepping inside a sketchy Wal-Mart or an overcrowded Target - has released five new original television show pilots today that lets you, the viewer, decide which one gets developed into a series.
4. 66th Primetime Emmy Awards: the winners, losers and lack of surprises
The running theme of last night's Primetime Emmys seemed to be: Hey, if you have already won an Emmy, we'll be giving you another one tonight. We promise. The lack of real surprises this year in the categories had me thinking: Who should've won instead? Who should've even been nominated? Well, for your entertainment and my own amusement, here are my picks.
5. 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival introduces Black Lens program
This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival announced it had added yet another new program to its 2014 film slate: Black Lens. The new eight-film set, ranging from documentaries to fiction features, puts the focus on African American filmmakers, both emerging and established.
6. "Breaking Bad," "Sherlock" dominate Monday night's Emmy Awards
As the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards wrapped up in Los Angeles Monday night, the audience walked away with a few notable highlights.
7. 66th primetime Emmy Award nominations
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will air on NBC on Aug. 25, 2014.
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8. Milwaukee Film Festival's Cinema Hooligante lineup goes to 11
Late night is looking bright, as the Milwaukee Film Festival announced its 2014 selections for its Cinema Hooligante program, a midnight mix for fans of all things cult, crazed and - considering the after bedtime showings - caffeinated.
9. Milwaukee Film Festival announces new Art + Artists program
There's a whole lot of new coming out of the Milwaukee Film Festival this year. The festival already announced its new Film Feast program, and now comes the Art + Artists program, a collection of eight documentaries about the fascinating minds behind the work and worlds of visual and performing arts.
10. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" swings onto shelves tomorrow
When retail outlets open their doors tomorrow morning, Sony will unleash "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," and with it an incredible debate for one of the bestselling comic book characters of all time.
11. Story at the heart of Disney's "Bears"
Narrated by John C. Reilly, the story presented by Disneynature's "Bears" will keep viewers of all ages entertained and engaged in the true life survival in the Alaskan wilderness.
12. Milwaukee Film Festival announces setlists for Sound Vision, Soundtrack
Milwaukee Film continued its outpouring of outstanding movies this morning by announcing its selections for the Sound Vision music documentary program, as well as for its live music series Soundtrack, hosted by The Hotel Foster.
13. Muppets film may be most wanted in the household
Disney's latest home entertainment release, "Muppets Most Wanted," doesn't disappoint.
14. Milwaukee Film Festival serves up new Film Feast program
Have an insatiable hunger for film and food? The Milwaukee Film Festival might just have the dish. This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival announced a new food-themed program for its 2014 edition, called Film Feast.
15. Milwaukee Film Festival announces Rated K: for Kids selections
This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival delivered more movie-news goodness in the form of its selections for the Rated K: for Kids program.
16. Next stop for the Milwaukee Film Festival's Passport program: Mexico
Last year, the Milwaukee Film Festival set its Passport program's sights on Germany, delivering an impressively cinematic and cultural lineup of movies. This year, however, the festival is backing back to the right side - and by that, I mean the left side - of the Atlantic and getting its Passport program stamped in Mexico, its spotlight country for 2014.
17. Stunts make "Need for Speed" worthwhile
The Buena Vista Home Entertainment film "Need for Speed," based on the award-winning video game series, is being released on DVD, on demand, digital HD and Blu-ray today.
18. WLUM broadcasts live from Lollapalooza
The staff from WLUM-FM 102.1 will get out of the studio this weekend to broadcast live from the Lollapalooza 2014 music festival in Chicago.
19. Milwaukee Film announces sponsors for the 6th annual Milwaukee Film Festival
Today, Milwaukee Film announced its full slate of sponsors for the 6th annual Milwaukee Film Festival. OnMilwaukee.com is honored to once again sponsor, support and help grow the film festival.
20. Peck Flicks debuts tonight with "The Muppet Movie"
The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., debuts its Peck Flicks series tonight at 7:30 p.m. with the original 1979 "The Muppet Movie."
21. 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival adds the Times Cinema
In addition to the successful rotation of the Oriental, the Downer and the Fox Bay movie theaters, the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival has recruited the Times Cinema to its Avengers team of old school Milwaukee movie houses.
22. "Appleseed Alpha" sets up animated world in spectacular detail
"Appleseed Alpha," released on DVD, digital and Blu-ray today, is as stunning in its animated detail as it is entertaining in its story.
23. "Very Good Girls" lacks anything remotely refreshing
The sort of drama as depicted in such stale blandness in "Very Good Girls" is what only kids in high school would consider the least bit compelling. To me, it nearly put me to sleep faster than a few swigs of NyQuil.
24. Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival returns for its 29th year
Summerfest may have just ended, but there is happy festival-related news to report. This morning, the LGBT Film/Video Festival officially announced its return, along with the dates - as well as a few early selections - for this upcoming year's event.
25. FOX6 sports anchor Courtney King moves on
You may have noticed someone has been missing of late from the FOX6 sports broadcast, and now Courtney King confirms that she and the station have mutually parted ways.