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"Game of Thrones" gets to the point - and then some - with "Home"

Published Monday, May 2

What is a blog?  For us it is a short blurb that we write when the mood strikes us.  It can be first person, funny or informative. In short, a blog is whatever we want it to be. Television shows have a recurring habit of dragging out the point, but "Game of Thrones" didn't do that this week. Oh no; they gave it to you straight. This was an episode that I expected to happen well into the season, not the second episode in.

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5 quirky Channel 10 auction items

Published Friday, April 29

There is something very familiar and comforting about the Channel 10 Great TV Auction, which starts today and runs through Saturday, May 7. Recently, we perused the items which are available and found five that are quite unique.

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Milwaukee Film's Black Lens program receives AMPAS grant

Published Wednesday, April 27

The Milwaukee Film Festival may still be months away, but that doesn't mean awesome things aren't happening at Milwaukee Film. Take, for instance, yesterday, when news broke that the organization was chosen to receive a $10,000 grant from AMPAS.

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7 ways "Blazing Saddles" changed my life

Published Monday, April 25

I've known about Mel Brooks' upcoming June 11 visit to Milwaukee for a little while now. Make no mistake, this is a "bucket list" show for me: Brooks is one of my all-time favorites in Hollywood, and "Blazing Saddles" has sat atop my favorite movie list forever.

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Updated: Former WTMJ anchor George Mallet is headed back to Milwaukee

Published Saturday, April 16

It's coming up on almost a year since WTMJ-TV anchor Mike Jacobs retired, and a replacement has still yet to be named. There are Internet rumors and rumblings, however, that the spot may soon be officially filled - and by a familiar face. And now we know.

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That time Milwaukee was the most romantic city on Earth

Published Thursday, April 14

It's Milwaukee Day, so let's celebrate that time Milwaukee was the most romantic city on the entire planet. To do so, though, we're going to have to back ... to the future! Or at least back to an old episode of "Futurama" in this case.

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First "Doctor Strange" trailer casts an early spell amidst movie news

Published Wednesday, April 13

If you've noticed a lot of movie news pouring in over the last few days, that's thanks to CinemaCon in Vegas. But last night's reveal of the first footage of "Doctor Strange" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" managed to win the most buzz for the week so far.

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I just saw my friend on HBO's "Vinyl"

Published Monday, April 11

I've been binge-watching HBO's "Vinyl." During a scene at an L.A. beach party, the camera panned to a sideburned record executive, smoking a joint and talking about Elvis. Even 25 years since I saw him last, I knew immediately that was my friend from high school, Dave Shalansky. I'd recognize that guy anywhere.

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Prepare your nightmares for the first Twisted Dreams Film Festival

Published Friday, April 8

No, snow in April isn't the most terrifying thing to land in Milwaukee this weekend. Beginning Friday night, the first annual Twisted Dreams Film Festival will kick off with a two-day collection of feature-length frights and scream-worthy shorts.

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Free festival premieres new Italian films

Published Thursday, April 7

The 10th annual Milwaukee Italian Film Festival premieres eight acclaimed Italian films, April 22-24, at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Union Theater, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Admission to the festival is free.

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There's so much awesome stuff in the new "Rogue One" trailer

Published Thursday, April 7

"The Force Awakens" is old news. But "Rogue One"? A heist movie set in the "Star Wars" world? That's the movie to be excited about. And now that we've gotten a glimpse of some actual footage, that excitement has only increased.

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FOX 6's Laura Langemo leaving for Minneapolis

Published Monday, April 4

After five years at Fox 6, WITI-TV, reporter Laura Langemo is leaving the station and moving back to her home city of Minneapolis. Langemo announced the move this afternoon on Facebook.