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WISN wins sweeps, is most-watched in Milwaukee Image

WISN wins sweeps, is most-watched in Milwaukee

Published Friday, Feb. 27

For the latest sweep that ended on Wednesday, WISN-TV Ch. 12 emerged as the winner as the most watched station in the market. This time, the ABC affiliate leaned on the strength of its early evening newscasts at 5 and 6 p.m.

"Sofia" may brighten a cold and gloomy day

Published Wednesday, Feb. 25

Too much snow, ice and cold get you down? "Sofia The First Holiday In Enchancia" DVD may be perfect for the youngest ones we bundle up in sweaters, blankets and big poofy jackets.

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TV Tidbits: Farewell, "Parks and Recreation"

Published Wednesday, Feb. 25

Over the last few days, we've had to say our goodbyes to Pawnee as NBC's "Parks and Recreation" ended its run after six seasons, homophobic "Walking Dead" fans had to deal with the stress of the show's first on-screen gay couple, and one more funny person from "The Daily Show" will be leaving. Look on the bright side, at least a new show about the last man on earth will be premiering this Sunday.

Everything is local!: Milwaukee native Schrab pegged for

Everything is local!: Milwaukee native Schrab pegged for "The Lego Movie Sequel"

Published Wednesday, Feb. 25

"The Lego Movie Sequel" made headlines yesterday announcing its newly appointed director: Rob Schrab, a veteran of TV shows like "The Mindy Project," "Children's Hospital" and, most notably, NBC's beloved cult hit "Community." He also wrote the indie hit comic book "Scud: The Disposable Assassin." Oh, and he's also from Wisconsin! Everything is local! Everything is cool when you're from Milwaukee!

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Oscar-winning "Big Hero 6" now out on Blu-ray

Published Tuesday, Feb. 24

There is little question why "Big Hero 6" won an Oscar on Sunday night. The animated movie, which comes out on Blu-ray combo pack today, has something special that can be expected out of a Disney Animation movie as much as it special sticking to its comic book origin.

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The 14 greatest sports movies of all time

Published Tuesday, Feb. 24

Sports movies are among the greatest films ever made, so what better time to list the top 14 sports movies of all time than right after the Oscars?

"Alexander" Blu-ray makes you rethink your own bad days

Published Monday, Feb. 23

For those who saw "Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," and those who haven't, the Blu-ray is a perfect pickup for a family movie night. It is rated PG, so make sure kids are an age to handle this kind of comedy.

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Comedy sequel "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" winds up all wet

Published Sunday, Feb. 22

In movies, time travel typically ends up in the hands of the decent or deserving. "Hot Tube Time Machine 2" proposes ... what if it didn't? What if, instead, it wound up in the depraved hands of a bunch of restrained man-child ids, who then proceeded to violate space, time and everyone and everything they ran into along the way? The answer? Some laughs, I guess. A good amount of silence too. Bags don't come much more mixed than this.

A new kind of madness: How an Oscar-winner had to fight for his identity Image

A new kind of madness: How an Oscar-winner had to fight for his identity

Published Saturday, Feb. 21

A century ago, Milwaukee's Butterfly Theater seemed to be home to one of the world's greatest stories in doorman Victor McLaglen. He was a war hero, a spy, a sword-wielding giant of a man who once fought Jack Johnson. Only the real Victor McLaglen was not in Milwaukee. Here's the story of how a future Oscar-winner had to fight to restore his own identity from an unlikely Cream City imposter.

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Kuntz is Milwaukee's Mr. Movies

Published Friday, Feb. 20

If there's one thing you'll quickly learn about Dale Kuntz when you meet him: he lives and breathes cinema. After all, he is a Milwaukee film historian; a living and breathing film history text book that's full of deep, rich knowledge of cinema history, celebrities, genres and has plenty of stories to tell.