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Published Jan. 27, 2015
Over 30 years after the event - but just in time for today's headlines - local filmmakers Michael T. Vollmann (the Wisconsin Film Festival-winning short "Before You") and Chris James Thompson ("The Jeffrey Dahmer Files") are putting the true story of a group of young Milwaukee hackers back in the spotlight with their new short documentary "The 414s: The Original Teenage Hackers."
Published Jan. 16, 2015
Every January, the Academy wakes the film-obsessed nation bright and early to present its picks for the best movies of the past year. And every year, it's a three-way tie for headlines between the expected, the exciting and the excrement.
Published Jan. 15, 2015
Bright and early this morning, the joint forces of Chris Pine, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuaron and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs prattled off the 2015 Oscar nominees. "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel" lead the pack with nine nominations for each - including Best Picture nods for both.
Published Jan. 12, 2015
Hollywood insiders and magazines would have you believe 2014 was a miserable year for movies. And from a financial perspective, yes, they're totally correct. From a quality standpoint, however, 2014 was kind of terrific. Movie critic Matt Mueller breaks down the best (and a few of the worst) the year had to offer.
Published Jan. 7, 2015
It's a new year, which means a new slate of films for UW-Milwaukee's Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. After being on a holiday break, the theater will be back into full swing starting on Jan. 28 with showings of the "The Skeleton Twins" starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader (which I reviewed a few months ago), followed by a screening of the much-acclaimed documentary "The Actress."
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