Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Film'
Published Dec. 17, 2013
Tis the season for opening your hearts and helping out around town. One way you can do that is to help a teacher in a classroom. I don't mean in person - though you can do that at many schools, of course. Instead, consider doing something like donating materials to a classroom at your child's school, your neighborhood school or a school to which you feel some sort of connection (you went there, your mom went there, etc.).
Published Oct. 17, 2013
Dave Dillett - a veteran roadie of almost 19 years - decided he needed to share his beloved music's stories and struggles. So he combined his love for loud, thrashing rock music with another one of his passions: film. The result is "Eternal," a rockumentary about the wonders and woes of the current live music scene that's being released to DVD tomorrow.
Published Sept. 13, 2013
Cut to the beginning of 2013, a simpler time when "srsly" was a phenomenally lazy misspelling rather than an actual Oxford-approved word and Colin Kaepernick had yet to haunt Packer fans' nightmares. Back then, I rang in the new year with a little countdown column about five film resolutions I had for myself. Some have gone well. Some ... less so. But one of my resolutions has earned a big, solid checkmark: See a good horror movie.
Published Sept. 11, 2013
As a young boy growing up in Milwaukee, Jeff Gendelman was fascinated by Lake Michigan. He would often walk down to the lake and look out over the body of water, wondering "what if ...". Many years later, Gendelman - now a writer and producer - has turned that childhood fascination into "The Surface," a feature film starring Sean Astin, Chris Mulkey and Mimi Rogers.
Published Aug. 27, 2013
The big question hovering ominously over "The World's End" like a pack of vultures is simple enough: After "This Is The End" turned out so surprisingly good barely two months ago, does the world need another movie this summer starring a band of famous friends battling strange supernatural baddies during the end of days while learning about life and themselves? Absolutely.
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Labor Day weekend marked the release of the Milwaukee Film Festival's Program Guide. The annual fest begins Sept. 22 and is set to feature more than 100 films from the Milwaukee area and around the world. Over 11 days, these films will play at four area theatres - The Downer and Oriental on M...
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