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Articles tagged with 'Movies'

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"Our Journey Home" documentary addresses the myths of public housing

Published Sept. 12, 2016

Home: a small word that has an infinite number of definitions. But for many, finding home can be a challenge often unseen by outside eyes. However, on Tuesday night, three of those small, untold stories of struggle and triumph will be brought to the big screen with "Our Journey Home."

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Gene Wilder, one of film's funniest men, dies at 83

Published Aug. 29, 2016

Regardless of one's taste in comedy, it's hard to imagine someone not having a place in their laugh-loving heart for Gene Wilder, the Milwaukee-born comedy legend and big screen star who sadly passed away today at the age of 83.

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What's coming and going from Netflix in September

Published Aug. 29, 2016

The common complaint is that Netflix's movie collection isn't what it used to be. But with September serving as the start of the streaming company's new deal with Disney, we may have to hush about its failure to get good new big releases

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Oscar winner John Ridley joins Milwaukee Film Board of Directors

Published Aug. 25, 2016

Milwaukee Film announced today that Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley has joined the organization's Board of Directors. He will also serve as the keynote speaker at the upcoming 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24.

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"A Billion Lives" global vaping doc makes U.S. premiere in Milwaukee

Published Aug. 5, 2016

In just a few years, Milwaukee filmmaker Aaron Biebert has gone from mocking e-cigarette users and vapers to fighting for their cause, landing right in the middle of the ongoing smoking/vaping debate with his upcoming documentary, "A Billion Lives."

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Milwaukee Film Festival announces selections for Black Lens lineup

Published Aug. 2, 2016

Milwaukee Film added to the 16 selections announced last month with the eight movies making up this year's Black Lens program, a category dedicated to African-American filmmakers and stories rooted in the black community and the black experience.

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What's coming and going from Netflix in August

Published July 29, 2016

Say goodbye to "The Sandlot" and "Inside Man," and say hello to "No Country for Old Men" and "The Fast and the Furious." That's right: It's time to see what's coming and going from Netflix in the month of August.