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Milwaukee Film Festival: Day 5

Published Sept. 26, 2016

The Milwaukee Film Festival is here, and as a proud sponsor, OnMilwaukee is honored to bring you Spotlight Presentations and a new sports series, Sportsball!, this year. We'll also bring you our picks every day. Here's what you shouldn't miss for Day 5.

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What to see at the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival

Published Sept. 19, 2016

With almost 300 movies set to screen during the Milwaukee Film Festival, it can be almost impossible to figure out what to see. OnMilwaukee film critic Matt Mueller is here to help, breaking down each day with what you must see.

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Milwaukee Film Festival: Sept. 22-Oct. 6

Published Sept. 19, 2016

It's time to yell "Lights! Camera! Action!" on the Milwaukee Film Festival, a two-week celebration of all things cinema. And we mean all things cinema - from classics to local film to worldwide festival darlings and much, much more.

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Return to Pandora: "Toruk" reunites audiences with the world of "Avatar"

Published Sept. 14, 2016

There's no denying the impact of "Avatar" and its ability to tell a universal story in a revolutionary way years ago. Now, it's up to Cirque du Soleil to bring that immersive world and universal message from the screen to the stage with "Toruk - The First Flight."

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In "Sully," a miraculous moment doesn't make for much of a movie

Published Sept. 13, 2016

It's no wonder Hollywood would want to adapt the Miracle on the Hudson River into a movie. But while director Clint Eastwood works the landing to the best his late-career abilities, it's the rest of the movie around the crash that proves catastrophic for "Sully,"

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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.