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Articles tagged with 'oscars'

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Even off-field at the Oscars, Aaron Rodgers burns the Bears

Published Feb. 29, 2016

Usually when Aaron Rodgers hurts the Bears on a Sunday, he's doing it on a football field while wearing pads and a helmet. But the quarterback managed to inflict some damage last night at the Academy Awards, on the red carpet in a tuxedo and with only a couple subtle retweets.

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The real winners and losers of the Oscars

Published Feb. 29, 2016

Yes, it was the Oscars, and last night provided everything you would want: stars, snubs, surprises and searing Sam Smith-related outrage. But who actually won and lost? Here's my take on the highs and lows of the 2016 Academy Awards.

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Who will win - and who should win - at the 2016 Oscars

Published Feb. 26, 2016

It's been over a month since the Oscar nominations came out, and after all that time, here's what we know: nothing. The Best Picture race is still pretty up for grabs, so to help make sense of it - and give you some help with your picks - here's Matt Mueller's predictions for Sunday night.

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2016 Oscar nominations are in

Published Jan. 14, 2016

Bright and early this morning, John Krasinski, Ang Lee, Guillermo del Toro and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominations for this year's Oscars. Before the race sorts itself out over the next several weeks, here is the full list of nominees.

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Milwaukee favorites for someone who's coming ... or going

Published April 10, 2015

OnMilwaukee.com Sports Editor Jim Owczarski is taking off on a new adventure, leaving the Cream City after over three years. It's been fun, very memorable, and full of fun people, places, drinks and food. On his way out, he shares with you some of his favorites in all of those categories.

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"Wild Tales" is a bitterly entertaining six-course meal of sweet revenge

Published April 8, 2015

The opening credits may prattle off stills of beasts - lions, zebras, cheetahs and the like - in the wild. They've got nothing, however, on the civilized animals of the deliciously devious Argentinean anthology - and 2015 Best Foreign Film nominee - "Wild Tales," their claws all out and bloody for revenge. And as the famous phrase goes, revenge is a dish best served six times and mercilessly. Or something like that.

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

Published Feb. 21, 2015

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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After football, puppies rule the night

Published Feb. 4, 2015

Among key viewers, there was only one program that performed as well as the Super Bowl did in the ratings on Sunday. Animal Planet's "Puppy Bowl XI" had 10.4 million viewers across broadcast and online audiences.