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Where to watch Milwaukee Film Festival movies now

Published Oct. 14, 2016

I hit 23 movies at the Milwaukee Film Festival this year. I know: WEAK. But luckily for me, and all the other film festival junkies out there looking back regretfully at the screenings we missed, many of the selections are still out there. Here's where to find them.

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Hey, OnMilwaukee has a podcast now

Published Oct. 13, 2016

In the first episode of the OnMilwaukee podcast, Jimmy and Matt discuss whether to let the public submit ideas for its name, review the Milwaukee Film Festival, recap the Brewers' season and preview the Bucks, Badgers and Marquette campaigns, take a look at this weekend's movies and wonder whether the Packers are still good.

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The 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival by the numbers

Published Oct. 11, 2016

As anybody who attended even just one of the 283 films scattered about the city over the previous two weeks can attest, the Milwaukee Film Festival had another great year in 2016. And now, the numbers are in to statistically prove it.

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An inconceivable conversation with "Princess Bride" star Cary Elwes

Published Oct. 5, 2016

Almost 30 years after its original release, Westley himself, Cary Elwes, is sharing his experiences with fans young and old with a stop at the Riverside. We got to chat with the actor to get a sneak preview of some of his insider insights on the film.

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Art doc "Yarn" disappointingly fails to make the most of its material

Published Oct. 3, 2016

There are a lot of exciting, creative and vibrant things happening in the world of yarn. You just unfortunately wouldn't get that impression walking out of "Yarn," one of the Art & Artists documentary selections at this year's Milwaukee Film Festival.

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"Almost Sunrise" shines honest and hopeful light on post-war hurt

Published Oct. 2, 2016

In 2013, two Milwaukee Iraq War vets packed up and took to the road for a trek across the country - both for their injured mental health and the health of others struggling like them. Three years later, their journey still has legs thanks to "Almost Sunrise."

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What's coming and going from Netflix in October

Published Sept. 26, 2016

You would think Netflix would spend October stocking up some horror flicks in time for the Halloween season. And oddly, you would be thinking wrong. But at least Netflix has a strong supply of originals and classics coming your way in October.

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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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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,"