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Urban Spelunking: Marquette's Varsity Theater

Published June 27, 2017

Surely, too many of Milwaukee's grand old movie houses are gone. But there are also a few survivors that many of us rarely notice. One of them is the gorgeous Art Deco Varsity Theater, 1326 W. Wisconsin Ave., now more formally known as Marquette's Holthusen Hall.


Postgame Tailgate podcast, Episode 5: What's up with the Packers?

Published Nov. 7, 2016

In the fifth episode of OnMilwaukee's podcast, Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss the Packers' loss to the Colts and debate whether Green Bay is still good. Then they take a look at the Bucks' surprising start and also talk about the current state of cinema. Tune in!


In the movie theater, film is dead

Published July 13, 2015

The picture we've come to know from movies no longer reflect the vulnerability that film has. And as technology has advanced, so too have Marcus Theatres.


Authors expand movie theater history

Published Sept. 5, 2006

The glossy new book "Silver Screens: A Pictorial History of Milwaukee's Movie Theaters" -- published by the Wisconsin Historical Society -- looks like a real gem and it is. However, devotees of Larry Widen and Judi Anderson's "Milwaukee Movie Palaces" will find this new book by the same authors familiar.

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Rev. Ron reviews "Bad Milo"

Satire is a difficult thing. If your satire is bad than it was a complete waste of time as it was probably so transparent that it defeated the whole purpose of being a satire (you should be ashamed of yourself). However, if the satire is good-as in, really REALLY good-people may judge it at face ...

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