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White Stripes rock The Rave

Lydia Cox

November 13, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

After several failed attempts to bring their whirlwind of red and white to the Brew City, The White Stripes finally gave peppermint children their long-desired dose of stripey fun as the Eagles Ballroom was transformed into a...

‘Calling’ rings false for ‘Buffy’ refugee

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

November 13, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Television viewers aren't stupid. Dushku, the former Faith from "Buffy," manages to look great and not do much else on "Calling," and with the muddled plots and set-ups of the show, it's hard to blame Dushku for not knowing...

Film revisits chilling climb

simon.penchasnky@marquette.edu

November 6, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Released in 1998, "Everest" is the highest grossing IMAX film in the history of the medium as well as the most successful documentary of all time. It was also the first IMAX film to crack Variety's weekly top 10, according to...

Saturday Night

simon.penchasnky@marquette.edu

November 6, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

It's hard to follow that story up, but the Boulevard Theatre's production of "Saturday Night" comes close as a tale of intrigue. Originally conceived as a full musical with costume and scenery changes, cutbacks in local arts funding...

Stars brighten up ‘Sisco’

Kyle Carritt

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

And thanks to a bright, breezy setting, compelling plots and great performances from some under-appreciated veterans, "Karen Sisco" (9 p.m., Wednesdays, ABC) more than meets its challenges The first thing that's truly memorable...

‘Matrix’ sequel should have loaded up on quality

Kyle Carritt

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

And the "Reloaded" DVD release just further proves that the film can't recreate the magic of the original without some heart in the movie. "The Matrix Reloaded" wasn't seen as just a movie by the Wachowskis, writers and directors...

No tricks, just treats

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

There is something adorable about the little witch that smiles up at you and asks for candy. There is something less adorable about the college-aged witch that does the same. But just because grown-ups can't get away with trick-or-treating...

Wu-Tang leader back with deeper melodies

rashad.younger@marquette.edu

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

After RZA has released two albums through his alias Bobby Digital, he finally gives his listeners a long-desired album. Birth of a Prince shows the legendary status of the leader from the Wu-Tang Clan. Soulful edge cutting...

DVDs add fright to night of ghosts, ghouls

Scott Mcdonald

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

5) "Scream" (1996) Though one of the many "new age" thrillers aimed at teenage audiences, "Scream" stands as one of the finest. Although it may not be the best scary movie of the new crop, it still holds its weight as a good...

Tiny Universe cruises on boat of happiness

Lydia Cox

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Or maybe it's because the band will board a cruise ship in January for eight nights of jamming in the Caribbean. Maybe it's all three. Regardless of the cause, it's obvious that little can damper Denson's day. There's no question...

Porn star tale loses identity, interest

Kyle Carritt

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The very mention of John Holmes' name conjures up many implications for porno aficionados. The reigning superstar in the 1970s adult film industry, Holmes has inspired numerous documentaries, tell-all books, an "E! True Hollywood...

Hitchcock’s Horrors

Kyle Carritt

October 30, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

In the course of directing over 50 films, hosting a respected television series and his refinement of one of the world's most recognizable personalities, Hitchcock planted fear in the hearts of viewers from generation to generation...