Marquette Wire

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

Kyle Carritt

October 14, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The Coen brothers' previous attempt at a high-concept Hollywood comedy was this magnificent fable starring Tim Robbins as Norville Barnes, a naïve business school graduate who arrives in New York City (circa 1958) with big dreams. visual...

Matthews creates heavy solo work

Lydia Cox

October 14, 2003

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Dave Matthews has been through a lot — the death of his father when he was nine, the murder of his oldest sister, the violent effects of apartheid. After all, it was the apartheid struggle that caused Matthews to leave his native...

First volume fits ‘Bill’

Paul Day

October 14, 2003

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It took a few more years and a few more millions of dollars than expected to complete "Kill Bill" and even at that only the first volume has been released. So, was it worth it? Writer and director Quentin Tarantino answers...

Danish dance music duo defies conventions for fun

Lydia Cox

October 14, 2003

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Yes, Jesper Mortenson ("Junior") and Jeppe Laursen ("Senior") are changing the way the world sees pop music and dance music and rock music; soul, new wave and punk. Their genre-bending debut album, D-D-Don't Don't Stop The Beat...

Contemplating ‘cat vomit’

John Heiderscheidt

October 9, 2003

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Watanabe has worked for several scientific publications including "Scientist," "Biotechnology," "Nature Medicine" and "Lab Animal." She is currently working on a number of other projects such as a report on bio-terrorism, a book...

Muse ~ Absloution

Paul Day

October 9, 2003

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Muse has come a long way since its 1999 debut, Showbiz, when critics dubbed the band Radiohead (circa Pablo Honey) clones. The group's ambitious prog rock follow-up, Origin of Symmetry, propelled Muse into a different class. The...

Allmans showcased in live performances

Todd Lazarski

October 9, 2003

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Over the past 30 years, nowhere have the Brothers been more welcomed or loved than in New York City. While the band and the city have undergone radical changes over time, an Allman Brothers extended string of shows has become...

WMUR makes waves

Dave Rossetti

October 9, 2003

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Rather than comply with fees set by the librarian of Congress under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act last year, which requires Webcasters to pay liscensing fees to record companies, WMUR put a halt to playing copyrighted...

Countertop cravings

Heather Leszczewicz

October 9, 2003

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Wisconsin's custard lovers may be converted once tasting Cold Stone Creamery's ice cream. Founded by Donald and Susan Sutherland in Tempe, Ariz., in 1988, Cold Stone franchises have spread to almost all 50 states, the Virgin...

‘War’ bores with unfathomable plot

Heather Leszczewicz

October 9, 2003

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Unlike the stereotypical "Brady Bunch" family, the characters in "The War That Never Was" battle as if they were hpart of World Wrestling Entertainment. War is inevitable in the 12 colonies of Luna, D.E., Waldregen's fictional...

Nazis produce hilarity

Libby Fry

October 9, 2003

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Brooks fans may be familiar with the show, which is based on his 1968 film of the same name that won him an Academy Award. However, as good as the movie is, there's something to be said for watching all the crazy antics unfold...

Fake folk singers find laughter, respect at home

Libby Fry

October 9, 2003

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The fourth of Guest's mockumentaries and this time co-written with Eugene Levy, "A Mighty Wind" looks at a benefit show for folk music after in honor of Irving Steinbloom, the late promoter of folk. The show brings together a...