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Hidden jewelcase

Lydia Cox September 17, 2003

1960s, the Colonel experimented with sounds similar to Zappa. Since then, he has delved into other projects, most recently The Codetalkers. Their self-titled debut album, released in 2002, features...

Second season of ’24’ saves day again

Paul Day September 17, 2003

Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), still recovering from his wife's death, is summoned by his colleagues for his expertise in an escalating situation involving a terrorist threat of nuclear proportions. Meanwhile,...

Phish bassist swims in expirmental waters

Lydia Cox September 17, 2003

Understandably quirky, the film won the Audience Award at South by Southwest festival in 2000. Upon completion of the film, Gordon took the score from the movie and reworked the songs into new jams. In...

Whoopi Goldberg reviewed

Lydia Cox September 17, 2003

On one hand there's "Whoopi," (7 p.m., Tuesdays, NBC) starring former center square Whoopi Goldberg as freewheeling outspoken hotel operator Mavis Rae. Selling itself on the outrageous and slightly offensive...

Heart troubles can’t slow down Wu

Lydia Cox September 17, 2003

After spending a little time reworking the structure of the band, they settled down as just a four-piece: Terry VanDeWalker on drums, Andy Miller on bass, Al Oikari on keyboards and Chris Castino on lead...

Matchstick

Tim Cigelske September 10, 2003

The slam-bang surprise ending helps, but the story until that point limps along with stabs at cheap sentimentality and bad jokes that barely make it worthwhile. Based on the novel by Eric Garcia, the...

Spade film leans on easy jokes, fails to reach maturity

Kevin Crowe September 10, 2003

"Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" details the life of a child who experienced a few years of success in his youth as his messy hair, crooked smile and quirky interjections endeared him to television...

‘Richard’ crippled by era, saved by lead performance

Libby Fry September 10, 2003

The show opened at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater last weekend to launch the theater's 50th Anniversary season. Set just after the end of England's War of the Roses, in which the House of York defeated...

Football series gets stopped at goal line

Libby Fry September 10, 2003

Following in the cleats of "Any Given Sunday," ESPN takes its first shot at a dramatic series with "Playmakers" (8 p.m., Tuesdays, ESPN). While a cut above previous ESPN attempts at original programming,...

Organ transplant

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu September 10, 2003

Saturday begins the season at around 1 p.m. with the first American feature length comedy, "Tillie's Punctured Romance," a 1914 classic starring Charlie Chaplin. The season will run through May, with one...

UWM travels the globe for restorated movie series

Lydia Cox September 10, 2003

According to Luke Sieczek, program manager for Union Theatre, the decision was made last semester to start showing strictly 35mm prints on Wednesday and Thursday nights. In the past, those nights were...

Guerilla book fuels feminism

Tim Cigelske September 10, 2003

The book is written by an anonymous group of women activists and artists who don gorilla masks and take the names of famous dead women. The group burst on the New York scene in 1985 with billboards suggesting...

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