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Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

First volume fits ‘Bill’

Paul Day October 13, 2003

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...

Danish dance music duo defies conventions for fun

Lydia Cox October 13, 2003

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...

Three of a kind

Kevin Crowe October 13, 2003

Work celebrates influential Latin American womenFrida Kahlo, Alfonsina Storni and Rufina Amaya, three of Latin America's most inspirational women, are the motivation for a revolutionary work of poetry,...

New Coen movie barely tolerable

Kyle Carritt October 13, 2003

The plot is harmless enough, rife with opportunities for the Coens to inject their singular brand of humor. George Clooney, slyly funny in the Cary Grant role, plays Miles Massey, a highly respectable...

Simon’s show shines

Libby Fry October 13, 2003

The play tells the story of Willie Clark (Jim Baker), a crotchety old man who lives in a cheap hotel suite in New York City. Although he was once a star in the lights of vaudeville — and he still converses...

Restored classic hits mark

Paul Day October 13, 2003

The 1938 Technicolor action masterpiece, "The Adventures of Robin Hood," has received an outstanding two-disc special edition DVD release that showcases why the film won three Academy Awards in music,...

WMUR makes waves

Dave Rossetti October 8, 2003

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...

Countertop cravings

Heather Leszczewicz October 8, 2003

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...

‘War’ bores with unfathomable plot

Heather Leszczewicz October 8, 2003

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,...

Nazis produce hilarity

Libby Fry October 8, 2003

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...

Fake folk singers find laughter, respect at home

Libby Fry October 8, 2003

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...

Costello’s brand of pop goes flat

Libby Fry October 8, 2003

And with his latest release, North, Costello turns back to the classical pop standards he last did with Burt Bacharach on 1998's Painted from Memory. This time, though, Costello produced, arranged, composed...

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