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MUSG Weekend Movies

Tim Horneman September 11, 2003
Last year, movies were shown on Friday nights only. This year, movies are shown at 8 p.m. on Fridays and 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Saturdays. All showings are at the Varsity Theatre and cost $2 with a valid Marquette Card and $3 without.
Movies...

Matchstick

Tim Cigelske September 11, 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 plot centers on Roy (Cage), a...

Spade film leans on easy jokes, fails to reach maturity

Kevin Crowe September 11, 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 audiences across the country. Poor ratings and a lack...

Hog heaven

[email protected] September 2, 2003
Harley lovers from around the world are turning their attention — and wheels — toward Milwaukee this week, and both museums are expecting heavy turnouts from people anxious to learn about the origins of the company that put them in hog heaven....

Ordinary man gives life to splendid film

Tim Cigelske August 28, 2003
Pekar's fashion sense consists of a back hair-revealing wifebeater and mustard-colored Daisy Dukes, which he wears while cutting his toenails in bed.
He trolls the supermarket with a permanent scowl branded on his face in search of canned goods, namely a...

Jazzy life made brighter at home

Tim Cigelske August 28, 2003
The movie follows the story of Roxie Hart (Renee Zellweger) and Velma Kelly (Catherine Zeta-Jones), a pair of killers looking for the fame and Chicago nightclub careers that can come with murder. Over the course of a jail term and lawyer Billy Flynn's...
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