Marquette Wire

MovieBarcode makes art out of art

Matt Mueller

March 25, 2011

Filed under Uncategorized

Art or entertainment? It’s one of the classic questions that comes with being a film fanatic. If you end up on the side of movies being entertainment, people think you’re shallow. On the other hand, if you champion the idea of film as art, you come off as p...

Pint-sized film creates waves

Annie Bolger

January 28, 2011

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I’ve always admired the people who can find the time to see everything ever possibly nominated for the Oscars. So after watching last year’s short film nominees, I’ve started to try to find other short films. With the invention...

Ebert gives former Milwaukeean two thumbs up

Matt Mueller

January 20, 2011

Filed under Featured, Marquee

After five years off the air, famed movie critic Roger Ebert is making a TV comeback. And he’s bringing a dash of Wisconsin flavor with him. On Jan. 4, Ebert announced that former Milwaukeean Ignatiy Vishnevetsky would be joini...

Lost and found, funnier than ever

Sarah Elms

November 11, 2010

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Ever wonder what happened to all of those old home videos you donated to Goodwill? Or the celebrity workout VHS tapes you sold at your last garage sale? If Wisconsin natives Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett got their hands on them, they m...

‘Rocky’ brings tricks and treats to the Oriental

Jennie Jorgensen

October 28, 2010

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This Halloween weekend, if you’re looking for an opportunity to dress in drag, yell profanities, throw toilet paper rolls and belt out “Time Warp” with hundreds of other rowdy, obscene, potentially drunken strangers — well, you can probably find that just about ...

Milwaukee short film fest shows off local talents

Kaellen Hessel

October 28, 2010

Filed under Marquee

This weekend, you might get the chance to discover the next Alfred Hitchcock, Frank Capra or Woody Allen, courtesy of the 12th Annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival. The festival, which runs Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. ...