Marquette Wire

Ebert gives former Milwaukeean two thumbs up

Matt Mueller

January 20, 2011

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

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

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

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. ...

REDDIN: The life and death of cinema subtlety

Matthew Reddin

October 7, 2010

I’m sure you can’t tell from over there, but writing this column every week is harder than it looks. Yeah, you get to shoot your mouth about any “artsy” topic you want, but here’s the dirty little secret: Some week...

It’s amore: Local film festival shows off Italian culture and cinema

Matthew Reddin

April 29, 2010

If your exposure to Italian culture consists of watching the “guidos” and “guidettes” of “Jersey Shore,” it might be worth your while to learn something about real Italians for a change at the 4th annual Italian Film Festival USA of Milwaukee. The festival, takin...

Say ‘Bonjour’ to French Film Fest

Erica Breunlin

February 4, 2010

When it comes to film, the French don’t appear to be shy about much. Or shy about anything, really. With this in mind, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will celebrate its 13th annual French Film Festival Feb. 5 to 1...

Exhibit unveils eclectic work of Warhol’s last decade

Kaleigh Ward

September 24, 2009

Every college student knows about Andy Warhol. At least the trendy ones do, or they pretend to. Nevertheless, Warhol’s name is universally recognized while the names of most other contemporary artists remain somewhat unfamiliar...

Nothing small about short film fest

Kaleigh Ward

September 17, 2009

Among the little-known and under-appreciated festivals this city has to offer is the Milwaukee Short Film Festival. Last weekend marked the end of the 11th annual fest put on by the Milwaukee Independent Film Society. The festival...