Marquette Wire

REDDIN: I’d rather be old than be Justin Bieber

Matthew Reddin

March 10, 2011

I was going to write this column about how I got a haircut and it brought me out of my pre-spring doldrums, except then I actually read last week’s issue, and — well, you know the rest. That left me feeling a little down, ...

With “The King’s Speech”, the Oscars show their age

Matt Mueller

March 2, 2011

Every year, there are two guarantees: taxes and the Oscars will disappoint. Yes, somehow every late February, the Academy takes four hours of ABC screen time to build audiences up and then make them vow to never watch again. Already, the Internet is crying out th...

Marquee picks the Oscars

February 24, 2011

The Oscars are coming, the Oscars are coming! It’s that time of year again, movie fans. The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is offering up 24 coveted trophies, in categories as low-profile as Best Sound...

Christopher Nolan’s Oscar dreams turn into a nightmare

Matt Mueller

February 1, 2011

I feel bad for the Oscars. I know that it must sound strange to have sympathetic feelings toward a gaudy festival of self-congratulations, privilege and false modesty, but I sincerely do. These emotions tend to come about around this t...