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The Films of War

Nov 14, 2014

  Which leaves a more lasting impression on Americans – images of war or images from war movies? A new book tries to answer that question.

Give Me Liberty, the Movie

The creative team behind Give Me Liberty says the feature film is for Milwaukee, by Milwaukee and about Milwaukee.

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The Surface is a drama about two men, both at a desperate point in their lives, who have a chance encounter on Lake Michigan.

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The history of LGBT cinema has always generally reflected the state of the LGBT community and its place in the world. 

Point and Shoot

As the Milwaukee Film Festival continues this week, a new film documents an American’s behind-the-front lines story of fighting along with the Libyan rebels who overthrew Qaddafi.

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It’s been 41 years since the last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam, but the effects of the prolonged conflict are still being felt. 

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Don’t use the term debunk around James Randi.  

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Among the many films playing during this year’s Milwaukee Film Festival, one film stands out for the sheer unlikeliness of its true subject matter.

Serial Daters Anonymous

The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival is underway at cinemas from Fox Point to Washington Heights. One of the mainstays of the festival is the spotlight on local films. 

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Earlier this week, Lake Effect previewed the fall arts scene – on stage, in galleries, and more – around Milwaukee.  Today, we turn to the big screen, which is hoping to rebound from a slow summer at the box office.

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The 16th annual Milwaukee Short Film Festival runs Friday and Saturday at the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Lubar Auditorium.

All right quick – name an actor known for playing cowboys.

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West Allis native and actress Chuti Tiu has been making a name for herself in Hollywood. She's had parts in the films Beautiful and The Internship, and has had recurring roles on highly rated TV shows as well, including WeedsThe Closer, and Southland. But her newest starring role is as a screenwriter.

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Staying inside is pretty advisable, given this weekend's predicted frigid weather. But maybe a film set in Europe will help warm you up.

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Moviegoers have come to expect more and more sophisticated, seamless special effects, thanks to advances in computer graphics. A UWM graduate has played a big role in creating this CG movie magic.

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