The mead hall opens at 5p, and the show starts at 7p! Best friends Richard Bone (Jeff Bridges) and Alex Cutter (John Heard) are two middle-class guys living in an upper-class town. The Santa Barbara buddies get dragged into a murder mystery when Richard accidentally spots a man ditching a body into a trash can. […]
The mead hall opens at 5p, and the show starts at 7p! Sofia Coppola’s brilliant adaptation of the novel by Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides tells of the brief lives of five teenage sisters sheltered by their strict, religious parents in a middle class suburb near the outskirts of Detroit during the 1970s. United States […]
Mead hall opens at 5p, and the show starts at 7p! After a painful breakup, Clementine (Kate Winslet) undergoes a procedure to erase memories of her former boyfriend Joel (Jim Carrey) from her mind. When Joel discovers that Clementine is going to extremes to forget their relationship, he undergoes the same procedure and slowly begins […]
The 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival will be running from March 30 to April 6. We’ve got three writers leading the preview coverage for Tone Madison—Mark Riechers, Grant Phipps, and Chris Lay. Grant is also covering the festival a bit for the madison film site LakeFrontRow. As in years past, previewing the festival means choking down a lot […]
As of late, Syria has been associated in the public consciousness with refugees and political strife, and not so much with the visual arts. But a group of Kurdish filmmakers and artists hope to change that. In the Rojava region of Syria (known to some as Western Kurdistan), they’ve set up the Rojava Film Commune […]
Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick, Jean-Luc Godard…all names you can expect to see in the credits at upcoming screenings put on by the UW Cinematheque.