This month, Disney+ delivered the ultimate cure for "Hamilton" FOMO with a filmed version of the stage show, one that sates just about every craving a "Hamilfanâ€ could have, even if the movie itself thrills more as a victory of access than of its own particular artistry.
Now available on Milwaukee Film's Sofa Cinema, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" may be imperfect, but it still pulls off the impossible: It's perhaps the first economics lecture you'll actually want to attend.
It's easy to overlook or underestimate "Driveways." I would know: I did. Even the name seemed forgettable and unassuming. How special could a movie called "Driveways" be? Months later, I'd get my answer: quite.
With "Dolphin Reef" and "Elephant" - now available on Disney+ - the animal kingdom's glory easily overcomes the Magic Kingdom's gaffes.
Love is in the air - but better yet, there will be new movies and TV shows in your Netflix account as the Big Red Streaming Monolith announced its monthly list of new arrivals for the month of February.
The good news for "The Grudge": There's nothing egregious awful or particularly bad to inspire F-word laden vitriol, much less its instantly infamous F CinemaScore grade. The bad news? There's not much to recommend either.
When a movie has you clinging to the comparative humanity, wit and thoughtfulness of a Denise Richards performance as a positive, something wrong probably happened over the past 80 minutes.
For all of the work Abrams and company put into resurrecting the past and bringing back all of its icons a final bow, "The Rise of Skywalker" leaves behind the most essential part of the first "Star Wars": a simple story, well told.
Never say never - but after three and a half gripping, gorgeously assembled and, in the end, painfully gut-punching hours, it's near impossible to imagine the iconic director having anything more to say about gangsters after "The Irishman."
Forget "Avengers: Endgame" or "The Lion King," it's time for the true cinematic blockbuster of the year: the Milwaukee Film Festival, celebrating its eleventh year on Brew City big screens beginning Oct. 17-31.
The Lowlands Beer Collaborative has announced a new seasonal beer series entitled "Now Playing," which will showcase an ongoing, rotating collaboration with Good City Brewing, plus a tie-in with Milwaukee Film.
Making a good sequel, always the great Hollywood conundrum. Sometimes you get a "Godfather: Part II." Other times you get "Speed 2: Cruise Control." Thankfully, the Downer Theatre has safely landed in the former category with its second Almost Midnight movie series.
Faced with that unenviable and unfair challenge of competing with fans' imaginations, "Solo" comes at the problem by tragically using little imagination of its own, delivering a perfunctory and painfully adequate solo mission for Han Solo.
"Avengers: Infinity War" is the largest superhero gathering ever assembled on the big screen, and it certainly feels that way - with all of the payoffs and problems you would expect from cramming an entire universe into a single sitting.
With the spine-chilling success of "It," "Get Out" and "A Quiet Place," It's been a banner couple of years for the horror genre. It's also been a massive time of growth for the Milwaukee film scene. So what better time for a horror movie festival!?