Everything leaving Netflix in March 2020

Published Feb. 19, 2020

It's a bad month for blockbusters on the Big Red Streaming Monolith as some of the biggest names on Netflix - "The Dark Knight," "Black Panther," "Lord of the Rings" - are marching off to greener pastures in March.


Grumpy Superman faces grumpy Batman in new "BvS" footage

Published Dec. 1, 2015

During last night's fall finale of "Gotham," Warner Bros. fittingly released a quick new teaser of next year's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." Not bad! But, in classic DC movie form, this teaser reveal feels once again like it's playing catch-up to the MCU.


Holy nostalgia, Batman! An original Batmobile resides in Oconomowoc

Published July 8, 2015

While the campy but delightful TV show "Batman" approaches a half a century since its network debut, the Batmobile remains an "it" automobile, standing the test of time in coolness and recognizable design. Baby Boomers, Bat-Fans and beyond dream of cruising around town in style if ever given the keys to take Batman's ride for a spin. For Oconomowoc native Craig Schiefelbein, that dream is a reality, tucked away in his personal Batcave.


Kasem remembered for kind voice, inspiring others

Published June 16, 2014

If you ever have the chance to chat with anyone working in radio, especially on air, then you know of some of the people who were huge influences on the industry. The world lost one of the greats with the passing of Casey Kasem.


The five best of Tim Burton

Published Oct. 3, 2012

I didn't have many nice things to say back when Tim Burton released "Dark Shadows," but considering "Frankenweenie" is coming out this weekend, I'm thinking we start fresh. As a sign of good will, here are five Tim Burton movies that give merit to the director's reputation of quality and creativity.


"The Dark Knight Rises" rises to the occasion

Published July 20, 2012

There's been much ado about the crucial final film of Nolan's third installment. But, much to the relief of fans, "The Dark Knight Rises" was the final Batman film audiences both needed and deserved.


OnMedia: A Packer tries out as an actor

Published May 5, 2010

A Packer tries out for a second career on TV ... Students do their stuff on Channel 36 ... The "Ghost Hunters" come to town ... Jimmy Fallon hosts the Emmys ... And a porn take on the TV version of Batman and Robin.


After slow start, "Batman Begins" delivers a zap pow!

Published June 9, 2005

What the last couple of Batman movies lacked in energy, "Batman Begins" more than makes up for, keeping the dialogue funny and believable, and the action tight and engaging. If "Batman Begins" is the final episode of the saga, at least it goes out with a bang, pow, zap!