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Hollywood Vampires is less than the sum of its superstar parts

Published July 6, 2016

Describing the star-studded supergroup Hollywood Vampires sounds as close to fan fiction as the rock world has to offer: Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp (sure, why not) on one stage. The band is a bit more Frankenstein than vampire, however.

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Summerfest picks: Jimmy Carlton

Published June 27, 2016

Milwaukee, this is our time to shine. These 11 days are not only a local party, but a civic showcase of our proud town. Leave the jean shorts at home, throw back a few High Lifes, groove to some tunes and #festharder. Here are Jimmy's Summerfest 2016 picks.

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10 movies to look forward to this fall

Published Aug. 6, 2015

The summer may be still a month from technically coming to a close, but when it comes to movies, the sun might as well have set on the season. So let's look ahead to the fall season and the big names - Steven Spielberg! Tom Hardy! Matt Damon! Tom Hardy again! - that we'll hopefully be raving about when the leaves come down.

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"Mortdecai" - Lifestyles of the rich and brainless

Published Jan. 31, 2015

If you're going to see one movie about a dandy, mustachioed gentleman on a caper involving stolen artwork and featuring an appearance by Jeff Goldblum, make it "The Grand Budapest Hotel." However, if you're going to see two movies about a dandy, mustachioed gentleman on a caper involving stolen artwork and featuring an appearance by Jeff Goldblum ... eh, maybe it's best to just watch "The Grand Budapest Hotel" a second time.

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Disney's "The Lone Ranger" a runaway action, family film

Published Dec. 9, 2013

Go in with low expectations, and be treated with a fun ride of a film. "The Lone Ranger" is available on Blue-ray combo pack, Digital HD and On-Demand starting on Dec. 17 -- just in time for the Christmas season.

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Commitment tattoos instead of rings?

Published Aug. 7, 2013

What are your thoughts on getting tattoos to symbolize your commitment to another person? Here are some people who went for it.

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Hi-oh no, Silver: "The Lone Ranger" is a massive mess

Published July 3, 2013

Who is this movie for? Younger audiences likely have no interest in the old radio serial and TV character, much less even know who he is. And older audiences who do remember the old show likely have no interest in seeing a gritty modern reimagining of said character. Well, now that I've actually seen "The Lone Ranger," I can confirm that I still have no bloody idea who is supposed to enjoy this movie.

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"Dark Shadows" a vampire tale sucked dry of life

Published May 11, 2012

After "Beetlejuice" and "Edward Scissorhands," Hollywood seemed to have found a fascinating visual mind in Tim Burton. Cut to 20 years later, and Burton's signature style is more sigh-inducing than surprising.