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Academy Award winning screenwriter, Mequon native John Ridley joins 'Milwaukee Film' board

MILWAUKEE — Academy Award winning screenwriter and Milwaukee-area native John Ridley has joined the board of directors for Milwaukee Film.

The organization runs the annual Milwaukee Film Festival. 50 more words

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Ben-Hur Goes To The Races and Loses, A Review

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

I would rather watch Les Misérables again than try to suffer through the 2016 remake of Ben-Hur by Night Watch… 471 more words

Film

Everybody Ben-Hurts: Wherein I answer all your questions about the new (fourth) big-screen adaption of the 19th century novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ except "Why?"

Here’s is the sort of sterling-quality joke that got whittled from what started out as a straight-up review of the new, Timur Bekmambetov-directed adaptation of… 118 more words

Movies

MOVIE REVIEW | ***SUNDAY FLASHBACK*** 12 Years a Slave (2013)

In a nutshell, Bored & Dangerous says: “For all its harsh realism, it never let me forget I was watching a prestige movie.”

“I will not fall into despair! 655 more words

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Babou Ceesay, Rory Kinnear and Daniel Mays Join Idris Elba's Six-Part Drama Thriller 'GUERRILLA'


Babou Ceesay, Rory Kinnear, Daniel Mays, Nathaniel Martello-White, Denise Gough, Brandon Scott, Zawe Ashton and Nicholas Pinnock have joined the upcoming six-part drama thriller series  472 more words

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'Guerrilla': John Ridley's Showtime-Sky Miniseries Sets Male Lead, Rounds Out Cast

Guerrilla, Showtime and Sky Atlantic’s six-episode series about a politically active couple who set out to change the world in 1970s London, has firmed up the cast as it heads into production this week. 263 more words

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'American Crime': Lili Taylor Set To Return For Season 3

Emmy-nominated Lili Taylor will return to American Crime for the upcoming third season, joining previously announced Timothy Hutton, Felicity Huffman, Regina King and Richard Cabral in the praised anthology series from John Ridley and Michael McDonald. 135 more words

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