Review: THE MOST WONDERFUL EVENING OF MY LIFE at Wisconsin Film Festival, Apr 12 & 14

Review: Wisconsin Film Festival The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life | Ettore Scola | Italy | 1972 | 106 min Wisconsin Film Festival, UW Cinematheque, Sunday, April 12, 2:15pm» Wisconsin Film Festival, Sundance Cinemas, Tuesday, April 14, 6:00pm» A Maserati switchbacking through the Milanese countryside in playful pursuit of a mysterious leather-catsuit-unzipped-to-her-navel motorcyclist—Ettore Scola’s […]

Review: THE IRON MINISTRY at Wisconsin Film Festival, Fri Apr 10 & Sun Apr 12

Review: Wisconsin Film Festival The Iron Ministry | J. P. Sniadecki | USA | 2014 | 82 min Wisconsin Film Festival, UW Chazen, Friday, April 10, 5:00pm» Wisconsin Film Festival, UW Chazen, Sunday, April 12, 6:30pm» The good news is, if this title attracted your eye because of an inborn interest in modern China, or […]

2014 Wisconsin Film Festival Attendance: Is Post-2011 Decline the New Normal?

Editor’s Note: I invited Sean Weitner to contribute an article about this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival attendance numbers because I have been a fan of his work on the topic at Dane 101, which has been in “permanent stasis” since Feburary, 2014. For a little context, I encourage you to check out his previous Dane […]