Three Quick Takes from Taylor Hanley at the Wisconsin Film Festival

Dispatch: Wisconsin Film Festival Taylor Hanley offers her thoughts on three of this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival selections. Girlhood | Céline Sciamma | France| 2014 | 112 min I planned to start out the Wisconsin Film Festival by seeing White God, because I love attempts to reconstruct classic stories, and also because of the picture in the film […]

Review: WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS at Wisconsin Film Festival, Wed Apr 15, 6:30pm

Review: Wisconsin Film Festival Where the Sidewalk Ends | Otto Preminger | USA | 1950 | 95 min Wisconsin Film Festival, Sundance Cinema 5, Wednesday April 15, 6:30pm» Detective Mark Dixon (Dana Andrews) wants to get away from his father’s reputation. But when he ends up in a criminal situation, he starts to act more […]

The Buzz of Truth: The Big Docs at the 2015 Wisconsin Film Festival

Festival Buzz: Part Three of Three The Big Docs: Non-Fiction Features and Shorts 2015 Wisconsin Film Festival, April 9-16; Film Guide at wifilmfest.org» Film Guide available in Wednesday’s Capital Times (Wisconsin State Journal insert and free distribution sites) Box Office Opens Saturday, March 14 at 12:00pm: Union South Box Office (Noon-8:00pm); Memorial Union Campus Arts Box […]

Review: WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT @ MRQE, Fri Feb 27 & Sat Feb 28, 11:30pm

Review: Limited Run Who Framed Roger Rabbit | Robert Zemeckis | USA | 1988 | 104 min Union South Marquee Theater, Friday, February 27 at 11:30pm; Saturday, February 28 at 11:30 pm» Taylor Hanley revisits the classic that pushed late-1980s film technology to seamlessly fuse live-action and animation. I watched Who Framed Roger Rabbit many […]

Review: THE BABADOOK at MRQE, Thu Feb 5 thru Sun Feb 8

Review: Limited Run The Babadook | Jennifer Kent | USA | 2014 | 93 min Union South Marquee Theater, February 5-8, follow link to wudfilm.com for showtimes» Amelia (Essie Davis), a single mother still haunted by her husband’s death, struggles to control her son Samuel (Noah Wiseman) and his fear of monsters. Samuel’s normal childhood fear […]