Stream: Spider-Man, Star Wars Vintage Records on Helium Roku Channel

Stream: Quick Pick Helium Roku Channel: See! Hear! Read! Vintage Guided Children’s Books Helium Roku Channel available at Roku Channel Store» I look at the New Releases in the Roku channel store almost every day, even though many of the new Roku channels contain generic public domain material that doesn’t interest me. But one channel introduced this […]

Stream: Best Foreign Language Films of 2015 (So Far)

Quick Picks: Several acclaimed international films that missed Madison screens currently stream on Netflix and other resources. If you follow our Facebook page you probably saw our link to “The Best Foreign-Language Films of 2015, According to the Criticwire Network,” via Indiewire. As 2015 comes to an end, we’ll have more to say about the list […]

Streaming Before #wifilmfest 2015: Other Films by Festival Directors, Part 2

Streaming Quick Picks: 2015 Wisconsin Film Festival Filmmakers Welcome to the second half of our “Streaming Before the Wisconsin Film Festival” list. For those of you who might have missed our first post, we are once again providing a resource for “one-stop shopping” to look at other films by directors who have films playing in […]

Streaming Before #wifilmfest 2015: Other Films by Festival Directors, Part 1

Streaming Quick Picks: 2015 Wisconsin Film Festival Filmmakers As always, we are committed to providing you with opportunities to stream interesting movies and provide a wider context around the area’s theatrical screenings. With that in mind, welcome to our second annual “Streaming Before the Wisconsin Film Festival.” As we did last year, we are once again […]

Now Streaming: Watch 23 David Koepp Films on Amazon, Netflix, Vudu, YouTube

Streaming Quick Picks: David Koepp The Wisconsin’s Own portion of each year’s Wisconsin Film Festival puts the spotlight on films from Wisconsin filmmakers. Before the Festival releases its schedule later this week, UW Cinematheque will be paying tribute to a Wisconsin filmmaker too, in form of a visit from versatile and prolific screenwriter/director David Koepp. A Pewaukee […]

Now Streaming: Watch 10 Espionage Films on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu

Quick Picks: 10 Espionage Films Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens. Avengers: Age of Ultron. Jurassic World. For many, these are the most anticipated blockbusters of the year. For me, they all take a back seat to the twenty-fourth James Bond film, SPECTRE. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, espionage is a subgenre about which I’m […]

Now Streaming–Watch 34 1980s Cannon Films on Netflix, Amazon

Quick Picks: Cannon Films, 1980-1989 Catch Cannon Fodder series at Union South Marquee Theater» Catch The Cannon Canon series at 4070 Vilas Hall» This semester the UW Cinematheque will present not just one but two concurrent series dedicated to Cannon Films, the production company made (in)famous by Israeli director Menahem Golan and his cousin Yoram Globus. While the […]

Now Streaming: Watch 9 Michael Mann Films on Netflix, Amazon

Streaming Quick Picks: Michael Mann His is a cinema of the sly and the stylish, and whether it’s in the form of the sprawling Heat and Public Enemies or the sleeker Thief and Collateral, the arrival of a new Michael Mann film in theaters always fills me with anticipation. As Blackhat is in theaters now, it […]