If you heard that a couple from New York City’s entertainment industry was looking to buy a farm in the Green Bay area, you might shake your head and chuckle. Maybe you’d assume they’re just a pair of artsy-fartsy dreamers trying to escape the Big Apple and build a bucolic life for themselves in rural […]
Let’s be honest folks, the silver screen is not always kind to Wisconsin. Sure, there are more than a few movies that do Wisconsin proud, but on the whole we’re portrayed as terrible hicks or ignored completely. But don’t take my word for it. These four movies are, for better or worse, the least realistic representations […]
You may be surprised to learn that some of your favorite movies were made by filmmakers who come from Wisconsin. This list of groundbreaking movie-makers includes the men who made everything from untouchable classics and cult comedies to campy low-budget horror flicks. Grab some popcorn and check out the directors from America’s Dairyland.
Listen up all you moms and dads who tell your kids they’ll never make anything of themselves if all they ever do is play video games. Prepare to eat a giant slice of humble pie. A documentary film set to release in spring of 2014 might prove there’s more to gaming than meets the eye. […]
Going back home can be a time filled with a lot of mixed emotions. Whether it’s just for Thanksgiving dinner, or an extended stay in your parents’ basement, returning to your roots can sometimes be comforting, sometimes nostalgic and other times it’s just plain depressing. Oconomowoc, the feature-length directorial debut from Lawrence University graduate Andy […]
Have you ever noticed how no matter where you go, you almost always run into people who are originally from Wisconsin? It’s either that – or you meet folks with a direct connection to our state. It seems to be the same story in Hollywood circles. You’ll find screen legends as well as D-list celebrities […]