Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:16:02 CDT
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 12:06:00 CDTAs first reported this morning by TMZ, actor Bill Paxton - the star of "Twister," "Apollo 13," "Aliens, the TV show "Big Love" and much more - died of complications from heart surgery at the age of 61.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:36:00 CDTNetflix recently announced its latest batch of comings and goings for the month of March, and while there's no sight of Prince Fielder's new food show, there's plenty of other tasty morsels for movie fans and binge-watchers to dig into.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:56:00 CDTEven though the big prize is pretty much a big lock - thanks a lot, "La La Land" - there's still plenty of excitement and drama to be found among the other categories Sunday night. Here are our predictions for who will win during the 2017 Academy Awards.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:36:00 CDTThe biggest name to hit streaming services this year? Prince Fielder, who will premiere a new food show, "Fielder's Choice," on Netflix and Hulu sometime in March. And thanks to the former slugger, here's a first look.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:06:00 CDTIn Episode 19 of The Postgame Tailgate, Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss all things Oscars - from the hype to the host, how we watch the show to how we (inevitably, politically are going to) talk about it, predictions of winners and losers and a shout-out to "Norbit."
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:46:00 CDTMonday night's episode was so solid (by "The Bachelor" standards, of course) it almost made me forget that the show's "Bachelorette" reveal last week has ruined all of the remaining scenes for one of this season's best contestants and connections.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:26:00 CDTKathy Mykleby has found a spot in television built in the hearts of more than 1,700 children. Mykleby is the host/creator of the "Tuesday's Child" segments on WISN 12, a series that has run consistently for 26 years.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:56:00 CDTIs it possible ABC is just as ready for this season to be over and done with as we are? That's the vibe I got during last night's very peculiar episode, where the biggest story coming from "The Bachelor" didn't happen on "The Bachelor."
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 22:06:00 CDTAccording to several reports, current "Bachelor" contestant and Marquette University law school grad Rachel Lindsay will be announced as the star of the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette." She will be the show's first ever black lead.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:16:00 CDTWhile critics were pretty down on the flaccid romance sequel, what would an actual submissive make of "Fifty Shades Darker"? We watched the new romance film with one to find out if the sequel is more pain than pleasure.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:06:00 CDTThere's some accidental comedy to be found, but even audiences seeking out camp will wish they came to "Fifty Shades Darker" with a safe word to cut off this dull, monotonous, pleasure-free pain sooner rather than later.
Tue, 7 Feb 2017 12:56:00 CDTOn this week's episode of "The Bachelor," the cast cracked open a big ol' jug of whine - and just about everyone took a healthy swig. Here's our weekly breakdown of who's here, who's gone and who's losing their mind (other than the author).
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 13:36:00 CDTIn case you spent all Sunday sleeping - wise thinking in retrospect - the Patriots came back to beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. But there's much more to the Super Bowl than who won on the scoreboard. Here are the real winners and losers.
Fri, 3 Feb 2017 17:06:00 CDTThere are many questions after the Academy announced its Oscar nominations early yesterday morning, the most important being where can I find these movies? Here's a list of where to watch them - either in theaters or at home.
Fri, 3 Feb 2017 15:16:00 CDTCreated by Dana Calvo and based on a nonfiction book by Lynn Povich, "Good Girls Revolt" is a great look into the drama of a news organization at a time when attitudes, mind sets and gender roles were changing.
Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:26:00 CDTSuper Bowl commercials may no longer have that surprise factor, but they're still half of the fun of watching. So here are a few of the ads that you'll probably be talking about Sunday - and maybe even Monday if they did their job right.
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 19:16:00 CDTIt's more coincidence than irony that the Oscars will air during Black History Month. Long criticized for its painfully obvious lack of diversity, I'm optimistic that Hollywood - and others - are starting to see the writing on the wall.
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 08:51:00 CDTIt's never too early to start getting excited for the Milwaukee Film Festival. So today, Milwaukee Film announced the official dates for the 2017 festival - its ninth edition - landing this year from Sept. 28 through Oct. 12.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:16:00 CDTAn episode of "The Bachelor" in which the supernatural invades a group date, Corinne and Taylor land in a gator-infested swamp and the latter gets possessed by a vengeful bayou spirit should not end with me going, "Kind of a dull episode."
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:56:00 CDTSay hello to "Finding Dory" and "Sausage Party" - and say goodbye to "Clueless," There Will Be Blood" and "Black Hawk Down." Here's what's coming and going from Netflix for the month of February.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 16:56:00 CDTCan anything stop "La La Land"? That's the question on everyone's lips after the Oscar nominations were announced this morning, handing the bright-hued Hollywood musical 14 nominations - tied for the most for a single movie.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:56:00 CDTThere was a lot of bullcrap on the latest episode of "The Bachelor" - and some of it was even from the cattle! Indeed, Corinne led the way in supplying manure, as expected, in Monday night's Milwaukee-heavy show. Read on for this week's detailed recap.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:56:00 CDTBefore its HBO premiere tonight at 9 p.m., we chatted with director Irene Taylor Brodsky about her harrowing doc "Beware the Slenderman," and why true crime has become such a pop culture sensation.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:16:00 CDTWhen they filmed this season of "The Bachelor," The Iron Horse Hotel was selected as a special date night locale. So, in honor of its on-screen appearance, the Walker's Point hotel will host a "Little Black Dress" viewing party for tonight's episode.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:56:00 CDTI don't want to say Corinne is everything wrong with "The Bachelor" ... but Corinne is everything wrong with "The Bachelor." But also everything right? I know; I'm confused too. Let's talk about last night's new episode.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:04:00 CDTWe sat down with WISN meteorologist Jeremy Nelson for a Milwaukee Talks as he prepares to say goodbye to Brew City. Nelson's last day on air here - before leaving for a job as chief meteorologist at Channel 12's sister station in Savannah, Georgia - is Friday.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:06:00 CDTA frontrunner busted out of the pack while a serious villain emerged on the second episode of "The Bachelor" last night. Here are our contenders and pretenders from Monday night's new chapter in Nick Viall's dating life.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 16:56:00 CDTAdding to the list of retiring familiar local news faces, longtime TMJ4 weatherman John Malan announced today that he will sign off, with March 1 marking the final day of his 36-year career in the Milwaukee area.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 15:36:00 CDTAaron Rodgers was able to defeat the New York Giants yesterday, 38-13, in the NFC Wild Card game. Tonight, however, on the premiere of the new trivia show "Big Fan," Rodgers will face off against an even more daunting opponent: his fans.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 12:56:00 CDTLast night, the Golden Globes officially kicked off awards season, announcing its bizarre yet not bizarre enough to be all that interesting winners. But who really won and lost at Sunday night's ceremony? Let's break it down.
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 13:26:00 CDTThe loving tributes to dearly departed Hollywood legends Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds are still flowing in - including the unfortunately timely documentary "Bright Lights," premiering tonight at 7 p.m. on HBO.
Sat, 7 Jan 2017 09:06:00 CDTWill "La La Land" dance onto the Golden Globes stage several times Sunday night? Will the clock strike midnight on "Moonlight" and its awards season run? Pop culture editor Matt Mueller makes his predictions for Sunday night's show.
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 17:16:00 CDTThere are a lot of reasons to be excited for 2017, but at the top of the list - or at least right below "It's not 2016" - is the number of exciting, potential-rich movies coming out in the next 359 days. Here are the 17 we're most excited about.
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 16:06:00 CDTFOX6 announced today that veteran sports anchor Tom Pipines will retire in February after 32 years at the station. Pipines marks the third big name - after Vince Condella and Katrina Cravy - to retire from FOX6 in the past year.
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 14:23:00 CDTDespite the all-red cavalcade on last night's premiere of "The Bachelor," a few of the contestants managed to make strong impressions on both Nick and viewers - for both the better and the worse. Here are my early contenders and pretenders from episode one.
Mon, 2 Jan 2017 17:26:00 CDT"The Bachelor" returns to TV tonight - with a familiar face for both fans of the long-running dating reality show and Milwaukee residents in tow. Tune in at 7 p.m. on ABC to see how Day 1 goes for Nick Viall - and tune in tomorrow for our thoughts!
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 17:56:00 CDTTo say Carrie Fisher is a part of modern Americana would be an understatement. Well, her character Princess Leia, at least. But it's Carrie Fisher who has kept the princess a reality for billions.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 15:46:00 CDTYet another beloved, influential and inspirational celebrity was tragically added to the list of those taken from us in 2016, as the news broke this morning that actress and "Star Wars" icon Carrie Fisher died after suffering a massive heart attack.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 13:06:00 CDTOff of work this next week and need something to do other than pick at Christmas leftovers and mess with your new gifts? Here are all the movies currently playing in theaters for you to enjoy this holiday season. Happy movie watching!
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 12:36:00 CDTGetting nostalgic for childhood movies is nothing new on the internet. However, in the case of "Shazaam," it's a little more curious - mainly because "Shazaam" doesn't actually exist.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:56:00 CDTGuess who's ready to end 2016 and move onto 2017? Well, yes, pretty much everybody, but especially Netflix, which jumped the gun on the new year by announcing its new entertainment offerings - and dearly departeds - for January.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:56:00 CDTIn honor of this weekend's release of "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," OnMilwaukee pop culture editor and expert Matt Mueller went about the task of ranking the seven "Star Wars" movies. Safe to say the prequels did not fare well.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:01:00 CDTFrankie MacDonald, who has autism, gives a weather warning in a boisterous fashion (via YouTube) that I cannot stop smiling at. And, he's just in time for our first snow event of the season.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:26:00 CDTTo help tell which new movies are brand new iPhones and which ones are re-gifted fruitcakes, we've put together this Christmas preview of the naughty and the nice heading to theaters this holiday season.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 17:06:00 CDTAuthor Jason Diamond went to find '80s film icon John Hughes and write his biography. He came back with his own personal memoir, "Searching for John Hughes," instead. We chatted with the author about Hughes, his beloved movies and nostalgia.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 15:12:00 CDTI wasn't really in the market for a new TV, but like so many others, I got suckered into buying a huge one on Black Friday. I was lured by the low, low prices, but also the idea of having a super-sharp 65-inch television that would be ready for 4K.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:30:00 CDTWith almost everything available on-demand online, cable and satellite TV are pretty archaic. Today, ATandT acknowledged this by unveiling DIRECTV Now, a streaming service that will go head-to-head with cable (and its own soon-to-be-discontinued U-Verse), for $35 a month.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 15:16:00 CDTNetflix's much-anticipated "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" premiered this holiday weekend, and, while most of the show played like a sloppy but warmly satisfying Thanksgiving dinner, the ending left an uneasy aftertaste.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 14:06:00 CDTThe local news ratings for November have been released, with WISN 12 at the top of the charts for the period.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:16:00 CDTChristmas has come early for Netflix subscribers, as the service announced its new arrivals for December - including "Captain America: Civil War," only the biggest movie of the year. And that's far from all. Here's everything coming and going next month.