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Conversation: Critics Eric Beltmann and Shelly Sampon React to the 2015 Milwaukee Film Festival

If no one talks about it, does a movie exist? Perhaps the real meaning of a film festival lies in its sidewalk chatter. Even though the 2015 Milwaukee Film Festival closed Oct. 8, Critic Speak contributor Eric Beltmann and The Cinemaphile blogger Shelly Sampon lengthened the festival through one more conversation. Eric Beltmann: I think …

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Review: “God Bless America”

“God Bless America,” the latest film from stand-up comedian Bobcat Goldthwait, has a story that could have been told from a compelling angle. Joel Murray stars as Frank, a middle-aged man with nothing to lose, who goes on a murderous rampage, offing “scum of the earth” targets like Bill O’Reilly, a spoiled girl featured on …

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To promote new film, Magnolia Pictures advises fans to “get out your guns” to murder Bristol Palin

Either a jack-off intern was left in control of the social media accounts of Magnolia Pictures’ genre arm, Magnet Releasing, or the higher-ups at the Mark Cuban-owned distributor have some serious explaining to do. Here’s what was posted earlier today on Magnet’s Twitter and Facebook: Granted, this post was consistent with the tone of the …

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