NOTE: I am reviewing this film because it had the highest domestic box office ($50 million) of any film in my cable provider’s “New and Popular” On Demand section that I have not yet reviewed.
NOTE: I am reviewing this film because it has the highest domestic box office ($61 million) of any film in my cable provider’s “New and Featured” On Demand section that I have not yet reviewed.
In “Sunny Days: The Children’s Television Revolution That Changed America,” journalist David Kamp takes readers on a fascinating journey through the development of one of the most beloved shows on television.
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Lauer accused author Ronan Farrow on Tuesday of shoddy and biased journalism in his book “Catch and Kill” that included what Lauer says is a false accusation that the former “Today” show host raped a co-worker.
It has been over a month since “Trolls World Tour” took the On Demand world by storm, offering families the chance to catch a shiny new movie while stuck in quarantine. That film took in an estimated $100 million in revenue in its first two weeks, success that “Scoob!” is hoping to repeat wi…
Since last week I reviewed the most recent winner of the Oscar for Best Picture in “Parasite,” I thought it would be fun to this week take a look at the most recent winner of the Razzie for Worst Picture in “Cats.”
This past February, the South Korean film “Parasite” did something that no other foreign-language, foreign-produced “international” film had ever done: win the Oscar for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.
You can thank “The Wretched” if you suddenly want to add another item to stock up with during this pandemic: salt. That's one of the only things that apparently keeps witches at bay. Pro tip: buy it in big bags.
NOTE: Thanks to readers Bob and Darlene Bassett for suggesting this movie to review. If you would like to suggest an On Demand movie to review, please visit www.bobatthemovies.com and leave a comment under the first blog post.
Tyler Rake sounds like a Mad-Libs action hero name. When you add to the mix that this character actually, literally kills someone with a rake, it starts to veer into parody territory.
In this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, while people are cooped up inside to remain healthy, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism is offering online activities to inspire travel plans for the future and virtually explore the state’s natural wonders.
The Sun Prairie Public Library, located at 1350 Linnerud Dr., is working to bring online programming for all age groups. See the Events Calendar on the library website for up-to-date event listings, and also check out the library’s Facebook pages.Upcoming events include:
In an era where theaters are closed and studios are pushing back their hottest movies until next year, Universal has made the bold decision to release its animated would-be blockbuster “Trolls World Tour” straight to On Demand so it can capitalize on an audience with dwindling entertainment …
NEW YORK (AP) — Quibi may specialize in small, bite-sized videos, but its volume of shows is large. The media platform launches Monday with 175 new original shows — everything from scripted series, comedic diversions, deep dramas and celebrity fluff. Here's a look at some of the notable and …
NOTE: This film is being reviewed because of its upcoming Video On Demand release, acknowledging the decision to close most of the theaters in the country due to COVID-19.
NOTE: Please check with local theaters for updated operating procedures. Exercise caution and practice cleanliness and safety if you plan to see any movie theatrically in the current climate.
Prairie Music & Arts' Second Annual Pop Cabaret Benefit Concert scheduled for Sunday, March 15 from 3-6 p.m. at The Venue on Winnebago located at 2262 Winnebago St in Madison has been canceled due to concerns about possible exposure to coronavirus.
Last week in my “Sonic the Hedgehog” review, I lamented that the title character was a cleaned-up cartoon rather than the “realistic” CGI abomination we were promised that would have made the movie a classic of terrible cinema.
Don those dancing shoes and get ready polka! Milwaukee’s celebrated Brewhaus Polka Kings are coming to town. Come out on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Sun Prairie Public Library for this free concert.
This Valentine’s Day, you probably experienced the usual flood of candy and flowers. But at your local movie theater, there was something increasingly rare: A soulful and adult romantic drama in “The Photograph.”
I’m writing this review less than three hours removed from Joaquin Phoenix winning an Oscar for “Joker.” It is the second time an actor has won for playing the Clown Prince of Crime, after Heath Ledger’s posthumous win for 2008’s “The Dark Knight.”
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The mood at Diane von Furstenberg’s lunch honoring this year’s female Oscar contenders could have been downbeat, given the shutout of women directors for Sunday’s awards. Instead, it was celebratory and defiant.
“Olympic Pride, American Prejudice: The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics,” Atria Books, by Deborah Riley Draper, Blair Underwood and Travis Thrasher.
Enjoy a stellar lineup of bluegrass bands, while making Dane County a better place for all at the Barrymore Theatre at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, during the 19th Annual United Way Bluegrass Benefit.
At one point in “Birds of Prey,” crime lord Roman Sionis, aka Ewan McGregor, sits down with a tub of popcorn to watch Harley Quinn suffer through a brutal interrogation.
Last week I looked at the nominees in the Acting categories for the upcoming 92nd Academy Awards. This week I’ll look at four more categories, even though I know we’re all here for Best Picture.
Students from area schools will participate in a Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) sanctioned District Solo & Ensemble Music Festival hosted at Prairie View Middle School (PVMS), 400 N. Thompson Road, on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020.
NEW YORK (AP) — Melanie Musson in Belgrade, Montana, does a lot of driving with her four girls. Juggling a broad age range, 1 to 9, she's forever searching for ways to keep them all entertained without relying entirely on video.
One of the more colorful, late-life anecdotes about Elvis Presley in Wisconsin has the music icon leaving his limo, while stopped at a red light in Madison, so he could break up a fight.
In preparation for “Bad Boys for Life,” I watched the previous two “Bad Boys” films from 1995 and 2003. This research coincided with the “Jeopardy!” Greatest of All Time tournament, which featured especially hard clues designed to challenge the brainiac players.
Back in 2014, my favorite movie of the year was “Birdman,” a chaotic comedy about a Broadway show gone wrong. The Academy agreed with me, awarding it the Oscar for Best Picture. The film took a unique approach to storytelling, making several weeks’ worth of action appear to take place in one…
Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman," “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday's Oscar nominations.
Combine sensational murders, startling confessions, surprise twists, and missing cadavers. Mix in a colorful cast of characters, a bit of backstabbing, secret rooms, and a zinger of an ending.