Paranormal parity

Despite the online haters, the all-female reboot of “Ghostbusters” has a snappy script and terrific performances, including Kate McKinnon as a gleefully reckless physicist.

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The purveyors of “Limbo,” one of gaming’s most minimalist masterpieces, have returned to form with “Inside,” a creepy and compelling side-scrolling puzzle-platformer that’s completely dialogue- and text-free. more »

Jul 15, 2016 2:45 PM Games


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The first half of 2016 produced some superb episodes of television, so much so that it’d be a crime to wait until December to talk about them. more »

Jul 15, 2016 2:30 PM TV & Video

New Zealand-based filmmaker Taika Waititi (“What We Do in the Shadows”) has done it again. “Hunt for the Wilderpeople” is an old-fashioned odd-couple comedy delivered with flair. more »

Jul 14, 2016 5:00 AM Movies


Jeri Casper

The “Pokémon Go” app turns every part of your real-world universe into a place to hunt for Nintendo’s ubiquitous pocket monsters, and it’s taken over the world — and Madison — like an Articuno hurricane move. more »

Jul 12, 2016 4:33 PM Games

“The Secret Life of Pets” unleashes an adorable bunch of creatures on New York City’s boroughs. The film paints the city with an ecstatic brush, and Kevin Hart gives voice to Bunny Snowball, a fuzzy bundle of class outrage. more »

Jul 7, 2016 5:00 AM Movies



From hilarious returning comedies like Hulu’s “Difficult People” to the dark new HBO miniseries “The Night Of,” July has several options for maximum viewing enjoyment. more »

Jul 1, 2016 6:00 AM TV & Video

Thursday nights in July, Cinematheque and retired UW film professor David Bordwell will shine a light on four 1940s-era writers — Otis Ferguson, James Agee, Manny Farber and Parker Tyler — whose groundbreaking prose shaped decades of film criticism. more »

Jun 30, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Matthew McConaughey plays Newton Knight, a former Civil War soldier who turns against the Confederacy to lead a rag-tag guerilla army, in the rambling “Free State of Jones.” more »

Jun 30, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

In the heartfelt documentary “Dark Horse,” the residents of an economically depressed Welsh mining village pool their financial resources to breed a racehorse, fittingly named Dream Alliance. more »

Jun 23, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Zack Kemmerer’s turn as an “American Ninja Warrior” is far from over. Though his face flashed on screen for just a moment in the season opener, more feats of athleticism are to come for the UW biochem student, who is advancing to the next round. more »

Jun 16, 2016 3:15 PM TV & Video

Greta Gerwig is at her best in the lovingly rendered screwball comedy “Maggie’s Plan.” more »

Jun 16, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

UW Cinematheque’s “French Tough Guys” series heats up this summer with memorable cinematic fisticuffs and chases. more »

Jun 16, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

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