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Madison game developer Flippfly turns to porting to grow its business

The independent game developers just released a PlayStation 4 port of the PC racing game “Absolute Drift.”

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In “Don’t Think Twice,” writer/director Mike Birbiglia examines the dynamic of a New York City improv troupe. It features Keegan-Michael Key as a member who gets an invitation to play on a bigger stage. more »

Aug 25, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Todd Solondz taps into the humor of dysfunctional relationships with mixed results in “Weiner-Dog,” four stories linked by a dachshund. more »

Aug 25, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

The West Texas crime movie “Hell or High Water” features sensational performances by Jeff Bridges, Ben Foster and Chris Pines. The trio — and an excellent soundtrack — creates a memorable summer movie experience. more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

An archetypal tale of a warrior on a quest becomes a larger story of how humans thrive on storytelling, in the terrific stop-motion animated film “Kubo and the Two Strings.” more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Two local game developers are using Kickstarter to launch card-based games. One’s a digital port; the other’s an original physical game. more »

Aug 12, 2016 2:17 PM Games

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Steve Concotelli

It’s one of the most iconic movie props of all time: the DeLorean, which delivered Marty McFly across 130 years and three movies. A new documentary from a UW-Madison alum follows the process of restoring the vehicle. more »

Aug 11, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

How does a tone deaf singer sell out Carnegie Hall? Meryl Streep plays the titular character in “Florence Foster Jenkins,” the story of a wealthy socialite who lived a life shielded from critics. more »

Aug 11, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Woody Allen’s Café Society is a period piece about 1930s Hollywood. While it’s uneven, it features strong performances from Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg. more »

Aug 4, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Matt Damon is still up to the physical demands, and he owns the screen. But global nastiness has overtaken the franchise, leaving “Jason Bourne” in the geopolitical dust. more »

Aug 4, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

August is a strange in-between month for TV, but Isthmus critic Alex Clairborne has some tips for an eclectic and enjoyable bunch of shows. more »

Aug 2, 2016 5:13 PM TV & Video

“Star Trek Beyond,” the third film of the franchise reboot, lavishes attention on the massive-scale stuff, but the human side — the tending to these tiny animate beings we’ve been watching for 50 years — feels less carefully considered. more »

Jul 28, 2016 11:00 AM Movies

In “Captain Fantastic,” Viggo Mortensen plays the dogmatic father of a wild brood of children living off the grid in the Pacific Northwest. When the family is called to the city for a funeral, they find themselves outside their comfort zone. more »

Jul 28, 2016 11:00 AM Movies

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