Discover the courage to stand up, the strength to speak out, the spirit to inspire millions. The true story of Rachel Joy Scott, the first victim of the 1999 Columbine school shooting. Rachel died for her faith but her story lives on. Based on her personal journals. In theaters October 21, 2016.
Halloween is the best holiday, which makes October the best month for movies and TV. From the 100th episode of The Walking Dead, to the triumphant return of Stranger Things, and week after week of new movies in theaters, this is going to be a busy month for your eyeballs and your nightmares. Here is our rundown of what-to-watch all month long on the big screen, the small screen, and any device that has a screen. Subscribe, follow, and share: facebook.com/EssentialTV twitter.com/Essential_TV www.essential.tv
Milwaukee media critic Duane Dudek joined Steve Ketelaar on Wisconsin's Weekend Morning News. Today, they talk about Nick Offerman appearing at the Wisconsin Film Festival and his new NBC reality competition focused on craft-making, “The Handmade Project,” that he'll co-host with Amy Poehler. Duane and Steve also look at what's new in theaters this week, new projects from Mequon native John Ridley, new documentaries,show wrapping up their seasons and new shows premiering this week.
A new movie brings back some familiar characters from the Wizard of Oz. The animated musical “Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return” opens nationally in theaters Friday. L. Frank Baum wrote the Wizard of Oz in Chicago more than 100 years ago. His great-grandson, Roger S. Baum, writes OZ children’s books himself. He joins us by phone with one of the film’s producers, Chicago native Ryan Carroll. Photo Credit: Twitter @LegendsOfOz
Game of Thrones may be claiming most of our attention, but there are six nights of the week without new episodes, so let’s fill them with the big movies and TV shows hitting theaters, streaming services, and TV in August. We’re hot off of San Diego Comic Con with plenty of trailers to choose from. Justice League and Thor: Ragnarok will soon battle it out at the box office, while Stranger Things and Westworld give us new footage to obsess over. And then there’s Old Man Rick from The Walking Dead season 8. Meanwhile, it remains to be seen whether an...