Instant Gratification: “Manhunter” and four other good movies to stream on Netflix Instant

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Pick of the week:  “Manhunter” — Still shaking from Season 2 of “Hannibal”? Time to head back to Michael Mann’s 1986 adaptation of the Thomas Harris novel, with William Petersen as FBI profiler Will Graham and Brian Cox as the manipulative Hannibal Lecter.

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“Particle Fever”: They blinded us with science

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“Particle Fever” is now streaming on Netflix. Not rated, 1:39, three and a half stars out of four.

I used to think “Real Genius” was just a silly broad comedy from the 1980s. Then I saw “Particle Fever.”

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UPDATED: 38 sellouts at this year’s Wisconsin Film Festival

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Today’s the last day to buy advance tickets for the 16th annual Wisconsin Film Festival through wifilmfest.org. Starting Thursday, the first day of the eight-day festival, tickets will be available for a film at the venue on the day of the screening (meaning you can buy a ticket for an evening show that morning, which is a smart strategy). Even for the films below, which sold out all their advance tickets, a limited number of rush tickets will likely be available — just get in line at least an hour before the screening and cross your fingers.

Hopefully this list of advance ticket sellouts will help you plan out your fest. 

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