For years, we've been covering local filmmakers, from obscure figures like Josh Becker and Jerry Chandler to famous native Detroiters like Kristen Bell, Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi, as well as our host of local festivals, from the Ann Arbor Film Festival to the Women of Color Fest to Reel Pride to the Media City festival.

Tinseltown Sam
From Super 8 films on the streets of Franklin to Spider-Man, Mr. 'Schlockmeister Horror-Film Guy' Sam Raimi now owns Hollywood.
by Cole Haddon

Burning for you
Bruce Campbell: 'Detroit made me a non-B.S actor'
by Jim McFarlin

Home girl
Detroiter Kristen Bell gets all film-star ironic
by Cole Haddon

What's wrong with this picture?
Director Josh Becker keeps his career in perspective while childhood pal Raimi's third Spider-Man flick opens
by Jim McFarlin

Monsters of schlock
How locally based Synapse films turned horror and trash-culture fascinations into a worldwide commodity
by Jim McFarlin

Down in front
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is alive and kicking
by Corey Hall

Women of Color Film Fest is all promise and beauty
by Serena Donadoni

Camera obscura
Truly indie, eye-twisting cinema is alive and, get this, here
by Serena Donadoni

Beyond the Rainbow
Detroit's Reel Pride Fest strives to subvert stereotypes of queer cinema
by Michael Hastings

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