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Thursday, January 20, 2011

"Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" to play at DFT this season. Go watch it.

Posted By on Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 2:35 PM

If you peruse the Detroit Film Theatre’s Winter Schedule, you’ll see slated for a few April-May showings the Thai import Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. Yes, that’s a few months away—but that just gives more time to clear your schedule. The film’s maker, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, has provided...

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Local Filmmakers Take Note...

Posted By on Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 11:18 PM

Hollywood editor Richard Chew will be speaking next Thursday night at the Detroit Film Theater about the magic of film editing. How big is he? We he co-edited a small arthouse flick called Star Wars a few years back. Maybe you've heard of it? For the small percentage of you...

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And Batman's Next Foes Are...

Posted By on Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 3:25 PM

Warner Brothers just announced the casting for Christopher Nolan's next chapter in the batman films - The Dark Knight Rises. Christian Bale of course returns as Batman. Wouldn't be awesome if he made Bruce Wayne kind of like Dicky Ward in The Fighter? Ann Hathaway has been cast as Selina...

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Quentin Tarantino's First Film

Posted By on Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 1:49 PM

This 30 minute black and white flick has surfaced on the net, showing us Tarantino's first effort. On display is the auteur's motormouth, pop culture obsessions. When he was first starting out, QT thought of himself as an actor first... and he's clearly the best performer in his no budget...

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Democracy Still Ain't Pretty... But It Gets The Job Done

Posted By on Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 12:28 AM

So, once again the Detroit Film Critics Society got together and rendered their year-end verdict. The society is 20 strong and includes anyone who writes or reports about film within a 150 mile radius of Detroit. To be honest, we should probably be called the Michigan Film Critics Society but,...

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Monday, January 3, 2011

DFT Winter '11: Franco does Ginsberg, dolls rob banks, French gangsters, revolution music & more!

Posted By on Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 4:52 PM

If you've yet to ponder the Academy Award-nominated short films of the season or the special relationship between baseball and American Jews. Or if you'd enjoy letting your mind wander in wonder with Brazilian garbage pickers working in the world's largest trash heap, or a barfly curmudgeon who grows a...

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