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Tuned Out: Recent Documentary on Flint Water Crisis Falls Flat with Flint Residents

Nayyirah Shariff was half an hour late to Flint: Who Can You Trust?, a documentary chronicling the Flint water crisis, when it premiered in...

Meet Detroit Native and SNL Writer Alex English

After a night spent telling jokes back in his hometown of Detroit, Alex English is hungry for some damn pancakes."I've literally been coming here...

No Sinking Feeling: A Review of the Boblo Island Documentary

Like a trusty steamboat captain, Aaron Schillinger deftly navigates the tricky channel between silliness and shame in his documentary, Boblo Boats: A Detroit Ferry...
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The Science “Fiction” of RoboCop is no Longer Fiction

In July of 1987, RoboCop came to theaters, depicting sci-fi that seemed more fiction than it did science. With cyborgs, handheld tracking maps, memory...

Emmy-nominated Detroiter Sam Richardson on His Rise to Stardom

The Detroiter has acting credits on Arrested Development, The Office, Veep, and more.
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Cristy Lee on Her New HGTV Show ‘Steal This House’

The local TV star is helping locals transform fixer-uppers into dream homes
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Founder of Project K9 Hero to Be Featured on ‘American Anthems’

Detroit native Jason Johnson is among the “unsung heroes” being honored on the new PBS series
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Jars Cannabis to Debut Docuseries for 4/20

Rap duo Luniz stars in the episode one

6 Oscar-Nominated Short Films to See at the Detroit Film Theatre

The animation, live action, and documentary works will be presented on the big screen starting Feb. 25

Tim Allen to Reprise ‘The Santa Clause’ Role for Disney+

The new series is expected to begin production this spring
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Monroe Street Drive-In Returns for a Second Season

The outdoor theater opens this week
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’Celebrity IOU: Joyride’ Star Cristy Lee is Just Enjoying the Ride

The Clarkston resident's newest gig has her rubbing elbows with A-List celebs in need of an automotive overhaul
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Jennifer Hudson Pays Homage to the Queen of Soul in ‘Respect’

The new film comes on the heels of the outstanding biopic 'Genius: Aretha'
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Leo Sheng on ‘The L Word: Generation Q’ Season 2 and Acting During the...

The Ypsilanti-raised actor plays Micah Lee on the Showtime drama, which returns for its second season on Aug. 8
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Freep Film Festival to Open with Showing of Boblo Island Documentary

The opening event, which features a VIP party and panel, takes place at the Redford Theatre
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Nicole Curtis is Hooked on Detroit

Refreshed after a two-year haitus, Rehab Addict Nicole Curtis is back — and she’s on a mission to save classic Motown homes from the trendsters

An Aretha Franklin Series is Coming to The National Geographic Channel

Ahead of the national premiere on March 21, locals can catch an advance screening of the show in Detroit
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‘Dope, Hookers and Pavement’ Examines Detroit’s Hardcore Punk Scene

The documentary focuses on 10 months spanning 1981-1982 when musical currency was exchanged in dive bars
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A New Drive-In Theater is Opening in Downtown Detroit This Month

The Monroe Street Drive-In will show family-friendly films four nights a week
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Michigan ‘Jeopardy!’ Contestants Share Fond Memories of Alex Trebek

When news spread of the legendary host's death, it stirred emotions among alums of the show