Film & TV

Leo Sheng

Actor Leo Sheng Makes His Small-Screen Debut in the “The L Word” Reboot

The transgender, Chinese-born sociology student from University of Michigan is also bringing awareness to LGBTQ issues
manhattan short film festival

The Manhattan Short Film Festival Makes Its Way Back to Metro Detroit

A look at the week-long event where attendees pick their favorite films and forecast Oscar nods
Mara Hall

Actress Mara Hall on Her New Role in “Ambitions”

The Detroit native was born for the drama
Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell Returns to Royal Oak to Reminisce on “The Evil Dead”

The metro Detroit native has gone on to become a legendary actor, comedian, producer, and more

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at The Musical “Cats”

Ahead of its run in Detroit, cast member Timothy Gulan gives the inside scoop on getting into character and rehearsing during showtime
impractical jokers

TruTV’s ‘Impractical Jokers’ Relish in Being the Butt of the Joke

The comedy troupe known as The Tenderloins will perform this month at DTE Energy Music Theatre
Toy Story 4

‘Toy Story 4’ Delivers a Tinge of Nostalgia and a Good Dose of Humor

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the gang hit the big screen this month

Corktown Hotel Trumbull & Porter Has You Covered for Weekend Plans

At least over the next seven months
Diana Ross

Sing “Happy Birthday” to Diana Ross for Her 75th at Royal Oak’s Emagine Theatre

Motown Museum has arranged a screening of “Diana Ross, Her Life, Love and Legacy” to celebrate the legend
Jennifer Hudson

Recapping Aretha Franklin’s Celebrity-Studded CBS Tribute

Smokey Robinson, Common, Celine Dion, Patti LaBelle, and more performed throughout the night, proving that the late icon’s impact spans far beyond Detroit
Nicole Curtis

24 Hours With Nicole Curtis, Star of ‘Rehab Addict’

Nationally, Nicole Curtis is best known as a motivational speaker, author, and the renovation extraordinaire behind the historic home projects featured on DIY Network...
Sophia Bush and Nia Batts

24 Hours with … Sophia Bush

Actress, activist, and co-founder of Detroit Blows

A Free Beacon Park Movie Festival Offers a Winter Escape Throughout February

Winter and its bone-chilling temperatures are in full effect, imposing a weekend agenda to be spent indoors. The DTE Beacon Park Foundation and Downtown Detroit Partnership have arranged February Flicks, a month-long movie-festival starting Feb. 2 at no cost.
Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus

A Multimedia Museum Experience for International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus shares untold stories of the genocide
Motown Magic

Netflix’s Newest Series Spotlights Motown’s Greatest Hits

Creator Josh Wakely animates Detroit’s music legacy through “Motown Magic”

3 Must-See Films at This Year’s Arab Film Festival

The 2018 Arab Film Festival has officially kicked off in metro Detroit. As a part of the larger Cinetopia Film Festival, the event will run through June 10, presenting a lineup of director talks, workshops, special events, and award-winning short films.

Michael Bolton Praises Detroit in New Documentary

On Tuesday, May 15, UA Commerce Township Stadium 14 in Walled Lake — in partnership with 450 other cinemas across the country — staged an exclusive, one-night showing of the documentary “American Dream: Detroit.”

5th Annual Freep Film Festival Returns to Detroit

Returning for its fifth year, the Freep Film Festival kicks off today, featuring its largest lineup to date.

Annual Italian Film Festival Returns to Detroit in April

A nationally-touring celebration of Italian cinema, the Italian Film Festival USA of Metro Detroit, will return with even more programming than last year.

‘The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X’ Debuts Tonight on the Smithsonian Channel

“The Lost Tapes: Malcolm X” is presented entirely through speeches, newscasts, and rarely seen archival footage, including Nation of Islam rallies and recordings made at the Audubon Ballroom in New York on the day of Malcolm X’s assassination.