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This Upcoming Documentary Highlights Detroit’s Chefs

You may have dined at one of Farmington Hills-born Keith Famie’s renowned metro Detroit restaurants in the ’80s or ’90s (Chez Raphael, Les Auteurs,...

Detroit at the Oscars

March 10 marked the 96th Academy Awards. To celebrate, we’re looking back at a handful of metro Detroit and metro Detroiter appearances at the...

Assembled in Hollywood: Producer Roger Corman

For Roger Corman, it was only natural to bring assembly-line practices to Hollywood as he became king of the B pictures. By 1954, when...

Cristy Lee Returns to HGTV Amid Health Battle

Cristy Lee, a former Detroiter and home renovation expert, is returning to HGTV for the first time after being diagnosed with Graves’ disease and...

Emmy Nominees with Michigan Ties

After being postponed for the writers’ and actors’ strikes in September, the 75th annual Emmy Awards will broadcast a three-hour show at 8 p.m....
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6 Christmas Movies with Michigan Connections

Cozy up with hot cocoa – or a cocktail — and stream these flicks at home

Eric Saarinen Returns to Bloomfield Hills

When your last name is Saarinen and your father (Eero) and grandfather (Eliel) were internationally renowned architects who helped usher in the modernist movement,...

Rebels with a Reel Cause: The University of Michigan’s Film Societies

Because a friend across the hall my freshman year (’89-90) was both a film studies major and a member of the University of Michigan’s...

Writer Joya McCrory Talks Her Work on ‘Abbott Elementary’

Tales of would-be starlets heading to Los Angeles in droves in the hopes of making it big on the screen have been the narrative...

10 Drive-In Movie Theaters in Michigan

These days, you can get just about any movie you want to watch streamed directly into your living room, but there’s still something magical...

A Review of the New ‘Barbie’ Movie

Barbie, the classic Mattel creation, has been a childhood favorite for many, including me. Barbie has, and always will be, a piece of my...

A Look at Metro Detroit’s Last Drive-In Theater

In my first job at age 16, I assumed the exalted position of usher at a drive-in theater in my hometown of Omaha, Nebraska....

Producer Ashley Carey Talks Her Work Behind the Big Screen

From the time she was in high school and produced a riff on a CeeLo Green music video, Ashley Carey was absolutely certain she...

Remembering Filmmaker John Prusak

When Dan Scanlon was about 9 years old, he entered the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. His father had died when he was young,...

Motor City Cinema Society Announces New Program for the Spring and Summer

This summer, Motor City Cinema Society celebrates the 100th anniversary of 16-millimeter film with a spring/summer season lineup that is stacked with rare 16mm...

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