Thursday, November 1, 2012
Check out trailers for 'The Guilt Trip,' 'Les Miserables,' 'Django Unchained' and more.
The Metro Detroit area has always loved a great film's release and the Christmas 2012 season should again prove fruitful. From Trenton to Fenton, film audiences in recent years have adored Meet the Fockers, The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King and National Treasure: Book of Secrets, among others. Here is a look at what audiences have to look forward to this year, courtesy of moviefone.com: Les Miserables Django Unchained Parental Guidance The Guilt Trip The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey This Is 40 Rise of the Guardians Life of Pi Which movie are you most looking forward to this Christmas?
Monday, April 30, 2012
The event which began April 22 ends Thursday.
This week, don't miss your last chance to: On Tuesday, the Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival promises to hit the West Bloomfield Jewish Community Center with an "Israeli reality" courtesy of filmmaker-in-residence and guest from Israel, Galit Roichman. Roichman, a graduate of Tel Aviv University, screenwriter and online editor of popular Israeli web portal Ynet, will be the speaker for a lunch and learn beginning at noon on May 1 at the JCC, and she will host talk-backs following several films that highlight life in Israel: Strangers No More and Homecoming (showing together) and Restoration. Festival Director Rachel Ruskin describes Roichman as "a captivating speaker" with an impressive knowledge of Israeli film. "You buy a ticket to an …
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Blockbuster film opening this week raises sensitive question for some parents.
Ladies and gentlemen, let The Hunger Games begin on screens near you. Tickets are on sale for Friday's 12:01 a.m. debut of the thriller based on the lead book in Suzanne Collins' young adult trilogy. It opens nationally that day in 4,000 theaters and is sure to be a box office smash. Local showings in IMAX or regular format are scheduled in Birmingham (Palladium 12), Farmington (Dipson West River Centre), Dearborn (AMC Star Fairlane), Canton (Goodrich 7) and Emagine theaters in Canton, Novi, Rochester and Royal Oak. A searchable Metro Detroit list is here. Though the 2008 best-seller's gory violence has been notched back enough to snare a PG-13 rating, the film spurs discussion about age-appropriateness – just as Collins' provocative …
Monday, April 4, 2011
Although the future of Michigan's film tax incentives are uncertain, local shoots press on, according to West Bloomfield Township's senior planner.
“It’s been a rough couple of years. Real rough,” says Ray Drecker, the central character of HBO’s Hung, in the series’ pilot episode. However, the future appears bright for the series, which finished its second season in September and was nominated for multiple Golden Globe Awards. The Hung crew plans to return to West Bloomfield and surrounding areas soon to film the series' upcoming third season. Senior Planner Sara Roediger confirmed after a March meeting with HBO officials that the crew would be coming back. “While I can’t get into specifics, I can say that Hung is definitely coming back to West Bloomfield,” she said. The project was awarded an incentive of $1,059,394 on $2,648,486 of projected in-state expenditures. “Over the past …