Category Archives: Foreign Language

End of the Season

As we struggle through the transition from winter to spring to summer, the Detroit Movie Palaces wrapped up their current seasons, and gave us all something to look forward to when the weather is warmer. [ viagra vs cialis | … Continue reading

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Monday at the Michigan

A Monday in April, as another Michigan spring inches its way teasingly towards the warmth of summer. On April 11, 2011, I thought I’d take the edge off the beginning of the workweek by taking in a double feature at … Continue reading

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But Seriously…

Serious movies can provide as much escapism as your typical action flick. I felt that on Friday, February 4, 2011 at the Detroit Film Theatre as I watched the German film Vision. [ herbal viagra fda | buy real viagra … Continue reading

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Classic Cinema 2010

How is this for a solid and varied lineup of old movies for your local art/repertory film theater: 8 1/2 Metropolis Rashomon Rear Window Rules of the Game Seven Samurai White Christmas Each of these films was shown at more … Continue reading

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Depths of Beauty

The 2009 Mexican film Alamar, which I saw at the Detroit Film Theatre on October 1, 2010, did what all good DFT films do—took me to a new place. Alamar took me physically to the bottom of the ocean, where … Continue reading

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M. Hulot’s Holiday

It’s M. Hulot’s breezy, absurd world, and we’re all part of it, in the sweet-tempered anarchy of the 1953 French comedy, M. Hulot’s Holiday, which played at the Michigan Theater on July 18, 2010 as part of its Summer Classic … Continue reading

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On the Dark Side

In general, my tastes in movies run towards pictures with an uplifting theme, either in their general tone or as portraits of people overcoming challenges. Occasionally though, I find it interesting to watch a film with a darker theme, like … Continue reading

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Faces of the World

The Historic Auditorium of the Michigan Theater has played host to some of the most unforgettable facial images in the history of film over the last few months, as part of its World Cinema Film Series. The difference between TV … Continue reading

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Movie Marathon

When I first heard that the Detroit Film Theatre would open its Winter 2010 season with a 4 1/2-hour movie, I had mixed feelings about committing so much time to one film. But when the 271 minutes of Red Cliff—The … Continue reading

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A Day at the DFT Opera

The Detroit Film Theatre’s film presentation of the opera La bohème on October 24, 2009 reminded me of one of those optical illusion pictures where your eyes keep switching between views of one image or another. [ canada cheap viagra … Continue reading

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