Archive for August, 2007

A Classic Movie Wish List

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

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In the 20 years that I’ve regularly attended the Detroit Film Theatre, and the 10 years that I’ve visited the Michigan Theater and Redford Theatre, I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy many classic films, from silent movies like Buster Keaton’s The General (1927) to lively musicals like The Pirate (1948) to foreign language films like The Grand Illusion (1937).

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Sunday at the Redford

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

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The different showtimes of movies at the Redford Theatre help you experience that theater in different ways.  A Sunday afternoon showing of the 1937 musical comedy Shall We Dance on Aug. 5, 2007 added another dimension to the happy memories of visitors to the Redford.

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Farewell to Two Art Film Directors

Sunday, August 5th, 2007

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Without the Detroit Film Theatre and the Michigan Theater, I couldn’t have fully experienced the movies of many famous foreign language film directors, including Akira Kurosawa, François Truffaut, Satyajit Ray, and two directors who died on July 30, 2007Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni.

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