Archive for November, 2007

Whole New Worlds

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

The Detroit Film Theatre saw many new worlds come alive during the first weekend of the public re-opening of the Detroit Institute of Arts on November 23-25, 2007.


First Impressions

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

When I see a movie at the Michigan Theater that is attended by a lot of children, I often wonder what they think of this magnificent movie palace. During a question-and-answer session before the Warner Brothers cartoons that were shown on the day after Thanksgiving (November 23, 2007), I got a peek into what parts of the Michigan most arouse their curiosity.


The Flow of Time

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

A unique atmosphere always surrounds the Redford Theatre’s last movie before Thanksgiving. It’s a fun time to look back on the rich, varied programming of the fall, and look forward to the happy burst of entertainment that always ends the year. It’s the “Friday evening” of the year, as we relax from another year of effort, and get ready to have some enjoyment before starting all over again.


Unreeled Thoughts: New DIA/DFT, Deborah Kerr

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Excitement is building for the re-opening of the Detroit Institute of Arts (which hosts the Detroit Film Theatre), and the Michigan and Redford screened the peak performances of the late Deborah Kerr (1921-2007).