Archive for June, 2010

Lasting Images

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Detroit Movie Palaces Home Page

Some motion picture images are so powerful that they burn their way into our memories and imaginations, and become models for later movies.

There are the towering skyscrapers of the futuristic city of Metropolis (1927), which opened the Detroit Film Theatre’s summer film series on June 11, 2010. And many science fiction movies of the 1970s and 1980s owe a debt of gratitude to the graceful movement of the spacecraft models of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), which played at the Redford Theatre on June 25-26, 2010.

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