Archive for May, 2011

From Book to Film

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

About 2/3 of the way through the Redford Theatre’s screening of the 1940 Alfred Hitchcock mystery Rebecca on May 28, 2011, I started thinking about how hard it is for one artist to lay claim to a story. At that point in the movie, at the costume party, the book and movie versions of the story of Rebecca veered off in significantly different directions.


Discovering Columbus

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

If you’d like to take your movie going habits on the road this summer, just three hours away in Columbus, Ohio are a wide variety of film experiences that can be enjoyed by any regular patron of the Detroit Film Theatre, Michigan Theater, or Redford Theatre.


End of the Season

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

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.