Category Archives: Other Theaters

Christmas in the 1940s

The 1940s was a Golden Age for Christmas movies. It just seemed the right time for holiday movies, with World War II over and the post-war Baby Boom under way. Area moviegoers have a wonderful opportunity this year to see … Continue reading

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Different Views of a Rear Window

While watching Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window the other night at the Penn Theatre in downtown Plymouth (May 17, 2007), I reflected on how I’d also seen that classic 1954 mystery at all three Detroit Movie Palaces.

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Aging Gracefully

Youth is valued in our society for its attractiveness and energy. But two recent films at the Detroit Film Theatre (Ballets Russes) and the Michigan Theater (Neil Young: Heart of Gold) showed how older people can inspire us all to … Continue reading

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