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Category Archives: Christmas
In the 20 years that I’ve regularly attended the Redford Theatre, Thanksgiving weekend has usually meant no movie as Redford volunteers busily set up the Christmas decorations that help attract many people to the theater at the end of each … Continue reading
The weather was very cold outside the Michigan Theater on December 15, 2016, but inside the atmosphere was warmed up by the splendor and drama of the United States premiere of the PBS Masterpiece Theatre presentation of Victoria.
‘Twas the weekend before Christmas, and many movie-loving creatures were stirring in the Detroit Film Theatre, Michigan Theater, and Redford Theatre.
For many fans of the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life, the characters in the movie seem to be almost part of their own lives, because of the many times they have seen the film and director Frank Capra’s detailed … Continue reading
The 2012 Christmas season got off to a nostalgic start at the Redford Theatre and Michigan Theater.
Gentle waves of laughter rolled across the main floor of the Michigan Theater, in response to the delicate wit of the 1940 romantic comedy The Shop Around the Corner. Moviegoers watched James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan travel a rocky road … Continue reading
During December, the AMC cable channel ran the 1954 holiday classic White Christmas over and over, allowing viewers to dip into their favorite scenes of the movie again and again. On December 17 and 18, 2010, I got to enjoy … Continue reading
Most people’s favorite Christmas movies probably include the 1946 drama It’s a Wonderful Life and the 1954 musical White Christmas. On December 20, 2008, I had the heartwarming privilege of seeing a big screen double feature of these two holiday classics at … Continue reading
With its unique focus on new art films and specially restored old movies, the Detroit Film Theatre usually doesn’t have Christmas-themed programming. But on November 29, 2008, the Yuletide spirit filled the historic DFT auditorium, in the animated Emmet Otter’s … Continue reading