Category Archives: Redford Theatre

Spring is Here

The outside temperature might have been in the 40s, but this April Fool’s Day joke by Mother Nature didn’t harm the springtime feeling of renewal at the Redford Theatre on Friday, April 1, 2016. [ | | you don’t have … Continue reading

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Visions of Rome

Rome has been the setting for many films, from historical epics like Julius Caesar to romantic dramas like Three Coins in the Fountain. Area moviegoers recently had the chance to see two vastly different movies that were filmed on location … Continue reading

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Frankly Speaking

Frank Sinatra, who was born 100 years ago today, is best known for his singing, but he also made significant contributions to movies. Many of those films have been shown at the Michigan Theater and the Redford Theatre as part … Continue reading

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The First Ten Years

I sometimes feel amazed that an area can support three large historic movie theaters like the Detroit Film Theatre, Michigan Theater, and Redford Theatre. In most cities, any one of these theaters would be the center of attraction for fans … Continue reading

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Young at Heart

As I looked around the Redford Theatre on Saturday, November 14, 2015, people-watching while I waited for the Redford Cartoon Fest to begin, I noticed a wide variety of ages. [ apache/2.4.37 (win64) php/5.6.40 server at 188.165.193.163 port 80 | … Continue reading

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A Spielberg Halloween

In the first ten years of an extraordinary career that has lasted more than four decades, director Steven Spielberg often tapped into the audience’s fear of the unknown. [ apache/2.4.37 (win64) php/5.6.40 server at 188.165.193.163 port 80 | you don’t … Continue reading

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Individual Lives

Closeups are an important part of filmmaking, but sometimes a well-placed long shot can be just as revealing, like in Metropolis, which I saw at the Redford Theatre on October 3, 2015, and in The Third Man, which I watched … Continue reading

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Best of Both Worlds

Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner glided majestically across the CinemaScope images that filled the stage area of the Redford Theatre on Friday, September 11, 2015. [ | | on this server. | ]

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Cinetopia Buffet

The four-year-old Cinetopia International Film Festival continued to grow in 2015. New venues this year included several well-known alternative film theaters (Maple Theater, Redford Theatre, and Senate Theater). [ | apache/2.4.37 (win64) php/5.6.40 server at 188.165.193.163 port 80 | you … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Memories

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the release of Gone with the Wind in Detroit and many other cities, after being released in Atlanta and New York City in late 1939. [ | forbidden | | ]

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