State Theater http://wemu.org en Cinema Chat: 'A Most Wanted Man', 'Hercules', 'And So It Goes', 'Sing-A-Long Wizard Of Oz' And More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-most-wanted-man-hercules-and-so-it-goes-sing-long-wizard-oz-and-more <p><strong><em>Movie Openings, Hollywood News And Cinema-Focused Conversation &nbsp;&nbsp;</em></strong></p><p></p><p><em><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Opening Downtown</span></strong></em></p><p></p><p>In <em><strong>“A Most Wanted Man”</strong></em> a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, laying claim to his father’s ill-gotten fortune, forcing both German and US security agencies to take close interest.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:23:19 +0000 David Fair 49286 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: 'A Most Wanted Man', 'Hercules', 'And So It Goes', 'Sing-A-Long Wizard Of Oz' And More 'Hellion', 'Third Person', 'The German Doctor' And 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' http://wemu.org/post/hellion-third-person-german-doctor-and-dawn-planet-apes <p>There are a number of good films opening in the area this weekend, and plenty of Hollywood news to discuss. It's all here in this week's installment of&nbsp;<strong><em>Cinema Chat.&nbsp;</em></strong></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Opening at the Multiplex</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” a growing nation of genetically evolved apes is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.&nbsp;“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” opens&nbsp;</span><span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT962_com_zimbra_date" style="line-height: 1.5;">Friday</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:51:30 +0000 David Fair 48563 at http://wemu.org 'Hellion', 'Third Person', 'The German Doctor' And 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes' Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, '1982', 'Edge of Tomorrow', 'The Fault In Our Stars' And More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-1982-edge-tomorrow-fault-our-stars-and-more <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.cinetopiafestival.org/‎">Cinetopia </a>starts&nbsp;</span><span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT1062_com_zimbra_date" style="line-height: 1.5;">tonight</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in Ann Arbor with screenings of “1982,” “The Skeleton Twins” &amp; John Sayles’ “Go For Sisters!” </span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:44:45 +0000 David Fair 46887 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, '1982', 'Edge of Tomorrow', 'The Fault In Our Stars' And More Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, 'Maleficent', 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' And More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-maleficent-million-ways-die-west-and-more <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/151845200&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><em><strong>Cinetopia</strong></em> is almost here!</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 12:41:29 +0000 David Fair 46562 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, 'Maleficent', 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' And More Cinema Chat: Cannes Film Festival, Cinetopia, Godzilla And More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cannes-film-festival-cinetopia-godzilla-and-more <p>Listen here:</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/149668161&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 12:23:40 +0000 David Fair 45877 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cannes Film Festival, Cinetopia, Godzilla And More Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, 'Neighbors', 'Dom Hemingway', 'Only Lovers Left Alive' And More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-neighbors-dom-hemingway-only-lovers-left-alive-and-more <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/148515493&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="66%"></iframe></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>Cinetopia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Festival, taking place in Ann Arbor and Detroit June 4-8, features the best feature-length dramas, comedies, and documentaries selected from the world’s outstanding film festivals, including Sundance, Cannes, Toronto, and Berlin. The&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cinetopia Festival Schedule is now online, Tickets On Sale May 9</span></p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 12:52:16 +0000 David Fair 45539 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, 'Neighbors', 'Dom Hemingway', 'Only Lovers Left Alive' And More Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, Locke, The Lunchbox, The Other Woman and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-cinetopia-locke-lunchbox-other-woman-and-more <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">CINETOPIA -- The Best Films From the World’s Best Film Festivals --&nbsp;</span><span id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT1165_com_zimbra_date" style="line-height: 1.5;">June 4</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">-8, Detroit/Ann Arbor</span></p><p>More Screens, More Films!</p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:21:21 +0000 David Fair 44868 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Cinetopia, Locke, The Lunchbox, The Other Woman and More Cinema Chat: MTV Movie Awards, Le-Weekend, Under The Skin, Heaven Is For Real and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-mtv-movie-awards-le-weekend-under-skin-heaven-real-and-more <p>WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collings present this week's edition of <strong><em>Cinema Chat! </em></strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/145157781&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:24:21 +0000 David Fair 44512 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: MTV Movie Awards, Le-Weekend, Under The Skin, Heaven Is For Real and More Cinema Chat: The 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival, Grand Budapest Hotel, Noah and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-52nd-ann-arbor-film-festival-grand-budapest-hotel-noah-and-more <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/141695072&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival is underway and will&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">run through Sunday. In this week's edition of&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Cinema Chat,&nbsp;</em></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">most of the discussion centers on all you can see and experience at this years festival.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:01:47 +0000 David Fair 43482 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: The 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival, Grand Budapest Hotel, Noah and More 2014 Ann Arbor Film Festival Begins http://wemu.org/post/2014-ann-arbor-film-festival-begins <p>The 52<sup>nd</sup> annual Ann Arbor Film Festival kicked off last night at the Michigan Theater with a variety of short films, including three North American premieres and a world premiere.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 04:20:54 +0000 Andrew Cluley 43391 at http://wemu.org 2014 Ann Arbor Film Festival Begins Cinema Chat: Berlin Film Festival, BAFTA, The Past, Pompeii, 3 Days To Kill And More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-berlin-film-festival-bafta-past-pompeii-3-days-kill-and-more <p>There is plenty of Hollywood and movie related news this week, and there are some new films opening this weekend. 89.1 WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director and CEO, Russ Collins, have the breakdown for you. It's Cinema Chat and you can listen right here:<iframe frameborder="no" height="450" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/135876389&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;visual=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:55:49 +0000 David Fair 41800 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Berlin Film Festival, BAFTA, The Past, Pompeii, 3 Days To Kill And More Cinema Chat: Golden Globes, Oscars, Nebraska, Philomena and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-golden-globes-oscars-nebraska-philomena-and-more <p>In this day-after Christmas installment of Cinema Chat, Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins begins his conversation with WEMU's David Fair discussing the upcoming awards season.</p><p></p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/126577796&amp;color=000000&amp;auto_play=true&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:29:25 +0000 David Fair 39482 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Golden Globes, Oscars, Nebraska, Philomena and More Cinema Chat: Sundance Film Festival, Nebraska, Kill Your Darlings and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-sundance-film-festival-nebraska-kill-your-darlings-and-more <p>There are some great movies&nbsp; opening up this week! In this week's installment of <strong><em>Cinema Chat, </em></strong>WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Director Russ Collins look into those. The conversation first covers some news out of Hollywood and Ann Arbor. Cinema Chat is a regular feature heard each Thursday during <strong><em>Morning Edition on 89.1 WEMU. </em></strong></p><p></p><p><strong><em> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:00:40 +0000 David Fair 38906 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Sundance Film Festival, Nebraska, Kill Your Darlings and More Cinema Chat: Pilot Error on EMU Campus, Dallas Buyers Club, Philomena, The Hunger Games and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-pilot-error-emu-campus-dallas-buyers-club-philomena-hunger-games-and-more <p>Every Thursday is movie day on WEMU's&nbsp;<em>Morning Edition</em>. David Fair is typically joined by Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins for the weekly feature, <em>Cinema Chat</em>. Russ is away this week, so instead, David spoke with Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum!&nbsp;</p><p>David and Amanda cover a lot of ground, including a movie shooting on the Eastern Michigan University Campus, the political ramifications of screening movies in the White House, and of course, discussion of the movies available to you over the coming weekend.&nbsp; You can listen to the entire conversation below.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:53:02 +0000 David Fair 38037 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Pilot Error on EMU Campus, Dallas Buyers Club, Philomena, The Hunger Games and More Cinema Chat: Sing-A-Long White Christmas, All Is Lost, Muscle Shoals, Thor and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-sing-long-white-christmas-all-lost-muscle-shoals-thor-and-more <p>It's a busy weekend in Washtenaw County. Among other things, both Eastern Michigan and Michigan have home football games. And, of course, there are new and returning movies available to you.&nbsp;</p><p>In this week's installment of WEMU's "Cinema Chat", David Fair and Russ Collins cover your options. First, the conversation begins with the possibility the State Theater will soon morph into a different kind of business. For details, listen below, and say "good morning" to Russ Collins!<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:43:49 +0000 David Fair 37408 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Sing-A-Long White Christmas, All Is Lost, Muscle Shoals, Thor and More Cinema Chat: Enough Said, Dumb and Dumber To, Inequity for All, Parkland and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-enough-said-dumb-and-dumber-inequity-all-parkland-and-more <p>After a week away, Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins made his return to Cinema Chat, and sat down with WEMU&#39;s David Fair to discuss Hollywood news and new movie offerings.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:28:32 +0000 David Fair 35840 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Enough Said, Dumb and Dumber To, Inequity for All, Parkland and More Cinema Chat: Don Jon, Enough Said, Plimpton, Go Far: The Christopher Rush Story and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-don-jon-enough-said-plimpton-go-far-christopher-rush-story-and-more <p>There are some quality movie offerings available in the area this week. In This week&#39;s edition of Cinema chat, WEMU&#39;s David Fair talks with&nbsp; Michigan Theater Program director Amanda Bynum about the highlights.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:25:59 +0000 David Fair 35573 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Don Jon, Enough Said, Plimpton, Go Far: The Christopher Rush Story and More Cinema Chat: Telluride Film Festival, Austenland, The Attack, The Family and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-telluride-film-festival-austenland-attack-family-and-more <p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 14:15:53 +0000 David Fair & Russ Collins 34893 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Telluride Film Festival, Austenland, The Attack, The Family and More Cinema Chat: The Butler, Jobs, Blue Jasmine, Storm Surfers 3-D, Kick-Ass 2 and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-butler-jobs-blue-jasmine-storm-surfers-3-d-kick-ass-2-and-more <p>In this week's installment of Cinema Chat, WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director and CEO Russ Collins cover Hollywood news and a look at the gamut of movies available in the area over the coming weekend.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:45:02 +0000 David Fair & Russ Collins 33644 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: The Butler, Jobs, Blue Jasmine, Storm Surfers 3-D, Kick-Ass 2 and More Cinema Chat: The Oscars, Traverse City Film Festival, Elysium, We're the Millers and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-oscars-traverse-city-film-festival-elysium-were-millers-and-more <p>In this week's installment of "Cinema Chat" WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins explore a lot of the movies available to you this weekend.&nbsp;</p><p>But, the conversation began with talk of movie awards, specifically, The Oscars and those generated at the Traverse City Film Festival.</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 13:55:43 +0000 David Fair & Russ Collins 33329 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: The Oscars, Traverse City Film Festival, Elysium, We're the Millers and More Cinema Chat: Traverse City Film Festival, 2 Guns, Fill the Void, The Smurfs 2 and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-traverse-city-film-festival-2-guns-fill-void-smurfs-2-and-more <p>Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins is attending the Traverse City Film Festival this week.&nbsp;</p><p>So, WEMU's David Fair instead spoke with Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum. The conversation, of course, began with a look at Russ's trip to Traverse City.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:10:05 +0000 David Fair & Amanda Bynum 32986 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Traverse City Film Festival, 2 Guns, Fill the Void, The Smurfs 2 and More Cinema Chat: Low Winter Sun, The Wolverine, Renoir, The To do List and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-low-winter-sun-wolverine-renoir-do-list-and-more <p>As is the case every Thursday morning, WEMU's David Fair was joined today by Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins for a little movie talk.</p><p>In this week's installment of "Cinema Chat", Dave and Russ chatted about some news out of Hollywood,&nbsp; and a long list of movies that are available for your viewing pleasure in the days ahead!</p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:07:54 +0000 David Fair & Russ Collins 32683 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Low Winter Sun, The Wolverine, Renoir, The To do List and More Cinema Chat: Art Fairs, Low Winter Sun, Only God Forgives, Girl Most Likely, Comic-con and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-art-fairs-low-winter-sun-only-god-forgives-girl-most-likely-comic-con-and-more <p>In this week's installment of Cinema Chat, Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum sat in for her boss, Russ Collins.&nbsp; She came to the studio with an abundance of information, and joined WEMU's David Fair in enthusiastically good spirits!&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:36:08 +0000 David Fair & Amanda Bynum 32368 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Art Fairs, Low Winter Sun, Only God Forgives, Girl Most Likely, Comic-con and More Cinema Chat: Pacific Rim, Grown Ups 2, Federico Fellini and More http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-pacific-rim-grown-ups-2-federico-fellini-and-more <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Every Thursday at 7:40am, WEMU's David Fair visits with the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater to cover Hollywood news, and provide a heads up on all of the movies available in the area over the coming weekend. Today, was certainly no exception, as David welcomed Russ Collins back to the studio!</p><p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:52:10 +0000 David Fair & Russ Collins 32022 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Pacific Rim, Grown Ups 2, Federico Fellini and More Cinema Chat: Hollywood News, The Lone Ranger, Despicable Me 2 http://wemu.org/post/cinema-chat-hollywood-news-lone-ranger-despicable-me-2 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">In this holiday edition of Cinema Chat,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WEMU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;David Fair and Michigan Theater Director Russ Collins discuss movies available over the Independence&nbsp; Day holiday weekend.&nbsp; Find out what kind of reviews "The Lone Ranger" is getting, and whether or not the animated "Despicable Me 2" holds up to the original. First, Russ offers up some news out of Hollywood on pending films based on two literary classics!</span></p><p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 12:48:46 +0000 David Fair & Russ Collins 31665 at http://wemu.org Cinema Chat: Hollywood News, The Lone Ranger, Despicable Me 2