Russ Collins

Michigan Theater Executive Director

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8:37 am
Thu December 20, 2012

Cinema Chat

It's the holiday season at the theaters, with new releases, more special screenings downtown, and more about Sundance at the Michigan Theater on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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9:21 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Cinema Chat

Award nominations; Sundance at the Michigan Theater; new releases, special screenings and more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Movies and more
9:13 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Cinema Chat

More Star Wars news; National Board of Review names top films; holiday movies, and more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Movies and more
8:47 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Cinema Chat

Russ Collins is back from France and getting ready for the Sundance Film Festival on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Movies and more
11:45 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Cinema Chat

Football at the Michigan Theater;  Russ is off to Paris; new releases,  a White Christmas sing-along, and more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Movies and more
9:13 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Cinema Chat

Sleznick Award; Star Wars news; new releases; new openings downtown, and much more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Movies and more
9:09 am
Thu November 8, 2012

Cinema Chat

More on the Disney purchase of Lucas Films;  Skyfall and other cineplex openings, plus new openings downtown, all on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Movies and more
8:39 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Cinema Chat

Join us in celebrating Russ Collins' 30 year anniversary as Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.

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Movies and more
9:50 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Cinema Chat

Red carpet roll-out for latest Bond film;  film world salutes Andrew

Sarris; new openings, and special screenings, all on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Festivals and News
9:18 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Holy Box Office, Batman!

David and Russ talk about the Traverse City Film Festival, new releases, the latest Hollywood buzz and the Aurora theater shooting this week on Cinema Chat.

Hobbits and Ice ages
9:26 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Remembering Ernest Borgnine and More

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David and Russ remember Ernest Borgnine and talk about The Hobbit this week on Cinema Chat. They also talk about Ice Age: Continental Drift and mumblecore movies.

Weekend Movies
11:02 am
Thu June 14, 2012

Weekend Box Office Preview

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David and Russ talk about Rock of Ages, Hysteria, and more movies showing this weekend on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

30 films, screened over four days
9:39 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater

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Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater

New movies and a Cinetopia wrap-up.

More than 30 films were screened over four days at Cinetopia. They were some of the brightest and the best of contemporary films playing the international festival circuit. Films were screened in the Michigan Theater’s historic auditorium, the State Theater and the University of Michigan’s Angell Hall; additional special 3D lecture was presented at the main branch of the Ann Arbor District Library.

Movies and Festival and Snow White, Oh My!
10:32 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Cinetopia and Snow White

Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater

David and Russ talk to Amanda Bynum, the director of Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater and discuss 'the year of Snow White' that seems to be sweeping through the theaters.

Cannes and Cinetopia
9:07 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Cannes Report Card

Cannes Film Festival

Russ and David talk today about the Cannes Film Festival. Also, Cinetopia is coming! Are you ready?

Movies and more
9:27 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Cinema Chat

Film festivals, new openings dowtown, and more.

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Cinema Chat from WEMU features the Executive

Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor,

Russ Collins.

Movies and more
9:37 am
Thu May 3, 2012

Cinema Chat

Find out more about Cinetopia on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Upcoming Movies and Cinetopia
9:13 am
Thu April 26, 2012

News, News, and More News!

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This week David and Russ talk about movie news this week - To Rome with Love, Skyfall, and more! Also, Cinetopia news!

Cannes and Cinetopia
9:42 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Cinetopia Preview

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Today, David and Russ talk about the Cannes Film Festival, and also talk in detail about some movies that are going to be at Cinetopia!

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9:36 am
Thu April 12, 2012

Cinema Chat

Hunger Games director may not direct sequel; more Hollywood buzz;  Three Stooges, Cabin in the Woods, new openings downtown, and much more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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8:28 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Cinema Chat

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, a Grande Ballroom documentary, Razzie results, new openings, and special screenings on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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12:31 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Cinema Chat

Everything you want to know about the 50th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival is on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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9:19 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Cinema Chat

Oscar nominees and winners opening downtown; new releases at the cineplexes, special screenings, and an Ann Arbor Film Festival preview on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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9:34 am
Thu March 1, 2012

Cinema Chat

Oscar review, Oscar winners at the Michigan,  new openings downtown, and at least a couple of new releases on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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8:32 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Cinema Chat

Oscars this weekend!  Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins makes his picks on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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