In this holiday edition of Cinema Chat, WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Director Russ Collins discuss movies available over the Independence Day holiday weekend. 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!
In this week's installment of "Cinema Chat" David fair, Russ Collins and Amanda Bynum discuss the 2nd annual Cinetopia Film festival, which kicks off tonight.
It’s Here! Cinetopia 2013
45 films (including two free films at a Rooftop Theater on top of the Maynard Street Parking Structure) will be shown. Over 30 filmmakers are in town – directors, cinematographers, producers and stars. And Cinetopia will take place in both Ann Arbor and Detroit.
On this week's edition of "Cinema Chat" WEMU's David Fair has a different co-host. While Russ Collins spent the morning toiling elsewhere, Michigan Theater Program Director Amanda Bynum filled in to provide all of the movie information you'll need.
There are new films opening in the are this week, and it is the season for film festivals. In this week's installment of "Cinema Chat" WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins cover all of it for you, beginning with discussion of a new, lavish movie musical that's in the works.
The Great Gatsby opens in theaters this weekend! In this week's installment of Cinema Chat, WEMU's David Fair and Russ Collins discuss several film options for the weekend and preview the upcoming Cinetopia Film Festival. The conversation began, however, with some sad news out of Hollywood.
Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins and Program Director Amanda Bynum report in from Park City, Utah, where they're attending the Sundance Film Festival. Hear about the movies they've seen so far, and what's ahead on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.