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The film 8 Mile came to life and hit the big screen in November of 2002. The film is written by Scott Silver and Directed by Curtis Hanson. You may know Hanson’s work from a couple of his previous flicks like L.A Confidential (1997) and Wonder Boys (2000). This film has a few big names … Continue reading The Truth about 8 Mile
Detroit, Michigan has been known to attract work in the auto industry, and many of us live here now solely because our families moved here to work at GM, Chrysler, or Ford. In the 1950’s and ‘60’s, employment among people of color, particularly Black people, was sadly disproportionate to that of whites. With lower-scale racism-driven … Continue reading Bigelow’s Detroit: A Sequence of Tragedies
In a time of staying at home, social distancing, and doing everything virtually, what better way to relax and watch a new film than in the safety of your own home? Cinema Detroit is providing virtual screenings for some of the newest films from all different genres. Whatever genre you prefer–romance, horror, comedies, or documentaries–Cinema … Continue reading Home Theater: Dating Amber
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