The film stars Idris Elba as a rogue CIA agent trying to prevent a bank robbery. "The Take" releases in theaters on Nov. 18.
Moana, the main character, is the first Disney princess to not have a love interest. Amy Smeed, a Royal Oak native, is the co-head of animation.
The production will tell the story of a group of friends working together to destroy the famed vampire.
Students Organize for Syria will screen the film in order to spark a conversation on the Syrian conflict
In an event hosted by Kino Club, Wayne State’s film club, Phoebe Gloeckner performed a live reading of her graphic novel "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" and participated in a Q&A session following a screening of the film adaptation at Purdy-Kresge Library on Oct. 10.
The Bonstelle Theatre will be presenting “Alice in Wonderland,” co-directed by Lavinia Hart and Jill Dion, from Oct. 7 through Oct. 16.
'You Can’t Take it With You' to play at the Hilberry Theatre from Sept. 16 to Oct. 2.
Planet Ant Theatre, the nonprofit theater operating out of Hamtramck, is nearing the end of an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to aid in the reconstruction of a recently purchased additional venue space.
Brandy Joe Plambeck directs Planet Ant’s production of “Really Really” to showcase through Oct. 1
It’s that time of year again to put on a mask and play a special role. If chosen, students could role-play in a story of a Christmas grouch learning a lesson or a girl that falls down a rabbit hole.
No stranger to Detroit, Hannibal Buress discusses the difference between his stand-up sets and more mainstream comedy.
Simon Helberg, best known for his role on the Emmy-nominated comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” will star in the drama film “Florence Foster Jenkins,” which is set to release in theaters Friday, August 12.
The remake of Ivan Reitman’s classic 1984 film “Ghostbusters” arrived in theaters this weekend with a female led cast.
The Underground Theatre, a summer theater collaborative, is in preparation for their four-show lineup this July with the support of the Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance. The summer series will be the theater’s third official season, which will be led by co-artistic directors and WSU students Kate Martinez and Jared Morin.
The Hilberry Theatre Company wrapped up its final touring performance with a free show of “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” Friday at New Center Park.
“Now You See Me: The Second Act” released in theaters on June 10. This is a sequel to the 2013 box office success which had a domestic gross of $117,723,989.
A comedic musical about hockey is not the average Broadway performance.
The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Oklahoma!,” a groundbreaking musical for all ages, at the Bonstelle Theatre from April 15-24 with student tickets at $10 a ticket.
College students from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky had the opportunity to showcase their narrative films on April 1 for Detroit’s 2016 Moving Media Student Film Festival at the Detroit Institute of Arts’ Marvin and Betty Danto Lecture Hall, presented by Freep Film Festival.
The Italian Film Festival USA is celebrating its ninth year in Detroit. This is the organization’s twelfth annual month-long festival, which premieres Italian directed and award-winning or award-nominated Italian films.
Allegiant came out in theaters on Friday, March 18. Read the review based on the last novel in Veronica Roth’s Divergent trilogy.
The Hilberry Theatre hosted the opening night of Clybourne Park on Feb. 26, which will be running through April 2. This final rendition of the Detroit Raisin Cycle is a response to Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun,” which portrays prejudices during the 1950s that remain in present time.
In honor of Black History Month, the Detroit Institute of Arts will be holding events throughout the month of February to educate our communities on black history. Catch the last two weeks of the DIA’s programs, which will be hosted events each weekend until Feb. 28. The DIA will offer music nights and film screenings following the Black History Month theme with jazz, cultural traditions and a vision for empowerment.
This Black History Month, Dance Theatre of Harlem Company came to the Detroit Opera House during Valentine’s Day weekend to show its audience four eclectic and emotionally moving ballets, performed by a predominately black cast.
Detroit Free Press and MovingMedia are presenting the third annual Freep Film Festival March 31-April 3 in Detroit with a new student documentary competition. College students from five states can enter their narratives or documentaries for a chance to win awards and prizes on the FilmFreeway website by Feb. 21.
The Detroit Film Theatre’s opening weekend of its most popular annual event, the showing of the 2015 Academy Award-nominated short films, began this past Saturday.
“A Raisin in the Sun” kicks off the Wayne State’s Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance “The Raisin Cycle” in honor of Black History Month from Feb. 12-Feb. 21 at the Bonstelle Theatre.
The world said goodbye to David Bowie on Jan. 10.
Whether with family or friends, the holidays are a great time for a movie date. Holiday-themed or not, there is no doubt that theaters everywhere will be overcrowded with moviegoers and enthusiasts this year for the anticipated newly releases.
The Theatre and Dance at Wayne hosted the December Dance Concert at the Detroit Music Hall Center of Performing Arts on Dec. 11 and 12.
The Bonstelle Theatre is hosting "James and the Giant Peach" from Nov. 13-20. This play is based on its novel, which is about a young orphan named James who comes across a bag of magic that alters four bugs and a peach. The peach grows to an amazing size and the bugs start interacting with James and they end up going on a wild adventure on the giant peach.
Relaying events that occurred during the First Intifada, or Palestinian uprising against the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, is presented in a comprehensible, powerful message for today’s youth in “The Wanted 18.”
“Kultar’s Mime,” a devised play revolving around 1984 anti-Sikh riots, visited Wayne State Nov. 7 during their international tour.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Great Gatsby” is a glamorous tale of romanticized debauchery, idealism and the American dream. The Hilberry Theatre takes the words of the book to life beginning Friday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m.
The Bonstelle Theatre debuted its first show for the school year: "Lysistrata" — the proactive comedy by Drue Robinson, adapted from the play by Aristophanes.
Malala Yousafzai was just 15 years old when the Taliban attempted to assassinate her in northwest Pakistan. She appeared as a threat to the radical Islamic group because she believed everyone, including girls, deserved an education.
Movie rating: 8/10
“Little Gandhi: The Lost Truth of The Syrian Uprising” directed and produced by award-winning Sam Kadi ("The Citizen," 2012) trails the legacy of Ghiyath Matar, a peaceful Syrian civil rights activist who had a mind and heart that was anything but "little."
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