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Veterans, family & friends: What does ‘American Sniper’ film, Chris Kyle’s story mean to you?

DETROIT, MI — Everyone seems to have an opinion about the “American Sniper” film that reportedly made a record-setting $ 90.2 million at the box office over the weekend. Takes range from all sorts of high profile personalities including Kid Rock, Michael Moore and Seth Rogen, to your average moviegoer looking to know more about […]

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King Kong ‘Skull Island’ film in Detroit with Michael Keaton is news to Michigan Film Office

DETROIT, MI — If someone in Hollywood has a plan to shoot a King Kong move in Detroit with Golden Globe winners Michael Keaton and J.K. Simmons this summer, it’s news to the Michigan Film Office, a spokesperson told MLive.com. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Film brings 1968 Detroit to the big screen

It’s the middle of the night outside the Oak Park Ice Arena. Inside the bright lights of a film crew shine on the actors. In this scene, they’re wearing 1960’s-era hockey skates and uniforms, playing a rough game of hockey. These hockey players were often called The Flying Priests. And yes, they were a bunch […]

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Ryan Gosling film shot in Detroit called ‘Lost River’ won’t get theater release after poor reviews

DETROIT, MI — If you were looking forward to watching Ryan Gosling’s movie “Lost River” in theaters in 2015, you’ll reportedly have to settle for a home entertainment release in April. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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‘Boyhood’ snags four Detroit Film Critics Society awards, including best picture of 2014

Richard Linklater won best director for his 12-years-in-the-making drama. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit film, theater event rescheduled for January

Detroit film, theater event rescheduled for January DETROIT, MI – The Film // Play mash-up film and theater event that was to be hosted at the Elizabeth Theater above the Park Bar in Detroit has been rescheduled for Jan. 23, 2015. A spokesperson for the event said Wednesday that Film // Play has been … Full […]

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Chris Rock to surprise Detroit fans this week before release of ‘Top Five’ film

DETROIT, MI — Comedian Chris Rock apparently is a big fan of Detroit. Big enough at least to pick the Motor City as one of his top 10 places to visit in a two-day span this week before Friday’s release of his new film “Top Five.” Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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‘Beverly Hills Cop’ with Eddie Murphy to likely begin Detroit filming this spring, film office says

DETROIT, MI — There has been some delays, but a “Beverly Hills Cop” relaunch movie starring Eddie Murphy is expected to begin filming in Detroit this spring. That was the word Monday from the Michigan Film Office’s Michelle Grinnell in an e-mail to MLive.com. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Michigan Film Office gives incentives to Oxygen's 'Preachers of Detroit' TV

Michigan Film Office gives incentives to Oxygen's 'Preachers of Detroit' TV … The other four projects are expected to be filmed and produced in Metro Detroit. "These five projects showcase our efforts to support independent films and series in the state, as well as projects within the digital media industry,” said Margaret O … Full […]

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Michigan Film Office gives incentives to Oxygen’s ‘Preachers of Detroit’ TV show, other projects

DETROIT, MI — As the Michigan Legislature continues to debate the value of incentives for films and digital media like video games, the Michigan Film Office announced Monday more benefits allocated for upcoming projects. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Does Michigan’s film incentive program compete with industry leader Louisiana’s? View breakdown

DETROIT, MI — Michigan’s incentives for film production in the state could change next year if Gov. Rick Snyder decides to approve or alter a bill passed through the Senate and House and sign it into law this month. Any changes in film incentives could determine whether or not Michigan will get big name films […]

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House votes to extend Michigan film credits through 2021; bill could affect work in Detroit

DETROIT, MI — The Michigan House could take action any day now on a bill that would — if approved — extend incentives for filmmakers beyond 2017 and keep the program competitive with other states. This bill supports the current Film and Digital Media Production Assistance program that was already passed by the Senate last […]

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‘Big Hero 6′ review: Cuddly robot character overshadows action in winning Disney animated film

Inflatable buddy Baymax is the creative offspring of WALL-E and the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Detroit’s Cody Rouge neighborhood resurrection sparked by 10K volunteers is focus of new film

DETROIT, MI — A documentary film that chronicles the resurrection of Detroit’s Cody Rouge neighborhood and Cody High School, with the help of over 10,000 volunteers, will screen Sunday at the city’s historic Redford Theatre. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Henry Rollins reflects on Detroit, state of U.S., government’s role, plans for a film & more

DETROIT, MI — Read the first line of Wikipedia’s description of Henry Rollins and it sounds pretty exhausting. This 53-year-old Washington, D.C. native, a former member of the punk rock group Black Flag, wears so many hats its hard to keep track. As the entry states, Rollins indeed is a musician, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, […]

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