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‘It Follows’ review: Detroit-made virtuoso horror film wields originality like a hatchet

David Robert Mitchell’s film upends the slasher-flick conceit where horny teenagers are slaughtered during, after or in pursuit of sexual intercourse. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Bill to kill Michigan film incentives narrowly passes House

Michigan would stop its film incentives under legislation that passed the House on Wednesday. Full News here – Detroit Entertainment

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Bill to kill Michigan film incentives could face a roadblock in the Senate

Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, wants to see the film industry in Michigan mature. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Bill to eliminate film incentives pops out of House committee

Michigan could stop giving out film incentives altogether under a bill that made it out of the House Tax Policy Committee on Wednesday. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit native J.K. Simmons to star in ‘What Lives Inside’ film to debut on Hulu

DETROIT, MI — Detroit native J.K. Simmons has plans to star in a new film titled “What Lives Inside” that will debut March 25 exclusively on Hulu. The film will be directed by two-time Oscar-winner Robert Stromberg (“Maleficent”) and also stars Colin Hanks (TV’s “Fargo”) and Catherine O’Hara (“Best In Show”). The film will be […]

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Gov. Rick Snyder proposes $12 million Michigan film credit cut for 2015, looking for ‘discussion’ on 2016 levels

Michigan film credits will see a $ 12 million slash as the state looks to avoid a Fiscal Year 2015 budget deficit. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Aquaman Jason Momoa to make debut in ‘Batman v Superman’ film tied to Michigan, report says

DETROIT, MI — Actor Jason Momoa, known for his role as Khal Drogo in HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” will reportedly make his superhero debut as Aquaman in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” That’s the word from The Daily Beast, which recently posted an interview with Momoa on its website. And if the report is […]

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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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