Thursday, January 17, 2013
Want to watch an Academy Award-nominated film? Type in your zip code to the Moviefone finder to find nearby showtimes.
Want to know what the Oscars will look like this year? We've got a rundown of all the 2013 Oscar nominations below. Want to know what Academy Award-nominated films are playing nearby? Then check out the Moviefone finder above and type in your zip code to find the latest showtimes. As for this year's awards, director Steven Spielberg's historical drama "Lincoln" earned a leading 12 nominations Thursday for the 85th Annual Academy Awards, followed by Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" with 11, while the musical, "Les Miserables," directed by Tom Hooper, and David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" tied with 8 nods each. "Lincoln" was nominated for best picture and gave Spielberg his eighth best director nomination. A win would be his third in the …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Did your favorite flick make Redbox's Favorite Movies of 2012 list?
If renting a movie from Redbox is a part of your New Year's celebration, will your chosen flick be one of the company's favorite of the year? Redbox released its Favorite Movies of 2012 on Monday. Check out the top 24 below. (See the complete list on Redbox's website.) If your favorite isn't on the list, let us know about it in the comments section below. In Wyandotte, there are two Redbox locations–CVS/pharmacy and Walgreens. Both are outside, giving around-the-clock access.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The movie will start at dusk on Friday, Aug. 24, at the corner of Elm and First streets.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Yogi Bear will be played at dusk Friday, Aug. 24, on the old Wyandotte Theatre lot at the corner of Elm and First streets as part of the city's free "Flicks on Bricks" outdoor movie series. There are three movies still planned for this year. All movies begin at dusk. People are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to be comfortable. Refreshments will be available for purchase or you can bring your own. Alcohol and pets are not permitted. For more information, call 734-324-4502 or e-mail email@example.com.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Joshua Thompson and his lawyer, Kerry Morgan, are suing AMC over high cost of Coke and candy.
Is there a problem when a drink and a tub of popcorn cost more at the local movie theater than the ticket price itself? Or, are customers who choose to buy snacks agreeing to the prices being charged every time they open up their wallets and voluntarily fork over the cash? Joshua Thompson is ready to let a judge decide. He and his Wyandotte attorney, Kerry Morgan, are suing the Livonia AMC theater after Thompson said he felt cheated out of being charged $8 for a Coke and box of candy in December. "He got tired of being taken advantage of," Morgan told the Detroit Free Press. "It's hard to justify prices that are three- and four-times higher than anywhere else." Thompson's lawsuit is seeking class-action status, whereas others who felt …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Let's see if the favorite among readers winds up with the top Academy Award.
Favorite film opinions are as diverse as moviegoers, and this week is an ideal time to share your choice for which nominee deserves the Best Picture statue this weekend. We're interested in taste, not predictions. So click the movie you think should win, not necessarily which will snag the final Academy Award presented Sunday night. The Oscars show, hosted by Bill Crystal for a ninth time, starts at 8:30 p.m. on ABC after 90 minutes of red carpet arrival scenes outside the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. By 11:30 p.m. or so, optimistically speaking, we'll see whether the favorite film among Michigan Patch readers also is the industry's choice. In the meantime, you're invited to talk about these nine movies and others from 2011 in the …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Rock legend Mitch Ryder rolled into Wyandotte on Wednesday as part of the cast of POOKERLAND, the first feature film from Ring of Fire Entertainment.
Hollywood came to town Wednesday as the cast of POOKERLAND gathered in Wyandotte for a promotional photo shoot. Detroit rock icon Mitch Ryder and his wife Megan attended the shoot along with other local artists. Ryder and his wife will make an appearance in the film. Scott Galeski, a Wyandotte police detective turned writer and producer, and his brother, Daniel Galeski Jr., are the founders of Ring of Fire Entertainment. They have teamed up with brothers Brion and Eric Andrew Dodson of Captiv8 Productions to produce POOKERLAND, their first feature film. Wednesday's photo shoot took place in the loft space above Barry N Company Designs amidst a flurry of media attention. Reporters from several print and television news sources were on hand …
Sunday, July 10, 2011
There are plenty of midnight premiere options for the final installment of the series on Friday.
The Harry Potter film franchise will finally come to a close on Friday, as the series’ eighth installment will feature the final showdown between Harry and his arch-nemesis, Lord Voldemort. Local Potter fans will have a slew of premiere options come midnight Thursday, as several Downriver theaters are gearing up to give viewers the earliest possible look at Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows–Part 2. The list is headlined by MJR Southgate Digital Cinema 20, which has seven midnight shows–including two in 3-D–scheduled for Thursday night. Potter madness also will be had at Emagine Woodhaven. Beginning at 9 p.m., moviegoers will be able to see both parts of the last Harry Potter installment, in addition to three more midnight shows of Part …