A Hard Look at the “Class Divide”

“Class Divide” is a documentary from director Marc Levin and producer Daphne Pinkerton about the gentrification of the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea.

“‘Arrival’ delivers linguistic theory in sci-fi package”

The advancement of computer generated graphics over the last couple decades has allowed for science fiction movies to progress from campy costumes and painted sets to dazzling worlds of incomprehensible magnitude.

Review of "And Still We Rise" Exhibit

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Midtown Detroit has been a center for the celebration and preservation of African American history since it was founded in the 1960s.

Lindsey Stirling Stirs Detroit

On Oct. 17, California based violinist, Lindsey Stirling, brought her talents to Detroit’s Fox Theater. The beautiful venue was sold out. The thirty year old started out on her toy violin at age four, and has since been classically trained.

Review of "13TH"

While many Americans were celebrating Halloween this Oct. 31, I was reviewing “13TH,” which is not another slasher horror film, but a film now available on Netflix that examines the real life horror for those trapped in the American prison system.

Review of Sheeba

Photo of steaming clay pot of fahsah with pita bread.

Sheeba makes a good culinary experience great with its customer service. Owned by two Yemeni brothers, Mohammed and Ismael Aljahmi, the restaurant has been in business for over nine years.

Review: Fuqua’s Eight Unexpected Heroes Hold Their Own in ‘The Magnificent Seven’

Movie poster for The Magnificent Seven

In an era flooded with Hollywood remakes, audiences searching for originality often do not find much more than a sharper aesthetic.

Review of Wahlburgers

Photo of Wahlburgers burger, fries, and soft drink.

Just a little over a month ago, the Wahlberg family debuted their restaurant in the heart of Detroit. Greektown, to be exact.

Review of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Cover of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Jack Thorne, J. K. Rowling, and John Tiffany.

For a very long time, Harry Potter was a symbol of a generation. Everyone you knew had read the books, and even if they hadn’t, they saw the movies. Still, it’s hard to come across anyone who doesn’t know the name of The Boy Who Lived.

Review of “Tallulah” on Netflix

Movie still of Tallulah (actress Ellen Paige) holding her child, Madison (child actress Evangeline Ellis).

A wonderful part of independent filmmaking has always been its willingness to tell stimulating human stories without sacrificing artistic integrity. Large budget film-making has often pandered to an idea of what it thinks an audience wants.


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