Major theater chains are finally reopening big screens
Major theater chains are finally reopening big screens More theaters are opening their doors to moviegoers and studios are eager to release tentpole films that have been sitting on the shelf for the past year. CBS News' Chris Martinez reports from Los Angeles.cbsnews.com
5 new movies to watch over Christmas weekend
Christmas weekend is typically a time when big movies are released and that isn’t changing this year despite the pandemic. Movie Reviewer Greg Russell joined Tati for Reel Talk and shared the 5 new movies you can see. Wonder Woman 1984 is finally out in theaters and streaming on HBO Max. Gal Gadot reprises her role as Wonder Woman and Kristen Wiig joins the cast at the supervillain Cheetah. In the movie, Wonder Woman is living among mortals and keeping to herself, but that changes when she once again must use all her powers to save innocent lives.
Metro Detroit live theater performers cope with having their careers put on hold
DETROIT – The effects of the coronavirus pandemic are being felt everywhere -- especially in the creative industries and live theater. A lot of people were affected when the lights went out on live theater. For nine months, theaters have been dark, seats have been empty and they have no concrete day to return. Detroit Public Theater got creative a few months back. It produced two shows with a NY Public Theater and broadcast them on public TV.
You’ll recognize the actors in these new movies this weekend
Time for the weekend which means new movies! Jason Carr sat down with movie reviewer Greg Russell to talke about all about what you can watch this weekend. Greg gave the film 4 out of 5 reels. Ryan Hansen gets in a sticky mess when he goes to Thanksgiving dinner at an ex’s house while on a date with her mom. Greg recommends watching this once the family has left after Thanksgiving dinner and everyone wants to unwind.
Emagine to reopen Michigan theaters on Oct. 9 with free tickets for frontline workers
Movie theaters have been closed for more than six months in Michigan due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Whitmer signed an order to allow theaters to reopen on Oct. 9, with restrictions in place. Emagine Theatres says it will reopen its Michigan theaters on Oct. 9, with a special free ticket promotion for frontline workers through Oct. 15. To redeem this offer, please bring your valid work I.D., badge, nametag, etc., to the theatre when you purchase tickets. *Dates and times may vary, Michigan Emagine locations only open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
Hungry for entertainment? Drive-in film festival to be hosted at Emagine Novi
The Royal Starr Arts Institute, a nonprofit arts organization, will be hosting its annual film festival, giving a platform to independent filmmakers from all over Michigan, The United States and abroad. While theatres are temporarily closed, the annual festival will be held virtually, with limited drive-in screenings. The Royal Starr Film Festival will be held from Thursday-Sunday at Emagine Theatre in Novi, located at 44425 West 12 Mile Road. RELATED: 4 ways to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) this fall in MichiganThis year we have seen amazing growth in the filmmaker community and the Royal Starr Arts Institute is here to do its part. Weve received hundreds of submissions internationally, across the country and right here, at home in Michigan," said Royal Starr Arts Institute president Luke Castle.
What’s new on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max in September 2020
Here’s a look at what’s new on Netflix, Hulu and HBO Max in September 2020. What’s new on Netflix for September 2020September 1Bookmarks: Celebrating Black VoicesThe Boss Baby: Get That Baby! Felipe Esparza: Bad DecisionsLa Partita / The MatchTrue: Friendship DayAdriftAnacondaBack to the FutureBack to the Future Part IIBack to the Future Part IIIBarbershopBarbie Princess AdventureBorgen: Season 1-3Children of the SeaConeheadsGloryGreaseMagic MikeThe MuppetsMuppets Most WantedNot Another Teen MoviePineapple ExpressPossessionThe Producers (2005)The Promised Neverland: Season 1Puss in BootsRed DragonResidueSex DriveSister, Sister: Season 1-6The SmurfsWildlifeZathuraSeptember 2Bad Boy Billionaires: IndiaChef’s Table: BBQFreaks – You’re One of UsSeptember 3Afonso Padilha: Alma de Pobre . JessabelleJuliaThe Last Boy ScoutThe Last House on the LeftThe Little Girl Who Lives Down the LaneLove Is All There IsMad MoneyMan of La ManchaThe MechanicMike Tyson Mysteries: Season 4Mississippi BurningMr. NorthMusic WithinNot Another Teen MovieNotoriousThe OmenOutbreakPee-wee’s Big AdventurePieces of AprilPractical MagicRamboReasonable DoubtReligulousSlow BurnSome Kind of WonderfulStargateThe TerminatorThings You Can Tell Just By Looking At HerThis World, Then the FireworksTop GunTrolls World TourTurkey BowlTwilightThe Twilight Saga: New MoonThe Twilight Saga: EclipseThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2Tyler Perry’s Daddy’s Little GirlsThe Weight of WaterWantedThe WoodsSeptember 2, 2020Hell on the BorderSeptember 3, 2020Middle School: The Worst Years of My LifeSeptember 6, 2020AwokenSeptember 7, 2020Madagascar: A Little Wild: Season 1ASeptember 8, 2020American Ninja Warrior: Season 12 premiereBrother vs. Brother: Season 7 premiereSeptember 9, 2020Woke: Season 1September 10, 2020PrisonersSeptember 11, 2020My Hero Academia: Episodes 64-76September 16, 2020Archer: Season 11 premiereSeptember 17, 2020The Good ShepherdSeptember 18, 2020BabyteethGemini ManPen15: Season 2Sherman’s Showcase: Black History Month SpecialStarDog and TurboCatThe FightSeptember 20, 2020The HauntedSeptember 21, 2020The 2020 Emmys (How to watch the Emmys live on Sept. 20)September 22, 2020Filthy Rich: Series premiereThe Addams FamilySeptember 23, 2020Cosmos: Possible WorldsIf Loving You Is Wrong: Season 5September 24, 2020Teen Titans Go!
UK's lockdown-hit arts venues to get $2B rescue package
The 1.57 million pound ($1.96 billion) package for museums, galleries, theaters, movie theaters, heritage sites and music venues includes almost 900 million pounds in grants and more than 200 million pounds in loans. Details of how the money will be distributed have not been released, but leaders of arts organizations breathed a sigh of relief at the announcement. But social distancing rules and an almost total absence of tourists mean they face a big financial hit. Theaters and concert venues have not been told when they can admit audiences, and several have already announced they will close permanently. I just want to be a bit realistic about the challenges of getting us back to that point any time soon.
What’s new on Netflix, Hulu, HBO in April 2020
Here’s a look at what’s new on Netflix, Hulu and HBO in April 2020. New on Netflix in April 2020:April 1David Batra: Elefanten I RummetHow to Fix a Drug ScandalThe Iliza Shlesinger Sketch ShowNailed It! : Complete Season 4 (TLC)Alone: Complete Season 6 (History)Breaking Amish: Complete Seasons 2 & 3 (TLC)Bring It! : Series Premiere (ABC)Kono Oto Tomare! (2003)Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)The Ladykillers (2004)Mary Queen of Scots (2018)Men of Honor (2000)The Mule (2018)Mr. Bean’s Holiday (2007)My Soul to Take (2010)The Object of My Affection (1998)Out of Sight (1998)Puss in Boots (2011)Religulous (2008)Rush Hour 2 (2001)The Parallax View (1974)Upgrade (2018)Welcome to Marwen (2018)Won’t You Be My Neighbor?