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Reeldealmind at TIFF: Day 3

Reeldealmind at TIFF: Day 3

September 7, 2013 No Comments

The Good News:  The past two days in Toronto have been an incredible feast of film experience:  world premiere films, director and an electric-user friendly atmosphere that ramps up the magic of being here. The Bad New:  We have been so immersed in our time here that the posts we promised to provide exist only in […]

The Reel Deal Mindcast is Here! Check out Session 1

The Reel Deal Mindcast is Here! Check out Session 1

September 5, 2013 No Comments

The Reel Deal Mind is proud to present our new podcast. Join Diane Geiger and Jolyn Wagner as we embrace the experience of the Toronto Film Festival. Session one is a (slightly nervous) launch of our first mindcast. Go to the topic marked Podcast on the menu bar, take a lesson and post a comment […]

The Reel Deal Presents: Amour (Sunday, September 22 1pm-3pm at the Bloomfield Library)

The Reel Deal Presents: Amour (Sunday, September 22 1pm-3pm at the Bloomfield Library)

August 18, 2013 No Comments

The Reel Deal is proud to present the first installment in our film series “Amour”  on Sunday, September 22 at 1pm. This masterpiece by director Michael Haneke was nominated for best picture and best foreign film in 2012 (it won for best foreign film) We are privileged to have Professor Thomas Wartenberg discussing the film.  […]

Maple Theatre Presents: Secret Cinema: Thursday, September 5 at 7:30 pm!!

Maple Theatre Presents: Secret Cinema: Thursday, September 5 at 7:30 pm!!

June 20, 2013 1 Comment

  The Maple Theatre continues to provide local cinephiles with the opportunity to experience a range of the great films on the big screen!  Join us on the first Thursday of each month for films prior to 1987 and on the third Thursday for more modern classics! Only five dollars, with thoughtful discussion following each […]

MPS Symposium: Healing the Past in the Present: Giving Voice to Pain through Film and Psychoanalysis

MPS Symposium: Healing the Past in the Present: Giving Voice to Pain through Film and Psychoanalysis

April 1, 2013 3 Comments

  Film and psychoanalysis will be the focus of the 38th annual MPS Symposium on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 9 am- 3:30.  The program will be held in the magnificent Detroit Film Theatre. Dr. Glen Gabbard, DFT curator Elliot Wilhelm and Dr. Marc Rosen are the featured discussants.  Terrance Davies’ 1988 masterpiece “Distant Voices, […]

The Maple Theatre Presents: SECRET CINEMA! (Thursday, June 2oth at 7:30pm)

The Maple Theatre Presents: SECRET CINEMA! (Thursday, June 2oth at 7:30pm)

March 17, 2013 1 Comment

The newly renovated Maple Theatre hosts its SECRET CINEMA on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30.   This very popular event has been expanded to a twice monthly opportunity to share Old Hollywood(the first Thursday) and New Hollywood(the third Thursday)  films chosen and discussed by various film critics and professors. I have […]

The 2013 Michigan Psychoanalytic Society Symposium: Healing the Past in the Present: Giving Voice to Pain through Film

The 2013 Michigan Psychoanalytic Society Symposium: Healing the Past in the Present: Giving Voice to Pain through Film

January 31, 2013 No Comments

Join us on April 13, 2013 at the renowned Detroit Film Theatre for an all day event featuring guest speakers Glen Gabbard, Elliot Wilhelm and Marc Rosen AND the screening of Terence Davies’ masterpiece “Distant Voices, Still Lives.” Psychoanalysis and the cinema grew up together.  When Freud was studying hysteria in Fin de Siecle Vienna, […]

And the Oscar Nominations Are:

January 12, 2013 No Comments

  Well, the Academy has posted its selections for the pinnacle of cinema for 2012.  Do you agree?  What are the most disturbing snubs?   I, for one, am saddened by the snubbing of “Moonrise Kingdom” for best picture and Wes Anderson for best director and ignoring “The Master”.    Ignoring Kathyrn Bigelow seems like a […]

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The Ten Best Films of 2012

The Ten Best Films of 2012

January 1, 2013 1 Comment

Disclaimer:  “Amour and Zero Dark Thirty have not yet screened in the Detroit area.  Rust and Bone also awaits a D-opening, but I did see it already in Toronto and feel its place in the top ten is solid. What were the best movies of 2012?  Although my list will not include several that have […]

Happy Halloween: South Park Shines!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Season 16, Episode 12)

Happy Halloween: South Park Shines!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Season 16, Episode 12)

October 31, 2012 No Comments

Matt Stone and Trey Parker have done it again! After 16 seasons of smart sarcasm, animated style, they offer up a sweet homage to The Shining.  Cartman’s father purchases a Blockbuster Video and transports his family to the “estate” to wait for the patrons who no longer come. Can insanity be far behind?  This is […]

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