News: Detroit Film Critics Society announces 2019 nominees

December 6, 2019

Review: Trey Edward Shults' compelling 'Waves' tracks two different narratives

December 6, 2019

Review: Terrific cast bring Christmas cheer to 'Elf: The Musical' at the Croswell

November 27, 2019

Review: Entertaining and visually impactful 'Frozen II' comes across cold

November 22, 2019

Review: Stirring 'The Secret Garden' finds enchantment at The Encore

November 21, 2019

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December 6, 2019

(Detroit, Michigan) The Detroit Film Critics Society is pleased to announce the BEST OF 2019 nominees in twelve categories.  The winners will be announced on December 9th, 2019. The Detroit Film Critics Society was founded in Spring 2007 and consists of a group of 21 fil...

December 6, 2019

Courtesy of A24

Taylor Russel, Kelvin Harrison Jr, and Sterling K Brown are at the forefront of Trey Edward Shults’ (“It Comes At Night”) compelling coming-of-age drama “Waves.” Like waves themselves, the film is one domino effect after the other, one event transpires whi...

November 27, 2019

Courtesy of Netflix 

Noah Baumbach’s record remains unscathed as the writer-director continues his hot streak of humane and heartbreaking films that are delivered with the utmost poignancy. His near perfect film “Marriage Story” opens with spouses Nicole (Scarlett Jonhans...

November 27, 2019

Courtesy of the Croswell Opera House 

In “Elf: The Musical” - now playing at The Croswell Opera House - which is based on the classic Will Ferrell comedy of the same name, there’s a song so infectious and toe-tapping, I’ve found myself singing it in repetition. It’s calle...

November 22, 2019

 Courtesy of Disney

On the surface, “Frozen II” looks great, has compelling visual imagery, and gets mileage out of the cute snowman creation that is Olaf (voiced exuberantly by Josh Gad). Sadly, that’s all “Frozen II” has going for it, unlike its predecessor which had a...

November 21, 2019

Photo courtesy of Michele Anliker Photography 

Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman’s ‘The Secret Garden’- based on the iconic novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett - has a terrific score and a beautiful script, but is the kind of title that doesn’t necessarily sell out theatre houses...

November 20, 2019

Courtesy of Netflix 

Assembling Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci for a massive 209 minute film almost feels like a dream. Now add Martin Scorcese behind the camera, and we’re left with a magnum opus littered with self reflective metaphors, intense standoffs, and pl...

November 15, 2019

Courtesy of Sony 

We’re living in the era of reboots, sequels, and more reboots. This year alone has seen “Shaft,” “Men In Black” and “Terminator” trying to repackage a once lucrative property for the masses. Except, in all of those cases, the movies were bland, lacked he...

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Ford V Ferrari 

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Nov 22nd 

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood 

Frozen II

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Nov 27th 

Knives Out 

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Dec 6th 

Playmobil: The Movie 

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Dec 13th 

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