Good documentaries attempt to break into shadowy corners of the underground, but Wheat Harvest not only hits the jackpot by unraveling a seedy hidden world, it also breaks some generalizations.
The Michigan Theater has contemplated having an international film festival (other than the experimental gem Ann Arbor Film Festival of course) for several years, and now it’s a reality.
The truly magical thing about E.T.: the Extra Terrestrial is that it’s a film you grew up with, but, unlike a slew of other whimsical kid-magnet flicks, you can continue to appreciate it as an adult for non-nostalgic reasons.
There are only a few things wrong with the new film “War Horse.” It’s not a war movie and it’s not about a horse. It’s actually an anti-war movie with a horse used as a device to take us from one side of the conflict to another.