Responsible for some of the worst critical reviews of all time, but with brisk DVD sales and status as an underground cult classic, audiences can’t seem to decide whether The Room — written, directed, and starring filmmaker Tommy Wiseau — is brilliant or an abomination. Centered on a love triangle between banker Johnny (played by Wiseau), his wife, and his best friend, the film is filled with non-sequiturs and abandoned plot threads. Whether an example of avant-garde outsider art or simply an awful movie, you just have to see this one.
Platonic soulmates and a pitch-perfect cast By Emily Slomovits When people think of the word “relationship,” they usually think of a romantic one. And indeed, in much of pop culture and entertainment, romantic relationships are given the primary focus and are considered the ones to strive for. But in Welcome to Paradise, The Purple Rose
After lying vacant for years, the site of a former DTE Energy plant at 841 Broadway St. has a new development plan, approved 10-1 by Ann Arbor City Council on July 1. The conceptual plan, designed by Detroit-based Roxbury Group, includes condos, a restaurant, a hotel, commercial space, a canoe/kayak launch, an event pavilion, a
Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This is a collection of short stories that revels in the mystifying aspects of interpersonal relationships without ever feeling the need to justify them.