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.