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Talking About Movies

Exodus: Redux

Frank Beaver gets the backstory on two U-M alumni behind new biblical epic.

The Birth of a Nation

Frank Beaver takes us back 100 years to the birth of D.W. Griffith’s controversial American film.

Musical matters

“Dangerous Rhythm,” a new book about movie musicals, has Frank Beaver tapping his toes.

Life Itself

Frank Beaver reflects on the “imperturbable power” of a good documentary.

Grab the popcorn

Summer movie season is here, and Frank Beaver has saved you a front-row seat.