Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Talking About Movies

  1. Summer book-busters

    Frank Beaver gives an update on summer reads bound for silver screens.

  2. Quiz show

    Frank Beaver tests your cinema scope with a Wolverine movie quiz.

  3. Isn't that ironic?

    Frank Beaver looks at how dialogue, music, and staging convey irony on film.

  4. Movie house vs. your house

    Frank Beaver compares the traditional theater experience with today’s high-tech, in-home options.

  5. Nonfiction film sleuth

    Frank Beaver reflects on documentarian Errol Morris’ unique modus operandi.

  6. Mr. Capra comes to class

    Film classes take on new relevance when Hollywood comes to Ann Arbor.

  7. Oh, you're a holiday

    Winter is coming, and Frank Beaver is checking his list of must-see classics to warm your heart this season.

  8. Top 10 (and then some)

    Frank Beaver replies to a recurring request and recommends some must-see films.

  9. 'Spirit of Youth'

    Frank Beaver finds contemporary relevance in this 1938 film, starring then-heavyweight champ and Detroit icon Joe Louis.