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

Talking About Movies

  1. Aesthetics, appeals, and Alfonso

    Film scholar Frank Beaver revels in the aesthetics and authenticity of Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma.’

  2. The documentary binge

    Frank Beaver delivers the go-to guide for documentary lovers this holiday season.

  3. Making of a masterpiece

    New book about Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001’ chronicles the complex artistic union of a visionary filmmaker and a brilliant author.

  4. ‘He felt what we felt’

    Frank Beaver celebrates the Wolverines’ love for late announcer Bob Ufer, star of a new documentary.

  5. Lonesome Dove at 30

    Frank Beaver examines how one TV miniseries re-imagined the American cowboy.

  6. Summer book-busters

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

  7. Quiz show

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

  8. Isn't that ironic?

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

  9. Movie house vs. your house

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