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

Talking About Movies

  1. Mr. Capra comes to class

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

  2. 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.

  3. Top 10 (and then some)

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

  4. 'Spirit of Youth'

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

  5. Independents’ day

    Frank Beaver showcases some of his favorite indie films and the artist who made them.

  6. Summer picks and flicks

    Frank Beaver previews Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit,’ a retelling of the violent summer of ’67.

  7. Extra, extra

    Frank Beaver examines Hollywood’s fascination with media moguls.

  8. Hollywood reporter

    Stop the presses: Frank Beaver takes a look at movies about the media.

  9. Dramatic license

    From grace to gaffe, Frank Beaver finds drama is alive and well in the Academy.