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

Talking About Movies

  1. Top 10 (and then some)

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

  2. 'Spirit of Youth'

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

  3. Independents’ day

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

  4. Summer picks and flicks

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

  5. Extra, extra

    Frank Beaver examines Hollywood’s fascination with media moguls.

  6. Hollywood reporter

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

  7. Dramatic license

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

  8. She's a brainiac

    Frank Beaver celebrates the hidden figures and female ‘brains’ rarely seen on screen.

  9. Memorable moments: 2016

    Frank Beaver showcases some of his favorite films from the holiday season.