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Frank Beaver deconstructs Haskell Wexler’s “Medium Cool” in a timely examination of media, morality, and more.
Frank Beaver opens the book on Groucho Marx through a new bio by Lee Siegel.
Hopwood Awards season at U-M is an ideal time to remember the revered playwriting professor.
Frank Beaver examines the social and artistic legacy of controversial filmmaker D.W. Griffith.
Frank Beaver focuses on some favorite cinematic fragments that flickered across our screens last year.
Frank Beaver screens “Spotlight” and “The Big Short” to celebrate the craft behind a well-made ensemble film.
Frank Beaver reviews an extraordinary doc about an “ordinary girl.”
’Tis the season for “elevated film fare” as Hollywood amps up the awards buzz. But what to watch?
Frank Beaver ponders the artful intersection of film casting and film performance.