Cinema Chat: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ Returns to Theaters, ‘Fire of Love’ Opens, and More
OPENING THIS WEEK
“Fire of Love” — OPENS THURSDAY, JULY 28 AT STATE
This film tells the story of two French lovers, Katya and Maurice Kraft, who died in a volcanic explosion doing what brought them together: unraveling the mysteries of our planet, while simultaneously capturing the most explosive volcanic images ever recorded. Along the way, they changed our understanding of the natural world and saved tens of thousands of lives. Hours of never-before-seen 16mm film and thousands of photographs reveal the birth of modern volcanology through an unlikely lens – the love of its two pioneers. Told by Miranda July.
“Everything, everywhere, at once” — OPENS SATURDAY, JULY 29 TO AUGUST 4 IN MICHIGAN
NEW: The screening includes an introduction from the filmmakers and eight minutes of takes.
Realized by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (“Swiss Army Man”), collectively known as Daniels, the film is a hilarious, big-hearted sci-fi action adventure about an exhausted Chinese-American woman (michelle yeo) who can’t finish his taxes.
SPECIAL SCREENINGS DOWNTOWN
National Live Theater Presents “Cyrano de Bergerac” — THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 AT 7:30 PM IN MICHIGAN
Featuring james mcavoy (“X-Men”, “Atonement”) and captured live in 2020 from the West End in London. This production can currently be seen on Broadway and, for one night only, at the Michigan Theater!
Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Michigan.
A Japanese animation film studio best known for its directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki. Fridays at 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. at Michigan.
A 2022 American science fiction horror film written, directed, and co-produced by Jordan Pele under its Monkeypaw Productions banner. It features Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmerand steven yeun. The plot follows the inhabitants of a remote town who witness a mysterious and anomalous event.
After random objects falling from the sky with the mysterious ability to affect human and animal behavior, ultimately results in the death of their father. Rancher siblings OJ and Emerald Haywood attempt to capture video evidence of an unidentified flying object with the help of tech salesman Angel Torres and documentarian Antlers Holst.
A 2021 American mockumentary directed by Dean FleischerCampwho co-wrote the screenplay with Jenny Slate and Nick Paley. It is based on the 2010 short of the same name written by Slate and Fleischer-Camp. Slate reprises his voice role as Marcel, an anthropomorphic shell living with his grandmother Connie. Rosa Salazar, Thomas Mannand Isabelle Rossellini also star. The film premiered at the Telluride Film Festival. Marcel is an adorable, inch-tall seashell who leads a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of seashells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them in the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he uploads brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and new hope of reuniting with his long-lost family. long time. A beloved character makes his big screen debut in this hilarious and heartwarming story about finding connection in every corner.
A 2022 American drama film based on the novel of the same name by Delia Owens. It is led by Olivia Newman from a screenplay written by Lucy Alibar and produced by Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter. movie stars Daisy EdgarJones, Taylor John Smith, Harris Dickinson, Michael Hyatt, Sterling Macer, Jr.and David Strathairn. The film tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who rises to adulthood in the dangerous swamps of North Carolina. For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the strong and resilient Kya from her community. Attracted by two young men from the city, Kya opens up to a new and surprising world; but when one of them is found dead, she is immediately singled out by the community as the prime suspect. As the case unfolds, the verdict on what really happened becomes increasingly hazy, threatening to reveal the many secrets that lay in the swamp.
Historical comedy-drama directed and produced by Antoine Fabienfrom a screenplay he co-wrote with Carroll Cartwright, Keith Thompsonand Olivia Hetreed. This is the third film adaptation of the 1958 novel “Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris” by Paul Gallico.
In partnership with Maison Dior, the film tells the story of a widowed housekeeper in 1950s London who falls madly in love with a Dior couture dress and decides she must have one of her own. After working, starving and playing to raise the funds necessary to pursue her dream, she embarks on an adventure in Paris that will change not only her own vision, but the very future of the House of Dior. Featuring Lesley Manville, Isabelle Huppert, Jason Isaacand Anna Chancellor.
The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of her complicated relationship with her enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (tom hank). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning more than 20 years, from Presley’s rise to stardom to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the changing cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. At the center of this journey is one of the most important and influential people in Elvis’ life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia De Jonge). Realized by Baz Luhrmann.
“Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a journey, a song” — OPENS FRIDAY AUGUST 5 IN MICHIGAN
This documentary explores the struggle and artistry of the singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. It tells the story of his internationally acclaimed anthem “Hallelujah,” his journey from record label rejection to chart-topping performances by artists such as KD Lang.
“High-speed train” — OPENS FRIDAY, AUGUST 5 AT STATE
“My old school” — OPENS FRIDAY AUGUST 5 IN MICHIGAN
In 1993, 16-year-old Brandon Lee enrolled at Bearsden Academy, a secondary school in an affluent suburb of Glasgow, Scotland. What followed over the next two years would become legend. Brandon Lee had been tutored in Canada while accompanying his mother, an opera diva, on tour before her tragic death. Brandon found friends at his new school despite his initial awkwardness, taking bullied students under his wing, introducing classmates to seminal retro bands, and even starring in the school’s South Pacific production. But then her incredible secret was revealed. Director Jono McLeod returns to his old school for a nostalgic look at the strange but true story of his former classmate, Brandon Lee. Using playful, period-specific animation, a perfect soundtrack, the memories of students and teachers, and the talents of Alan Cumming to bring the tale to life, the film offers more than one surprise along the way.
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