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The 1967 riots are brought to life in this docudrama
"...Rarely has a movie been more urgently needed than Detroit, yet after delivering on its promise for nearly the..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Detroit Rock City
Four high school bandmates try to get into a KISS concert.
"...Melanie Lynskey, Natasha Lyonne and Shannon Tweed. Reactions to Detroit Rock City may fluctuate according to your degree of..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Detroit 9000
Blaxploitation classic re-released in 1999 by Quentin Tarantino's Rolling Thunder distribution company.
"...CAR-15s and Luger pistols (how's that for diversity?), white Detroit Police Department Lt. Danny Barrett (Rocco) is teamed with..."

July 23, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

VIA 313: Defining Pizza, Designing Detroit
Marc English and the Hunt Brothers conjure some real Motor City magic
"...out of the way” when you’re talking about the Detroit-style pizza purveyed by Zane and Brandon, the Hunt Brothers...."

June 29, 2015 Design Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Detroit's Rising 'Sun'
AMC brings a corrupt-cop tale to the Motor City
"...Detroit has become TV's biggest body double. For years, thanks..."

Aug. 9, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lisa D'Amour's acclaimed play finally lands in Austin, courtesy of Capital T
"...ago, we were asking, "Where in the world is Detroit?" It was then the drama of that title was..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Detroit and the Midsummer Dream Teams
Texecutioners host No. 9-ranked flat-track derby team, plus some real fantasy sports.
"...own No. 5-ranked Texecutioners play host to No. 9 Detroit Derby Girls tonight. Considering that this is one of..."

Sept. 6, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Detroit? Texecuted.
First report and footage from last night's WFDTA Roller Derby bout
"...83-46 victory away from their No. 9-ranked guests, the Detroit Derby Girls last night. Check back later today for..."

Sept. 8, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

Detroit Stands Up
Black Milk and Donuts
"...dominant auto industry now scraping their couches for quarters, Detroit’s hardly had the opportunity to stick out its collective..."

Jan. 29, 2009 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Plug-in Hybrid Cars: Coming Soon to Austin, Detroit, and Your Driveway?
Support for plug-in technology building nationally and locally

Dec. 8, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

From Nothing to Bounty
Playwright Lisa D'Amour muses on the distance between Austin and 'Detroit'
"...Playwright/performance artist Lisa D'Amour is having a mobile year. Detroit, her play about backyards and entropy that was a..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Arts Feature by Adrienne Martini

Lisa D'Amour
Where in the world is Detroit?
"...Prepare to redraw all your maps. Starting next May, Detroit will be found in London. Then, a few months..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Visit 'Detropia'
Festival favorite doc premieres on PBS tonight
"...For years now, Detroit's name has been associated with urban decay, with the..."

May 27, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Tiger Cry
Baseball enthusiast Lisa Tozzi takes a trip to Detroit and memory lane as she visits Tiger Stadium on the eve of its destruction.
"...It is this obsession that landed me in Detroit last month, despite a host of misgivings and the..."

Oct. 15, 1999 Sports Feature by Lisa Tozzi

You Can't Script October (Cough-Cough)
"...St. Louis and Detroit – two honest-to-god sports towns, for the simple reason..."

Oct. 21, 2006 Sports Post by Shawn Badgley

Don't Breathe
Home-invasion thriller is more methodical than innovative
"...Set in present-day Detroit, the film opens with a sequence that questionably foreshadows..."

Aug. 26, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Only Lovers Left Alive
In this hypnotic love story, Jim Jarmusch gives us vampires who are bohemian outsiders and not blood-sucking freaks.
" Tangier when she books a night flight to Detroit, to come to the side of her beloved Adam..."

April 25, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Texecutioners are the Reason
Full recap of Sunday's derby match up with the Detroit Derby Girls.
"...It's a long way from Detroit to Austin. So when the Detroit Derby Girls came..."

Sept. 9, 2008 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

" interracial romance that occurs in and around a Detroit high school. Zack (Rapaport) is a young Jewish kid..."

Dec. 11, 1992 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Brick Mansions
In one of his last roles, Paul Walker stars in this American remake of Luc Besson's actioner District B13.
"...The premise basically remains the same: Here, an undercover Detroit cop (Walker) and a street-smart convict (Belle, reprising his..."

May 2, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

A New Life for 'A Band Called Death'
Detroit rock & rollers resurrected through Drafthouse Films
"...There's a shadow hanging over the Detroit-born proto-punk band Death – but it's also the light..."

June 28, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Alex Cross
Stretching out of his Madea comfort zone to play James Patterson's FBI profiler is a courageous but misguided move on Tyler Perry’s part.
"...films, Alex Cross does make fine use of its Detroit locations, from tony Lakeview Drive mansions to the skeletal..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Standing in the Shadows of Motown
" in the tiny basement studio of Berry Gordy's Detroit “Home of the Hits” (until Gordy moved the operation..."

Nov. 15, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

8 Mile
Eminen's semi-autobiographical story of a young, white rapper on the rise in Detroit has a soft-focus Hollywood tint.
"...Smith, an aspiring rapper from the grim side of Detroit (is there any other side?) who, as 8 Mile..."

Nov. 8, 2002 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Polish Wedding
"...ties that unite a tempestuous Polish family in working-class Detroit. Instead, what it depicts is a slavish commitment to..."

July 31, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Wayne Kramer Still Kicks Out the Jams
MC5 founder talks politics, prison, and the art of double guitar solos
"...influential albums. Kick Out the Jams, captured live at Detroit’s Grande Ballroom, not only helped lay the groundwork for..."

Sept. 24, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sorry to Bother You
Sly sci-fi satire puts class, race, and selling out under the microscope
" in his uncle’s garage with his subversive girlfriend Detroit (Thompson, consistently stunning), and unemployed. When his friend hips..."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Cece Winans, Reluctant Star
Gospel great tapes for PBS on the Sabbath
"...on Feb. 3, Let Them Fall in Love, the Detroit gospel star tapes Austin City Limits on Sunday. We..."

Nov. 19, 2016 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

A party girl discovers she's pregnant
"...(Sevigny) after a blotto night out at an abandoned Detroit warehouse bacchanal. Turns out, she may be more right..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

It Follows
A killer force is spread through sex, and it's all very creepy and evocative
"...your average teenage girl living in the suburbs of Detroit. She and her sister Kelly (Sepe), and their small..."

March 27, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

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