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Behind The Marquee: Episode 36 - Classic Movie Madness

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 2:23pm

Nick is joined remotely by Makenzie and Jay to discuss life in quarantine and the Classic Movie Madness bracket challenge being held on social media! 32 classic movies matched against each other to find the find the best of the best. And as always, they conclude with their Movie Magic Moments!

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Behind The Marquee: BTM Bonus - Direct from Sundance with Andrew Cohn

Mon, 03/09/2020 - 8:34am

Nick is joined by Andrew Cohn, director of The Last Shift, at the Michigan Theater to discuss his Ann Arbor roots, his path as a filmmaker, working with Richard Jenkins, and more!

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Behind The Marquee: BTM Bonus - Direct from Sundance with Adam Rehmeier

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 8:37am

Nick is joined by Adam Rehmeier, director of Dinner in America, at the Michigan Theater to discuss filming in Michigan, how his characters were conceived, music and more!

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Behind The Marquee: Episode 35 - Kiarostami Retrospective

Thu, 02/27/2020 - 1:00pm

Nick is joined by Ashkan Kazemi of the Iranian Graduate Student Association at the University of Michigan to discuss the upcoming Abbas Kiarostami retrospective beginning in March at the Michigan Theater. They discuss the impact of Kiarostami on each other's lives, the role of the artist in Iran, Iranian humor, and more. And as always, they conclude with their Movie Magic Moments of the Week.

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Behind The Marquee: Episode 34 - Barton Organ Restoration

Mon, 01/13/2020 - 3:47pm

Nick is joined by Michigan Theater house organist David Hufford to discuss his work to restore the historic Barton Organ, what makes it unique, a bit of its history, and what it’s like to accompany a silent film or sing-along.

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Behind The Marquee: Episode 33 - 2019 and a Decade in Review

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 3:39pm

Nick, Makenzie, Ariel and Jay recap 2019, discuss their favorite films of the last decade, what they’re most looking forward to in 2020, what trends they hope to continue in the next decade, and conclude with their “Movie Gifts”.

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Behind The Marquee: Episode 32 - Journalism on Screen

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 1:30pm

Nick is joined by Zoe Clark (Program Director of Michigan Radio and Co-Host of ‘It’s Just Politics’) and Robert Yoon (Visiting Professor of Journalism at U of M and former CNN Director of Political Research) to talk about the upcoming Journalism on Screen film series at the State Theatre! Discussion includes journalism’s depiction in the movies, its impact on our daily lives, takeaways from each film in the series, and as always, they conclude with their Movie Magic Moments of the Week.

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Behind The Marquee: Episode 31 - October Newsletter

Tue, 10/08/2019 - 3:18pm

Nick, Nadeem and Ariel dive into everything that's happening at the Michigan and State Theatre in October including 'Joker', 'El Camino', Late Nights, DOCtoberfest, an anniversary for the Michigan, and more! About half-way through Nick suffers through a coughing fit, and as always, they conclude with their Movie Magic Moments of the Week.

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Behind The Marquee: Episode 30 - Audiences vs. Critics

Tue, 09/10/2019 - 12:06pm

Nick, Sarah, and Nadeem discuss the discrepancies between critical and audience reviews, where they stand in the great divide, some films they're willing to defend, and as always, they conclude with their Movie Magic Moments of the Week. 

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Behind The Marquee: Episode 29 - Once Upon A Time in Hollywood

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 8:27am

Nick, Nadeem, and Jonathan dig into Once Upon A Time in Hollywood and discuss some of the controversies, its themes, the 1960s, pros of 35mm presentation, and as always, they conclude with their Movie Magic Moments of the Week.