A time when America was riven by racial violence, when civic abuse of the black community boiled over into riots, when the army was deployed to a city where the fires of rebellion burned in the streets. Not today, but Detroit in 1967. Fifty years later the Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow has made a new…
On the 50th anniversary of the 1967 rebellion, Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit fails to tell the full story.
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"The Hurt Locker" director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal reunite for the historical crime drama "Detroit". The film is set amidst the 1967 Detroit Rebellion and is based on... For more, visit our blog !
David, Jeff, and Devindra discuss Kathryn Bigelow’s newest film, Detroit. Be sure to check out Angelica Jade’s review, Jason Bailey’s review, and Zeba Blay’s review. You can always e-mail us at slashfilmcast(AT)gmail(DOT)com, or call...Show More Summary
Contributed by Jonathan Stevenson / William Faulkner famously said, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” That is a key truth about one of his central concerns – race in America. Kathryn Bigelow, in her harrowingly compelling film Detroit, uses that truth as a kind of nightstick with which to beat the audience … read more... "Art and film: “Detroit” and Faulkner’s truth"
They say that art imitates life, and at times of sociopolitical turmoil, art tends to take on a more dour, intense tone. Right now, there's Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit, a film that takes place in 1960s Michigan, but feels all-too-relevant to the present moment.
“DETROIT” is not the first feature that Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal have collaborated on, nor is it the first they have adapted from an explosive true story.
This weekend’s box office saw The Dark Tower and Kidnap hit theaters, and Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit expand to a wide release. The long-awaited Stephen King film, The Dark Tower, hit theaters to a myriad of negative reactions from film...Show More Summary
Joseph David-Jones is a Kentucky-born up-and-comer well worth keeping an eye on. After breakout roles as Hollis in the “Divergent” film series and as country-pop crooner Clayton Carter on CMT’s “Nashville,” the young talent co-starsShow More Summary
Idris Elba's gun-slinging turned out to be quite a draw at the box office, as 'The Dark Tower' came out on top over Kathryn Bigelow's 'Detroit.'
Detroit, Kathryn Bigelow’s incendiary revisiting of the 1967 Detroit riots, is struggling to attract a commercial audience. The film debuted in select theaters to modest numbers and acclaim last week, but has faced an intensifying backlash in recent days, and is now “meeting audience resistance,” according to The Hollywood Reporter, ... More »
New York Times reporter John Eligon talked to acclaimed movie director Kathryn Bigelow about her new provocative movie “Detroit,” based on a real police incident in the racial powder-keg of Detroit in the summer of 1967: “A White Director,...Show More Summary
Are you thinking of seeing Kathryn Bigelow’s movie Detroit? Don’t. Read John Hersey’s book The Algiers Motel Incident instead. It is one of the most remarkable books about race ever written by a white man. And it’s as accurate an account of the massacre at the Algiers Motel as currently exists. Oh,...
Richard Brody on the moral failure of Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” in its meticulous dramatization of all too real brutality, violence, and suffering.
Incredible film Read the full article on AICN I don’t tend to talk a lot about what happened before the screening of a film, but for those that have been reading me for the last 21 years… You know about the guy that sat next to me that...Show More Summary
“Something becomes personal when it deviates from the norm.” Read more...
Once again, Kathryn Bigelow reinforces the white-way-of-thinking about the perpetual U.S. wars on people of color. Are you thinking of seeing Kathryn Bigelow’s movie Detroit? Don’t. Read John Hersey’s book The Algiers Motel Incident instead. Show More Summary
"Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal fail to find truth in the brutal Detroit." The post Detroit Review appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Malcolm David Kelley is starring in the ensemble cast of the new Kathryn Bigelow movie Detroit and we met up with him to learn some things you might not know about him! The 25-year-old actor is best known for playing Walt Lloyd on the hit series Lost and he’s also one half of the pop [...]