A couple of weddings, a few marches, sangria and football in snow: looking forward to new adventures in 2014.
Cousins is a brilliant scholar with allegiance to working people, who are represented with respect throughout the entire series.
As long as the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land continues, there are films to bring us the truth. And they are getting better and growing in numbers.
Ultimately it's the people that make a city. There are still many good people in Detroit; many great activists and endless joys left in this embattled city.
The Traverse City Film Festival just completed its 8th season with an amazing array of over 200 films screened at seven theaters.
Our matinee audience, nearly a full house, laughed all the way through "Killer Joe," but it was nervous laughter.
For the most part, this new film is how Spider-Man should have been done in the first place. The film is energized and emotive. On the other hand, it's also far from groundbreaking.
Many will doubt this film's ability to trump the success and artistic integrity of 2008's The Dark Knight (generally considered to be the "Godfather" of superhero films).
The films bridged the gap between completely unbelievable and utter nonsense, but they did it with admirable verve and commitment.
With the revamp of 3-D, and the larger IMAX screens, moviegoers have the best experience they have ever had, but that comes at a price.