Plays Friday, Jan 24 at 9:30 PM at the Michigan!
Prince’s film debut–about a young Minneapolis-based musician who finds himself at odds with his abusive parents, a musical rival, a romantic interest, and his own band as he struggles to make it as an artist–was a box-office smash when it was released in 1984, largely off the strength of the original soundtrack. Prince received two Grammys and an Oscar for the music underpinning the movie; the soundtrack also spent 24 consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billbo
Plays Friday, February 7 at 9:30 PM at the Michigan!
From Director Makoto Shinkai comes a beautiful masterpiece about time, the thread of fate, and the hearts of two young souls. A teenage boy and girl embark on a quest to meet each other for the first time after they magically swap bodies.
Presented in Japanese with English subtitles
Plays Friday, February 14 at 9:30 PM at the Michigan!
Directed by renowned animator Hayao Miyazaki, this anime has broken a number of box office records in its native Japan. Essentially a statement on the ecological devastation brought on by human advancement, the story follows the battle between Princess Mononoke and a mining village.
Presented in Japanese with English subtitles.
Plays Friday, February 21 at 9:30 PM at the Michigan!
The first feature-length film from the acclaimed studio TRIGGER, creators of the hit series KILL la KILL and Little Witch Academia, and director Hiroyuki Imaishi, Promare uses a bold cel-shaded visual style to tell a blistering action-adventure story, and is the spiritual successor to many of director Imaishi’s former works. Thirty years have passed since the appearance of the Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with
Plays Friday, February 28 at 9:30 PM at the Michigan!
It is the year 2029. Technology has advanced so far that cyborgs are commonplace. In addition, human brains can connect to the internet directly. Major Motoko Kasunagi is an officer in Section 9, an elite, secretive police division that deals with special operations, including counter terrorism and cyber crime. She is currently on the trail of the Puppet Master, a cyber criminal who hacks into the brains of cyborgs in order to obtain information and to commit other crimes.