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Detroit: Motor City, Movie City

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Detroit: Motor City, Movie City

Detroit: Motor City, Movie City

Detroit: Motor City, Movie City

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Detroit is not Tinseltown, but the city is home to a pair of new films: 8 Mile, starring rapper Eminem, and Standing in the Shadow of Motown, a documentary about the musicians who played on virtually every Motown hit. Hear more from NPR's John Ydstie and Weekend Edition entertainment critic Elvis Mitchell.