Friday, July 19

On Oct. 6, "Twin Peaks" creators Mark Frost and David Lynch officially announced via Twitter the return of the cult classic to Showtime.
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Second Take: ‘Twin Peaks’ makes comeback, 25 years later

Grab a cup of hot, black coffee and a box of small chocolate bunnies because “Twin Peaks” is returning to television. On Oct. 3, creators Mark Frost and David Lynch hinted at the show’s return in a tweet released at 11:30 a.m., the precise minute Special Agent Dale Cooper first arrived in Twin Peaks to investigate the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer. Read more...

Photo: On Oct. 6, "Twin Peaks" creators Mark Frost and David Lynch officially announced via Twitter the return of the cult classic to Showtime. (ABC)

On Oct. 6, "Twin Peaks" creators Mark Frost and David Lynch officially announced via Twitter the return of the cult classic to Showtime.
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A&E columnist Savannah Tate discusses the prevalence of online original programming, beginning with the popular Netflix Original "House of Cards."
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Up Next: ‘House of Cards’ exploration vital for future of online programming

The rise of online original programming has revolutionized the way we consume television. But are any of these new shows actually worth watching? Up Next highlights noteworthy original content from Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Studios and examines how the flexible online format functions within each show. Read more...

Photo: A&E columnist Savannah Tate discusses the prevalence of online original programming, beginning with the popular Netflix Original "House of Cards." (Netflix)

A&E columnist Savannah Tate discusses the prevalence of online original programming, beginning with the popular Netflix Original "House of Cards."
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Sahirr Sethhi (pictured above) is fundraising the short film "California Dreaming" on Indiegogo about an elderly man who wins the lottery, only to lose it soon after. The film combines fantasy features with Indian storytelling and dramatic theory. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

TFT grad student turns everyday moment into film ‘California Dreaming’

To Sahirr Sethhi, an occurrence as mundane as an elderly couple purchasing a lottery ticket can be rife with wonder. A few years ago, the UCLA graduate student spotted just that and became fascinated with the couple's hope to become rich at an older age. Read more...

Photo: Sahirr Sethhi (pictured above) is fundraising the short film "California Dreaming" on Indiegogo about an elderly man who wins the lottery, only to lose it soon after. The film combines fantasy features with Indian storytelling and dramatic theory. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Sahirr Sethhi (pictured above) is fundraising the short film "California Dreaming" on Indiegogo about an elderly man who wins the lottery, only to lose it soon after. The film combines fantasy features with Indian storytelling and dramatic theory. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

"Kill the Messenger," starring Jeremy Renner, will be screened in Ackerman Grand Ballroom as part of Bruin Bash festivities, in addition to a carnival and concert.
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Additions to Bruin Bash carnival compensate for concert venue change

After the flooding of Pauley Pavilion in July, the damage done to another UCLA staple, Bruin Bash, needed to be addressed. Because the Bruin Bash concert is typically held in Pauley, organizers Greg Kalfayan, the Undergraduate Students Association Council Campus Events commissioner, and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Irmary Garcia said they knew switching the location of Bruin Bash from Pauley to the Los Angeles Tennis Center would decrease the accessibility of this central event. Read more...

Photo: "Kill the Messenger," starring Jeremy Renner, will be screened in Ackerman Grand Ballroom as part of Bruin Bash festivities, in addition to a carnival and concert. (Courtesy of Focus Features)

"Kill the Messenger," starring Jeremy Renner, will be screened in Ackerman Grand Ballroom as part of Bruin Bash festivities, in addition to a carnival and concert.
(Courtesy of Focus Features)

Graduate student in directing Mark Columbus' short film "Guests" stars "Modern Family" star Rico Rodriguez as Charlie Foster, who struggles to mature quickly when his father is diagnosed with cancer.
(Courtesy of Mark Columbus)

UCLA student’s past fuels success at film festival

Mark Columbus saw a piece of himself reflected in the troubled expression of Charlie Foster, the protagonist of his latest short film, “Guests.” The film, based on Robert Boswell’s short story of the same name, centers on Charlie’s struggle to mature quickly when his father is diagnosed with cancer. Read more...

Photo: Graduate student in directing Mark Columbus' short film "Guests" stars "Modern Family" star Rico Rodriguez as Charlie Foster, who struggles to mature quickly when his father is diagnosed with cancer. (Courtesy of Mark Columbus)

Graduate student in directing Mark Columbus' short film "Guests" stars "Modern Family" star Rico Rodriguez as Charlie Foster, who struggles to mature quickly when his father is diagnosed with cancer.
(Courtesy of Mark Columbus)


Marvel has announced plans to release a new series of comics called "Avengers NOW!," including an installment of books for the Big Three. In this new series, the Big Three went through character changes, such as the Falcon replacing Captain America.
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Second Take: Marvel’s ‘Avengers NOW!’ introduces more inclusive comic book cast

The Big Three of Marvel Comics underwent a big change that could make the comic book community more inclusive as a whole. Earlier this month, Marvel officially announced “Avengers NOW!,” an upcoming installment of books for the Big Three – Captain America, Iron Man and Thor – as well as several new series for other “Avengers” characters. Read more...

Photo: Marvel has announced plans to release a new series of comics called "Avengers NOW!," including an installment of books for the Big Three. In this new series, the Big Three went through character changes, such as the Falcon replacing Captain America. (Marvel Comics)

Marvel has announced plans to release a new series of comics called "Avengers NOW!," including an installment of books for the Big Three. In this new series, the Big Three went through character changes, such as the Falcon replacing Captain America.
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