Monday, October 21

UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as Kiki Hamilton in her upcoming film "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story," a sports "mockumentary" about a Wiffle ball team.

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UCLA alumna Christine Lakin stars in ‘Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story’

'Screwball' film delivers sleaze

October 4, 2010 – “Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story” opened Oct. 1 for online download and Video on Demand. It features UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as the wife of a powerhouse wiffleball player. "Screwball" sells itself as a laid-back mockumentary, but Radio Director Sarah Rogozen argues the film is mostly about men obsessed with getting laid. [2:28]

"'Screwball' film delivers sleaze"

UCLA alumna to trailer park trash "“ actress and former Bruin, Christine Lakin, takes it all on in her new role as Kiki Hamilton in the movie "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story." Read more...

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UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as Kiki Hamilton in her upcoming film "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story," a sports "mockumentary" about a Wiffle ball team.

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UCLA alumna Christine Lakin as Kiki Hamilton in her upcoming film "Screwball: The Ted Whitfield Story," a sports "mockumentary" about a Wiffle ball team.

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A still from "Cooley High," a 1975 film that will be included in the UCLA Film and Television Archive series "Paint it Black: Revisiting Blaxploitation and African American Cinema of the 1970s." The series begins tonight with a screening of "Super Fly."

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UCLA Billy Wilder Theater to open series ‘Paint It Black’ with screening of ‘Baadasssss’ film

When a film made for around $50,000 about a male-prostitute-turned-political-radical earned almost $20 million dollars and became required viewing for the Black Panthers, Hollywood noticed. Read more...

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A still from "Cooley High," a 1975 film that will be included in the UCLA Film and Television Archive series "Paint it Black: Revisiting Blaxploitation and African American Cinema of the 1970s." The series begins tonight with a screening of "Super Fly."

UCLA FILM AND TELEVISION ARCHIVE

A still from "Cooley High," a 1975 film that will be included in the UCLA Film and Television Archive series "Paint it Black: Revisiting Blaxploitation and African American Cinema of the 1970s." The series begins tonight with a screening of "Super Fly."

	UCLA FILM AND TELEVISION ARCHIVE




Phil Coldiron, a second-year cinema and media studies graduate student, is the new director of Melnitz Movies, a series that screens films twice a week in the James Bridges Theater. He plans to combine popular films with more obscure choices.

New director at the helm of Melnitz Movies

Within the world of cinema, only movies with the biggest names, biggest budgets and biggest studios behind them seem to be shown by our local theaters. Films coming from independent, foreign or experimental directors with just as much to offer oftentimes find no venue to share their artistic value. This is where second-year cinema and media studies graduate student Phil Coldiron comes in. Read more...

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Phil Coldiron, a second-year cinema and media studies graduate student, is the new director of Melnitz Movies, a series that screens films twice a week in the James Bridges Theater. He plans to combine popular films with more obscure choices.

Phil Coldiron, a second-year cinema and media studies graduate student, is the new director of Melnitz Movies, a series that screens films twice a week in the James Bridges Theater. He plans to combine popular films with more obscure choices.

The UCLA Film and Television Archive will be showing "Bride of Frankenstein," the 1935 sequel to "Frankenstein," as part of their "Out of the Past" series, which showcases remastered classic films. (Photo: The Movie DB)

From crypt to screen

There may be no better way to prepare for the month of October than with a dark theater and a scary movie. Read more...

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The UCLA Film and Television Archive will be showing "Bride of Frankenstein," the 1935 sequel to "Frankenstein," as part of their "Out of the Past" series, which showcases remastered classic films. (Photo: The Movie DB)

The UCLA Film and Television Archive will be showing "Bride of Frankenstein," the 1935 sequel to "Frankenstein," as part of their "Out of the Past" series, which showcases remastered classic films. (Photo: The Movie DB)


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