April 7, 9:48 pm
In a history seminar of mine last week, we spent a solid chunk of class discussing the current state of television, and many of us expressed the belief that it should no longer be defined as a culture-less cesspool of Paula Abdul and laugh tracks. Read more...
April 6, 9:10 pm
It's not every day that you hear about Bruins becoming writers and producers while they're still students at UCLA. Read more...
Photo: Alex Diaz (left) and Julie Sagalowsky (right), who are graduate students in directing, created and wrote a sitcom picked up by Family Channel Canada.
April 5, 9:24 pm
Films released in three-dimensional format are not a new concept, but the recent influx of 3-D action-adventure and animated films is causing the movie and television industry to quickly transition to capitalize on the stunning success of these 3-D films, from "Avatar" to "Alice in Wonderland." Read more...
Photo: In this film publicity file image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Sam Worthington portrays Perseus in a scene from "Clash of the Titans." The ancient Greek action remake has debuted at No. 1 for the weekend. Adding Thursday night preview screenings, the movie has totaled $64.1 million, making it one of the newest 3-D releases to do well at the box office. Industry experts acknowledged that the trend of releasing 3-D films has resurfaced after decades of losing popularity.
April 5, 9:07 pm
When director Daryl Wein began having problems with his girlfriend, he didn't turn to Ben & Jerry's or a long night with Jose Cuervo. Read more...
Photo: The story of the conception of the film, written during director Daryl Wein's breakup with actress Zoe Lister-Jones, sounds like a romantic comedy plot in itself.
April 1, 9:00 pm
The threat of closure of the historic Bruin and Village Theaters in the heart of Westwood gives a warning to the moviegoers of UCLA and Los Angeles alike. Read more...
March 31, 9:12 pm
The widespread effect of the collapse of the Soviet Union resonates loudly in recent Romanian cinema, achieving international attention and success. Read more...
Photo: The Romanian film "Tales from a Golden Age" will screen at the Hammer Museum.