Watching “Maniac” feels like a descent into psychosis.
In this fresh remake of William Lustig’s 1980s horror cult classic “Maniac,” director Franck Khalfoun revives the slasher genre with point-of-view filming and a new take on the killer profile.
As a kid, Nancy Richardson would use a bag of ice to cool off her television before her strict, anti-TV mother could check and feel the warm screen. Only once, when Richardson was home sick, the pair watched “Citizen Kane,” and Richardson knew she wanted to work in film.
In preparation for Warner Bros.’ 2013 release of “The Great Gatsby,” the Daily Bruin compiled a few of the most interesting aspects of Baz Luhrmann’s new film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel and how they match up with Jack Clayton’s 1974 adaptation.
As UCLA professor A.P. Gonzales asked his students to write down their earliest memories, Olivia Silver took paper to pen and relived the moment of shock she felt upon arriving at her new home in the San Gabriel Valley after driving cross-country from Connecticut. For Silver, this would be the first step in creating her first feature film, “Arcadia.”
As audience members wave their hands in appreciation, fingers spread next to their faces, they enter a different world where applause is silent.
More and more the deaf community is breaking into popular media through popular shows like “Switched at Birth” and well-known deaf performers, challenging the perceived stigma associated with deafness.
Director Harris Tucker wanted raw excitement and energy from the cast in its “fun run” rehearsal. His cast countered by delivering its already comedic lines in Scottish accents and Christopher Walken impersonations.
Kimberly Townes, a 2012 graduate of the UCLA theater department’s graduate directing program, said her motto for her first year at UCLA was to apply for everything with the perspective of trying, working and hoping.
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