Tonight the Del Mar Theatre will be presenting “Ramen and Beer,” a film festival showcasing 12 short films from the next generation of UC Santa Cruz filmmakers. The compilation varies in both the types of films — from documentaries to narrative works — and content.
Formed in 1997 and based out of Burbank, The Asylum has long been the master of the mockbuster. Now, as critics begin to question the current state of Hollywood, CHP investigates the studio which has made a living out of riding the wave of others’ success.
Director Rachid Bouchareb wants Beyoncé for the lead in a proposed film on Angela Davis. Though it seems like a shallow move, the film itself provides a link for others across the world.
The Arts and Entertainment staff review three movies currently in theaters: “Lincoln Lawyer,” “Sucker Punch” and “The Adjustment Bureau.”
The phenomenon of lip dubbing, a continuous shot of hundreds of people lip-syncing to a selected song, has been planned by UC Santa Cruz Weekend Activities club to occur at the beginning of spring quarter. The finished product will be posted on YouTube.
This week in Slug Comics, take a look at the the future of 3D movies (that really don’t need it).
The Academy Awards are this Sunday and have been generating buzz as usual. Although some in the film industry take the Oscars extremely seriously, writer Blair Stenvick explains why she just enjoys poking fun at them.
The documentary “Hanging by a Thread” highlights the lifestyle and salary differences of UC employees compared to the regents. UCSC food service worker Maria Romero is featured in the film.
City on a Hill Press recently sat down with alumni Elizabeth Gordon to talk about her upcoming web-comedy series “Dumbass Filmmakers,” a self described heartwarming parody on the entertainment business.
Susanna Helke, a Finnish director based in Helsinki, visited the campus this past week and screened two short films, both of which played with the notions of narrative and documentary, fact and fiction.