With masterful cinematography, sharp dialogue and a lot of heart behind the blackness, “Birdman” or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a dark, daring and entertaining ride to kick off the much anticipated Oscar season.
University of La Verne students and recent graduates earned several honors from the Hometown Media Awards in August, and the San Bernardino Valley College Film Festival in May.
A wave of support from students, faculty and family members packed the 150-seat auditorium in LaFetra Lecture Hall on Sunday for the communications department’s Senior Screening.
The world of film is one of unbridled creativity and unlimited opportunity, with financial resources remaining the only finite piece to the cinematic puzzle.
Warner Bros. has re-invented the meaning of an animated movie with its new film “The Lego Movie,” by capturing the attention of children and adults with innocent, yet satirical comedy, which hit the box office Feb. 9.
On Saturday at Pomona College the Outdoor Education Center hosted the Eighth Annual Reel Rock Film Festival to promote this adventurous activity.
The lights in the Benson Auditorium dimmed, and the audience silenced in anticipation. Sixteen short but brilliant films were about to play, representing the talented local filmmakers at this year’s 909 Film Festival last Friday night.
Julian Fellowes has brought back William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” to the big screen, with Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld as Juliet Capulet and Douglas Booth as Romeo Montague, and set it back to its original 16th century form– away from its last film adaptation, Baz Luhrmann’s contemporary “Romeo + Juliet.”
To showcase the skill and creativity of University students, the Cultural Arts Society of La Verne collaborated with professors to put together the 2013 ULV Student Film Festival last Thursday.
The senior film screening on May 17 showcased four documentaries, a news show and a short film created by students as their senior projects.