Film professor used prop for film shoot
Graduating illustration and animation students show their work in senior showcase.
Artists aim to inform peers about recycling and depression through their art at this week’s student art galleries.
This week’s student art galleries vary in style, but both convey very personal meanings.
The main result of the remaking and rebooting of old films is a sea of half-assed material that is marketed as an original movie. These half-hearted attempts are something that more often than not offends film-lovers like myself.
Written, produced and directed by Peele himself, “Us” is the latest addition to Peele's horror movie family. This time around, he brings us a predominantly black cast starring Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex and “Black Panther” stars Winston Duke and Lupita Nyong’o as the Wilson family, a casting direction that is often unheard of in Hollywood.
Netflix has recently acquired the rights to “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” a film about the life and crimes of Ted Bundy. The film was acquired by the streaming service for $9 million, following the close-out of the Sundance Film Festival Feb. 3. The role of Bundy in the film is played by Zac Efron, leading many to be skeptical of how his story will be told. The move by Netflix is no surprise following the wildly successful premiere of its latest docu-series “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” which coincidentally is helmed by the same director as “Extremely Wicked…” Joe Berlinger. Despite the social media frenzy that ensued following the premiere of the docu-series, many fear that recent public interest in the life of Bundy will lead to an overt romanticization of the gruesome crimes he committed. While this is a valid concern, the docu-series and the feature film serve different purposes. “The Ted Bundy Tapes” lays out all of the facts on Bundy’s life in a very plain, matter-of-fact way. At no point does the series skip over the fact that Bundy’s father was absent in his youth and took an interest in graphic pornography