A look back at the recent career progression of director John Carpenter. Comparisons are made to the decline in popularity of other directors.
The summary of an encounter with the actor Jon Voight, as it occurred during his political endorsement tour of California in the Fall of 2008.
Impressions of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), formed during a visit to their Los Angeles office in Fall 2008 for a business of entertainment course.
A review of M. Night Shyamalan’s 2008 film “The Happening” that starred Mark Wahlberg. The film had a disastrous showing at the USC campus.
A summary of Tom Brokaw’s visit to the USC campus on April 17, 2008 along with notes regarding a visit to Dan Tana’s Italian Restaurant.
An anecdote about standing in line next to George Lucas at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum prior to kickoff of the 2007 USC-UCLA football game.
A review of Robert Zemeckis’s 2007 animated film “Beowulf” that starred Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, and Angelina Jolie in an adaptation of the legend.
A business of entertainment course visit by “SeaQuest DSV,” “The Triangle,” “Farscape,” “Cult,” and “Defiance” creator Rockne O’Bannon.
A listing of narrative and documentary films, along with television shows recommended by the Cinematic Arts school at the University of Southern California