CTCS-466: Theatrical Film Symposium

January 11, 2018 - May 3, 2018, 6:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.

The Frank Sinatra Hall at the Eileen Norris Cinema Theatre Complex, 3507 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90007

The SCA Bryan Singer Division of Cinema and Media Studies Invites ALL USC Students of ANY MAJOR to Register for the Spring 2018 Semester Course:
 

CTCS-466: Theatrical Film Symposium, AKA:
Thursday Night at the Movies
with Leonard Maltin


USC's Most Popular Elective for over 50 years!!!

Thursday nights from 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Frank Sinatra Hall at Norris Cinema Theatre, NCT


This Spring 2018 semester, the School of Cinematic Arts will offer a very special course called CTCS-466: Theatrical Film Symposium, a four-unit elective class open for enrollment to ALL USC STUDENTS OF ANY MAJOR that brings you face-to-face with leading film directors, writers, producers, and actors working today. Each week, students watch sneak previews of upcoming Hollywood movies, followed by an exclusive Q&A with the creative team behind the film. The class is taught by film critic LEONARD MALTIN and meets every Thursday night from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the Frank Sinatra Hall at the Norris Cinema Theatre Complex.

2016/2017 SCREENINGS INCLUDED:

Kingsman: The Golden Circle, American Made, Coco, Thor: Ragnarok, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Colossal, Life, I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore, Ghost in the Shell, The Founder, Moana, La La Land, Dr. Strange, Hacksaw Ridge, Girl on the Train, Other People.

Recent guests include: Damien Chazelle, Kevin Feige, Melanie Lynskey, Adam Scott, Scott Derrickson, JJ Abrams, James Franco, Sylvester Stallone, Ryan Coogler, Bryan Cranston, Jason Segel, Martin Landau, Charlie Kaufman, Atom Egoyan, Orlando Bloom, Mark Ruffalo, Helen Hunt, Kevin Costner, Marion Cotillard, Robert Zemeckis, Ron Howard, Bryan Singer, Robert Downey Jr., Shane Black, Diablo Cody, Judd Apatow, Peter Jackson, Nicolas Cage, Spike Jonze, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Guillermo del Toro, and Clint Eastwood.

DON'T LEAVE USC WITHOUT TAKING IT!!!

 

 

About Professor Leonard Maltin 

 

Leonard Maltin is one of the country’s most respected film historians. After establishing himself with a series of definitive books, including the annual paperback reference Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide, he became known to an even wider audience as the film critic and historian on the television show Entertainment Tonight, where he worked for thirty years. He currently hosts the weekly program Maltin on Movies for ReelzChannel and introduces movies on Comcast. His books include Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons, The 151 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen, The Great Movie Comedians, The Disney Films, The Art of the Cinematographer, Movie Comedy Teams, The Great American Broadcast, Leonard Maltin’s Classic Movie Guide and Leonard Maltin’s Movie Encyclopedia.

He served two terms as President of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and was appointed by the Librarian of Congress to sit on the Board of Directors of the National Film Preservation Foundation. He wrote, co-produced and hosted the popular Walt Disney Treasures DVD series, and has appeared on numerous television programs and documentaries. He holds court at his website, leonardmaltin.com, and publishes a quarterly newsletter, Leonard Maltin’s Movie Crazy.

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Contact Information

Name: Christine Acham
Email: cacham@cinema.usc.edu