Entries from October 2009

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Giving Voice to Silent Film

Filmmaker and film historian Kevin Brownlow has spent over forty years working tirelessly to preserve and document the age of silent cinema.  In the 1960′s he began to interview hundreds of people associated with the era. From actors and directors to stuntmen and technicians, he realized that a whole generation of knowledgeable artists was beginning to pass into [...]

Monday, October 19th, 2009

All About Oscar

80 Years of Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards is Robert Osborne’s latest update to a series of histories he began when the Academy celebrated its 50th anniversary in 1978. Osborne, a columnist for The Hollywood Reporter and long time host of the Turner Classic Movies network, is also the official historian of [...]

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Midlothian Campus Library

The Midlothian library has been open for nearly two months and is even more popular than the old library.  The new library is located on the second floor of the new Science Building, in room C202. The new space features: 120 networked computers, all with Vista and Office 2007 Comfortable seating More open study tables [...]