Arrested Development creator amuses students

Mitchell Hurwitz, creator of the Emmy-winning sitcom “Arrested Development,” sat down at Drexel’s Bossone Research Center on Oct. 21 to talk to students from the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design about his career and the show’s success. The writer spent about an hour and a half sharing anecdotes,… Continued

Brad Pitt stars in another WWII movie, “Fury”

You can usually judge a director’s filmmaking prowess by their ability to make a war movie. It’s not easy to depict the horrors of battle convincingly. Once in a while, someone captures that electrifying realism, creating a masterpiece that becomes stitched into the very fabric of pop culture. Steven Spielberg had… Continued

Bourse Theater shows classic interactive film

While I personally cannot be so wonderfully described as a “sweet transvestite from transsexual Transylvania,” I sure wouldn’t mind. Oct. 17 marked the first of three midnight showings of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Ritz at the Bourse theater in Old City. A quick overview… Continued

Philadelphia Orchestra launches LiveNote app

The Philadelphia Orchestra held its annual free college concert in the Orchestra’s usual home, Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 14. The new LiveNote phone app, developed in partnership with Drexel’s ExCITe Center under the direction of Youngmoo Kim, was also unveiled during the… Continued