Jewish Journal

Tag: Universal Studios

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Writers shrug off bad rap over ‘Straight Outta Compton’

    February 22, 2016 | 2:55 pm

    In the fall of 2013, as production was gearing up for the Universal Studios biopic about the 1980s rap group N.W.A, the producers needed a screenwriter to help pare down an existing script. The work also needed to be done quickly for the film, “Straight Outta Compton,” to get the...

  • My job is to scare you

    October 30, 2014 | 12:56 pm

    I always knew that writing and visual arts would be unpredictable career paths. But I’ve discovered that there is one thing that I can always count on: dead bodies.

    As the art director for the “Scare Zones” at Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights, I oversee the...

  • One man’s crusade to prove Hollywood mogul Carl Laemmle was a hero

    By Danielle Berrin

    December 10, 2013 | 4:28 pm

    Sandy Einstein is not an easy man to deter.

    I first encountered him in August 2012, when he contacted the Journal about a little-known and heart-warming story concerning movie mogul Carl Laemmle, founder of Universal Studios. Einstein claimed that not only had Laemmle saved his...

  • Commercial Success

    By Gaby Wenig

    December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    At Universal Studios, all the usual characters -- Spider-Man and the Rugrats -- were out in force on Sunday, Nov. 24. But they weren't just there for photo ops with children, instead they were lighting menorahs, spinning dreidels and eating the world's biggest latke at the...