One hundred years ago, the excavation of King Tut’s tomb famously brought us a mummy with a “pharaoh’s curse.” Our fascination with mummies goes back much farther, however. USC Dornsife scholars explain why we’re still so wrapped up in these eerie remains.


For filmmaker Edoardo Ponti, poetry was the key to unlocking his talents as a cinematic storyteller.


Tania Modleski of English at USC Dornsife describes why Marion’s murder from Hitchcock’s iconic movie stands the test of time.


Renowned Polish film director and writer Ryszard Bugajski visits the classroom of USC Dornsife’s Anna Krakus to discuss the making of his once-banned 1982 film Interrogation.