Monday, January 16


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(Shelby Chan/Daily Bruin)

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Movie Review: ‘Hidden Figures’

“Hidden Figures” may lack CGI explosions and action-packed fight scenes, but make no mistake – it’s a superhero film. The film relies on the conventional biopic formula – hardship and triumph, based on a true story – but manages to refresh the genre with its powerful narrative, complex performances, comprehensive understanding of discrimination and bold cinematography. Read more...

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The "Asian-Americans in Hollywood & Entertainment" panel in October featured actor Leonard Wu, ABC programming manager Stan Pham and YouTuber Chris Dinh. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)
The "Asian-Americans in Hollywood & Entertainment" panel in October featured actor Leonard Wu, ABC programming manager Stan Pham and YouTuber Chris Dinh. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

The Netflix original "Stranger Things" became one of the best television shows of 2016, blending science fiction with a story of friendship. (Netflix)
The Netflix original "Stranger Things" became one of the best television shows of 2016, blending science fiction with a story of friendship. (Netflix)

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(Kelly Brennan/Daily Bruin)

Alumna Mary Lukasciewicz worked as an editor of the new film "Arrival," viewing the film about 50 times to perfect timing on scenes. (Courtesy of Mary Lukasciewicz)
Alumna Mary Lukasciewicz worked as an editor of the new film "Arrival," viewing the film about 50 times to perfect timing on scenes. (Courtesy of Mary Lukasciewicz)

Kate McKinnon performed as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on "SNL" during the 2016 election cycle, including the "Hillary Clinton/Donald Trump Cold Open" sketch. (Courtesy of Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)
Kate McKinnon performed as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on "SNL" during the 2016 election cycle, including the "Hillary Clinton/Donald Trump Cold Open" sketch. (Courtesy of Dana Edelson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)