Monday, October 14

‘Gemini Man’ effects team innovates new film technology to digitize character

Will Smith stars as both Henry Brogan and Junior in Paramount's newest release, "Gemini Man." Smith sat alongside Ang Lee, Jerry Bruckheimer, Clive Owen, Bill Westenhofer and Guy Williams in a press conference panel discussing the technologically innovative film. (Photo by Ariana Saigh)

Will Smith stars as both Henry Brogan and Junior in Paramount's newest release, "Gemini Man." Smith sat alongside Ang Lee, Jerry Bruckheimer, Clive Owen, Bill Westenhofer and Guy Williams in a press conference panel discussing the technologically innovative film. (Photo by Ariana Saigh)

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Director Ang Lee said he set out to create a digital Will Smith in “Gemini Man” that would be as realistic as the tiger in “Life of Pi.” “Gemini Man,” Paramount Pictures’ newest release, hit theaters Friday following a press conference Oct.


Sara Tariq, a Texas native, began her entertainment career on an MTV reality show, but she is now living in Los Angeles as an up-and-coming DJ with credits as a writer under her belt. She’s written for magazines such as Billboard, Complex and Vibe. (Courtesy of Sara Tariq)
Sara Tariq, a Texas native, began her entertainment career on an MTV reality show, but she is now living in Los Angeles as an up-and-coming DJ with credits as a writer under her belt. She’s written for magazines such as Billboard, Complex and Vibe. (Courtesy of Sara Tariq)

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Digitized horoscopes offer young people sanctuary in chaos, founder says

Ross Clark’s sun sign is a Leo, which means he’s predisposed to thinking he has the best astrological sign, he said. But before fully immersing himself in the world of astrology, the CEO and co-founder of the mystical services and astrology app Sanctuary said he started by reading horoscopes from the New York Post on his former boss’ desk while working as an entertainment publicist. Read more...

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English singer-songwriter dodie concluded her “Human Tour” at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday night, where she pulled from her full discography. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)
English singer-songwriter dodie concluded her “Human Tour” at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday night, where she pulled from her full discography. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

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Album review: ‘FANDOM’ creates diverse sounds to show true nature of rising fame

Waterparks – self proclaimed as “God’s favorite boyband” – is back again with an explosive new release. Following a record label switch and the purposeful deletion of its nearly released album “Friendly Reminder,” Waterparks has arrived at its newest sonically variant and lyrically groundbreaking destination with “FANDOM.” Each track is connected by tactfully smooth transitions that come together to create an album that tells the harrowing story of a band rising to stardom. Read more...

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Laura Esterman stars as Katherine Luder in the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA's newest production, "217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous." The production, written and directed by Ain Gordon, tells the story of John E. Freyer through the secondary characters in his life like Luder, his personal secretary. (Courtesy of Paula Court)
Laura Esterman stars as Katherine Luder in the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA's newest production, "217 Boxes of Dr. Henry Anonymous." The production, written and directed by Ain Gordon, tells the story of John E. Freyer through the secondary characters in his life like Luder, his personal secretary. (Courtesy of Paula Court)

Awsten Knight, lead singer of Waterparks, said color and imagery is just as important as music when it comes to an album release. His synesthesia connects sounds and songs with colors, which helps him design each release, he said. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Awsten Knight, lead singer of Waterparks, said color and imagery is just as important as music when it comes to an album release. His synesthesia connects sounds and songs with colors, which helps him design each release, he said. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)


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