Tuesday, April 24

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited the horror bookshop Dark Delicacies in this week's edition of "Boomarked." (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Bookmarked: Dark Delicacies features limited selection, relies on cheap thrills

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented towards horror and mysteries to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited the horror bookshop Dark Delicacies in this week's edition of "Boomarked." (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster visited the horror bookshop Dark Delicacies in this week's edition of "Boomarked." (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Quantrell D. Colber/Universal Pictures)

Movie review: ‘Blockers’

“Blockers” is an embrace of female sexuality cleverly woven into a comedic film. Emphasizing social messages and laugh-out-loud jokes alike, the movie revolves around three high school girls who plan to lose their virginity on the night of their senior prom. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Quantrell D. Colber/Universal Pictures)

(Courtesy of Quantrell D. Colber/Universal Pictures)

(courtesy of Alison Cohen Rosa, Amazon Studios)

Movie review: ‘You Were Never Really Here’

A morally sound hit man smashes in the skulls of sex traffickers and spearheads Lynne Ramsay’s latest vigilante thriller, “You Were Never Really Here.” Directing the follow-up to her critically acclaimed 2011 psychological thriller “We Need to Talk About Kevin,” the Scottish filmmaker returns to the big screen with a bitingly visceral and visually captivating masterpiece in which Joe (Joaquin Phoenix), a traumatized Iraq War veteran, earns his living by rescuing children from the sex trade. Read more...

Photo: (courtesy of Alison Cohen Rosa, Amazon Studios)

(courtesy of Alison Cohen Rosa, Amazon Studios)




(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Theater review: ‘Swan Lake’

The Los Angeles Ballet’s “Swan Lake” found its wings after a rocky start. The ballet performance Thursday at Royce Hall featured elegant costuming and special effects that transported the audience into Odette’s world. Read more...

Photo: (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

(Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)


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