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Thursday, December 14

Murder was

Murder was the case Kevin Bacon and Christian Slater come of age (again) in courtroom drama Murder In the First, a story of revenge and the fine line between justice and injustice By Michael Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff Murder In the First stars two of Hollywood’s favorites, known more for wisecracking leading male roles than gritty realism. Read more...




‘Social Security’ commands fiery performances

‘Social Security’ commands fiery performances Lightning-quick responses, retorts sustain satire in Bergman’s comedy of overbearing mother, in-laws By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Staff The Kahns (Michael Daniel Vila and Susan Allenbach) have finally gotten to a point in their career where things are going smoothly. Read more...



Putting Garth Brooks in his place: history

Putting Garth Brooks in his place: history College students, as open minded as they often think they are, frequently hold prejudices against "mainstream" artists. When an artist has achieved a considerable amount of commercial success, young people often suspect it has something to do with shallow pandering, of stooping to the lowest common denominator, as if making money for creating music is a great evil. Read more...


MINISTRY OF ILLUSION

MINISTRY OF ILLUSION In 1933, Joseph Goebbels, Reich minister for national enlightenment, controlled one of the most powerful vehicles of the time for mass indoctrination ­ the cinema. Read more...