Tuesday, July 17

L.A. Guitar Quartet arrives at UCLA

L.A. Guitar Quartet arrives at UCLA Creative foursome make UCLA into ‘Labyrinth’ of sound By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff They met 15 years ago at USC and they’ve been together ever since. Read more...


‘Notes from Underground’ hopes to capture Sundance prize

‘Notes from Underground’ hopes to capture Sundance prize Henry Czerny portrays The Underground Man in Walkow’s latest film By Michael Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff Many of the films competing at Sundance Film Festival are brilliant examples of underground filmmaking, but perhaps none as much as "Notes from Underground." Gary Walkow, whose "The Trouble With Dick," collected a Sundance prize almost 10 years ago, brought his latest offering to the festival this week, an American update of the Dostoevsky classic. Read more...


HOWYOULOW

HOWYOULOW Sloppy, clueless and conceptually poor, ‘Screamers’ embodies everything that good sci-fi is not. As film genres go, science fiction has done a tremendous amount of growing up in the last 15 years. Read more...


Actress Abril puts new twist on love

Actress Abril puts new twist on love Latest performance in French comedy gets rave reviews from both sides of Atlantic By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff Free-spirited actress, 30-40, sought to play scorned wife in new French romantic comedy production. Read more...


Culture under siege

Culture under siege By Michael Horowitz / Daily Bruin Senior Staff PARK CITY, UTAH — Parked at a corner on Main Street at the epicenter of the Sundance Film Festival sits a huge, white, bus-sized truck filled with music memorabilia. Read more...


Moviegoers play waiting game

Moviegoers play waiting game Standby hopefuls endure elaborate process to grab extra seats at Sundance films By Colburn Tseng On the fifth day of the Sundance Film Festival, the ski slopes on the horizon opposite the Holiday Village Cinema are empty, but inside the cinema lobby it is standing room only as festivalgoers wait to gain entrance to one of three movies being screened. Read more...


New ‘West Side Story’ lacks emotional explosion

New ‘West Side Story’ lacks emotional explosion Strong lead performances in touring production cannot mask non-effort of supporting cast members By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff Leonard Bernstein’s "West Side Story" can be a musical filled with violence, passion and desire. Read more...