Thursday, April 26

Kill a prez,

Kill a prez, win a prize! Sondheim’s unusual musical comedy ‘Assassins’ misses mark too many times By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Staff Steven Sondheim has a way of making the most insane people seem sane. Read more...



Oscar runway

Oscar runway By Michael Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff Despite several painful omissions and a few unexpectedly inspired nods in the nominations process, Hollywood’s awards weekend came off with very few surprises. Read more...


Perugorria portrays difficult character with ease

Perugorria portrays difficult character with ease ‘Strawberry’ revives Cuban film industry with strong acting, Oscar nomination By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff It may have lost the Best Foreign Film Oscar to Russia’s Burnt by the Sun last week, but the Cuban entry Strawberry and Chocolate got more mileage out of its nomination than most films do by winning awards. Read more...


Walk’s volunteers keep stars shining

Walk’s volunteers keep stars shining By Annie Shooman The Associated Press John Wayne has a little too much true grit. But Barry Manilow’s star shines brightly, thanks to people who take it upon themselves to clean and polish some of the big names on Hollywood Boulevard. Read more...


Wayans brings ‘In Living Color’ fun, laughter to ‘Major Payne’

Wayans brings ‘In Living Color’ fun, laughter to ‘Major Payne’ By Phillip Hong Cracking a seductive smile and an effeminate pose, Damon Wayans assumes his "Men On Film" character and says, "I know what’s wrong with that little Gump, he just needs a box of chocolates." In that instant, you just have to laugh and remember how Sunday nights were the bomb because of Wayans and "In Living Color". Read more...


UCLA’s Awaken Acapella travels from Pauley to Washington, D.C.

UCLA’s Awaken Acapella travels from Pauley to Washington, D.C. By Jeanene Harlick Considering their humble beginnings, the Awaken Acapella singers have come a long way. Started only two years ago by four UCLA students with a passion for music, over spring break the 15-member group sang its way to Washington, D.C., to perform at the White House. Read more...