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Getting Carried Away

Friday, May 10, 1996 By Dina Gachman Daily Bruin Staff The latest Hollywood action movie doesn’t involve guns, muscles or martial arts. Don’t worry ­ car chases and explosions abound, but they are caused by something even more frightening than evil humans. Read more...


Def Leppard returns to music scene with UCLA appearance

Friday, May 10, 1996 Metal band promotes new album ‘Slang’ with first performance in three yearsBy Sona Stepanian Daily Bruin Contributor After a multi-year absence, a change in its line-up and the virtual disappearance of the heavy metal musical genre which brought the band to prominence, 80s staple Def Leppard reemerged last night from a three-year touring hiatus with an hour-long live show at UCLA’s Zeta Beta Tau fraternity house in support of their latest album "Slang." "(Def Leppard) wanted to get involved with the younger community, the college community, and UCLA is the most prominent university on the west coast, it’s where a lot of music happens," said Jacob Rothman, a second-year business/economics major and vice-president of Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT). Read more...



Film Reviews

Friday, May 10, 1996 "Dead Man" Written and Directed by Jim Jarmusch Starring Johnny Depp and Gary Farmer Jim Jarmusch steps up once again as one of today’s most daring, imaginative directors with "Dead Man," a black and white, metaphorical Western starring Johnny Depp. Read more...


There she blows!

Wednesday, May 8, 1996 27-hour marathon reading of ‘Moby Dick’ sets sail todayBy Cheryl Klein Daily Bruin Contributor Candles, sleeping bags, and a gargantuan white whale. Read more...



Back in the saddle again

Wednesday, May 8, 1996 It’s been almost thirty years since audiences first received John Schlesinger’s influential film, ‘Midnight Cowboy.’ His newest film, ‘Cold Comfort Farm,’ offered the director a chance to escape the pitfalls of Hollywood filmmakingBy Emily Forster Daily Bruin Contributor Filmmakers know how to reach for the top of the ladder of success, but few know what to do when they start sliding down. Read more...