Monday, November 19

Seventy Year ItchSeventy years in the making, the new PBS 10-part series ‘American Cinema’ examines

Seventy Year ItchSeventy years in the making, the new PBS 10-part series ‘American Cinema’ examines the influence and history of Hollywood’s film industry and the film movements that have shaped American culture By Barbara Hernandez Daily Bruin Staff When people see movies today, they have no idea about the 70-plus years of creation involved ­ the big budget escapism of the Depression, the romantic comedies of the ’40s, the false America of the ’50s and the sense of disillusion of the ’60s and ’70s. 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...



‘Erotique’ elicits heavy groaning, not moaning

‘Erotique’ elicits heavy groaning, not moaning Film compilation fails to satisfy expectations By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff A rather uninspired attempt to showcase erotica from the female perspective, Erotique is a collection of three short films directed by women of different nationalities. Read more...


Choreographer builds a new ‘Meta-4′ for dance

Choreographer builds a new ‘Meta-4′ for dance Revolutionary dance company returns to UCLA with award wining work By Barbara E. Hernandez Daily Bruin Staff Califoria has once again become a hotbed of modern dance, at least in trailblazer-choreographer Bella Lewitzky’s eyes. Read more...