Monday, February 18

Nolte offers insight on presidential role

Nolte offers insight on presidential role Merchant-Ivory’s ‘Jefferson’ reveals more than history By Philip Hong Dressed in a trench coat and corduroy bell bottoms, Nick Nolte looks as if he is reprising his role as the philosophical vagrant from Down and Out in Beverly Hills. Read more...


The world’s greatest lover

The world’s greatest lover Johnny Depp plays his latest eccentric character, the legendary Don Juan, opposite non-waif Marlon Brando. He talks about his film career, acting style and performing with the ‘brilliant child.’ By Michael Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff You know you’re big time when your stipulation to do a film is that you get to be opposite Marlon Brando. 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...



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...