Saturday, May 25

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...


LINES Ballet dances to beat of own drummer

LINES Ballet dances to beat of own drummer Unique movement, cultural exploration mark dance troupe By Elizabeth Bull Alonzo King happens to be a dancer. But he could be a painter, writer, sculptor or actor because dance, to him, is just a way to express an idea. Read more...



PAYING THEIR DUES

PAYING THEIR DUES James Woods and Oliver Stone are no strangers to controversy. Woods’ personal life and Stone’s history-inspired films have come under harsh criticism. However, the two are also familiar with praise. Read more...



Film series uncovers Australian treasures

Film series uncovers Australian treasures UCLA film archives present down under history in ‘Strictly Oz’ By Lael Loewenstein Daily Bruin Staff Long before it was known for spawning ABBA-worshipping transvestites and sequin-clad ballroom dancers, Australia had a rich and diverse cinematic history. Read more...