Wednesday, September 18

Sundance film enthusiasts see everything but sun

Sundance film enthusiasts see everything but sun Brannagh’s ‘Midwinter’s Tale’ fitting for opening of blizzard-impeded festival By Michael Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff PARK CITY, UTAH — The Sundance Film Festival in Utah receives yearly criticism for growing too big and growing too fast. Read more...



‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ should not see the light of day

‘From Dusk Till Dawn’ should not see the light of day New Tarantino, Rodriguez flick fails to capture success of previous works in exploitation cinema works By Brandon Wilson At an on-campus confab last year with Bruin film students at Melnitz Hall, filmmaker Paul Schrader (writer of "Taxi Driver," director of "American Gigolo" and UCLA alumnus) posed a question regarding the success of the ubiquitous Quentin Tarantino. Read more...


L.A. Opera meets eager ciao

L.A. Opera meets eager ciao Poor music, acting sabotage production of Rossini’s ‘Italian Girl in Algiers’ By John Mangum Daily Bruin Senior Staff Pasta everywhere. These are two words to live by if you’re ever trapped in North Africa and held prisoner by a loopy Ottoman emissary. Read more...


Barton’sBlues

Barton’sBlues August Wilson’s play, ‘Seven Guitars,’ passionately follows the life of singer Floyd Barton on his tragic and inspiring attempt to fulfill a lifelong dream. By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Senior Staff loyd Barton has a dream. Read more...


TAPEWORMS

EWORMS"Bhaji on the Beach" (First Look Pictures) This sickeningly melodramatic film centers around a daylong trip to the beach for an Asian women’s group. A lot happens in one day. Read more...


figurine of Osiris

Excavating the secret of the Nile’s history LACMA’s new exhibit features contributions of American researchers in revealing Egypt’s past Relief depiction of MentuememhetBy Dawnya Pring Contrary to popular belief, Indiana Jones is not the only American who has probed the depths of Egypt’s sacred tombs. Read more...