Nicki Minaj's music video for her song "Anaconda," was nominated for the MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, while Taylor Swift's music video for "Bad Blood" garnered a nomination for Video of the Year and Best Collaboration. (Courtesy of Young Money, Big Machine)
Nicki Minaj's music video for her song "Anaconda," was nominated for the MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, while Taylor Swift's music video for "Bad Blood" garnered a nomination for Video of the Year and Best Collaboration. (Courtesy of Young Money, Big Machine)

The first "Suicide Squad" trailer (above) premiered at San Diego Comic-Con last weekend. (Warner Bros.)

Second Take: ‘Batman v Superman’, ‘Suicide Squad’ trailers show DC’s faulty mentality

It’s no mystery why the trailer for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” received a standing ovation at this year’s Comic-Con. It capitalizes on everything that makes director Zack Snyder one of the kings of fandom fodder: the gritty tone, the unfathomable destruction and the score that is more accurately described as loud than anthemic. Read more...

The first "Suicide Squad" trailer (above) premiered at San Diego Comic-Con last weekend. (Warner Bros.)

This year's Comic-Con took place Wednesday through Sunday in San Diego. (Josh Greenberg/Daily Bruin)

Second take: Pros and cons of San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con, which was held this past weekend, was a four day and five night-long celebration of everything pop culture, from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” to “Elfquest.” On the first floor, there was a packed bazaar filled with every kind of toy, showcasing upcoming TV shows and films. Read more...

This year's Comic-Con took place Wednesday through Sunday in San Diego. (Josh Greenberg/Daily Bruin)

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Movie review: ‘Entourage’

“Entourage”Directed by Doug EllinWarner Bros.2.0 / 5.0 paws SPECTRUM GALLERY: Entourage movie premiere In some far off, destitute fantasy landscape known as 2004, Doug Ellin decided to create a television show that should have done for men what “Sex and the City” did for women. Read more...

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Stephen Bruner, also known as Thundercat, performed at Royce Hall Friday night. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)
Stephen Bruner, also known as Thundercat, performed at Royce Hall Friday night. (Miriam Bribiesca/Daily Bruin)

Rock band U2 performs its 2014 single, "Invisible," at The Forum in Inglewood Wednesday night. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)
Rock band U2 performs its 2014 single, "Invisible," at The Forum in Inglewood Wednesday night. (Owen Emerson/Daily Bruin)

This year's Lightning in a Bottle festival took place over Memorial Day weekend in Bradley. (Max McGee/Daily Bruin)
This year's Lightning in a Bottle festival took place over Memorial Day weekend in Bradley. (Max McGee/Daily Bruin)


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