Sunday, December 15

Musical review: While spectacularly produced, ‘Frozen’ fails to bring anything new to the table

(Courtesy of Deen van Meer)

(Courtesy of Deen van Meer)

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The musical “Frozen” is technologically and visually stunning, but entirely unnecessary. While Disney Theatrical Productions may have set out to build a snowman – and does with Olaf being given new life by his puppeteer – the end result still presents a six-year-old story with not enough new elements to justify its existence.


(Courtesy of Columbia Records)
(Courtesy of Columbia Records)

(Courtesy of Alex Bailey/ HBO)
(Courtesy of Alex Bailey/ HBO)

Mario Conte, co-founder of ThriftCon, said the event will bring over a hundred vendors to sell their used items in a glorified flea market. Alden Kramer, a second-year economics student and owner of the fashion line CAMPBELL&KRAMER, said she found thrifting to be a popular pastime among UCLA students. (Courtesy of Blake Jackson)
Mario Conte, co-founder of ThriftCon, said the event will bring over a hundred vendors to sell their used items in a glorified flea market. Alden Kramer, a second-year economics student and owner of the fashion line CAMPBELL&KRAMER, said she found thrifting to be a popular pastime among UCLA students. (Courtesy of Blake Jackson)

Cecilia Wen is recording the musical voice of Niang Niang for UCLA extension student Michael Yip's short film, "The Gay Mafia." Niang Niang is portrayed by Jeffrey Liang, a professional drag queen. (Courtesy of Michael Yip)
Cecilia Wen is recording the musical voice of Niang Niang for UCLA extension student Michael Yip's short film, "The Gay Mafia." Niang Niang is portrayed by Jeffrey Liang, a professional drag queen. (Courtesy of Michael Yip)

Graduate students Malachi Whitson and Emma Dayhuff will be playing the drums and bass in an upcoming jam session hosted by the The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance, respectively.  (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)
Graduate students Malachi Whitson and Emma Dayhuff will be playing the drums and bass in an upcoming jam session hosted by the The Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz Performance, respectively.  (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

(Courtesy of Netflix)
(Courtesy of Netflix)


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