Friday, November 15

(Courtesy of Merie Weismiller Wallace/Sony Pictures Releasing)
(Courtesy of Merie Weismiller Wallace/Sony Pictures Releasing)

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Movie review: ‘Ford v Ferrari’ manages to steer through the action with well-rounded drama

Actions movies rarely contain more than the requisite amount of drama needed to advance the story – “Ford v Ferrari” is the commendable exception. Blending drama and action is old hat for director James Mangold (“Logan”), but this time he’s donning it to tell the story of high-stakes racing between two of the world’s most famous automobile manufacturers. Read more...

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(Courtesy of Disney+)
(Courtesy of Disney+)

Alumna Manaal Khan started her own production company Amyale, which translates to “those aspiring for infinity" from Arabic. Currently, Khan said she has many projects in development, including works from the Middle East, South Asia and the United States. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)
Alumna Manaal Khan started her own production company Amyale, which translates to “those aspiring for infinity" from Arabic. Currently, Khan said she has many projects in development, including works from the Middle East, South Asia and the United States. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

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Musical review: ‘The Little Mermaid Live!’ smoothly mixes mediums to bring viewers under the sea

This post was updated Nov. 6 at 10:39 p.m. The land meets the sea, and live performance meets animation in ABC’s newest musical production “The Wonderful World of Disney presents The Little Mermaid Live!” Following the lead of networks like Fox and NBC, ABC dipped its toes into live theater with a hybrid adaptation of the Disney animated classic “The Little Mermaid.” Not to be confused with Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid,” this production features the voices of Auli’i Cravalho as Ariel and Queen Latifah as Ursula, both of whom have familiarity with the musical film scene. Read more...

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(Courtesy of HBO)

Alumna Kausar Mohammed said she never considered acting to be a practical career since she rarely saw people who looked like her in popular media. But working with Spring Sing's theater group Company at UCLA ignited her love for sketch comedy and helped her remember why she loved acting, she said. (Courtesy of John Kiefer)
Alumna Kausar Mohammed said she never considered acting to be a practical career since she rarely saw people who looked like her in popular media. But working with Spring Sing's theater group Company at UCLA ignited her love for sketch comedy and helped her remember why she loved acting, she said. (Courtesy of John Kiefer)


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