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    Waterhouse Gallery to Exhibit Alumni Work

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    Sung Eun Kim’s Tree Lining. Oil on linen, 30x40.

    For more than a decade, Ralph and Diane Waterhouse have attended Academy of Art University’s Spring Show and have expressed not only their enthusiasm in the exceptional quality of Fine Art – Painting and Printmaking that is exhibited, but they have also been extremely supportive by representing many of our current students and alumni at their prestigious gallery in Santa Barbara, California.

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    Key & Peele Pay Tribute to ‘90s Action Films in ‘Keanu’

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    Jordan Peele as Rell in New Line Cinema's action comedy Keanu, a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo by Steve Dietl. © 2016 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC. AND RATPAC-DUNE ENTERTAINMENT LLC.

    On April 20, at the Cat Town Cafe in Oakland, Academy Art U News had the opportunity to sit down with the comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, who are behind the hilarious new comedy Keanu. The film follows the very early adventures of a young kitten named Keanu (for the Hawaiian word meaning "cool breeze"), his accidental owner Rell Williams (Peele) and his uptight cousin Clarence Goobril (Key).

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    Film Review: 'The Jungle Book'

    Walt Disney's live-action adaptation of The Jungle Book celebrates the 49th anniversary of the animated film of the same name, which was the last for Walt Disney himself to produce before his passing. Directed by Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Chef) and starring a culmination of voice talent: Bill Murray (Baloo), Scarlett Johansson (Kaa), Ben Kingsley (Bagheera), Idris Elba (Shere Khan), Lupita Nyong'o (Raksha), Giancarlo Esposito (Akela) and Christopher Walken (King Louie). The film also introduces the real-life performance of Neel Sethi as Mowgli.

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