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ARTS ISSUE: ‘Spring Breakers’ rolls experimental film with party culture

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Spring Breakers’ rolls experimental film with party culture

December 5, 2013
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The gold-toothed and Southern-accented Alien (James Franco) epitomizes Harmony Korine’s uncompromisingly extravagant work, “Spring Breakers.” He’s gross, unrelentingly immoral and stupid. But there is something more to his character. To call “ Breakers” a simple morality tale would be a disservice to its more... Read more »

Stephen King greatly succeeds with ‘Shining’ sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’

Stephen King greatly succeeds with ‘Shining’ sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’

September 25, 2013
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What can possibly be said about Stephen King that hasn’t been said already over the last four decades? King stands as one of the most literary and culturally prolific authors in the history of American letters — any new work that he publishes is often regarded as a sparkling edition to his asto... Read more »

New York Film Festival returns to Lincoln Center

New York Film Festival returns to Lincoln Center

September 25, 2013
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The best and brightest in American and foreign films will once again be just a short trip away on the 1 train. This Friday, the New York Film Festival returns to Lincoln Center for its 51st year, with a number of incredibly noteworthy films. The festival kicks off on Friday night with Paul Greengrass... Read more »

Theaters near NYU offer range of indie, mainstream films

Theaters near NYU offer range of indie, mainstream films

August 25, 2013
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  Cinematically inclined freshmen will likely be wondering what movie theaters will soon become their filmic hot spots. New York City has a wide variety of movie theaters, with films ranging from independent to mainstream, and spread out across all five boroughs. A few select names, however, deserve attention for their contributions to the New York film communit... Read more »

‘Room 237’ allows conspiracy theories to thrive

‘Room 237’ allows conspiracy theories to thrive

March 28, 2013
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  More often than not, conspiracy theories are disregarded as flights of fancy — things that either don’t make sense or are just unbelieveable. But in Rodney Ascher’s new documentary “Room 237,” conspiracy theorists have their moment in the spotlight. A surprise smash at both Cannes a... Read more »

Sexton offered a rose on Colbert Report

Sexton offered a rose on Colbert Report

March 9, 2013
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NYU President John Sexton appeared on "The Colbert Report" on Thursday night to discuss his newest book. What he got was a rose. After a brief parody of "The Bachelor" in which President Sexton was given a rose by Stephen Colbert to appear as his guest, the two sat down and discussed his book ... Read more »

21st century equivalent of Jim Crow laws in Israel?

21st century equivalent of Jim Crow laws in Israel?

March 7, 2013
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A group of long-oppressed people — whose aforementioned oppression spanned the lifetimes of many generations — is being forced to use separate buses in order to maintain a sense of decorum in a given society. Sound familiar? It should. It sounds like something one would hear in a documentary... Read more »

‘Jeffrey Dahmer Files’ documentary provides realistic portrayal

‘Jeffrey Dahmer Files’  documentary provides realistic portrayal

February 13, 2013
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  To his neighbors in the Oxford Apartments of Milwaukee, Wis., Jeffrey Dahmer was a quiet man — a quiet but polite man who kept to himself, did not really go out much and preferred to bring guests back to his place. However, that seemingly idyllic facade quickly disappeared on July 22, 199... Read more »

‘Cloud Atlas’ brings literary magic to big screen

‘Cloud Atlas’ brings literary magic to big screen

December 6, 2012
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The future of science fiction can be found in the minds of Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski and Lana Wachowski, as evidenced by their collaborative effort “Cloud Atlas.” Breathtaking in ambition and vast in scope, the interconnected epic spans space and tiviagrame and brings together common themes of reincarnation and l... Read more »

Chairman of House Homeland Security resigns

Chairman of House Homeland Security resigns

December 3, 2012
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Peter T. King from New York’s third congressional district announced his resignation as the House Homeland Security Committee Chairman on Nov. 25. He resigned because he already went one year over his term limit. Since its establishment nine months after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the committee... Read more »

Gallatin students have new opportunity to attend classes before enrollment

Gallatin students have new opportunity to attend classes before enrollment

November 14, 2012
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This week, the Gallatin School of Individualized Study is attempting a vastly different form of course selection by giving students a taste of potential future courses during Visiting Week. Since Monday, Gallatin students had the option to sit in on any class of their choosing and will be able to... Read more »

Freshmen assigned to upperclassmen housing

Freshmen assigned to upperclassmen housing

September 10, 2012
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More than 4,000 freshmen arrived and settled into one of seven dorms exclusively for first-year students last month. But about 100 members of the incoming class were placed into upperclassmen dorms instead. According to senior associate vice president of Student Affairs Tom Ellett, 74 freshmen have... Read more »

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