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Alain Balan | The Supporter

Alain Balan | The Supporter

December 11, 2013
Filed under FEATURES

If you find yourself at the Height Lounge in the Waverly Building on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., CAS senior Alain Balan will politely approach you and hint that you might want to leave. You don’t have to leave, of course. Balan would actually love it if you stayed. But be prepared, as he’ll let you kn... Read more »

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ embraces absurdity, entertains all

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ embraces absurdity, entertains all

December 5, 2013
Filed under ARTS

Some shows take a while before they start having fun. “Sleepy Hollow” started having fun on day one. In the pilot episode of FOX’s surprise hit, the show immediately throws its viewer a jumble of supernatural elements — time travel, ghosts, demons, witches and of course, the legendary... Read more »

ARTS ISSUE: Letter from the Editor

December 5, 2013
Filed under ARTS

One of the biggest criticisms of James Cameron’s “Titanic” is that there’s just so much of it — nearly everything that could possibly happen to Jack and Rose happens. In addition to being on a sinking ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, which is enough of a problem, the protagonists... Read more »

Chris Lilley discusses revival of fan-favorite character

Chris Lilley discusses revival of fan-favorite character

November 20, 2013
Filed under ARTS

“I like weird shows,” Chris Lilley said. “I like things to be a bit unusual.” There’s no one else in the entertainment world quite like Lilley — certainly not on American television. Perhaps that’s why the Australian comedian has garnered millions of fans across geographic borders eve... Read more »

Sundance Channel’s ‘Returned’ breathes life into zombie horror genre

Sundance Channel’s ‘Returned’ breathes life into zombie horror genre

November 14, 2013
Filed under ARTS

  As AMC’s “The Walking Dead” continues to break ratings records and pave the way as one of cable’s greatest successes, a smaller, less extravagant zombie series is quietly breathing new life into the Sundance Channel. “The Returned,” a French series subtitled in English, airs i... Read more »

‘Sabrina’ star Melissa Joan Hart talks autobiography, NYU memories

‘Sabrina’ star Melissa Joan Hart talks autobiography, NYU memories

October 29, 2013
Filed under ARTS, Editor's Picks

Millions of people know her as Clarissa Darling, and millions more know her as Sabrina Spellman. But now, with the release of her new autobiography “Melissa Explains It All: Tales From My Abnormally Normal Life,” fans have the opportunity to finally know Melissa Joan Hart as herself. In an exclusive ... Read more »

‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ author Daniel Handler discusses follow-up series

‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ author Daniel Handler discusses follow-up series

October 24, 2013
Filed under ARTS

Daniel Handler has been depressing children since at least 1999, when he released “The Bad Beginning,” the first in the successful “A Series of Unfortunate Events” books. Although he also writes for adults, Handler is better known by his pseudonym, Lemony Snicket, which he uses for his children’s ... Read more »

New York Comic Con 2013: R.L. Stine talks nostalgia, ‘Goosebumps’ series

New York Comic Con 2013: R.L. Stine talks nostalgia, ‘Goosebumps’ series

October 15, 2013
Filed under ARTS

  Nostalgia for the ‘90s was high at New York Comic Con on Sunday, when children’s horror story author R.L. Stine — creator of the iconic “Goosebumps” series — spooked the stage and reflected on his career. As a testament to the lure of Stine, the room was filled with readers and fans of a... Read more »

Ellen Page talks video game breakout performance

Ellen Page talks video game breakout performance

October 10, 2013
Filed under ARTS

Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page can add an exciting new entry to her resume. Best known for her roles in “Juno” and “Inception,” she has taken on a performance unlike anything she has ever done before. Page stars as the playable protagonist of “Beyond: Two Souls,” released on Tues... Read more »

Up-and-Comers: Roy Norvell Graham

Up-and-Comers: Roy Norvell Graham

September 25, 2013
Filed under ARTS

  Roy Norvell Graham always had a feeling he wanted to be a writer, but he didn’t know it for sure until the beginning of his freshman year at NYU. At that point, Graham, now 21 and a senior in the Gallatin School of Individualized Study, wasn’t sure what to focus his major — psycho... Read more »

Cult filmmaker Gregg Araki talks career retrospective

Cult filmmaker Gregg Araki talks career retrospective

September 17, 2013
Filed under ARTS, Editor's Picks

Gregg Araki may not be the most recognizable name to most audiences, but for those who know him and his films, his name means everything. From directing Rose McGowan as a foul-mouthed meth addict in “The Doom Generation” (1995) to Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a teenage prostitute in “My... Read more »

NYU alumna Lindsay Burdge talks Hannah Fidell’s ‘A Teacher’

NYU alumna Lindsay Burdge talks Hannah Fidell’s ‘A Teacher’

September 5, 2013
Filed under ARTS

School is back in session, and there’s no better time for the release of Hannah Fidell’s new drama, “A Teacher,” about a high school English teacher’s dangerously intimate relationship with her student, in theaters Friday. For lead actress and NYU alumna Lindsay Burdge, “A Teacher” is the t... Read more »

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