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‘Despite the Falling Snow’ Has All the Spy Nostalgia You Want

‘Despite the Falling Snow’ Has All the Spy Nostalgia You Want

Anubhuti Kumar and Staff Writer
March 29
Filed under ARTS, Film

Triple-threat novelist, screenwriter and director Shamim Sarif's new film "Despite the Falling Snow" takes all of the glory and nostalgia of spy films and brings it to the Soviet Union.

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‘The Art Life’ Illuminates David Lynch’s World

‘The Art Life’ Illuminates David Lynch’s World

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 28
Filed under ARTS, Film

Jon Nguyen's new documentary on the prolific David Lynch traces one of the most mysterious, enigmatic directors back to his artistic roots — painting.

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Quiet and Contemplative, ‘Death of King Louis XIV’ Captures a Great Figure on Screen

Quiet and Contemplative, ‘Death of King Louis XIV’ Captures a Great Figure on Screen

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under ARTS, Film

Albert Serra takes on the legacy of one of the loudest, most pompous kings in French history in new film "The Death of King Louis XIV" and makes it into a marvelously slow and quiet affair.

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‘Life’ Makes for Lifeless Horror

‘Life’ Makes for Lifeless Horror

Sydney Rappis, Staff Writer
March 27
Filed under ARTS, Film

It's easy to get excited about the latest alien-horror film, especially when it features Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal, but don't get too invested — it's nothing you haven't seen before.

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NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

NYU Professor Featured in Whitney Biennial

Ryan Mikel, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

This year the prestigious Whitney Biennial, the longest-running survey of contemporary American art, features Steinhardt professor Lyle Ashton Harris' "Ektachrome Archive." His interview explores his probing of both the personal and political in his art and the world at large.

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The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

The Youngest Little Murderer in ‘Prevenge’

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
March 24
Filed under ARTS, Film

If you can get past the perhaps shocking premise of a murderously manipulative unborn baby, "Prevenge" is a film bursting with talent and artistry.

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Finding a Friend in New Film “Frantz”

Finding a Friend in New Film “Frantz”

Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

In a world bursting to the brim with art making deeper meanings, "Frantz" is a film that is simply and incredibly beautiful.

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Give Silent Films a Chance

Give Silent Films a Chance

Laura Rubio, Contributing Writer
March 22
Filed under OPINION

Silent cinema is one of the most creative genres of film and should not be dismissed as a boring form of entertainment.

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Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Melissa Leo is One to Love in ‘Most Hated Woman in America’

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under ARTS, Film

The new Netflix documentary "The Most Hated Woman in America" gives the powerful story of Madayln Murray O'Hair — a woman both admired and hated for her advocacy for separation of church and state before her life was cut short in a brutal murder.

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The Light Comes ‘After the Storm’

The Light Comes ‘After the Storm’

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Film

With a painstaking eye for simplicity and detail, Hirokazu Kore-eda's film "After the Storm" breaks down the life of an unexceptionally complex family into something striking and beautiful.

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Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Jazz Meets Murder in Documentary

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

Opening soon at the Film Society at Lincoln Center, "I Called Him Morgan" gives proper credit to one of the most tragically underrated jazz trumpeters, Morgan Lee, whose life was cut short at age 33 when his wife shot him during a show in the East Village.

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Taste the Darker ‘Half’ of Relationships in New Film

Taste the Darker ‘Half’ of Relationships in New Film

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under ARTS, Film

"The Other Half" is a memorable feature film debut for director Joey Klein — especially considering he tackled the complex and all-too-human story of a couple struggling to deal with trauma.

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