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The ‘Bombshell’ That Changed the World

The ‘Bombshell’ That Changed the World

Amelia Reardon, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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Alexandra Dean's new documentary focuses on Hedy Lamarr and her role in shaping pop culture.

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‘Sweet Virginia’ is a Tense Western Thriller

‘Sweet Virginia’ is a Tense Western Thriller

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2017


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Jamie Dagg's newest film "Sweet Virginia" is a meticulous combination of genres.

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‘The Problem with Apu’ Raises Debate on Representation in Media

‘The Problem with Apu’ Raises Debate on Representation in Media

Carter Glace, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

"The Problem with Apu," Hari Kondabolu's new documentary, reckons with the controversial Simpsons character's role in providing representation for East Asians while simultaneously partaking in troubling stereotypes and tropes.

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‘Porto’ Paints an Incomplete Picture

‘Porto’ Paints an Incomplete Picture

Matthew Holman, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


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Gabe Klinger's film "Porto" features mesmerizing cinematography mixed with a disappointing narrative.

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Life Imitates Art in ‘I Love You, Daddy’

Life Imitates Art in  ‘I Love You, Daddy’

Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


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Louis C.K.'s new film "I Love You, Daddy" is seen in new light with recent allegations of sexual misconduct.

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A Powerful Portrait of the Holocaust

A Powerful Portrait of the Holocaust

Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


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Claire Ferguson takes a new approach at examining the Holocaust in her new documentary "Destination Unknown."

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New Documentary Proves Rolling Stone Magazine Is More Than Rock ‘n’ Roll

New Documentary Proves Rolling Stone Magazine Is More Than Rock ‘n’ Roll

Jonathan Silverman, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2017


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The Rolling Store has had a long and storied past. A new documentary on the publication is proof of its versatility in both genre and art form.

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Supernatural Lesbian Film Thrills

Supernatural Lesbian Film Thrills

Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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"Thelma" is a Norwegian supernatural thriller that delves into sexuality, religion and the supernatural.

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Don’t Judge a Film by its Rating

Don’t Judge a Film  by its Rating

Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


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NYU professor Pascal Wallisch conducted a study that concluded film ratings do not impact an individual's opinion on any particular film. WSN talked to Wallisch about his study.

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‘Lady Bird’ Is A Testament to Growing Up and Getting Out

‘Lady Bird’ Is A Testament to Growing Up and Getting Out

Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

October 31, 2017


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Greta Gerwig's directorial debut "Lady Bird" is a beautiful homage to teenagers and their mothers.

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Rob Reiner Returns to Old-School Class with ‘LBJ’

Rob Reiner Returns to Old-School Class with ‘LBJ’

Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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"LBJ" is a historical drama that shows why Rob Reiner is an undervalued director.

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‘Along for the Ride’ Carries New Weight for Legend

‘Along for the Ride’ Carries New Weight for Legend

Matthew Holman, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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“Along for the Ride” chronicles the legendary life and career of Dennis Hopper.

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