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Best of Summer Film

Best of Summer Film

By Guru Ramanathan, Film Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

As summer winds down, relive some of the season's best and most memorable films.

‘We the Animals’: A Portrait of Childhood

‘We the Animals’: A Portrait of Childhood

By Alex Cullina, Film Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Jeremiah Zagar's new film "We the Animals" creates an emotionally and visually stunning narrative about childhood.

Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Uptown, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting "The Female Gaze," a two-week survey of films shot by women cinematographers. WSN sat down with curators Madeline Whittle and Tyler Wilson to discuss the films that are on display.

Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

Review: Puberty Sucks But ‘Eighth Grade’ Doesn’t

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Story, Uncategorized

Buckle up. "Eighth Grade" is taking us on a trip down memory lane.

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The Brooklyn International Film Festival held its kidsfilmfest this past weekend, where 15 films tackled prevalent themes in today's political landscape.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

The Netflix docuseries “Bobby Kennedy for President" explores the life of the New York Senator before his tragic assassination in 1968.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Maine’ Lacks a Main Event

Tribeca 2018: ‘Maine’ Lacks a Main Event

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Matthew Brown's "Maine" is a film lost in the wilderness.

Tribeca 2018: A Complex Examination of Grief in ‘To Dust’

Tribeca 2018: A Complex Examination of Grief in ‘To Dust’

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

"To Dust" follows Shmuel, a Hasidic Jew, and the grief surrounding his wife's death. It won the audience award at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Jellyfish’ Is a Valiant First Effort for James Gardner

Tribeca 2018: ‘Jellyfish’ Is a Valiant First Effort for James Gardner

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

If one were to judge James Gardner’s film “Jellyfish” on its synopsis, their initial assumptions may deceive them.

Tribeca 2018: Comedy and Trauma and ‘All About Nina’

Tribeca 2018: Comedy and Trauma and ‘All About Nina’

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

NYU alumna Eva Vives’ newest film “All About Nina" blends comedy, drama and romance, but if you came just for the laughs, be warned...

Tribeca 2018: ‘The Night Eats the World’ Is A Great Zombie Movie

Tribeca 2018: ‘The Night Eats the World’ Is A Great Zombie Movie

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

“The Night Eats the World" follows one man's journey after an outbreak of flesh-eating zombies.

Staff Recs: Intelligent Horror Films

Staff Recs: Intelligent Horror Films

By Ryan Mikel, Guru Ramanathan, Anubhuti Kumar, Tyler Crews, Alex Cullina, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

In honor of "A Quiet Place" getting a sequel and "Get Out" winning an Oscar, WSN has compiled a list of the most intelligent horror films for your viewing pleasure.

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