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Tribeca 2018: Swedish Film ‘Amateurs’ Is a Little Amateur

Tribeca 2018: Swedish Film ‘Amateurs’ Is a Little Amateur

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

"Amateurs" tap into the heart of what makes filmmaking so special, as well as the struggles of the craft itself.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Duck Butter’ Is Experimental Intimacy

Tribeca 2018: ‘Duck Butter’ Is Experimental Intimacy

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Miguel Arteta’s dramedy “Duck Butter” is bold, beautiful and absurd.

A Large Step for Womankind in ‘Mercury 13’

A Large Step for Womankind in ‘Mercury 13’

By Taylor Stout, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Netflix’s new documentary “Mercury 13” tells the story of 13 woman pilots who took part in grueling medical testing in order to become astronauts, but were ultimately denied the position because of their gender.

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Remembers Mr. Rogers

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Remembers Mr. Rogers

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" explores the man behind the long running children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."

Untested Rape Kits Exposed in ‘I Am Evidence’

Untested Rape Kits Exposed in ‘I Am Evidence’

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“I Am Evidence" explores the horrifying reality that there are over 200 thousand and counting untested rape kits in the United States.

Remembering Dr. King with Producer Trey Ellis

Remembering Dr. King with Producer Trey Ellis

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN speaks to Trey Ellis, executive producer of the new HBO documentary “Into the Wilderness,” in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Fusion Film Festival Highlights Women

Fusion Film Festival Highlights Women

By Brooke LaMantia, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU's Fusion Film Festival celebrated women in film and TV through showcasing their work and hosting panels that offered young female filmmakers advice on advancing their careers.

Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

Isle of Dogs Is Culturally Tone Deaf

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" unfortunately falls into the list of white filmmakers who stereotypically portray and use other cultures as a tool for entertainment.

‘Sweet Country’ Takes the Western Down Under

‘Sweet Country’ Takes the Western Down Under

By Yianni Sines, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

An unforgiving dry desert landscape, an isolated one-horse town and an outlaw on the run from the local authorities: there is a familiar tone that runs through the neo-Western film “Sweet Country."

The Dark Consequences of Poverty in ‘Where Is Kyra?’

The Dark Consequences of Poverty in ‘Where Is Kyra?’

By Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The new film “Where Is Kyra?” shines a rare and harsh light into the face of modern-day poverty, with a career-defining performance from Michelle Pfeiffer.

Hale and Posey Play ‘Truth or Dare’

Hale and Posey Play ‘Truth or Dare’

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Imagine spring break gone wrong to the absolute extreme and that might hint at what to expect with Blumhouse Productions' latest film, “Truth or Dare.”

Horrific Female Coming of Age at What The Fest?!

Horrific Female Coming of Age at What The Fest?!

By Devanshi Khetarpal, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

If you enjoyed Julia Ducournau’s “Raw,” “Blue My Mind” will likely be right up your alley. The coming-of-age film with a dark, fantastic twist explores the bizarre reality of a teenage girl trying to find her way through puberty and high school.

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