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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.

Hillary Clinton Speaks Candidly at PEN World Voices

Hillary Clinton Speaks Candidly at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Hillary Clinton sat down with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ("Americanah") at PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss the importance of free speech and free press.

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.

A Slew of Student Singles for Your Summer Playlist

A Slew of Student Singles for Your Summer Playlist

By Connor Gatesman, Music Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

2018 has boded well for NYU, with students and alumni dropping a slew of enticing singles that cover a wide berth of styles and topics.

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.

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

Ron Chernow Explores ‘Grant’ at PEN World Voices

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Acclaimed biographer Ron Chernow sat down with MSNBC host Chris Hayes at PEN World Voices Festival this past Sunday to discuss the book “Grant.”

Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

Hasan Minhaj Talks Muslim Community and the Hustle at PEN World Voices

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books

Hasan Minhaj sat down with Wajahat Ali at the PEN World Voices Festival on Sunday to discuss comedy and being Muslim in the era of President Donald Trump.

Tisch Alumnus MOZIAH Talks Debut Single and What’s Next

Tisch Alumnus MOZIAH Talks Debut Single and What’s Next

By Kamau Little-Tree Holston, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

WSN sat down with MOZIAH to discuss his debut single “Can’t Stay In One Place" and what’s next for the recent Tisch graduate.

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