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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.

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."

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