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Tribeca 2017: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and America Ferrera Talk Women in Film and TV

Tribeca 2017: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and America Ferrera Talk Women in Film and TV

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

The six-season run of “Girls” ended April 16. The series was extremely important for the entertainment industry, giving voices to women that are rarely shown on the big or small screens. At the Tribeca Film Festival, the show’s creator, writer and star Lena Dunham and the showrunner Jenni Konner...

Tribeca 2017: 22-Year-Old Writer, Actor and Director Quinn Shephard Talks ‘Blame’

Tribeca 2017: 22-Year-Old Writer, Actor and Director Quinn Shephard Talks ‘Blame’

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

The budding 22-year-old filmmaker Quinn Shephard made her directorial debut at 15, and this year at Tribeca Film Festival, she's taken a shot at writing, directing and starring in "Blame," a new take on the Arthur Miller classic "The Crucible."

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In ‘Nise,’ One Woman Changes the Way We Treat Madness

In ‘Nise,’ One Woman Changes the Way We Treat Madness

Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Director Roberto Berliner’s quietly scrutinizing camera brings the life of famed psychiatrist Dr. Nise da Silveira — a pioneer in moving away from ice-pick lobotomies to more humane, expressive therapies — to life in "Nise: The Heart of Madness."

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Tribeca 2017: ‘Flower’ Nips at Poignant Buds

Tribeca 2017: ‘Flower’ Nips at Poignant Buds

Matthew Holman, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

“Flower” examines the mental trials and tribulations of both free-spirited and closed individuals, and most of the time it manages to pull it off. It is a complex film of underage sex and family relationships, but somehow manages to be both candid and serious.

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The Return to ‘Fargo’

The Return to ‘Fargo’

Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

The newest season of "Fargo" has officially returned, and the return to Minnesota's snowy and mysterious landscape is perfectly sinister with the Coen brother's original film.

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Tribeca 2017: Devils, Demons and Estonian Hijinks in ‘November’

Tribeca 2017: Devils, Demons and Estonian Hijinks in ‘November’

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

"November" is a chilly and gleefully spiteful dance of 19th-century Estonian villagers, their ruling German barons and helpful demons possessing makeshift bodies of farm tools and discarded bones.

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Tribeca 2017: ‘Sensitives’ Documentary as Hyper-aware as Its Subjects

Tribeca 2017: ‘Sensitives’ Documentary as Hyper-aware as Its Subjects

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

How do you live in a world where the very presence of a cellphone in the room can slur your speech and cause blood in your stool? As it turns out, very carefully.

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What We’re Listening To: H.A.G.S.

What We’re Listening To: H.A.G.S.

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music

As WSN signs off for the last week of full production for the semester, we have one last thing to say - H.A.G.S.

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‘I Think of You’ Feels as Salty-Sweet as Summer

‘I Think of You’ Feels as Salty-Sweet as Summer

Gilchrist Green, Music Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music, NYU

Steinhardt senior Dalton Corr's new love song "I Think of You" is out on Village Records, and it is a sweet and salty treat — just like trail mix!

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‘Sweetbitter:’ Seeing Sex From A Female Perspective

‘Sweetbitter:’ Seeing Sex From A Female Perspective

Nicolette Natale, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Books

After centuries of mistranslation of the original Greek word that we know as "bittersweet," author Stephanie Danler is putting the translation — and female sexual consent — into a new light.

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The Hits Kept Coming at ‘Joint Jams’

The Hits Kept Coming at ‘Joint Jams’

Emilia Yu, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Music, NYU

In honor of 4/20, four NYU artists had a high time playing a joint show at the Bowery Electric.

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