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‘White Boy Rick’ Misfires

‘White Boy Rick’ Misfires

By Guru Ramanathan, Film & TV Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

"White Boy Rick" delivers a scene-stealing performance by Matthew McConaughey, but fails to impress everywhere else.

NYU Film Fest Uplifts Women in Cinema

NYU Film Fest Uplifts Women in Cinema

By Hankins Fletcher, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Female filmmakers have been lacking at festivals like Venice and Cannes, but NYU's Fusion Film Festival strives to give women creators the outlet they deserve.

Facing Microaggressions as an Asian

Facing Microaggressions as an Asian

By Ash Ryoo, Columnist

September 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Culture, Opinion, Race

Microaggressions plague racial minorities, even in the arts. But how can we address them?

Oscar Bait Worth Taking

Oscar Bait Worth Taking

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Arts

Here are the Oscar-worthy movies you should keep an eye on this fall.

The Limitations of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

The Limitations of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

While Asian Americans are finally becoming the protagonists of their own stories with films like "Crazy Rich Asians," audiences have come to question and critique what this means for Asian Americans in film.

MoviePass Failed but New Services Are on the Horizon

MoviePass Failed but New Services Are on the Horizon

By Guru Ramanathan, Film Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

MoviePass gave us more than just a great bargain — it revived the moviegoing experience.

Mystery Concert Headliners Revealed

Mystery Concert Headliners Revealed

By Nicole Rosenthal, Music Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

NYU has revealed the three acts performing at the annual Mystery Concert.

This Gallatin Junior Sings and Studies Love

This Gallatin Junior Sings and Studies Love

By Nicole Rosenthal, Music Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Michael Manzi took to the stage at The Bitter End to share his meditations on love and its versatile forms.

John McEnroe and the Sport of Cinema

John McEnroe and the Sport of Cinema

By Daniella Nichinson, Arts Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

A new sports documentary highlighting John McEnroe's run at the 1984 French Open explores the player's battle with himself and the intersection of tennis and cinema.

Ethan Hawke: Cassavetes Reborn

Ethan Hawke: Cassavetes Reborn

By Daniella Nichinson, Arts Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

With films like "Boyhood," "First Reformed" and his most recent directorial effort "Blaze," Ethan Hawke makes art for the sole purpose of art.

Sidelined on Screen, Glenn Close Shines as ‘The Wife’

Sidelined on Screen, Glenn Close Shines as ‘The Wife’

By Alex Cullina, Film Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Glenn Close turns in a career's best performance in the new film "The Wife."

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