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NYFF Week 2: The Contrasting Reasons for Sadness in Daily Life

NYFF Week 2: The Contrasting Reasons for Sadness in Daily Life

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Between Ava DuVernay's "13th" and Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester By the Sea," this week's films at New York Film Festival exhibited the varying flavors of sorrow.

In Favor of Blockbusters: Cash, Explosions and Artistry

In Favor of Blockbusters: Cash, Explosions and Artistry

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

A distaste for blockbusters – so often rooted in snobbery – has escalated in the past few years, along with the rise of superhero movies, massive franchise tent poles and consistent reboots. To a certain extent, I sympathize. Even as a comic book fan, the innumerable upcoming releases make me feel...

Oscars, Emmys get no awards for diversity

By Dejarelle Gaines, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Despite the most diverse group of Emmy nominees in history, awards shows still fail to recognize people of color.