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Netflix’s “Narcos” is raw, riveting

Netflix’s “Narcos” is raw, riveting

By Eugenia Cavazos, Contributing writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under Arts

Netflix's new show "Narcos" encapsulates the grittiness of the very real drama of drug wars.

‘Better Call Saul’ lives up to hopes

‘Better Call Saul’ lives up  to hopes

By Katelyn Fournier, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The new AMC television show, "Better Call Saul," hints at parallels to the previously successful show, "Breaking Bad."

Arts Issue: Producers make creative leap from film to television

Arts Issue: Producers make creative leap from film to television

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

Many A-list directors and producers have recently shifted their attention from the big screen to television. In 2010, Martin Scorsese became an executive producer of the show “Boardwalk Empire.” Now, Academy Award-winner Alfonso Cuarón, who directed “Gravity,” has helped create the newly premiered series ...

Fox plans to forgo pilot season in hope of better television

Fox plans to forgo pilot season in hope of better television

January 26, 2014


Filed under Arts

With many networks still premiering new shows, pilot debuts — usually slated for the fall — will continue for a while. However, as Fox president Kevin Reilly recently announced during the Television Critics Association press tour, Fox will skip the traditional pilot season broadcast. Instead, the...

Pop culture favorites offer unique Halloween costumes

Pop culture favorites offer unique Halloween costumes

October 23, 2013


Filed under Fashion Week, Features

  Even though Halloween is just around the corner, with midterms and schoolwork on everyone’s plate,  the idea of creating a costume probably seems exhausting. Here are just a few quirky costume suggestions to set your creative gears back in motion. Snapchat Ghost Incorporate the cla...

WSN Arts Podcast, episode 4: ‘Breaking Bad’ finale

WSN Arts Podcast, episode 4: ‘Breaking Bad’ finale

October 2, 2013


Filed under Arts

This week, the WSN Arts team, with a few special guests, discuss the "Breaking Bad" series finale, and the show's impact as a whole. Spoiler warning: the complete finale episode and series is discussed, so do not listen until you've watched. Listen to the WSN Arts podcast and follow us on Soundcloud. ...

‘Breaking Bad’ finds perfect time for finale

‘Breaking Bad’ finds perfect time for finale

September 25, 2013


Filed under Arts

For anyone with their finger on the pulse of television, there is an unmistakable buzz in the air signifying the end of an era. On Sept. 29, AMC ends its hit series “Breaking Bad” after five seasons, and it’s difficult to escape the number of classmates, co-workers and passersby discussing t...

Emmys Predictions

Emmys Predictions

September 22, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

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Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

If it’s a question of who should win, look no further than Bryan Cranston as Walter White in “Breaking Bad.” Undoubtedly one of the greatest performances in television history, Cranston is still keeping his captivated audience at the edge of their seats. With three Emmys already under ...

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Drama Series

Emmys 2013 Predictions: Outstanding Drama Series

September 20, 2013


Filed under Arts

Six dramas enter, one remains. Which show will take home the top prize? For starters, the common consensus has been that the second season of “Homeland” wasn’t as good as the first, so its chances of winning aren’t great. The same goes for “Mad Men,” which hit a bit of a rough patch after earnin...

Antihero era of television proves exhausting, wearisome

Antihero era of television proves exhausting, wearisome

September 18, 2013


Filed under Arts, Editor's Picks

  Those who saw the most recent episode of “Breaking Bad” will notice that Walter White’s journey from “Mr. Chips to Scarface” —  a phrase creator and executive producer Vince Gilligan once used to describe his show —  has reached its climax. Yet the events of this clim...

Explore unique art scenes throughout New York City

Explore unique art scenes throughout New York City

August 25, 2013


Filed under Arts

  Although many may groan at the prospect of visiting an art exhibition, this fall there are more than a few galleries and museums that should make NYU students think twice about spending their day on Netflix. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which offers a pay-as-you-wish admission fee, students can see some of the world's greatest art. Starting...

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