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The Rise of Queer Cinema

The Rise of Queer Cinema

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

In the last few years, it seems like there has been an increase in the number of films both by and about queer people.

The Fall of Queer Cinema

The Fall of Queer Cinema

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

“Love, Simon” is not a piece of queer cinema. Well, it’s not the best representation of one.

The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

The 2018 Oscars: The Year Diversity Won

By Alison Zimmerman, Deputy Opinion Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Culture, Opinion

Abandoning their tradition of favoring white men, this year's Oscars finally acknowledged and awarded deserving individuals regardless of gender, race or sexuality.

André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with author André Aciman to discuss "Call Me By Your Name" and its unprecedented success.

Don’t Call Off ‘Call Me By Your Name’

Don’t Call Off ‘Call Me By Your Name’

By Julia Elia Leschi, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Casting straight actors to play gay roles does not contribute to the erasure of gay actors. Acting roles should not be limited to sexuality.

The Beautiful Tragedy of ‘Call Me By Your Name’

The Beautiful Tragedy of ‘Call Me By Your Name’

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

"Call Me By Your Name" is a touching, deeply moving story of two men in 1983 who fall in love, adapted from the novel written by former NYU professor Andre Aciman.

The Reign of Indie Films This Fall

The Reign of Indie Films This Fall

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

As we wave goodbye to summer blockbusters, fall indies are gearing up to kick off the season with a bang and provide students with an escape from the mundanity of their textbooks.