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‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Remembers Mr. Rogers

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ Remembers Mr. Rogers

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?" explores the man behind the long running children's show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood."

Remembering Dr. King with Producer Trey Ellis

Remembering Dr. King with Producer Trey Ellis

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN speaks to Trey Ellis, executive producer of the new HBO documentary “Into the Wilderness,” in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

‘The Problem with Apu’ Raises Debate on Representation in Media

‘The Problem with Apu’ Raises Debate on Representation in Media

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

"The Problem with Apu," Hari Kondabolu's new documentary, reckons with the controversial Simpsons character's role in providing representation for East Asians while simultaneously partaking in troubling stereotypes and tropes.

Tisch Reimagines ‘Little Shop’

Tisch Reimagines ‘Little Shop’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

WSN talked with the director and lead actress of TNT's "Little Shop of Horrors."

Rob Reiner Returns to Old-School Class with ‘LBJ’

Rob Reiner Returns to Old-School Class with ‘LBJ’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"LBJ" is a historical drama that shows why Rob Reiner is an undervalued director.

‘Spirited Away’ Returns to Theaters for Studio Ghibli Celebration

‘Spirited Away’ Returns to Theaters for Studio Ghibli Celebration

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The classic film "Spirited Away" is returning to theaters for Halloween.

The Origin Wonder Woman Deserves

The Origin Wonder Woman Deserves

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Professor Marston and the Wonder Women," tells the story of Wonder Woman's origin — not on Themyscira, but in the minds of Moulton Marston, Elizabeth Holloway and Olive Byrne.

Anti-Vaccine Doc Fails to Condemn Lies

Anti-Vaccine Doc Fails to Condemn Lies

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"The Pathological Optimist" gives a sympathetic look at Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who falsified anti-vaccine research.

Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

Balke’s ‘Northern Light’ Gallery Is Honestly Magnificent

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Met's new exhibit of paintings by Norwegian artist Peder Balke gives the vast concrete jungle of New York City a respite in dense clouds, vast spaces and incredible seascapes.

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

‘Age of Empires’ Makes the Expansive Palatable

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Met's new "Age of Empires" exhibit is not only a once-in-a-lifetime display of art and artifacts from China's Qin and Han dynasties, but an incredibly illustrative picture of the Chinese empire during a time when it coexisted with a global expanse of other great cultures.

Werner Herzog’s ‘Queen of the Desert’ Is No ‘Lawrence of Arabia’

Werner Herzog’s ‘Queen of the Desert’ Is No ‘Lawrence of Arabia’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

"Queen of the Desert," Werner Herzog's dramatic 2015 tale of the life of archaeologist and freedom fighter T.E. Lawrence, is like if you took everything about "Lawrence of Arabia" and made it bad.

Marvel’s Collapsing Multiverse

Marvel’s Collapsing Multiverse

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

One of the most celebrated parts of the Marvel franchise is its iconic multiverse — but lately, that multiverse seems like an unkept promise across film, television and print comics.

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