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Sean Baker: “The Florida Project”

Sean Baker: “The Florida Project”

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with filmmaker Sean Baker to discuss "The Florida Project," the Academy Awards and what's next for the Tisch grad.

James Franco Turns ‘Disaster’ Into Masterpiece

James Franco Turns ‘Disaster’ Into Masterpiece

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Over 15 years ago, Tommy Wiseau made a film called "The Room." Now, James Franco has created a film about that film, "Disaster Artist," which comes out this Friday.

The Twisted Brilliance of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

The Twisted Brilliance of ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Yorgos Lanthimos' "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" tells the story of a cardiovascular surgeon with a seemingly perfect life, but there's more to the story than meets the eye.

Painful Nostalgia in ‘Wonder Wheel’

Painful Nostalgia in ‘Wonder Wheel’

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU alumni Woody Allen closed out the 55th New York Film Festival with "Wonder Wheel," a story of nostalgia and disappointment.

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 Enduring Politics of Warren Beatty

The Enduring Politics of Warren Beatty

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

A Hollywood legend and icon, Warren Beatty has cemented his role as an influential political filmmaker by telling provocative and important stories.

NYFF 2017: ‘Last Flag Flying’ Presents a Lifetime of War

NYFF 2017: ‘Last Flag Flying’ Presents a Lifetime of War

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Last Flag Flying" deals with the trauma of war, telling the story of three Vietnam veterans with humor and wit.

NYFF 2017: ‘The Square’ is Magnificently Enigmatic

NYFF 2017: ‘The Square’ is Magnificently Enigmatic

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"The Square" is a satirical film about a Swedish museum, dealing with the nature of good in society.

NYFF 2017: Magic of Childhood in ‘The Florida Project’

NYFF 2017: Magic of Childhood in ‘The Florida Project’

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

In Sean Baker's "The Florida Project," the darkness of the state is revealed.

‘Brad’s Status’ Finds Humor in Insecurity

‘Brad’s Status’ Finds Humor in Insecurity

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Brad's Status" continues Ben Stiller's foray into indie films, telling the story of one man's mid-life crisis.

“I Do…Until I Don’t” is Funny, But Transient

“I Do…Until I Don’t” is Funny, But Transient

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"I Do... Until I Don't" attempts to solve the age-old conundrum of the value of monogamy.

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