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20 Years of Soiled Rugs, Bowling and the Dude

20 Years of Soiled Rugs, Bowling and the Dude

By Daniella Nichinson, Arts Editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, "The Big Lebowski" continues to be a timeless cult classic loved by audiences.

John McEnroe and the Sport of Cinema

John McEnroe and the Sport of Cinema

By Daniella Nichinson, Arts Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

A new sports documentary highlighting John McEnroe's run at the 1984 French Open explores the player's battle with himself and the intersection of tennis and cinema.

Ethan Hawke: Cassavetes Reborn

Ethan Hawke: Cassavetes Reborn

By Daniella Nichinson, Arts Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

With films like "Boyhood," "First Reformed" and his most recent directorial effort "Blaze," Ethan Hawke makes art for the sole purpose of art.

Skirball Unveils Exciting Fall Season

Skirball Unveils Exciting Fall Season

By Daniella Nichinson, Arts Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Arts

NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts gears up for an exciting fall season.

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.

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