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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.

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.

Tribeca 2017: ‘A Thousand Junkies’ is a Comedic Ode to Addiction

Tribeca 2017: ‘A Thousand Junkies’ is a Comedic Ode to Addiction

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Playing at the Tribeca Film Festival, "A Thousand Junkies" draws from the lives of those involved with the film to tell an honest and at times comedic story about addiction.

Tribeca 2017: Dustin Hoffman and Noah Baumbach Tease and Talk Filmmaking

Tribeca 2017: Dustin Hoffman and Noah Baumbach Tease and Talk Filmmaking

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

During the Tribeca Film Festival, acclaimed actor Dustin Hoffman interviewed indie auteur Noah Baumbach, where the two shared career stories and talked all things filmmaking.

‘Free Fire’ Is Coordinated Chaos

‘Free Fire’ Is  Coordinated Chaos

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The deadly hilarious film "Free Fire" parodies an entire era of gangster movies with a veritable cannon's worth of impact and laughs.

‘The Lost City of Z’ Revives the Historical Epic Film

‘The Lost City of Z’ Revives the Historical Epic Film

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

The real-life tale of explorer Percy Fawcett was turned into a book and now, into a film that gives the man the proper honor he deserves, plus an engaging and fascinating movie to boot.

Film ‘Heal the Living’ Weaves Stories of Loss and Chance

Film ‘Heal the Living’ Weaves Stories of Loss and Chance

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Katell Quillevere's new film "Heal the Living" is a slow burn, and a carefully crafted examination of narratives of grief.

New Doc Highlights the Man Who ‘Shot!’ Rock ‘n’ Roll

New Doc Highlights the Man Who ‘Shot!’ Rock ‘n’ Roll

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

"Shot! The Psycho-Spiritual Mantra of Rock" puts the focus on one of the biggest names of rock you've never heard of — famed rock music photographer Mick Rock.

‘The Art Life’ Illuminates David Lynch’s World

‘The Art Life’ Illuminates David Lynch’s World

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Jon Nguyen's new documentary on the prolific David Lynch traces one of the most mysterious, enigmatic directors back to his artistic roots — painting.

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