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Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Uptown, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting "The Female Gaze," a two-week survey of films shot by women cinematographers. WSN sat down with curators Madeline Whittle and Tyler Wilson to discuss the films that are on display.

Sandinistas — Lost Lives and Preserved Legacies

Sandinistas — Lost Lives and Preserved Legacies

By Hailey Nuthals, Editor-at-Large

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

WSN sits down with Jenny Murray to discuss her "Las Sandinistas!” — a film about the women who fought during Nicaragua’s 1979 revolution and helped shape the following government.

Josh Charow

Josh Charow

By Veronica Liow, Assistant Managing Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

On the rooftop of the Flatiron Building, with a camera in one hand and the city’s horizon within reach of the other, Josh Charow is on top of the world. Charow is a sophomore in the Tisch School of the Arts, currently making strides in the film and photo industries. His short experimental film, “A Strange Winter in New York City,” on Vimeo was ...

‘Thoroughbreds’ is Delightfully Sinister

‘Thoroughbreds’ is Delightfully Sinister

By Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

"Thoroughbreds" is “Heathers” meets David Fincher, proving to be a paralyzing and absolutely hilarious film at every turn.

‘Tehran Taboo’ Is a Minor Masterpiece

‘Tehran Taboo’ Is a Minor Masterpiece

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Tehran Taboo,” an Austrian-German animated film by Ali Soozandeh, moves through the interwoven lives of three women in Tehran, Iran, each desperately trying to make a future from complicated romantic or sexual circumstances.

Thanks, You Too: Responding to ‘Have A Nice Day’

Thanks, You Too: Responding to ‘Have A Nice Day’

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Have A Nice Day” is a Tarantino-inspired Chinese black comedy that follows protagonist Xiao Zhang, a local gang driver who has just stolen one million dollars.

The Two Worlds of a ‘Cage Fighter’

The Two Worlds of a ‘Cage Fighter’

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Joe Carman has a secret. A retired mixed martial arts fighter and the subject of Jeff Unay’s new documentary “The Cage Fighter,” Joe has broken the promise he made to his family to stay out of the ring.

Documentary Advocates to Let the ‘Sled Dogs’ Out

Documentary Advocates to Let the ‘Sled Dogs’ Out

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and the NYC Bar Animal Law Committee co-hosted a screening of the documentary “Sled Dogs,” Wednesday night, about the Iditarod dog race.

Avett Brothers Documentary Captures the Enigma

Avett Brothers Documentary Captures the Enigma

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The documentary, “May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers,” explores the intersections between music, family, love and heartbreak during a transitional time for the prolific group.

Tisch Alumnus Pays Tribute to National Lampoon

Tisch Alumnus Pays Tribute to National Lampoon

By Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch alum David Wain's new comedy "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" follows Doug Kenney and National Lampoon's rise and fall in the late-20th century.

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hot on the heels of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards continued the discussion on gender equality and sexual harassment. The night was filled with touching tributes, awards for NYU alumnus and commentary that failed to address current problems in Hollywood.

A Tale of Two Administrations

A Tale of Two Administrations

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The Golden Globe-nominated biopic "The Post" reveals unsettling parallels between the political administrations of then and now.

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