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Staff Recs: Favorite Nostalgic Teen Heartthrobs

Staff Recs: Favorite Nostalgic Teen Heartthrobs

By WSN Staff

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Top Stories

Take a break from the mounting stress of midterms and think back — all the way back to your tweenage years. Who were your celebrity heartthrobs? Did you have posters of ZEfron on your bedroom wall? We did.

Arts Issue: A-list actors step behind camera

Arts Issue: A-list actors step behind camera

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

There comes a point when an A-list celebrity may ask him or herself, “Who is the best director I can work with?” Sometimes the answer is, “I am.” Projects by actor-directors throughout film history have yielded mixed results, ranging from Oscar wins and financial successes to self-indulgent va...

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Gravity’ puts weight on visual effects

ARTS ISSUE: ‘Gravity’ puts weight on visual effects

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

To truly experience the atmosphere of fear and despair that Alfonso Cuarón laboriously created in his science-fiction thriller “Gravity,” one must see the film in 3-D and in an Imax theater. The grand experience of the film demands to be seen in the most extravagant way possible. When Cuarón first pitched his f...

‘Gravity’ proves audiences want to watch smart films

‘Gravity’ proves audiences want to watch smart films

October 24, 2013


Filed under Arts

  After four years in development hell, with months of actors considered for the lead roles and a protracted post-production schedule that delayed the film’s release for a year, “Gravity” made its premiere at the Venice Film Festival earlier this year to rave reviews. But critical praise neve...