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Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under OPINION

The HBO series "Girls" does what other television series have failed to do — it offers a realistic look at female friendships, instead of idealized or exaggerated versions.

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At Fusion Film Fest, HBO Encourages Confidence, Passion and Having a Voice

At Fusion Film Fest, HBO Encourages Confidence, Passion and Having a Voice

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, NYU

As one of Fusion Film Fest's guests of honor, HBO's Head of Talent Development Kelly Edwards discussed overcoming shyness and her love for Black Ops 3 over brunch.

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Fusion Fest Holds Directing Masterclass with Alum Melina Matsoukas

Fusion Fest Holds Directing Masterclass with Alum Melina Matsoukas

Kyna McClenaghan, Contributing Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, NYU

At a masterclass hosted as a part of the annual NYU Fusion Film Festival, director and NYU alum Melina Matsoukas discussed directing and social justice.

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“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

In a refreshing break from political satire and tiring cynicism, Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes' new HBO series "Crashing" takes a silly, candid look at the trials and tribulations of a comedian.

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“Girls” Attracts More Than Just Girls

“Girls” Attracts More Than Just Girls

Ryan Mikel, Contributing Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

The "Girls" screening and Q&A with cast members Alex Karpovsky and Jon Glaser was a major success for NYU's Student Resource Center and HBO.

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“Becoming Warren Buffett,” an Inspiring Story about an Inspiring Man

“Becoming Warren Buffett,” an Inspiring Story about an Inspiring Man

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

HBO's new documentary "Becoming Warren Buffett" takes a larger-than-life icon of our age and makes him into something almost unimaginable — human.

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VICE News: Feel Now

VICE News: Feel Now

Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer
October 12, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

HBO's brand new series Vice News Tonight is working to radically change the way news is reported in our post-digital age.

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‘Insecure’ Off to a Confident Start

‘Insecure’ Off to a Confident Start

Lily Dolin, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

HBO's new comedy "Insecure" is the bluntly comedic look into life as an ambitious late-20's black woman.

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New HBO Doc Revisits Charlie Hebdo Attacks

New HBO Doc Revisits Charlie Hebdo Attacks

Spencer Nachman, Contributing Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

HBO's latest documentary "3 Days of Terror: The Charlie Hedbo Attacks" brings a frighteningly real perspective to the terror that rocked through Paris in early January 2015.

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Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, Tribeca 2016

Tribeca Film Festival hosted a preview screening of the first two episodes of "The Night Of," starring Riz Ahmed and John Turturro. The show will premiere on HBO in July.

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‘VICE’ Screening at NYU Tackles Emotional Journeys

‘VICE’ Screening at NYU Tackles Emotional Journeys

Adrienne Messina, Contributing Writer
March 7, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

Vice screened two episodes of the fourth season of their HBO documentary series followed by a Q&A with Vice correspondent Isobel Yeung.

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Second Season of ‘Togetherness’ Bound to Not Fall Apart

Second Season of ‘Togetherness’ Bound to Not Fall Apart

Qianqian Li, Contributing Writer
February 19, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment

HBO hosted a two-episode preview screening of season two of "Togetherness" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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