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Fusion Fest Holds Directing Masterclass with Alum Melina Matsoukas

Fusion Fest Holds Directing Masterclass with Alum Melina Matsoukas

By 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.

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

By 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.

“Girls” Attracts More Than Just Girls

“Girls” Attracts More Than Just Girls

By 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.

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

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

By 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.

VICE News: Feel Now

VICE News: Feel Now

By 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.

‘Insecure’ Off to a Confident Start

‘Insecure’ Off to a Confident Start

By 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.

New HBO Doc Revisits Charlie Hebdo Attacks

New HBO Doc Revisits Charlie Hebdo Attacks

By 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.

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

By 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.

‘VICE’ Screening at NYU Tackles Emotional Journeys

‘VICE’ Screening at NYU Tackles Emotional Journeys

By 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.

Second Season of ‘Togetherness’ Bound to Not Fall Apart

Second Season of ‘Togetherness’ Bound to Not Fall Apart

By 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.

TV True Crime is All the Rage

TV True Crime is All the Rage

By Bradley Alsop, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

True crime films and shows like "The Jinx" and "Making a Murderer" are growing in popularity but the ethics of their creation are in dispute.

Doc makes cartoons ‘Very Semi-Serious’

Doc makes cartoons ‘Very Semi-Serious’

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Very Semi-Serious" takes audiences through the process of how a cartoon goes from pen to The New Yorker.

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