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Risk and Reward in Film Adaptations

Risk and Reward in Film Adaptations

By Caroline Zemsky, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Books

What makes a great book doesn't always make a great movie. The transition from a book to its film adaptation can be a tricky one — with creative liberties taken that divert greatly from the source material, resulting in fans who aren't always pleased.

Denim Brings Attention to Sexual Assault on Campuses

Denim Brings Attention to Sexual Assault on Campuses

By Carlos Michael Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU held it's first Denim Day, featuring guest panelist Josh Hutcherson, as a symbol of protest against destructive attitudes about sexual assault.

Rise in dystopian films showcase genre’s relevance

Rise in dystopian films showcase genre’s relevance

February 12, 2014


Filed under Arts

For decades, audiences have been captivated by fictional worlds created for the page and screen. Evident from the success of recent film projects like “The Hunger Games,” movies that take place in dystopian societies are making a comeback — the trend continues as Neil Burger’s highly anticipated ...