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The Limitations of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

The Limitations of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

While Asian Americans are finally becoming the protagonists of their own stories with films like "Crazy Rich Asians," audiences have come to question and critique what this means for Asian Americans in film.

Lorde Embraces the Intimate on ‘Melodrama’ Tour

Lorde Embraces the Intimate on ‘Melodrama’ Tour

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

Lorde dazzled sold-out crowds at Barclays Center and Prudential Center this past week on her "Melodrama World Tour."

The Immortal (Musical) Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

The Immortal  (Musical) Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Gil Scott-Heron, Nina Simone, Sam Cooke and other musicians transformed people’s experiences into powerful rallies for justice during the Civil Rights Movement.

The Ephemeral Life in ‘Leaning Into the Wind’

The Ephemeral Life in ‘Leaning Into the Wind’

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Leaning Into the Wind" poignantly examines the life of British sculptor Andy Goldsworthy through his various installations and sculptures of nature.

Kevin Wilson, Jr.: “My Nephew Emmett”

Kevin Wilson, Jr.: “My Nephew Emmett”

By Joel Lee, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch graduate student Kevin Wilson, Jr. is already nominated for an Academy Award for his short film “My Nephew Emmett.”

Hidden Gems in Oscars’ Live Action Shorts

Hidden Gems in Oscars’ Live Action Shorts

By Joel Lee, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

This year’s Oscar-Nominated Live Action Shorts are timely in tackling the nuances of social issues that we face today.