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A Renaissance in Independent Filmmaking

A Renaissance in Independent Filmmaking

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

April 5, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Your favorite movie from the past five years almost wasn’t made. Luckily, it was, thanks to the growing independent studios that put it in theaters.

Staff Recs: Who Should Win Best Picture

Staff Recs: Who Should Win Best Picture

By Ryan Mikel, Jordan Reynolds, Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Matthew Holman, and Sayer Devlin

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The WSN Staff makes a case for which "Best Picture" nominees should take home the top prize at the 90th Academy Awards this Sunday.

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

SAG Awards Sidestep the Big Issues

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hot on the heels of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards continued the discussion on gender equality and sexual harassment. The night was filled with touching tributes, awards for NYU alumnus and commentary that failed to address current problems in Hollywood.

Globes’ Misguided Genre Bending

Globes’ Misguided Genre Bending

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The Golden Globes seemed to stand on the precipice of progress, but this progress it boasts is far from equal.

Greta Gerwig and the Indie That Could

Greta Gerwig and the Indie That Could

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Greta Gerwig, director of this year's smash hit "Lady Bird," spoke with college newspapers about mothers and daughters, women in film and coming of age.

‘Lady Bird’ Is A Testament to Growing Up and Getting Out

‘Lady Bird’ Is A Testament to Growing Up and Getting Out

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Greta Gerwig's directorial debut "Lady Bird" is a beautiful homage to teenagers and their mothers.