Washington Square News

Marvel’s Collapsing Multiverse

Marvel’s Collapsing Multiverse

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

One of the most celebrated parts of the Marvel franchise is its iconic multiverse — but lately, that multiverse seems like an unkept promise across film, television and print comics.

Art With a Heart of Adamantium

Art With a Heart of Adamantium

By Tristen Calderon, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

As more films are adapted from comics, Marvel and its contemporaries need to follow the model of "Logan," where viewers can empathize with characters with real emotions.

Comic Films Sacrifice Story for the Big Screen

Comic Films Sacrifice Story for the Big Screen

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It seems that while comic books are being praised for both its artistic merit and narrative depth, the adaptations into the silver screen are, apparently, getting away for sticking to the visuals only dismissing the individuality of their main characters.

Characters Come to Life at New York Comic Con

Characters Come to Life at New York Comic Con

By Tayler MacMillan

October 18, 2016


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Multimedia Featured On Homepage, Multimedia Gallery

  Cosplay isn’t a requirement to enjoying New York Comic Con, but it’s certainly not uncommon. Fans and hobbyists can work for months to bring their favorite characters from tv, movies, video games, comics, and more to life. Cosplay, like any art form, doesn’t discriminate. Age, race, gender, sexuality, body ...

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In a time where there are more black people incarcerated than there were recorded slaves in the history of the United States, Luke Cage brings a much-needed bulletproof black man to the screen and gives Marvel the revival it much needed.

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

Whitewashing and the Monetary Excuse in Blockbusters and Indies

By Ryan Quan, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Whitewashing has been and continues to be a practice in the film industry that is heavily criticized and disputed, and racial representation is an issue that plagues both independent and blockbuster films alike.

When Cinematic Universes Collide

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

In fear of streaming services like Netflix cutting into theater attendance, Hollywood has turned to repetitive franchises and intertwining cinematic universes to keep moviegoers coming.

Looking Forward: More and More Shows

By Talia Milavetz, Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Convenience drives trend towards more series premiering on Netflix.

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ is a new kind of superhero

Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ is a new kind of superhero

By Cece Charendoff, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Marvel steps away from the quintessential heroes of "The Avengers" in the grim Netflix incarnation of "Jessica Jones."

Marvel’s diversity revolution

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Misc.

Marvel takes steps towards a more diverse cast of characters.

‘Fantastic’ failure shows foreboding future of comic book films

‘Fantastic’ failure shows foreboding future of comic book films

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

What the failure of "Fantastic Four" means for the future of comic book movies.

Next Page »