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Sex in and of the City

Sex in and of the City

By Natalie Chinn, Culture Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Spend a day in the world of Sex and the City by visiting these nearby spots featured in the show.

‘Gemini’ Is a Sexy Yet Surface Neo-Noir

‘Gemini’ Is a Sexy Yet Surface Neo-Noir

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Uncategorized

Aaron Katz’s newest film “Gemini” boasts a glossy visual aesthetic and strong performances from Zoë Kravitz and Lola Kirke.

‘The Post’: A Q&A with Hanks, Spielberg and Streep

‘The Post’: A Q&A with Hanks, Spielberg and Streep

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

December 10, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

WSN speaks with Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Steven Spielberg about their upcoming movie, The Post.

Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

Social Progress Will Continue Thanks to Rise in Moviegoing

By Andrew Heying, Deputy Opinion Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Movies like Disney's live-action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" are setting a precedent and combatting Trump's vision for America by diversifying film with representations that more accurately reflect every day people.

‘The Settlers’ Discusses Israel

‘The Settlers’ Discusses Israel

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU professor Shimon Dotan's new documentary "The Settlers" brings the virulent controversy of settlements along the West Bank between Israel and Palestine to light, finding hope and moderation in a world often cast as radical and irreconcilable.

Robert DeNiro’s Passion Project is a Forgettable Mess

Robert DeNiro’s Passion Project is a Forgettable Mess

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Don't get your hopes up for Robert DeNiro's new film "The Comedian" — as it turns out, passion projects aren't a guaranteed success. In fact, this one is downright forgettable.

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

James Franco Brings Necessary Ambiguity to “I Am Michael”

By Tye Musante, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Considering his own history of questioned sexuality, James Franco's casting as famed LGBT-turned-Christian Michael Glatze was perfect.

A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

A Film That Gives More Than We Asked

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Ken Loach's "I, Daniel Blake" gives its audience more than it bargained for with parallels to the populist sentiments that drove Brexit and the working-class frustration riddling America.

Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

Alum’s Film Induces Anxiety From Start to Finish

By Thomas Price, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

"The Eyes of My Mother" is what horror movie fans have been waiting for — a breath of fresh fear in a tepid genre lost to jump-scares.

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Mia Hansen-Love's new French drama "Things to Come" brings out the subtleties of heartbreak when one least expects it.

From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

From a Hunger Strike To a Revolution

By Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The new documentary on the famed hunger-striker Bobby Sands gives a hauntingly human look at the Irish icon.

Mifune Doc Details Legendary Career

Mifune Doc Details Legendary Career

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

One of the greatest acting legends to have come out of Japan finally gets his time to shine in "Mifune: The Last Samurai."

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