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How to Snack at the Movies

How to Snack at the Movies

By Fernanda Amis, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Dining, Dining, Features

Movies and snacks go hand in hand, however over-priced snacks in movie theatres have led people to sneak in food. What are the best ways to enjoy your favourite snack without paying a fortune? Read more to find out.

HUMOR: NYU Student Body Single-Handedly Shuts Down MoviePass

HUMOR: NYU Student Body Single-Handedly Shuts Down MoviePass

By Ben Eisenberg, Contributing Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humor

We watched too many movies.

Give Silent Films a Chance

Give Silent Films a Chance

By Laura Rubio, Contributing Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Silent cinema is one of the most creative genres of film and should not be dismissed as a boring form of entertainment.

New Valentine’s Films for Old Romantics

By Matthew Holman, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Enough is enough: Valentine’s Day cinema should no longer be monopolized by the tear-jerkingly repetitive “Titanic” and Nicholas Sparks marathons. Especially in a time of radical cinematic change, after so many years of these same scenes dominating living-room cuddle sessions, a simple change mi...

Politics Play Out at Sundance

Politics Play Out at Sundance

By Laura Tucciarone, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Amidst the politically divisive days of late, Sundance Film Festival faces its own controversies, from its founders to its participants.

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.

Anthology Archives Celebrates Halloween in the Age of Technology

Anthology Archives Celebrates Halloween in the Age of Technology

By Thomas Price, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Topical both for the Halloween season and the concerns emerging over media's role in our daily lives, the latest Film Anthology Archives brings out media-centered horror films for its "The Medium is the Massacre" series.

Staff Recs: Favorite Halloween Movies

Staff Recs: Favorite Halloween Movies

By WSN Staff

October 28, 2016


Filed under Arts

Just in time for Halloweekend, WSN staff offers our best recommendations for the greatest Halloween films.

Horror Films Have Lost Their Touch

Horror Films Have Lost Their Touch

By Henry Cohen, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As moviegoers, we vote for the kinds of films we want to see with our money, and the the idea that audiences will eat up any horror thrown our way has to end if we want to see more thoughtful, lasting scare flicks.

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

Alum Short Film Tackles Islamophobia

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In his powerful new short film "Dastaar," NYU alumni Javian Ashton Le examines the pervasive bias towards Muslims and practitioners of Islam in today's heated political climate.

NYFF Week 4: Toiling Along

NYFF Week 4: Toiling Along

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The New York Film Festival drew to a close with a week of films that ranged from shocking depictions of recovery from violence to British explorations in the Amazon forest in the early 1900s.

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

Culture in the Context of Chinese Communism

By Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In the wake of the end of the Cultural Revolution's end in China, visual artist Cai-Guo Qiang began to grow his career, culminating in his most impressive work that led to Kevin MacDonald's documentary of the same title, "Sky Ladder."

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