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Tribeca 2018: Comedy and Trauma and ‘All About Nina’

Tribeca 2018: Comedy and Trauma and ‘All About Nina’

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

NYU alumna Eva Vives’ newest film “All About Nina" blends comedy, drama and romance, but if you came just for the laughs, be warned...

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.

‘Blaze’ and the Unsung Country Legend

‘Blaze’ and the Unsung Country Legend

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Ethan Hawke's "Blaze" follows the life of little-known country blues singer Blaze Foley. It recently competed at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

SXSW 2018: (Some Of) The Best Artists You Missed

SXSW 2018: (Some Of) The Best Artists You Missed

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

We’ve compiled a list of New York and NYU-based artists and bands from SXSW last week. Check it out!

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

Dee Rees: “Mudbound”

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch grad and "Mudbound" writer/director Dee Rees became the first black woman to be nominated for best adapted screenplay at the Academy Awards.

Avett Brothers Documentary Captures the Enigma

Avett Brothers Documentary Captures the Enigma

By Natalie Whalen, Film Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

The documentary, “May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers,” explores the intersections between music, family, love and heartbreak during a transitional time for the prolific group.

The Return to ‘Fargo’

The Return to ‘Fargo’

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The newest season of "Fargo" has officially returned, and the return to Minnesota's snowy and mysterious landscape is perfectly sinister with the Coen brother's original film.

Photography Challenged in Tisch Senior Thesis Show

Photography Challenged in Tisch Senior Thesis Show

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Tisch Photography and Imaging Department's senior thesis exhibition "Show Two" brings a series of works that thoroughly challenging the very concepts underlying photography itself.

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In their new original series "555" on Vimeo, NYU alums Kate Berlant and John Early use self-reflexive humor and sharp wit to take aim at the entertainment industry with the confidence of actors who are no longer at their first rodeo — or their second.

View Now: Art Around Campus

View Now: Art Around Campus

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

If you're craving the experience of visiting a museum gallery without the hassle and cost of going uptown to MoMA or the Guggenheim, check out these NYU galleries just moments from class and full of university-affiliated artists.

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

NYU Dancer Tests Her Limits

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU alumna Sayer Mansfield has graduated from the university and found her niche in Pilobolus, where she gets to combine dancing and acting for an art all its own.

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