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Staff Recs: Best Netflix Originals

Staff Recs: Best Netflix Originals

By Daniella Nichinson, Nicole Rosenthal, Melanie Pineda, Ryan Mikel, Alex Cullina, and Guru Ramanathan

September 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Netflix is the future of cinema and here's why.

Best of Summer Film

Best of Summer Film

By Guru Ramanathan, Film Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

As summer winds down, relive some of the season's best and most memorable films.

‘Insatiable’ or Insensitive?

‘Insatiable’ or Insensitive?

By Tianne Johnson, Deputy Culture Editor

August 26, 2018


Filed under Features

Netflix's new series 'Insatiable' is causing a lot of controversy. Here's what students have to say about the new show's themes.

Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

Tribeca 2018: ‘Bobby Kennedy for President:’ A Glossy Tribute

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

The Netflix docuseries “Bobby Kennedy for President" explores the life of the New York Senator before his tragic assassination in 1968.

A Large Step for Womankind in ‘Mercury 13’

A Large Step for Womankind in ‘Mercury 13’

By Taylor Stout, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Netflix’s new documentary “Mercury 13” tells the story of 13 woman pilots who took part in grueling medical testing in order to become astronauts, but were ultimately denied the position because of their gender.

Program Board Launches New YouTube Series

Program Board Launches New YouTube Series

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

NYU Program Board Lectures Chair Kavi Wijayaratne launches a new YouTube series. "NYU PB ASKS," digging into the entertainment interests of the NYU community.

Bill Hader and Alec Berg Talk ‘Barry’

Bill Hader and Alec Berg Talk ‘Barry’

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Hitman-actor is not an occupation you hear about every day, but that's exactly what HBO's newest show "Barry" explores.

Staff Recs: Best Shows to Binge on a Snow Day

Staff Recs: Best Shows to Binge on a Snow Day

By Ryan Mikel, Pamela Jew, Alejandro Villa Vásquez, Jemima McEvoy, Tyler Crews, and Tom Miritello

March 23, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Whether summer lethargy or winter blizzards are responsible for your next binge-watching stint, WSN is here with a few of our favorite television shows to get the job done.

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Even though it is a fictional show, the producers of "Black Mirror" should be conscious of the implications of this conflation during a political period where women’s healthcare is constantly under attack.

Sexualization of Young Actors Is Unacceptable

Sexualization of Young Actors Is Unacceptable

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As Stranger Things' second season released, the main actors are now back on the spotlight. The fact that they have been going through puberty has been shocking to some adults who seem to have forgotten what being a pre-teen was like.

In Bed With Lady Gaga

In Bed With Lady Gaga

By Ryan Mikel, Entertainment Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Lady Gaga's new Netflix documentary "Gaga: Five Foot Two" gives an intimate look into the NYU alum's life.

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