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Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

Film Series Spotlights Women Behind the Camera

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Uptown, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is hosting "The Female Gaze," a two-week survey of films shot by women cinematographers. WSN sat down with curators Madeline Whittle and Tyler Wilson to discuss the films that are on display.

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

Brooklyn Kids Festival Tackles Adversity, Bullies and Trump, Too

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The Brooklyn International Film Festival held its kidsfilmfest this past weekend, where 15 films tackled prevalent themes in today's political landscape.

Staff Recs: Intelligent Horror Films

Staff Recs: Intelligent Horror Films

By Ryan Mikel, Guru Ramanathan, Anubhuti Kumar, Tyler Crews, Alex Cullina, and Alejandro Villa Vásquez

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

In honor of "A Quiet Place" getting a sequel and "Get Out" winning an Oscar, WSN has compiled a list of the most intelligent horror films for your viewing pleasure.

Staff Recs: Best Frank Ocean Songs

Staff Recs: Best Frank Ocean Songs

By Ryan Mikel, Connor Gatesman, Molly Dolan, Paola Nagovitch, Jemima McEvoy, and Sakshi Venkatraman

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

WSN staff compiled a list of the best Frank Ocean songs. So sit back, relax and let this playlist take you to the Pyramids tonight.

Aaron Maine Talks Porches, Home and ‘The House’

Aaron Maine Talks Porches, Home and ‘The House’

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music

Porches returned to New York with "The House" tour on Friday night. WSN caught up with frontman Aaron Maine at SXSW earlier this month to talk home and "The House."

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.

The Hidden Irreverence of Emily Dickinson

The Hidden Irreverence of Emily Dickinson

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

“Wild Nights with Emily” uncovers the vivacious and queer life of Emily Dickinson and the poet's relationship with her brother's wife Susan Gibert.

What You Missed at SXSW

What You Missed at SXSW

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Politics surrounding race, class and gender were at the center of this year’s South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.

Sean Baker: “The Florida Project”

Sean Baker: “The Florida Project”

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with filmmaker Sean Baker to discuss "The Florida Project," the Academy Awards and what's next for the Tisch grad.

André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

André Aciman: “Call Me By Your Name”

By Ryan Mikel, Arts Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN sat down with author André Aciman to discuss "Call Me By Your Name" and its unprecedented success.

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