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Remembering Dr. King with Producer Trey Ellis

Remembering Dr. King with Producer Trey Ellis

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN speaks to Trey Ellis, executive producer of the new HBO documentary “Into the Wilderness,” in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

In Favor of Blockbusters: Cash, Explosions and Artistry

In Favor of Blockbusters: Cash, Explosions and Artistry

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

A distaste for blockbusters – so often rooted in snobbery – has escalated in the past few years, along with the rise of superhero movies, massive franchise tent poles and consistent reboots. To a certain extent, I sympathize. Even as a comic book fan, the innumerable upcoming releases make me feel...

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

National Anthem Protests Met with Fascist Thinking

By Matthew Perry, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Beyond its implication that law enforcement is opposed to calls for justice, the request for cops to abandon protesters is also deeply troubling due to its fascist elements.

Oscars, Emmys get no awards for diversity

By Dejarelle Gaines, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Despite the most diverse group of Emmy nominees in history, awards shows still fail to recognize people of color.

Food to accompany Oscar films

Food to accompany Oscar films

By Kendall Levison, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015


Filed under Dining, Features

Serve a movie-inspired meal in honor of the Oscars.

Female directors receive critical acclaim

Female directors receive critical acclaim

By Marcus Jones, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Arts, Film

Though female directors are beginning to make blockbuster films, Hollywood needs to improve its gender imbalance