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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.

Drew Barrymore and Cast Carry Netflix Original

Drew Barrymore and Cast Carry Netflix Original

By Julian Wright, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Netflix's new series has the makings for a great appetizer, but perhaps not enough meat to be a main course.

Staff Recs: Favorite ‘Gilmore Girls’ Episodes

Staff Recs: Favorite ‘Gilmore Girls’ Episodes

By WSN Staff

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts

Can't wait for the return of "Gilmore Girls?" Neither can we. Seriously.

Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

Lemme Stretches Comedy to a Series

By Jessica Tien, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

Comedian Mike Lemme opens up on his inspiration and how to find your own particular brand of comedy (hint: it involves a lot of practice).

Searching for Genuine Sentiment

Searching for Genuine Sentiment

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"Search Party," the new television series on TBS co-created by NYU alumni Charles Rogers and Sarah-Violet Bliss, dives deep into both the comedic and the dark aspects of life in New York as a millennial.

Anthology to Showcase Master of Gore Lucio Fulci

Anthology to Showcase Master of Gore Lucio Fulci

By Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Just in time for Halloween, the Film Anthology Archives are hosting a retrospective on Lucio Fulci's — aka the master of Gore — films.

‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

‘Max Compact:’ A New Type of Makeup Hero

By Lizzie Essiedu, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

NYU Tisch alumni Jo-Dean Roark's new comedy web-sesries "Max Compact" takes superpowers where Marvel's never gone before: into the world of makeup and vlogs.

VICE News: Feel Now

VICE News: Feel Now

By Emily Conklin, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO's brand new series Vice News Tonight is working to radically change the way news is reported in our post-digital age.

‘Insecure’ Off to a Confident Start

‘Insecure’ Off to a Confident Start

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

HBO's new comedy "Insecure" is the bluntly comedic look into life as an ambitious late-20's black woman.

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

Luke Cage Is Not Just Relevant — It’s Excellent

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In a time where there are more black people incarcerated than there were recorded slaves in the history of the United States, Luke Cage brings a much-needed bulletproof black man to the screen and gives Marvel the revival it much needed.

History is Better Drunk

History is Better Drunk

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

With originality and spunk, "Drunk History" begins its latest season by proving that its formula for recounting history with alcohol and humor has not yet worn out it welcome.

‘High Maintenance’ Raises the Bar

‘High Maintenance’ Raises the Bar

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The debut season of "High Maintenance" creates its story around a central protagonist (The Guy), giving lenses into the diverse lives of New Yorkers whose one common thread is their weed dealer.

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