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James Franco Turns ‘Disaster’ Into Masterpiece

James Franco Turns ‘Disaster’ Into Masterpiece

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Over 15 years ago, Tommy Wiseau made a film called "The Room." Now, James Franco has created a film about that film, "Disaster Artist," which comes out this Friday.

‘Steve Jobs’ shows tougher side of icon

‘Steve Jobs’ shows tougher side of icon

By Stephen Spoth, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Explore the darker side of the infamous tech giant in the Aaron Sorkin-written biopic "Steve Jobs."

Fraternity encourages NYU to donate for Alzheimer’s research

Fraternity encourages NYU to donate for Alzheimer’s research

March 5, 2014


Filed under News

Tisch junior Cole Sosnoff is using his fraternity Phi Gamma Delta, also know as FIJI, to bring a worthy cause to NYU with the help of comedian Seth Rogen. Rogen spoke at Capitol Hill on Feb. 26 regarding the lack of Alzheimer’s research conducted by the government. Rogen has been a proponent of A...

ARTS ISSUE: ‘This is the End’ takes outrageous comedy to profound levels

ARTS ISSUE: ‘This is the End’ takes outrageous comedy to profound levels

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

From arguments about masturbation to a severed head kicked around like a soccer ball, “This Is the End” certainly has high shock value. Although critics often argue otherwise, shock is not always a bad thing in a film, especially when the actors are willing to self-deprecate themselves in the process. A...