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Q&A: ‘Thoroughbreds’ Director Cory Finley

Q&A: ‘Thoroughbreds’ Director Cory Finley

By Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

WSN spoke with director Cory Finley over the phone about the release of "Thoroughbreds," taking his play to the big screen and his experience working with Anton Yelchin.

Tisch Alumnus Pays Tribute to National Lampoon

Tisch Alumnus Pays Tribute to National Lampoon

By Jillian Harrington, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Tisch alum David Wain's new comedy "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" follows Doug Kenney and National Lampoon's rise and fall in the late-20th century.

Sarah Silverman surprises in lackluster drama

Sarah Silverman surprises in lackluster drama

By Kat Fadrillan, Contributing Writer

October 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Though more familiar with comedy, Sarah Silverman's superb dramatic portrayal of a pill-addicted housewife outshines a hackneyed plot in "I Smile Back."

‘Cooties’ will come back to haunt you

‘Cooties’ will come back to haunt you

By Sydney Reynolds, Contributing writer

September 14, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

"Cooties" sees Elijah Wood at the forefront of a battle between confused teachers and incurably bloodthirsty students.

Buzz builds for Sundance selections

Buzz builds for Sundance selections

February 3, 2014


Filed under Arts

The 2014 Sundance Film Festival showcased new films expected to please audiences in the coming year. For the past 30 years, the festival has provided an oasis for new and niche filmmakers to premiere their films and has become one of the most important independent film festivals in the United St...