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We Need More Feminine Females in Television

We Need More Feminine Females in Television

By Carine Zambrano, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” emphasizes how feminist narratives led by feminine women are still underrated, just because they are centered on women

Sexualization of Young Actors Is Unacceptable

Sexualization of Young Actors Is Unacceptable

By Giovanna Trabasso, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As Stranger Things' second season released, the main actors are now back on the spotlight. The fact that they have been going through puberty has been shocking to some adults who seem to have forgotten what being a pre-teen was like.

The Golden Age of TV Is Costing Our TV Writers

The Golden Age of TV Is Costing Our TV Writers

By Mert Erenel, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

There’s a reason people are calling this period the Golden Age of TV, as the TV experience has fundamentally changed. However, I would argue, not all of these changes are for the better.

10 TV Shows You Might Not Know Star NYU Alumni

10 TV Shows You Might Not Know Star NYU Alumni

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

It is the peak era of TV, so let’s take a look at some shows that you might not realize feature NYU alumni.

Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

Problematic Portrayal of Female Friendship in ‘Girls’

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The HBO series "Girls" does what other television series have failed to do — it offers a realistic look at female friendships, instead of idealized or exaggerated versions.

Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

By Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories, Tribeca Film Fest

With timing eerily parallel to current struggles to protect the rights of women and the LGBT community, Margaret Atwood's dystopic "The Handmaid's Tale" has officially had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

Netflix’s ‘Iron Fist’ Has No Race Issue

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Netflix's "Iron Fist" series cannot be considered whitewashing because it is an adaptation of the original comic and the show itself revolves around culture and not race.

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

“Crashing” Departs from the Typical Comedy

By Anubhuti Kumar, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In a refreshing break from political satire and tiring cynicism, Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes' new HBO series "Crashing" takes a silly, candid look at the trials and tribulations of a comedian.

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.

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

NYU Alumni Mock Entertainment Industry in “555”

By Natalie Whalen, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

In their new original series "555" on Vimeo, NYU alums Kate Berlant and John Early use self-reflexive humor and sharp wit to take aim at the entertainment industry with the confidence of actors who are no longer at their first rodeo — or their second.

Gilmore Girls Reflect Future of TV

Gilmore Girls Reflect Future of TV

By Cara Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The striking popularity of the TV series, however, highlights how deficient broadcast grids are when it comes to non-nuclear families, and how much this must change.

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.

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