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Tribeca 2018: ‘The Night Eats the World’ Is A Great Zombie Movie

Tribeca 2018: ‘The Night Eats the World’ Is A Great Zombie Movie

By Alex Cullina, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

“The Night Eats the World" follows one man's journey after an outbreak of flesh-eating zombies.

Hollywood history in pictures at MoMI

Hollywood history in pictures at MoMI

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Museum of the Moving Image revisits classic films like "Rosemary’s Baby" and "Psycho" in compelling new visual forms in their latest exhibit, "Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact."

ARTS ISSUE: Details turn ‘Walking Dead’ into runaway success

ARTS ISSUE: Details turn ‘Walking Dead’ into runaway success

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Blood, guts, gore and violence are the norm on a show like “The Walking Dead,” as characters fight for their lives in a world where the zombie apocalypse has arrived. Despite the show’s emphasis on zombies, there is rarely any backlash from the audience concerning the show’s ability to convince them of this ...

ARTS ISSUE: Colorful villains generate fan adoration on TV

ARTS ISSUE: Colorful villains generate fan adoration on TV

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Television culture has favored its protagonists for years. But in today’s TV landscape, the villain’s time has finally come, upstaging his or her opponent in skill, intelligence and fan appreciation. Villainous characters have come to the forefront in the past few years, with popular film fra...

Sundance Channel’s ‘Returned’ breathes life into zombie horror genre

Sundance Channel’s ‘Returned’ breathes life into zombie horror genre

November 14, 2013


Filed under Arts

  As AMC’s “The Walking Dead” continues to break ratings records and pave the way as one of cable’s greatest successes, a smaller, less extravagant zombie series is quietly breathing new life into the Sundance Channel. “The Returned,” a French series subtitled in English, airs i...

TV adaptations succeed by offering audiences fresh takes

TV adaptations succeed by offering audiences fresh takes

November 7, 2013


Filed under Arts

As the fall TV season continues, the success or failures of shows adapted from a source — whether from a book, film or another television show — become more readily apparent. Much of this has to do with the dedicated fanbases that are willing to give their show the support it needs, or the lack of ...

‘Fables’ smoothly adapts into game series ‘Wolf Among Us’

‘Fables’ smoothly adapts into game series ‘Wolf Among Us’

October 23, 2013


Filed under Arts

With the popularity of fairy tale-themed television shows like ABC’s “Once Upon a Time” and NBC’s “Grimm,” it’s no surprise that Telltale Games has decided to adapt Bill Willingham’s hit comic book series — and The New York Times bestseller — “Fables” into a video game. Given th...

New York Comic Con 2013: ‘The Walking Dead’ cast joke around, hint character deaths

New York Comic Con 2013: ‘The Walking Dead’ cast joke around, hint character deaths

October 15, 2013


Filed under Arts

  At New York Comic Con’s “The Walking Dead” season 4 panel on Saturday, a 10-year-old boy told Lauren Cohan (Maggie) how beautiful she was, and then asked the panel why her character needed Glenn in her life when she’s such a “badass.” “Yeah, ease up man,” Steven Yeun (Glenn) shouted. Yeun, who plays Cohan’s love interest on th...

Glen Mazzara talks NYU life, career, inspirations

Glen Mazzara talks NYU life, career, inspirations

June 26, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features

Glen Mazzara, who earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in American and British literature from the College of Arts and Science and the Graduate School of Arts and Science respectively, served as an honored speaker at the Tisch Salute last month. Recently the showrunner for the AMC...