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Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

By Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Tribeca 2016

Tribeca Film Festival hosted a preview screening of the first two episodes of "The Night Of," starring Riz Ahmed and John Turturro. The show will premiere on HBO in July.

Tisch alumnus walks ‘The Wire,’ shines in ‘Spotlight’

Tisch alumnus walks ‘The Wire,’ shines in ‘Spotlight’

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU alumnus Neal Huff discusses with WSN about working in "Spotlight," his work on "The Wire" and how Tisch's environment energized his acting career.

Institutional racism drives the plot of ‘The Wire’

By Anthony Schwab, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Wire accurately depicts how institutions promote racism and remains relevant today.

Call me Elba, Idris Elba

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Idris Elba is the rightful choice to be the next James Bond.

Shakespeare, ‘The Wire’ share common ground

Shakespeare, ‘The Wire’ share common ground

By Karen Kandelman, Contributing Writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Features

Shakespeare’s war plays and HBO’s hit show “The Wire” may have few similarities on the surface, but NYU Global Distinguished Professor Elisabeth Bronfen believes otherwise. On Sept. 16, Bronfen took the opportunity to expose the similarities between the works in a panel hosted by the NYU Cent...