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Let Woody Allen’s ‘A Rainy Day in New York’ See the Light of Day

Let Woody Allen’s ‘A Rainy Day in New York’ See the Light of Day

By Victor Porcelli, Contributing Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Despite resurfacing sexual assault allegations, Amazon Studios should uphold it's contract to release Woody Allen's "A Rainy Day in New York."

Woody Allen’s ‘A Rainy Day in New York’ Should Not Be Released

Woody Allen’s ‘A Rainy Day in New York’ Should Not Be Released

By Amelia Levin-Sheffield, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Woody Allen's not-so-much-of-a secret in Hollywood has gone dismissed by many actors by them blindly agreeing to work with him despite his past.

Painful Nostalgia in ‘Wonder Wheel’

Painful Nostalgia in ‘Wonder Wheel’

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

NYU alumni Woody Allen closed out the 55th New York Film Festival with "Wonder Wheel," a story of nostalgia and disappointment.

The Role of Political Satire in the History of Film

The Role of Political Satire in the History of Film

By Jillian Harrington, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts

Political satire has been a way for filmmakers to hold society accountable for their actions through humor. With the current political atmosphere, satire has become the most formidable form of cinema.

Essential New York Films to Appreciate New York

Essential New York Films to Appreciate New York

By Daniella Nichinson, Film Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Many, many films have captured the essential essence of New York City -- here are our choices of the ones that did it best.

Navigating the City

Navigating the City

By Alexa Spieler

August 24, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Features

The characters on “How I Met Your Mother” once contemplated what constitutes being a New Yorker, arguing over whether you were once you have seen Woody Allen, stolen a cab from someone, cried on a subway or killed a cockroach with your bare hands. Upon first arriving in New York, it will take time to adjust to both the vermin and the pace of the city...

‘Bullets over Broadway’ fails to hit bullseye

‘Bullets over Broadway’ fails to hit bullseye

April 17, 2014


Filed under Arts

watch a piece of theater that misses the mark, especially when it comes close to realizing its goals. Unfortunately “Bullets Over Broadway,” the newest Broadway musical from director Susan Stroman, is one of these plays that did not hit the bullseye. The combination of Woody Allen’s witty and color...

Social media shift power

Social media shift power

February 13, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Over 20 years ago, during a custody battle with girlfriend Mia Farrow, director Woody Allen was accused of molesting Dylan Farrow, his adopted daughter. In early February of this year, Dylan published an open letter in The New York Times regarding her alleged molestation. The letter reignited the deba...

Debating Allen: Separating art from artist

Debating Allen: Separating art from artist

By Tatiana Baez and Clio McConnell

February 5, 2014


Filed under Arts

Dylan Farrow recently published an open letter in The New York Times that calls attention to sexual assault allegations she had made against her adoptive father Woody Allen. According to Farrow’s claims, Allen molested her when she was only 7 years old. Allen, who vehemently denies the accusation,...

Broadway inspired by varied source material

Broadway inspired by varied source material

By Clio McConnell, Arts Editor

February 4, 2014


Filed under Arts

In the age of prolific publication, creating original products can be a challenge. This year, the Broadway community is lifting ideas from other media and retrofitting them for the stage. Theatergoers can look forward to adaptations from film and literature — including “Rocky,” “Bullets Over Broadway” an...

‘Girls’ star branches out with writing, directing

‘Girls’ star branches out with writing, directing

February 19, 2013


Filed under Arts

  Alex Karpovsky is a very busy man. In addition to starring in HBO’s “Girls” as Ray Ploshansky, Karpovsky directed, wrote and starred in two movies — “Rubberneck” and “Red Flag" — which will be premiering as a double feature this Friday at the Film Society of Lincoln Cent...