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Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells JFK’s Story

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

The new biopic "Jackie" pays respect to the legacy not only of one of America's most iconic presidents, but the woman who orchestrated his memorial.

Staff Recs: Best Worst Band Names

Staff Recs: Best Worst Band Names

By WSN Staff

December 2, 2016


Filed under Arts

We all know there are some band names that shouldn't be band names — here's WSN staff's favorites.

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

Isabelle Huppert Shines in ‘Things to Come’

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

November 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Mia Hansen-Love's new French drama "Things to Come" brings out the subtleties of heartbreak when one least expects it.

Alamo Drafthouse Brings the Luxe You’re Looking For

Alamo Drafthouse Brings the Luxe You’re Looking For

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

November 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The Texas-based chain of dine-in movie theaters Alamo Drafthouse has officially opened its doors to the new downtown Brooklyn location, and it's the best thing for movies since hot popcorn.

Volcanoes Are Lit, ‘Inferno’ Is Not

Volcanoes Are Lit, ‘Inferno’ Is Not

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

October 31, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

With all of the fiery potentional that a film about volcanoes presents, "Into the Inferno" was disappointingly distracted throughout its construction.

Campos’ Third Film Explores Nuance of Mental Health

Campos’ Third Film Explores Nuance of Mental Health

By Zach Martin, Editor at Large

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Top Stories

Director and NYU Tisch alum gives WSN a look into his raw and powerful film about Christine Chubbuck's suicide on live television in "Christine."

“Newtown” Highlights the Aftermath of Mass Shootings

“Newtown” Highlights the Aftermath of Mass Shootings

By Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

October 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In a stunningly poignant portait of grief, Kim A. Snyder's documentary of the Sandy Hook shooting brings us back to the awful fact that the events that day were not just a stunning addition to a saddening statistic, but real people who lost their lives.

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

“Goat” Illuminates Hazing But Fails to Account for Greater Issues

By Zach Martin, Editor-at-Large

September 23, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

Andrew Neel's new film "Goat" brilliantly addresses the issue of hazing within university Greek life, but falls shorts in more than a few other ways.