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Alain Balan | The Supporter

Alain Balan | The Supporter

December 12, 2013

If you find yourself at the Height Lounge in the Waverly Building on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m., CAS senior Alain Balan will politely approach you and hint that you might want to leave. You don’t have to...

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ARTS ISSUE: ‘Sleepy Hollow’ embraces absurdity, entertains all

December 5, 2013

Some shows take a while before they start having fun. “Sleepy Hollow” started having fun on day one. In the pilot episode of FOX’s surprise hit, the show immediately throws its viewer a jumble...

ARTS ISSUE: Letter from the Editor

December 5, 2013

One of the biggest criticisms of James Cameron’s “Titanic” is that there’s just so much of it — nearly everything that could possibly happen to Jack and Rose happens. In addition to being...

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Chris Lilley discusses revival of fan-favorite character

November 20, 2013

“I like weird shows,” Chris Lilley said. “I like things to be a bit unusual.” There’s no one else in the entertainment world quite like Lilley — certainly not on American television....

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

November 14, 2013

  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...

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‘Sabrina’ star Melissa Joan Hart talks autobiography, NYU memories

October 29, 2013

Millions of people know her as Clarissa Darling, and millions more know her as Sabrina Spellman. But now, with the release of her new autobiography “Melissa Explains It All: Tales From My Abnormally...

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‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ author Daniel Handler discusses follow-up series

October 24, 2013

Daniel Handler has been depressing children since at least 1999, when he released “The Bad Beginning,” the first in the successful “A Series of Unfortunate Events” books. Although he also writes...

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New York Comic Con 2013: R.L. Stine talks nostalgia, ‘Goosebumps’ series

October 15, 2013

  Nostalgia for the ‘90s was high at New York Comic Con on Sunday, when children’s horror story author R.L. Stine — creator of the iconic “Goosebumps” series — spooked the stage...

Ellen Page talks video game breakout performance

Ellen Page talks video game breakout performance

October 10, 2013

Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page can add an exciting new entry to her resume. Best known for her roles in “Juno” and “Inception,” she has taken on a performance unlike anything she has ever...

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Up-and-Comers: Roy Norvell Graham

September 25, 2013

  Roy Norvell Graham always had a feeling he wanted to be a writer, but he didn’t know it for sure until the beginning of his freshman year at NYU. At that point, Graham, now 21 and a...

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Cult filmmaker Gregg Araki talks career retrospective

September 17, 2013

Gregg Araki may not be the most recognizable name to most audiences, but for those who know him and his films, his name means everything. From directing Rose McGowan as a foul-mouthed meth...

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NYU alumna Lindsay Burdge talks Hannah Fidell’s ‘A Teacher’

September 5, 2013

School is back in session, and there’s no better time for the release of Hannah Fidell’s new drama, “A Teacher,” about a high school English teacher’s dangerously intimate relationship with...