‘Hail Satan?’ Depicts a Religious Villain as an Icon of Rebellion

The title card of Penny Lane’s documentary on the Satanic Temple “Hail Satan?” waits a beat before presenting the question mark, and these opening seconds set an inquisitive tone for the rest of the...

Elizabeth Cappuccino Talks New Film and Life After NYU

For NYU Tisch alum Elizabeth Cappuccino, the times are a little brighter than the title of her new film, “Super Dark Times,” would suggest. WSN sat down with Cappuccino to talk about her experience...

Fyre Festival Scam Continues

Fyre Festival, the brainchild of practiced millennial manipulator Billy McFarland, was a 2017 ultra-luxe music festival in the Bahamas imagined to appeal to the basest desires of that much-maligned generation with celebrities, alcohol and...

‘Knives Out’ Is a Lighthearted Whodunnit

For years, Rian Johnson has wanted to write a mystery film inspired by the works of Agatha Christie, whose novels have been developed into such films as “And Then There Were None” (1965) and...

‘The Silence’: A Netflix Algorithm Mishap

Netflix’s “The Silence,” directed by John R. Leonetti and based on the novel of the same name by Tim Lebbon, chronicles the world as attacked by blind, flesh-eating, pterodactyl-like bats called Vesps. The movie...

‘The End of the F***ing World’ Should Only Come Once

The end of the first season of “The End of the F***ing World” was not, in fact, the end. James and Alyssa are back. Maybe it was stock foolishness, but I was surprised to...

‘The Quiet One’ Tells a Rock Star’s Life Story Through His Own Archives

Sitting alone amid piles of cameras, photos, videos and more, Bill Wyman begins to give the audience a trip through the archives he has built across five decades. The former Rolling Stones bassist opened...

You Missed the Other Two Film’s in the ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Trilogy...

World-renowned Italian director Luca Guadagnino — whose film “Suspiria” was just released in theaters — is best known for his Oscar-winner “Call Me By Your Name.” In this film, a prominent theme is Elio’s journey of...

Dear Roman Polanski, Woody Allen and Harvey Weinstein: You Are Not The Victim

Content warning: this article addresses rape and sexual abuse against children. “Well done, pedophilia” echoed in the halls of the Salle Pleyel, the words chanted by French actress Adèle Haenel as she stormed out of...

‘Five Feet Apart’ Depicts the Necessity of Human Touch

“Five Feet Apart” chronicles the unfortunate love story of Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse), two teenagers with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening illness that forces them to stay five feet apart from...

Unpopular Opinion: A24 Films

Over the past few years, indie film studio A24 has taken over the independent movie zeitgeist, and certainly captured the love of the NYU community to the point where everyone is convinced that they...

‘Burning Cane’: NYU Sophomore’s Film to Premiere on Netflix

Tisch sophomore Phillip Youmans’s debut directorial feature “Burning Cane” showcases a unique and original cinematic perspective from a surprisingly young source. Youmans wrote and directed the film while he was still in high school...
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