Guru Ramanathan, Under the Arch Managing Editor
All content by Guru Ramanathan
The Wagner grad student and NYU Sustainability Fellow does what he calls “background work,” but has been instrumental in and out of NYU to provide environmental policy solutions for marginalized communities and developing countries.
December 5, 2019
As the presence of online journalism continues to grow, we must strive to use all forms of digital storytelling to our advantage.
May 9, 2019
WSN sat down with the director, lead actress, producer and composers of the Assamese film.
May 6, 2019
WSN sits down with Tisch MFA alum Cenk Ertürk to talk about “Noah Land,” his feature debut at Tribeca.
May 3, 2019
We’ve talked about some of our favorite childhood Disney series, but let’s not forget how one of our favorite channels was churning out classic T.V. movies at this time as well.
April 19, 2019
Before you watch “Under the Silver Lake,” let’s revisit past A24 films and break down if they’re really as good as Tisch kids say they are.
April 17, 2019
The Arts Desk gives some fresh takes on novels for younger audiences.
April 10, 2019
From farmers fighting aliens in mech suits to a cup of yogurt taking over the world, the new Netflix anthology series can be an emotional rollercoaster.
April 1, 2019
No animals were harmed in the making of this list.
March 27, 2019
The acclaimed Bollywood thespian spoke with WSN about playing a real-life character in his new film.
March 25, 2019
Officially selected for the New York Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival, the German film is a fascinating character drama that is let down by a poor script.
March 4, 2019
Comedian, actor, writer, podcaster and producer Peter Holmes spoke with WSN about the new season of his HBO show “Crashing” and gave his thoughts on modern comedy.
February 25, 2019
The Arts Desk is tired of giving hot takes on snubs and surprises and have decided to critique a different aspect of awards shows: the hosts!
February 20, 2019
Valentine's Day is coming up and the Arts Desk cannot wait! Thus, they’ve decided to critically analyze rom-coms in anticipation of the big day.
February 13, 2019
In which the Arts Desk gives hot takes on what is the most important of the big game, anyway.
February 6, 2019
WSN sits down with actor Jefferson Mays to talk about his role in TNT’s new limited series “I Am the Night,” co-starring Chris Pine.
February 4, 2019
TNT’s new neo-noir limited series is based off a fascinating true story, but isn’t the home run many hoped it would be in its first episode.
January 30, 2019
The first spring 2019 edition of one of the Arts Desk’s acclaimed weekly series deals out hot takes on Netflix’s Emmy-winning sci-fi series.
January 30, 2019
The Matthew McConaughey-Anne Hathaway starrer starts off as a fishing neo-noir and derails halfway through into a clumsy, existential thriller.
January 29, 2019
Tisch Film & TV seniors discuss crowdfunding thousands of dollars for their advanced short films.
January 28, 2019
The celebrated German film finally expands into wide release in the United States on the heels of being nominated for two Oscars at the 91st Academy Awards.
January 24, 2019
A look into the making of Christian Frei’s documentary, which follows hunters in their search for dead wooly mammoths and scientists working to clone them.
January 3, 2019
The 2018 Mexican Oscar entry is Alfonso Cuarón’s first film since winning an Oscar for directing “Gravity.”
December 3, 2018
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s drama won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival earlier this year, and should be your next stop at the IFC Center.
November 26, 2018
The follow up to his Oscar-winning “12 Years a Slave,” co-writer and director Steve McQueen returns with an arthouse heist thriller with the ensemble of the century
November 19, 2018
Every so often, a movie ensemble absolutely blows audiences away and makes us ask ourselves, “How can one movie could contain so much talent and power?”
November 16, 2018
Though advertised as a generic zombie flick, the J.J. Abrams-produced film is secretly a stellar World War II action-thriller flying under the radar.
November 12, 2018
Get your watch queue ready for the baddest villains of them all.
November 2, 2018
This week we’re getting spooky niche with our unpopular opinions and taking a look at supernatural villains!
October 31, 2018
Over a six-year process, Shevaun Mizrahi crafted a continuing emotional narrative in her debut film.
October 29, 2018
Mary Elizabeth Winstead gives a magnetic performance as a damaged stand-up comedian.
October 3, 2018
Fall is the season when everyone wants to find in love — here are the best songs to indulge your inner romantic.
September 21, 2018
"White Boy Rick" delivers a scene-stealing performance by Matthew McConaughey, but fails to impress everywhere else.
September 17, 2018
Netflix is the future of cinema and here's why.
September 14, 2018
Many of this fall's film releases are highly anticipated, but these are the ones we're looking forward to the most.
September 7, 2018
MoviePass gave us more than just a great bargain — it revived the moviegoing experience.
September 7, 2018
Rachel Fadem, Features Editor • May 17, 2022
Disability rights activist Judith Heumann will speak about the importance of political action and advocacy during a combined graduation ceremony for the classes of 2020 and 2021 on May 18.