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Michelle Pfeiffer gives a career-defining performance in Where Is Kyra?

The Dark Consequences of Poverty in ‘Where Is Kyra?’

April 9, 2018
The new film “Where Is Kyra?” shines a rare and harsh light into the face of modern-day poverty, with a career-defining performance from Michelle Pfeiffer.
Armie Hammer as James Lord and Geoffrey Rush as Alberto Giacometti in  Final Portrait.

‘Final Portrait’ Illustrates a Most Compelling Friendship

March 26, 2018
"Final Portrait" follows the unconventional relationship between Swiss painter Alberto Giacometti and his subject James Lord.
 Dylan Gelula, Maya Eshet and Zoey Deutch in Flower.

‘Flower’ Wilts In Execution

March 21, 2018
Max Winkler's “Flower” blossoms with teenage angst and rebellious behavior but wilts in execution.
Peter Holmes in an episode of Crashing on HBO.

Pete Holmes Converses Second Season of ‘Crashing’

February 26, 2018
Pete Holmes discussed the genesis of his show "Crashing."
19-year-old Rex Orange County made his US debut to a sold-out show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Feb. 6.

Rex Orange County Makes Lively US Debut

February 7, 2018
Rex Orange County, the English artist formally known as Alex O'Connor, made his U.S. concert debut at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Sunday, Feb. 4.
A scene from Tisch alumnus David Wains new comedy A Futile and Stupid Gesture.” The new Netflix film is about the National Lampoon’s success in the 60s and 70s.

Tisch Alumnus Pays Tribute to National Lampoon

January 29, 2018
Tisch alum David Wain's new comedy "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" follows Doug Kenney and National Lampoon's rise and fall in the late-20th century.
NYU Professor Studies Possible Link Between Music and Psychopathy

NYU Professor Studies Possible Link Between Music and Psychopathy

November 27, 2017
NYU Professor Pascal Wallisch explains his findings linking individuals with psychopathic tendencies and the music they listen to.
Tisch will expand to the NYU Brooklyn campus by adding a new Interactive Media Arts major for undergraduate students starting with the Fall 2018 semester.

New Tisch Major in Brooklyn

November 13, 2017
NYU Tisch School of the Arts is adding a new major to the Brooklyn campus, Interactive Media Arts.
NYU Professor of Psychology Pascal, who conducted a study on movie reviews, at a TedxNYU talk.

Don’t Judge a Film by its Rating

November 6, 2017
NYU professor Pascal Wallisch conducted a study that concluded film ratings do not impact an individual's opinion on any particular film. WSN talked to Wallisch about his study.
The new film by director Petra Volpe, “The Divine Order,” follows the life of Nora in 1970s Switzerland and her struggles to take the movement of voting equality forward. The film opens in theatres on Oct. 27 in New York.

Women’s Suffrage Brought to Life

October 23, 2017
"The Divine Order" chronicles the fight for women's suffrage in the 1970s of Switzerland.
The Role of Political Satire in the History of Film

The Role of Political Satire in the History of Film

October 5, 2017
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.
The new HBO documentary “Spielberg” directed by Susan Lacy, chronicles the life and greatest achievements of the famous filmmaker Steven Spielberg. The film premieres Saturday, Oct. 7 on HBO.

‘Spielberg’ Documentary Captures Spirit of Filmmaker

October 2, 2017
HBO's new documentary on Steven Spielberg offers an inside look at many of his films that have become childhood staples.
Mac Demarco played a spur of the moment show at the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday Sept 23 that followed his candid spirit.

Mac DeMarco Captivates and Charms Audience at Bowery Ballroom

September 27, 2017
Mac DeMarco followed up his Radio City show with an impromptu follow-up at the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday.
NYUs Democratic Socialists of America Logo

DSA Complements Activism with Education

September 22, 2017
Democratic Socialists of America member Jabari Brisport is running to represent Brooklyn’s 35th District and will be speaking to the DSA chapter of NYU next Wednesday.
The app Food For All display partnering restaurants around Washington Square Park.

Protect Your Environment and Wallet With Food for All

September 11, 2017
The new app Food for All seems to kill two birds with one stone: offering restaurant-quality food at discounted prices while limiting food waste and, in turn, helping the environment.