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Remixin’ Romantic Comedies, Maternity Style

By SARAH MARCALUS May 31, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 Is Tinsel Town unexpectedly dealing with unexpected pregnancies? “Juno” and “Knocked Up” are two 2007 films in which the heroine discovers, after a one-night stand,...

Next WGA Strike Victim: Awards Season

By TIM JALBERT May 31, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 What most people know is that the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike has already taken a heavy toll, forcing the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards to scale back their ceremony...

Death of a Cowboy: Students Reflect on Ledger’s Life and Death

By NICOLE BOURNAS-NEY May 31, 2011

Published: January 31, 2008 On Jan. 22, after what appeared to be an accidental overdose of sleeping pills, Heath Ledger was found dead in his rented SoHo apartment. He had most recently been in Todd...

Ailey Head Offers Insight

By JENNIE NAU May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 With graduation quickly approaching, the graduating seniors of the Ailey/Fordham BFA program are preparing to test their dance skills in the real world.  Some members of the...

Tongue Tied: ‘The Life Before Her Eyes’

By TIM JALBERT May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 It may often seem difficult to watch a movie with no preconception of what to expect. You often ask who’s in it, what it’s about and maybe who directed it. These simple...

Ailey Seniors Contemplate Post-Grad Plans

By JENNIE NAU May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 It’s coming.  And no, it’s not the Loch Ness monster, but to many, it’s just as scary.  Graduation is less than a month away, and the seniors of the Ailey/Fordham...

Teresa Baker: Intuitive Painting

By SARAH MARCALUS May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 “The painter that I am doing the show with is fabulous—but completely, stylistically, absolutely, opposite of me,” Amie Cunat explained. FCLC’s fabulous...

Amie Cunat: Outside the Grid

By SARAH MARCALUS May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 What’s linen, geometric and acrylic all over?  FCLC’s Amie Cunat’s senior art thesis. The Observer had a chance to sit down with Cunat to discuss her experience...

And Presenting, for the First Time When Stars Collide, Magic and Mayhem Ensues

By DAVID WILSON May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 Who would win in a fight—Jet Li or Jackie Chan? Come April 18, we may finally know. The answer to this ageless and most important question will be graciously provided by...

New York Comic Con to Hit Javits Center

By DANA GROSSMAN May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 The New York Comic Con, a convention celebrating all things comic book related, will be entering its third year this year. Taking place April 18-20 at the Jacob Javits Center,...

Talkin’ Music With Father Grimes

By JENNIFER PELLY May 31, 2011

Published: April 17, 2008 So what if he doesn’t have an iPod? When it comes to music, the Rev. Robert R. Grimes, S.J., dean of Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) knows what’s up. Music...

The Darker Side of Christmas

By TIM JALBERT May 30, 2011

Published: December 13, 2007 As fall comes to a close and the holiday season approaches, moviegoers put away the films that gave them frights on Halloween and search for Christmas cheer in some...