WCSU to feature film screening and director Q&A: ’One Vote’

DANBURY, CONN. — Western Connecticut State University will host a screening of “One Vote” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, in Room 122 of White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White Street in Danbury. A question-and-answer session with director Christine Woodhouse will follow. The event is free and open to the public….

Oscars 2016 Recap: Notable winners & highlights

Alana Branch | Arts & Entertainment Editor For film lovers, the academy awards is more than just glitz and glamour. It is often a platform for celebrities to talk politics and equally important topics such as equal pay for women. But mainly it is about the movies that touch us somehow like the best-selling novel…

Nut Job or Inspiration or Both?

All I could think about throughout “The Walk” is whether French high-wire artist Philippe Petit, portrayed by American actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, is a nut job, an inspiration, or both!  By the third act, which focuses on the walk itself, I’ve decided he is indeed both. Petit makes the impossible possible and his actions are beyond courageous,…