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St. John’s Grad “Veldor” Makes The Billboard Music Charts

Henry Wright, Contributing Writer

May 25, 2019

Nicholas Martin Kunkel, AKA "Veldor," charts for the first time on The Billboard Music Charts. A 2015 graduate, of St. John's University College of Professional Studies, makes his first sound wave in the hot entertainment busine...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Blow the Man Down”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Usually in a time of mourning of a close relative or loved one, many people would try to comfort each other. However, instead of comfort, there’s a dead body in the ocean, a murder weapon that is missing and shady behavior amongst friends. That is the film, “Blow the Man Down,” in a nutshell and it’s fantastic. ...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Come to Daddy”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Meeting your father after many years of absence is tough to get through, but, for Elijah Wood, there are more challenging events than reuniting with a lost parent. Wood plays Norval, a young man who hasn’t seen his f...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

Dayra Santana and Chyna Davis

May 17, 2019

You may be familiar with the Ted Bundy trials. The docu-series and movie about this notorious serial killer have made their way to Netflix this past year. More specifically, “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” and “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” by Joe Berlinger have been g...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Flawless”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

There are some stories that appeal to certain audiences because of the message that they bring. With that, there are some that tell their message well and some that don’t. While, “Flawless” does have flaws, the film ...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “For They Know Not What They Do”

Dayra Santana, Features Editor

May 17, 2019

“For They Know Not What They Do” dives headfirst into the devastating effects of the conservative religious right on LGBTQ+ youth and their families. The film acts as a follow-up to filmmaker Daniel Karslake’s 2007 film...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Goldie”

Alessia Pisciotta, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

With the red carpet rolled out, the film “Goldie” premiered on the second night of the Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows the story of an 18-year-old girl named Goldie in the Bronx - based on the life of fashio...

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