Michael Weber: Newhouse Student to Academy Award Nominee

By Sajida Ayyup For his most recent screenplay, Michael Weber found himself taking notes from Tommy Wiseau, the man widely recognized for creating one of the worst films ever made. The screenplay written by Weber and his partner, however, was nominated for the prestigious Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. And although “The Disaster Artist”…

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In “A Star is Born,” It’s the Soundtrack That Shines (review)

By Sajida Ayyup “A Star is Born” is a treat for Gaga fans who have been dying to see the singer on the big screen in a titular role. Directed by Bradley Cooper, this emotional train will take you far. Similar to John Carney’s “Begin Again,” the film has a wide range of moods. You’ll…

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