Arts & Entertainment

'Beautiful Boy' is a Dark, Simmering Tale of Addiction and Family

Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet play father and son in this haunting drama.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Netflix Delivers Binge–Worthy Horror in 'The Haunting of Hill House'

A thoughtful show that delivers on genuine scares, Hill House is the binge–worthy entertainment you need this Halloween. 

by JAMES MORRISON

The Best and Worst Scary Movies on Netflix

Here are the films that you will want to add to your watchlist this Halloween.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN and SAM KESLER

Khalid's 'Suncity:' A Love Letter to El Paso and his Fans

The seven–track release, out now, combines Khalid's old style with his newfound fame.

by BEBE HODGES

Ella Mai's "Ella Mai" Doesn't Do Her Talents Justice

Her debut album is fun, but mostly unexceptional.

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

"Room 25" Solidifies Noname as a Rapper You Should Know

The debut album by the musician Rolling Stone called “one of the best rappers alive.”

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

Five Election Movies to Get You Pumped to Vote

Watch these classics to get in the voting mood on November 6. 

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Remembrance of History: The Philadelphia Holocaust Memorial Plaza's Reopening

Understanding history as it should never be repeated. 

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

More Than Just a Pretty Picture: Shahzia Sikander's 'The Perennial Gaze'

Shahzia Sikander explores the bounds of cultural identity and femininity through her art—and you can see it here in Philly.

by RANIA ZAKARIA

A Blast From The Past: Lisa Stansfield Concert Review

Lisa Gathered the Stans for a celebration of times past.

by ALEKSEI KURYLA

'The Penn Review': A Literary Magazine by Penn Students

Street talks to Daniel Finkel (C'19), 'The Penn Review' Editor–in–Chief. 

by SHUNMEL SYAU

‘Her Body and Other Parties’ To Be Adapted into a Dystopian TV series

The upcoming “feminist Black Mirror,” which will premiere on FX, is based on a collection of short stories by Penn’s former writer–in–residence Carmen Maria Machado.

by CAT DRAGOI

Alice Deng The Triple Threat: Artist, Designer, Programmer

Her multifaceted approach to creativity juggles paintbrushes, cameras, and finite automata. 

by CHRISTINA LU

Matt McCloskey and Making Music for a Living

Between private lessons, small group tutoring, rehearsals, and performances, he never puts down the guitar.

by MELANNIE JAY

Reviewing 'Fabulous Fashion: From Dior’s New Look to Now' at the PMA

The show features fashion from 1947 to present and is a must see for any style lover.

by CLAIRE OCHROCH

'The Sisters Brothers' is Bringing Back the Western

Antiheroes and an old–school vibe make for an unconventional buddy flick.

by SAM KESLER

Experiencing my First Concert with Mitski

Mitski’s performance on October 19 at Union Transfer was the first of two shows to play in Philadelphia for her Be the Cowboy fall tour.

by SHANNON ZHANG

Pay Attention to Horror Movie Soundtracks This Spooky Season

Stop to appreciate the artistry of a well–made horror movie soundtrack this Halloweekend.

by SHRIYA BEESAM

'A' by Usher and Zaytoven: An Uneven 27 Minutes

The collaboration between the singer and the producer has its hits and misses.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

What the Sculpture on 34th and Walnut Can Teach You About Overcoming Obstacles

Robinson Fredenthal's "Black Forest" and his story of perseverance against Parkinson's.

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

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