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Film & TV

Saturday Night Live's Season Finale is an Ode to its Messiest Moments

The show’s 46th season finale felt like a goodbye to a chaotic season and the pandemic that caused it.

by WALDEN GREEN

HBO Max's 'Made For Love' Explores A New Side of Relationships

What would happen if 'Toxic' by Britney Spears was the soundtrack to '1984' by George Orwell?

by ARIELLE STANGER

'Shiva Baby' Encapsulates Chaotic Jewish Family Events

Six degrees of separation? In the Jewish world, it's more like two.

by ARIELLE STANGER

'Concrete Cowboy' and Philly's Real Black Stables

The movie, filmed in Philadelphia by a local director, shares the story of the city's Black cowboys.

by ARIELLE STANGER

'Raya and the Last Dragon': Disney Can Do More to Stop Anti–Asian Hate

As accurate and empowering as the cultural representation in the film may be, it simply isn't enough.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Jewish Nominees in the Upcoming 2021 Oscar Awards

After the antisemitic controversies faced by SNL and NBC, the positive representation of Jewish people in entertainment comes with a sigh of relief.

by ARIELLE STANGER

British Drama ‘It’s a Sin’ Makes Waves in HIV/AIDS Awareness Efforts

Thoughts on a heart–wrenching and exuberant tribute to victims of the HIV/AIDS epidemic

by ARIA VYAS

Growing Pains of a Grown–Up 'Riverdale'

Can a time jump usher in a 'Riverdale' renaissance?

by MEG GLADIEUX

Netflix's 'Bad Trip' Packs a Whole Lot of Chaos in 90 Minutes

This hidden–camera prank comedy will have you at the edge of your seat—and then falling off of it from laughter.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Movie Theaters Have Started Reopening: How and Why?

Silence your cell phone, put on a mask, and enjoy the show.

by ARIELLE STANGER

'The Bachelor' and Diversity: How its Efforts Have Continuously Failed

Their baby steps often send them in the wrong direction.

by ARIELLE STANGER

The Golden Globes: Reimagining The Awards Show

The recent Golden Globes made it clear that changes to the awards show process were made out of necessity during the pandemic. But what about inclusivity?

by ARIELLE STANGER

Is 'Sex and the City' Incompatible With Gen Z's Values?

Examining an early 2000s classic through a modern lens

by AIDAH QURESHI

Pulling Back the Curtain on 'iCarly'

What went over our heads as kids, and what went on behind the scenes

by ARIELLE STANGER

'Firefly Lane' is the Road to Quick and Easy Entertainment

Like eating popcorn, 'Firefly Lane' is pretty unfulfilling—but at least it gives you something to do.

by ARIELLE STANGER

A Closer Look at 'Crashing' and the Magic of Phoebe Waller–Bridge

Before 'Fleabag,' there was 'Crashing.' 

by ARIA VYAS

'Minari' Tenderly Explores Family and Sacrifice

The film is an emotional character–driven study of what it means to be a part of a family.  

by HARSHITA GUPTA

The Strange Comfort of the Time–Loop Romance Movie

Exploring beauty and cynicism of sci–fi twists on classic rom–com tropes 

by MEG GLADIEUX

Diving Into the Paradox of Matt James and The Bachelor's Problematic Casting

Matt James won’t solve the show’s deep–rooted issues in racial representation.

by PHUONG NGO

Dancing with the Devil: Dance in Horror Films

Dance horror is the genre where the graceful meets the grotesque. 

by ARIELLE STANGER

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