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Film & TV

Award–Winning Penn Filmmaker Eli Ricanati on his Gripping Short Film, 'The Frontiers Are My Prison'

Eli Ricanati’s new short film is an impressive and mature story on consciousness and creativity. 

by JACOB A. POLLACK

‘Eternals’ Falls Victim to the Marvel Formula

Marvel’s latest effort shows why it’s time to redefine the superhero genre.

by KAYLA COTTER

How ‘Living Single’ Was The Blueprint For ‘Friends’

The impact of Living Single can’t be understated or ignored.

by SHELBY ABAYIE

The Feminine Urge to Base Your Personality On Girlbosses in Film

Analyzing trends in our favorite female protagonists from 2000 onwards

by CINDY ZHANG

What to Expect in 'Riverdale' Season Six

Based on the first five installments, here's what the latest might look like.

by TARA ANAND

The Coming–of–Age American College Experience

America is deeply devoted to the dream of attending college—and is far less interested in the quality of education it provides.  

by HEATHER SHIEH

Kristen Stewart’s 'Spencer' is the Best (and Hopefully Last) Portrayal of Princess Diana

The movie is a haunting tale of Princess Diana’s Christmas with the Royal Family as she grapples with an impending divorce.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

Kristen Stewart and the Hollywood Rollercoaster

How did 'The Twilight Saga' ultimately impact her career?

by CINDY ZHANG

These Four Films are Touching Odes to Journalism

Reflecting on the films that pay tribute to the underappreciated art form of journalism

by KAYLA COTTER

What to Watch if You Liked ‘Squid Game’

While you wait for the second season of 'Squid Game,' give some of these recommendations a try.

by EMILY MOON

The Problem With Hollywood's 25–Year–Old Teens

TV teens are mature, sexy, and seductive—the perfect bait for a hormonal teen audience—and that's a big problem.

by SHELBY ABAYIE

What We Can Learn From 'Martha Marcy May Marlene,' Ten Years Later

This unconventional psychological thriller explores the relationship between cults and the human psyche.

by CINDY ZHANG

Wes Anderson’s Most Wes Anderson Movie Yet: 'The French Dispatch'

The film, which opened nationwide on Oct. 22nd, has all of the signature Wes Anderson trademarks—minus an endearing story. 

by JACOB A. POLLACK

'Ted Lasso' Season 2 Answers the Dreaded Sequel Question: What Now?

After a slow start, the show challenges its own hyper–optimism and finishes the season strong.

by KATHRYN XU

Exposing Exploitative Practices Within the Japanese Animation Industry

Dire working conditions are sustaining weekly episode releases of your favorite animes.

by CINDY ZHANG

The ‘Good For Her’ Cinematic Universe: Which 'It Girl' Will You Dress as this Halloween?

What your girlboss costume of choice says about the landscape of the female narrative in film & tv

by HEATHER SHIEH

The Importance Behind Michaela Coel's Historic Emmy Win

Michaela Coel made Emmy history against all odds. How did she get there?

by MAME BALDE

In 'The Garden of Words,' Less is More

This slow–paced movie deserves your patience.

by CINDY ZHANG

'Squid Game': How Far Would You Go to Be the Last One Standing?

Netflix's new number one series teaches us that the real threat to humanity is apathy.

by HEATHER SHIEH

Airing One’s Own Funeral: The 2021 Emmy Awards

For a mostly predictable Emmy Awards, this year's telecast was nothing less than a horror show for its host, CBS.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

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