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Film & TV

Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Is a Resounding Yes

After watching Peele’s newest thriller, you’ll never look at clouds the same way again.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

The Anatomy of an Unlikeable Female Protagonist

Zoey Deutch is a caricature of scammer culture in Hulu's ‘Not Okay.’ 

by NATALIA CASTILLO

The Main Character's Burden

On 'The Summer I Turned Pretty,' teenage summer fantasies, and what it means to live a life of passivity. 

by SRUTHI SRINIVAS

Stranger Things 4: Bigger Stakes, Same Formula

Netflix’s Golden Goose, Stranger Things, has released its fourth mega–size season that resembles a blockbuster movie more than a TV show.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

Peeking Behind the Golden Curtain

America’s Got Talent faces accusations of fraud and discrimination.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

Watching ‘The Inside Outtakes’ From the Outside

As the pandemic's reign reaches ambiguous territory, Bo Burnham’s special strikes a different chord.

by RACHEL SWYM

Volume 3 of ‘Love Death + Robots’ Proves Animation is the Most Human Medium

‘Love Death + Robots’ shows that it only takes a few minutes to capture the human experience—and it doesn't matter how you do it.

by SRUTHI SRINIVAS

The Magnificent Mundanity of ‘Marcel the Shell with Shoes On’

The YouTube trilogy–turned–feature–length film explores grief and joy through the eyes of a tiny anthropomorphic shell.

by MEG GLADIEUX

Bittersweet to Bleak: Why Season Three of ‘Derry Girls’ Fell Short

Season three of Netflix's 'Derry Girls' lacks the rosy bittersweetness that characterizes its first two seasons.

by ALICIA LOPEZ

Is ‘SNL’ more than just satire?

Sometimes we need a clown to give us a reality check.

by SEJAL SANGANI

Marvel’s Obsession with Shock Value in 'Dr. Strange: Multiverse of Madness'

How the new Dr. Strange movie falls into Marvel’s old traps.

by JULIA ESPOSITO

‘Heartstopper’ Shows Us That Queer Happiness Is Here to Stay

The Netflix adaptation of the webcomic has been renewed for two more seasons of doodled, queer joy.

by EMILY MAIORANO

Rom–Com Legend Nancy Meyers Is Back to Save the Genre

Enough of the trashy, dime–a–dozen rom–coms. Here's what to expect in Nancy Meyers' upcoming collaboration with Netflix.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

The Movies Are Opera’s Newest Frontier

One of the world’s oldest art forms has begun taking inspiration from one of its most modern.

by JULIA POLSTER

A Multifaceted Multiverse: Daniels' 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'

Led by Michelle Yeoh’s incredible performance, 'Everything Everywhere All at Once' is a bittersweet family drama that also happens to be a multiverse movie.

by JACOB A. POLLACK

Julia Child: A Towering, Persisting Image

Both Child’s place in society and legacy in the American zeitgeist continue to transgress the norm for women.

by JULIA POLSTER

Does Disney+'s Acquisition of "Dancing with the Stars" Foreshadow the Death of Broadcast TV?

ABC's ratings problem is about to get a lot worse.

by KAYLA COTTER

Has 'Star Trek' Lost Its Character?

The bland ensemble and poor storytelling of Star Trek: Discovery has left fans feeling frustrated.

by JULIA POLSTER

'Bridgerton' Season 2 Drags the Period Piece Out of the Past

The show once known for its sexploits now provides a novel approach to South Asian representation in media.

by SHAHANA BANERJEE

The ‘American Song Contest’ Attempts to Bring ‘Eurovision’ to the US of A

The new television show is an adaptation of one of Europe’s most popular musical traditions.

by JULIA POLSTER

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