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Film & TV

Movies @ The Mann: A Summer With Music and Movie Magic

Enjoy a live orchestra accompanying your favorite films.

by JESSICA BAO

'Midsommar' and the Rise of Folk Horror

After 'Hereditary,' all eyes are on Ari Aster to see if he can do it again—this time with a different sub–genre. 

by SOPHIA SCHULZ-RUSNACKO

'Everybody Knows' Is a Poignant and Relevant Family Drama

A worthwhile glimpse into Spain's present feudalistic hierarchy. 

by ANA HALLMAN

Netflix's 'Tuca & Bertie' is the Animated Feminist Comedy That You Can't Miss

With two female birds at the helm, this Netflix original soars to new heights.

by JULIA DAVIES

Sex in Hollywood: A Look at the Female Orgasm

How film misconstrues the reality of sex. 

by SHRIYA BEESAM

Netflix's "It's Bruno!" is Your Next Binge.

"It's Bruno!" is a funny and simple tale about a dog and his owner. 

by ANA HALLMAN

A Look at the Trope of the Gay Best Friend

The comedic, one–dimensional GBF trope must be given more complexity. 

by ANA HALLMAN

The Polanski Problem

Last year, Roman Polanski was cast out of the Academy. This year, he's fighting back.

by ANNA COLLINS

Stuber—Starring Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista—Is a Perfect Combo Comedy

The action–packed comedy is full of heart—it will have you laughing, crying, and everything in between.

by TARA O'BRIEN

Five Movies You Can't Miss this Summer (and Five More to Add to your Netflix Watchlist)

Whether at the theater or on your couch, here are some flicks to keep you busy this summer.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Breaking Down 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 Episode 3

Dry your tears—it's time to breakdown the longest and most overwhelming fight in TV history.

by MARYANNE KOUSSA

'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Season 16: Is Reality TV Still Relevant?

As the show enters season 16, the relevance of reality TV in the age of social media is put to the test.

by EMMA HARRIS

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Is a Satisfying Conclusion to a Decade–Long Story

Endgame brought this iconic franchise to a full crescendo.

by JESSICA BAO

Roundup: Best of Adult Animation TV

Who said cartoons are just for kids?

by CALISTA LOPEZ

'The Curse of La Llorona' Simplifies Horrifying Folklore into a Formulaic Franchise

This legendary Mexican folktale deserved so much better. 

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Breakdown of 'Game of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 2

In a surprise twist, Podd is actually a really great singer. 

by MARYANNE KOUSSA

Donald Glover's 'Guava Island' is Beautiful, but Lacks Message

Be prepared to be both pleasantly surprised and a little disappointed.

by TERESA XIE

The Neo-Noir Genre: Chicken Soup for the Ambiguous Soul

Embracing moral ambiguity—one generation at a time. 

by SHANNON ZHANG

'In the Heights' and the Movie Musical

Movie musicals have received mixed reviews lately—will Lin–Manuel Miranda's latest film adaptation run into the same issues?

by ANNA COLLINS

'The Perfect Date' Reveals Noah Centineo's Bad Acting

A look at Centineo's acting through his three most popular romantic comedies. 

by ANA HALLMAN

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