FILM & TV
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Film & TV
Cynthia Erivo Shines in ‘Harriet’
Erivo’s depiction of Harriet Tubman came with controversy, but helps to keep a middling movie afloat.
November 16, 2019 at 3:23 am
Five Standout Films at the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
These are the must–see movies showing at Philadelphia's oldest film festival.
November 12, 2019 at 10:53 pm
'Doctor Sleep' Doesn't Quite Capture The Magic of 'The Shining'
This sequel isn't as good as Kubrick's classic, but it's made with love.
November 11, 2019 at 5:43 pm
'The Lighthouse' is an Amazing Descent into Madness
Robert Eggers, director of The Witch, returns with another oppressive thriller.
November 6, 2019 at 9:01 pm
We Don't Need an All—Girls Marvel Movie
Marvel should develop its female characters organically, rather than carelessly throwing them into a movie together.
November 5, 2019 at 9:31 pm
'The King': A Peculiar Adaptation of A Shakespeare Classic
Despite Timothée Chalamet's fame, this film can't quite escape the shadow of its own source material.
November 4, 2019 at 3:34 am
Deeply Emotional and Real, ‘Modern Love’ Reminds Us What True Love Really Is
Amazon Prime’s eight–episode anthology series runs the gamut of human emotion.
November 1, 2019 at 10:55 pm
Not Even Paul Rudd's Charm Can Save 'Living With Yourself'
Netflix's 'Living With Yourself' has a great cast and interesting premise, but it doesn't follow through.
October 31, 2019 at 7:20 pm
Is Netflix's 'Insatiable' Really That Bad?
Season two of 'Insatiable' was released on Oct. 11. Is it as bad as people said it was after its initial release?
October 29, 2019 at 7:58 pm
A24 at UPenn: A Film Initiative for Students
Why this movie studio is so beloved, and what it's doing here at Penn.
October 29, 2019 at 6:59 pm
Make Netflix’s 'Rhythm + Flow' Your Next Binge–Watch
In a world of endless streaming options, don't miss out on Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and the search for hip hop's next big star.
October 28, 2019 at 1:50 am
'Zombieland: Double Tap' Brings Bloody but Predictable Fun
The long–awaited sequel makes the zombie apocalypse look fun, but loses the surprise of the original.
October 23, 2019 at 7:17 pm
Disney Needs More LGBTQ Characters in its Children's Movies
All children deserve positive LGBT representation in film and television. Who are the major players in the industry now, and who needs to step up?
October 23, 2019 at 12:02 am
A Conversation with Andrew Greenblatt at the Opening of the Philadelphia Film Festival
The Festival—which includes 120 different films from Philadelphia, France, China, and beyond—will continue through October 27.
October 22, 2019 at 11:05 pm
The Art of the Movie Trailer
Are movies getting worse or are trailers getting better?
October 18, 2019 at 2:03 pm
'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' Verges on Boredom, But is a Must See for Diehard Fans
The film is predictable, but the performances and character appearances make it worth the watch.
October 16, 2019 at 7:20 pm
Reflecting on the Gravitas of Hans Zimmer
The prolific soundtrack composer has been a staple of blockbusters for decades, from 'Inception' to 'The Lion King.'
October 16, 2019 at 6:39 pm
A Conversation With Producer David Ulich About 'At the Heart of Gold'
The film—which will be screened at Penn on Thursday, Oct. 17—delves into the USA gymnastics sex abuse scandal.
October 16, 2019 at 1:52 pm
An Excruciatingly Deep Dive Into Ryan Murphy Canon
From 'Nip/Tuck' to 'Glee' to 'Pose,' Murphy has been at the forefront of pop culture for nearly two decades.
October 15, 2019 at 8:38 pm
'Gemini Man' is A Rare Misstep For Ang Lee
Not even Will Smith can make this movie good.
October 14, 2019 at 11:33 am
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