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Film & TV

A Rundown of Netflix’s March Additions

Prepare for premiering and returning Netflix originals, feature films, and documentaries.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Review: ‘Thoroughbreds’ AKA the Art of Being a Sociopath

Don’t expect much from the new teen–drama, which is just as flashy and empty as its two main characters. 

by CAT DRAGOI

Why SNL is Actually Terrible

Live from New York: mediocre humor, sprinkled with all kinds of hatred.

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

Four Movie Streaming Services You Didn’t Know You Already Have Access To

Feel free to cancel that Netflix subscription. 

by ANNA CALLAHAN

A Look Into Soviet Cinema

Here are five quality movies that came out of the October Revolution. 

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

Bingeable Telenovelas for Every Kind of TV Fan

For proper, neverending on–screen drama, check out these Spanish–language TV series. 

by ANA WEST

‘The End of the F***ing World’ and the Art of Black Comedy

This bite–sized Netflix series takes on a tricky genre with humor and heart.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

When Unconventional Filmmaking Works

Taking risks in production can elevate a movie beyond a simple gimmick. 

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Independent Filmmakers at Penn: Justin Lee, Ari Lewis, and Mary Osunlana

Three student–filmmakers discuss the origins of their passion and their future plans.

by JONNELL BURKE

'American Crime Story' gets a Makeover

'The Assassination of Gianni Versace' is another great addition to Ryan Murphy’s television empire.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

What TV Gets Wrong about Mental Illness

Mental health storylines demand nuance and honesty.

by ANA WEST

'A Wrinkle In Time' Represents Young People Right

Critics of the new children’s movie are missing the point.

by ANA WEST

Is the "Oscar Curse" Real?

Examining the idea that an Academy Award is a career–killer for young actors.

by JENNIFER CULLEN

Strong Black Leads in TV History

A look back on leading men and women through the decades.

by ANA WEST

An Exploration of Third Cinema and Activism

Can film be utilized for revolutionary politics?

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

The 2018 Oscars Drinking Game

Celebrate 90 years of cinema the right way.

by ANDREAS PAVLOU

Five Historical Dramas to See Before Black History Month Ends

These acclaimed films shine a light on African–American history, revisiting the narratives we know.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

What's Rotten About Rotten Tomatoes

What “Certified Fresh” actually means—and why it matters.

by ANA WEST

Just How Great is 'The Great British Bake Off'?

'Cupcake Wars' can't compete with this.  

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

Deconstructing Diversity in this Year's 'Best Director' Nominations

The Oscars aren't doing enough for diversity in Hollywood.

by NAOMI ELEGANT

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