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Film & TV

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?

by HARSHITA GUPTA

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.

by QUINN ROBINSON

The Art of the Movie Trailer

Are movies getting worse or are trailers getting better?

by ANNA COLLINS

'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.

by ANYA TULLMAN

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.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

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. 

by TARA O'BRIEN

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.

by SAMANTHA SANDERS

'Gemini Man' is A Rare Misstep For Ang Lee

Not even Will Smith can make this movie good.

by ANNA COLLINS

'In the Tall Grass': Another Messy Netflix Original

Watch another Stephen King tale brought to life, from the comfort of your own home.

by SHANNON ZHANG

'The Politician' Is Compulsively Watchable and Emotionally Flat

The Ben Platt–helmed Netflix show brings you in to the high–stakes world of high school politics.

by ANNABELLE WILLIAMS

'Joker' Collapses Under Its Own Weight

Lacking subtlety or a clear message, the controversial movie falls flat.

by ANNA COLLINS

The Evolution of Robert Pattinson

Why he's more than just that vampire from 'Twilight.'

by ANNA COLLINS

'Love Island': Reality TV for the Now

What makes this breakout UK reality show an international phenomenon?

by SAMANTHA SANDERS

Is 'Tall Girl' Really that Bad?

Spoiler alert: the answer is yes.

by HANNAH YUSUF

'Downton Abbey' Says Farewell, Just When You So Badly Want It To Stay

The nostalgic final episode we all wanted, but on the big screen. 

by JONAH CHARLTON

‘In the Shadow of the Moon’ is Crime, Mystery, and Sci–Fi All At Once

The first of Netflix’s "Netflix and Chills" thriller originals is flawed, but entertaining nonetheless. 

by SHANNON ZHANG

'Judy': Too Sentimental, But It Still Sticks the Landing

Judy Garland, brought to the screen once more by a masterful Renée Zellweger. 

by ANNA COLLINS

Visit These Locations of Famous Movie Moments in Philly

Some of cinema's most iconic scenes were shot within walking distance of Penn's campus—here are some spots to check out.

by HANNAH LONSER

A Post–Emmys Recap: Nothing New

Even if some aspects of the Emmys were surprising, the show was still, ultimately, predictable.

by ANNA COLLINS

Give 'Fleabag' the Emmys it Deserves

'Fleabag' brings a refreshing take to a stale character archetype. 

by ANNA COLLINS

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