Film & TV

2018: 50 Years of 'Space Odyssey' at the Franklin Institute

For November, the Franklin Institute is screening the classic film that transformed science fiction.

by SHANNON ZHANG

'Heathers' Reboot is Awkward and Tone–Deaf

Paramount’s reboot of the 1989 classic fails where many high school shows do.

by ANNA COLLINS

'Beautiful Boy' is a Dark, Simmering Tale of Addiction and Family

Steve Carell and Timothée Chalamet play father and son in this haunting drama.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Netflix Delivers Binge–Worthy Horror in 'The Haunting of Hill House'

A thoughtful show that delivers on genuine scares, Hill House is the binge–worthy entertainment you need this Halloween. 

by JAMES MORRISON

The Best and Worst Scary Movies on Netflix

Here are the films that you will want to add to your watchlist this Halloween.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN and SAM KESLER

Five Election Movies to Get You Pumped to Vote

Watch these classics to get in the voting mood on November 6. 

by CALISTA LOPEZ

‘Her Body and Other Parties’ To Be Adapted into a Dystopian TV series

The upcoming “feminist Black Mirror,” which will premiere on FX, is based on a collection of short stories by Penn’s former writer–in–residence Carmen Maria Machado.

by CAT DRAGOI

'The Sisters Brothers' is Bringing Back the Western

Antiheroes and an old–school vibe make for an unconventional buddy flick.

by SAM KESLER

Halloween Film Events to Catch in Philadelphia this October

 Celebrate spooky season across the city with your favorite horror flicks.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

‘The Wife’ is a Slow–Burning Reflection on Gender and Genius

A showstopping performance from Glenn Close elevates this dynamic relationship drama.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Coming of Age With ‘Whisper of the Heart’

Why this lesser–known Ghibli movie still speaks to me.

by SHANNON ZHANG

'The Good Place' is Heavenly

Here's why the third season, airing now, is still worth watching.

by JORDAN WACHSMAN

Don't Miss These Films at the Philadelphia Film Festival

 A roundup of the films worth a watch at the festival, which runs from October 18 to 28.

by JORDAN WACHSMAN

Hollywood's Real Life Monsters

How your favorite horror movies are spun off one real life serial killer.

by SHANNON ZHANG

‘A Star Is Born’ Shines

It’s a painfully raw and human film that unapologetically shows the very best and worst life has to offer.

by CALISTA LOPEZ

'Bad Times at the El Royale' is a Good Time at the Movies

The new movie, released October 12, is more than just Chris Hemsworth's shimmying abs.  

by CHRISTY QIU

Mid90s: Jonah Hill's First Directed Film is a Heart–Warming, Honest, and Inspiring Success

I wasn't sure where Jonah Hill was going. Now I'm so sorry I doubted him. 

by SARAH FINGERHOOD

Three Letters for the Season 3 'Riverdale' Premiere: WTF

The first episode of the third season left me confused and disappointed. 

by BEBE HODGES

'The Neighborhood' is a ‘90s Racial Sitcom Accidentally Produced Today

'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air' meets 'Full House', but made in 2018. And not funny.

by ANNA COLLINS

Street's Guide to Ghibli Fest 2018

Because you're never too old for a Miyazaki movie. 

by SHANNON ZHANG

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