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Film & TV

Growing Pains of a Grown–Up 'Riverdale'

Can a time jump usher in a 'Riverdale' renaissance?

by MEG GLADIEUX

Netflix's 'Bad Trip' Packs a Whole Lot of Chaos in 90 Minutes

This hidden–camera prank comedy will have you at the edge of your seat—and then falling off of it from laughter.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Movie Theaters Have Started Reopening: How and Why?

Silence your cell phone, put on a mask, and enjoy the show.

by ARIELLE STANGER

'The Bachelor' and Diversity: How its Efforts Have Continuously Failed

Their baby steps often send them in the wrong direction.

by ARIELLE STANGER

The Golden Globes: Reimagining The Awards Show

The recent Golden Globes made it clear that changes to the awards show process were made out of necessity during the pandemic. But what about inclusivity?

by ARIELLE STANGER

Is 'Sex and the City' Incompatible With Gen Z's Values?

Examining an early 2000s classic through a modern lens

by AIDAH QURESHI

Pulling Back the Curtain on 'iCarly'

What went over our heads as kids, and what went on behind the scenes

by ARIELLE STANGER

'Firefly Lane' is the Road to Quick and Easy Entertainment

Like eating popcorn, 'Firefly Lane' is pretty unfulfilling—but at least it gives you something to do.

by ARIELLE STANGER

A Closer Look at 'Crashing' and the Magic of Phoebe Waller–Bridge

Before 'Fleabag,' there was 'Crashing.' 

by ARIA VYAS

'Minari' Tenderly Explores Family and Sacrifice

The film is an emotional character–driven study of what it means to be a part of a family.  

by HARSHITA GUPTA

The Strange Comfort of the Time–Loop Romance Movie

Exploring beauty and cynicism of sci–fi twists on classic rom–com tropes 

by MEG GLADIEUX

Diving Into the Paradox of Matt James and The Bachelor's Problematic Casting

Matt James won’t solve the show’s deep–rooted issues in racial representation.

by PHUONG NGO

Dancing with the Devil: Dance in Horror Films

Dance horror is the genre where the graceful meets the grotesque. 

by ARIELLE STANGER

Amazon Prime’s ‘The Wilds’ is the Best Show You’re Not Watching

It’s so much more than a gender–swapped Lord of the Flies.

by MEG GLADIEUX

A Kardashian Post–Mortem: Looking Back on 12 Years of Influential Fame

A reflection on the family that revolutionized fame

by AIDAH QURESHI

A Tribute to the Legendary Larry King

Appreciating the highlights of his extensive career

by ARIELLE STANGER

A Love Letter to Uma Thurman, the Most Badass Lady in Film

The actress is simultaneously punchy and poised—on and off screen.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Five Movies About Non–Romantic Love to Watch on Valentine's Day

Here are some movies where romantic love takes a backseat. 

by KIRA WANG

Not Loving 'The Princess Bride' is Inconceivable

Why Rob Reiner's 1987 cult classic is still the ultimate comfort thrill

by ARIELLE STANGER

‘Promising Young Woman’ Dangerously Sugarcoats its Protagonist's Behavior

A movie that appears to be promising, but in actuality is rather problematic 

by ARIELLE STANGER

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