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Film & TV

Good Place Finale Hits its Mark with a Bittersweet Ending

After four seasons, the Good Place ends on a sad but hopeful note. 

by CHRISTIANA GUAN

Indian-American Representation in 'Never Have I Ever:' Why It Didn't Excite Me

'Never Have I Ever' is one of the only shows to follow an Indian–American protagonist. However, its representation isn't groundbreaking.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

"Based" on a True Story: Accuracy and Historical Fiction Films

Should directors prioritize accuracy over entertainment?

by CAYLEN DAVID

An Open Letter to 'Saturday Night Live': Don't Joke About the Debate

Because it's just not funny anymore.

by JULIA POLSTER

'Ratatouille' is Still the Best Film About Food

Nothing has made me appreciate food more than Pixar's 2007 film 'Ratatouille'.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Profits Over Plot: Why Live–Action Adaptions of Animated Children's Shows Fail

The original creators left the Netflix live adaptation of "Avatar: The Last Airbender." Why do live adaptations of animations always go wrong?

by HARSHITA GUPTA

Video On Demand is No Replacement for Theatrical Releases

Some things were just meant for the big screen.

by MELANNIE JAY

How Diverse Podcasts Make Film and Television Look Bland

Fiction podcasts regularly integrate diversity and queerness in their stories. Why can't mainstream entertainment catch up?

by HARSHITA GUPTA

'Indian Matchmaking' Has No Self–Awareness

The new Netflix dating series offers little more than its narrow definition of the arranged marriage plot. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Kissing Booth 2 Is Two Hours Too Long

A whole two hours and eleven minutes of my life that I can’t get back.

by EVA INGBER

The Enduring Message of The Lorax

Years later, Dr. Seuss’ prescient message in 1971 continues to be relevant and powerful.

by EVA INGBER

A Love Letter to Philadelphia in an Unexpected Place

Why Queer Eye Season 5 is way more than a makeover.

by DENALI SAGNER

365 Days Isn’t Just a Movie. It’s An Affront.

While Athlete A fights standards and stigmas, 365 Days is not only offensive to women— it's dangerous.

by EVA INGBER

Celine Sciamma's 'Water Lilies' is a Raw Look at Awkward Adolescence

Taking a look at the 'Portrait of a Lady On Fire' director's first film

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

Pride Month Has Passed, But These Heartfelt LGBTQIA+ Films Endure

From forbidden love stories to informative documentaries, here are some films to watch whether or not it's Pride Month. 

by EVA INGBER

"These are Their Stories": Law and Order S.V.U. in the Age of "Copaganda"

Reexamining my favorite TV show and its feminist heroine as America questions the age-old police procedural

by DENALI SAGNER

Mainstream TV Should Make More Shows Like Normal People

Sally Rooney’s novel is exactly the kind of story teens should see on television

by EVA INGBER

'Avatar: the Last Airbender' Isn't Just My Favorite Television Show

How I invested my entire childhood into a cartoon out of a reluctance to abandon it

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Gaspar Noe’s ‘Enter the Void’ Puts Bad Trips to Shame

Noé's visual experiment is terrifying, hilarious, disgusting, and shocking— just like the drugs displayed 

by TANA CUTURELA

Why British Panel Shows are the Best Quarantine Watch

With their lack of competition and easy–going structure, these shows make for the perfect distraction.

by HARSHITA GUPTA

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