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Film & TV

How 'Beef' Explores Asian American Rage

A24 makes space for major (and minor) feelings in its hit new dark comedy.

by ENNE KIM

Keeping 'Outer Banks' Classy

Love triangles aren’t the only conflict in the sociopolitical battlefield of 'Outer Banks.'

by NORAH RAMI

The Season Finale of 'The Last of Us' Made All of Us Freak Out

The finale’s controversial ending had viewers questioning everything ... but wasn’t that the point?

by EMMA MARKS

Street’s Most Anticipated Film and TV of the Summer

From huge blockbusters to unconventional originals, the summer of 2023 has it all.

by 34TH STREET MAGAZINE

From Hoops to Hollywood

Getting down and dirty with sports movies' best subgenre: basketball

by MOLLIE BENN

Practically Picture–Perfect: The Problems with CGI

Do practical effects still have a place in an increasingly computer–generated media landscape?

by ISAAC POLLOCK

Cocaine Bear: A Tale of Revenge

Our newest heroine may just be a coked–up bear.

by JULES LINGENFELTER

Rewatching 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' in the Dawn of Asian American Cinema

If the name Michelle Yeoh means anything, anywhere, at all to you, take another look at the film that made her an international star.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' is the Pinnacle of Absurdist Comedy

How A24 nails comedic exploration of difficult themes in its latest blockbuster hit

by ANGELE DIAMACOUNE

Penn Badgley and The (Un)necessity of Sex Scenes

Sex sells … but at what cost?

by JULES LINGENFELTER

'Somebody I Used to Know': Not Your Average Rom–Com

A roundtable with Alison Brie and Dave Franco, married couple and creators of the adult coming–of–age movie

by ISAAC POLLOCK

'Titanic' Was Hollywood’s Last Perfect Melodrama

25 years later, Hollywood still hasn’t come close to James Cameron’s epic.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

Comfort Shows: Finding Peace of Mind in the Familiar

TV shows and movies are known to provide escapism, but their ability to offer sheer comfort is just as important for many people.

by EMMA MARKS

M3GAN’s Cult

She may ‘slay’ but is it enough to label her a cult phenomenon?

by MOLLIE BENN

"A New Old Play": Clown Spirit and Handmade Craftsmanship

Qiu Jiongjiong's fictional feature debut is an intimate and mesmerizing ride in Chinese history and mythology.

by WEIKE LI

Subversive Transparence: Why Ben Shapiro Is Wrong About ‘Glass Onion’

The right–wing commentator understands as much about good screenwriting as he does about functioning marriages.

by ALEX BAXTER

Why Does It Matter Who Gets the Oscar?

The race debate onstage is only a microcosm of the race debate in Hollywood.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

Lily Collins Proves That Going Viral is as Simple as Saying “Oui!” In 'Emily In Paris'

While some elements of the show seem over the top, one major plot point is undeniably realistic.

by EMMA MARKS

'Bones and All' Leaves You With A Lot to Digest

Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet will eat your heart out in Luca Guadagnino’s terrifying romantic love story. 

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

Introducing the Bifocal Film Festival: Penn's First Student–Run Film Festival

Penn's newest film festival comes from an all–student coalition with a keen focus on global storytelling.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

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