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Film & TV

Breaking Down 'Game of Thrones' Season 8, Episode 1

George R. R. Martin has officially exited the room. 

by MARYANNE KOUSSA

Imitating Evil: Why Michael Shannon is so Great At Playing Villains

Shannon, one of the industry's best working character actors, tests the limits of morality with his characters.

by SHANNON ZHANG

Triple Frontier: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, and Lots of Money

Netflix's new heist film is an unexpected thrill.

by EMMA HARRIS

The New 'Joker' Trailer is Perfection

With a new actor playing the Joker, the villain's origin story is in good hands.

by ANNA COLLINS

Why Ryan Gosling is My Favorite Actor

He can make you cry just as easily as he can make you laugh—and he's handsome, too.

by ANA HALLMAN

Are Movie Theaters Going to Disappear?

Movie theaters are experiencing lower attendance, but that doesn't have to mean that they'll go extinct. 

by ANA HALLMAN

The Problem with 'Unplanned'

Why this Christian film isn't just bad—it's dangerous. 

by CALISTA LOPEZ

The Legacy of Agnès Varda

We have lost one of the French New Wave’s most significant–and only female–filmmakers. Here’s how to celebrate her pioneering work.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival Is the Future of Environmental Education

Co–Founder and Executive Director Deborah Goldstein explains the power of film, and the way forward.

by JORDAN WACHSMAN

'10 Things I Hate About You' Turned 20 This Year, But It Still Resonates

What this nostalgic rom–com means to us, two decades later. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Revisiting Harmony Korine’s 'Spring Breakers'

Korine just released his newest film, 'The Beach Bum,' but does his controversial 2012 release deserve to be a cult classic?

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Five Fan Theories for 'Game of Thrones' Season Eight

The final season of the beloved series premieres April 14—here's what the fans think will happen.

by SOPHIA SCHULZ-RUSNACKO

Hulu's 'The Act': A Horrifying Retelling of True Events

Maybe mother doesn't know best?

by CALISTA LOPEZ

'Us' Review: Jordan Peele Forces Audiences to Look in the Mirror

Jordan Peele’s second feature is no 'Get Out'. But it’s a noble effort all the same.

by SAMANTHA SANDERS

Everything You Need to Know about Netflix Changes this April

Here are the notable titles that are joining and leaving the site. 

by ANA HALLMAN

Don’t Miss Classic Movie Essentials at the Ritz Five this April

Get out to Old City to catch classic film showings at everyone’s favorite indie theater.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Growing Up Through Film

On never aging out of coming–of–age. 

by SHANNON ZHANG

Double Threat: Spring Fling Headliner Miguel Acts, Too

Before you get Flung, check out these two films featuring Miguel.  

by CALISTA LOPEZ

Anticipating Season 2 of ‘On My Block’

Returning to the show right before season 2 lands. 

by SHANNON ZHANG

'The Hummingbird Project' is a Good Movie—If You Make it to the End

Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgård star in this drama that is about as entertaining as its subject matter: financial engineering.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

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