Film & TV

'A Wrinkle In Time' Represents Young People Right

Critics of the new children’s movie are missing the point.

by ANA WEST

Is the "Oscar Curse" Real?

Examining the idea that an Academy Award is a career–killer for young actors.

by JENNIFER CULLEN

Strong Black Leads in TV History

A look back on leading men and women through the decades.

by ANA WEST

An Exploration of Third Cinema and Activism

Can film be utilized for revolutionary politics?

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

The 2018 Oscars Drinking Game

Celebrate 90 years of cinema the right way.

by ANDREAS PAVLOU

Five Historical Dramas to See Before Black History Month Ends

These acclaimed films shine a light on African–American history, revisiting the narratives we know.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

What's Rotten About Rotten Tomatoes

What “Certified Fresh” actually means—and why it matters.

by ANA WEST

Just How Great is 'The Great British Bake Off'?

'Cupcake Wars' can't compete with this.  

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

Deconstructing Diversity in this Year's 'Best Director' Nominations

The Oscars aren't doing enough for diversity in Hollywood.

by NAOMI ELEGANT

Spiciest Winter Olympics Moments

Very meme–able moments from the Winter Games.

by SHINYOUNG HAILEY NOH

'High Maintenance' and the Making of a Neighborhood

This HBO miniseries takes the whirlwind of NYC and makes it (somehow) friendly. 

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

Stuck in Reading: Effecting Social Change through TV

Penn alum's proposed pilot aims to revitalize a fading city.

by SHINYOUNG HAILEY NOH

Old–School Movie Musicals to Fall In Love With

Take a look at the old standards that inspired modern hits.

by ANA WEST

Listen to This: 'Atlanta' Soundtrack Highlights

Get hyped for Atlanta season two, premiering March 1.

by PAUL LITWIN

Why Film is the Most Relatable of Content

Sometimes, understanding feelings requires more than 280 characters.

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

'Queer Eye': New, Raw, and Necessary

Why we need the ‘Queer Eye’ reboot now more than ever.

by ANA WEST

The Movie Wasn’t as Good as the Book

We never expect film adaptations to size up to their source material, but what helps them come close?

by ZOVINAR KHRIMIAN

The Politics of ‘Black Panther’: A Revolution in Color

A review of the film with thoughts from Africana professor Salamishah Tillet.

by JONNELL BURKE

'Black Panther': A Black Cultural Moment

Why Marvel's new release felt so personal and true.

by CASS PHANORD

West Germany Beat Modern Hollywood At Its Own Game

German filmmakers were feminists before Greta Gerwig made it cool. 

by AVNEET RANDHAWA

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