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Rounding Up Philly’s Best Coffee Shops

Add a little aesthetic balance to your caffeine addiction. 

How 'BoJack Horseman' Season 5 Gets Wrong So Right

The show continues to define boundaries because, not in spite of, its caustic comedy.

Your Guide to the Ingmar Bergman Series at the Lightbox Film Center

This September series celebrates the 100th anniversary of the filmmaker's birth by showing his films on weekends and Thursdays.

Why It's Still Sunny in Philadelphia

A love letter to the TV staple that’s still showing the world Philly’s sense of humor.

Moviemaking Lessons from "Film in Philly 101"

Future Spielbergs and Scorceses, learn how to make your movie dreams come true in Philadelphia. 

Student Filmmaker Spotlight: Daniel Fradin and Kyle Rosenbluth

How a freshman year friendship turned into a filmmaking partnership that's out to tackle climate change.

"Insatiable" is Not Even Worth A Hate–watch

Netflix's latest is as bad as everyone says it is—if not worse.

"Crazy Rich Asians" and "Sorry to Bother You" Bring New Dimension to Class Representation

Race and class representations made summer films stand out.

Are Inclusion Riders Hollywood's Future?

Frances McDormand joins the fight for diversity in film—but can inclusion riders win it?

Street Picks from Philly SpringFest 2018

An LGBT drama, the story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and heaps of social commentary—head to Center City next weekend for all of these and more. 

The Spiciest Documentaries On Netflix

Cults, nuns, drag queens, and more take center stage in documentaries that you can stream right now.

'6 Balloons' Is a Gritty Story of Addiction and Love

Netflix's new indie film shows how drug dependence complicates family bonds.

Cinemug is Philly's Coffee and Film Paradise

How the extinction of movie–rental shops gave birth to South Philly’s hidden cinephile cafe. 

Reconciling Personal Politics with the 'Roseanne' Reboot

How I tried, and failed, to hate the newest iteration of the iconic comedy show.

Street's Guide to Special Events at the Ritz Theaters

If mainstream cinema isn't your thing, take a trip to Old City.

Movies to Get You Through the Last Month of School

Whether you're dreaming of home or an exotic getaway, Street's got you covered. 

What makes Netflix's Terrace House the Only Real Reality TV Show?

The show is subtle, surprisingly deep, and definitely not normal.

Bingeable Telenovelas for Every Kind of TV Fan

For proper, neverending on–screen drama, check out these Spanish–language TV series. 

What TV Gets Wrong about Mental Illness

Mental health storylines demand nuance and honesty.

'A Wrinkle In Time' Represents Young People Right

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