FILM & TV
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How Hollywood Lags Behind on Indian Representation
Why does British media feature more Indian and Pakistani actors and characters than the United States?
December 13, 2020 at 11:02 am
Why I Love 2005's 'Pride & Prejudice'
Though a controversial adaptation, 2005's 'Pride and Prejudice' endures and inspires genuine emotion.
December 13, 2020 at 10:41 am
An Update on Dropout: Speaking to CollegeHumor CEO Sam Reich
Speaking with CEO Sam Reich about the future of CollegeHumor and internet sketch comedy as a whole.
November 30, 2020 at 9:08 pm
How a Historical British Detective Show Integrates Representation
British detective show, 'Endeavour,' slips well–integrated, casual representation into the fabric of its mysteries.
November 28, 2020 at 9:29 am
Talking to Brennan Lee Mulligan About His DnD Show, 'Dimension 20'
The let's play show is back for another season—and its creator is putting an anti–capitalist spin on the board game.
November 15, 2020 at 9:44 am
A Review of CollegeHumor's Streaming Service: Dropout
Yeah, it's weird for an internet sensation like CollegeHumor to have their own streaming service. But its original content is worth a subscription.
October 26, 2020 at 6:43 pm
A Love Letter to My Favorite Movie: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'
'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' focuses on friendship, filmmaking, and adolescence, making it iconic among indie films.
October 17, 2020 at 2:24 pm
Don't Watch Disney's 'Mulan': There's a Better Option
Disney's 'Mulan' is a disappointing, bland adaptation of the beloved animated film. Don't waste $40 on it.
October 13, 2020 at 7:11 pm
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.
October 5, 2020 at 8:01 pm
'Ratatouille' is Still the Best Film About Food
Nothing has made me appreciate food more than Pixar's 2007 film 'Ratatouille'.
September 23, 2020 at 5:02 pm
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?
September 14, 2020 at 11:18 am
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?
September 4, 2020 at 5:23 pm
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.
May 4, 2020 at 2:38 pm
Why Case Shows Never End Well
Shows like "Criminal Minds" are great—until they aren't. What makes their endings so unfulfilling?
April 6, 2020 at 4:55 pm
How 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' Caters to the Female Gaze
A beautiful film that focuses on the artistic value of women's lives.
February 27, 2020 at 10:07 pm
'Picard' is a Modern Update on the Idealism of Star Trek
A science fiction show that explores the moral consequences of its past.
February 20, 2020 at 8:21 pm
Kristen Schaal: Animation's Most Memorable Voice
Kristen Schaal's talent has defined the best-known animated characters of the last decade.
February 20, 2020 at 7:58 pm
A Love Letter to Bollywood
Growing up on Indian cinema, an ode to love and emotionality.
February 11, 2020 at 8:02 pm
Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens, and Not Much Else
Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens is nothing special. But considering its star's success, maybe it doesn't have to be.
February 3, 2020 at 11:32 am
Dolittle: Another Amazing Cast Trapped in Hell Together
Pirates, Dragons and Anal Fisting—oh my.
January 28, 2020 at 3:32 pm
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