CULTURE

I’m Obsessed With Bella Hadid’s Friendship With Ramy Youssef

Bella Hadid is set to star in Ramy Season 3 alongside creator, Ramy Youssef, in their "weirdest episode yet"

Ramy Youssef and Bella Hadid

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If you don’t know who Ramy Youssef is, you should. To be honest, I envy you — oh, what I’d do to watch his eponymous Hulu show — Ramy — for the first time again.

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In 2022’s Scream — the fifth installment of the meta slasher franchise — the new killer, like all the predecessors, likes to play with his food before eating it. As a throwback to 1996's Scream, he primes his target victim by asking her about her favorite horror movies.

For any horror fan, it’s a bit of a dream. Sure, I’ll talk to anyone who will listen about Halloween or Friday the 13th for hours, but the lead actress isn’t the biggest fan of the horror classics that dominated the conversations in earlier films.

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CULTURE

End of Year Watch List: All The Best Movies Coming Out in the Last Days of 2021

From Netflix, HBO, Disney, and more, the end of the year promises a big movie finish

The Timothee Trpitych will soon be complete

In normal years, summer is the season reserved for blockbusters and big title releases from major studios. However, the past few years have been far from normal years.

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Film Lists

10 Movie Protagonists Who Just Needed Therapy

From revenge fantasy epics to romantic comedies, we're tired of trauma as a personality trait. It's time for therapy besties!

Like most NYU students, Christine from Lady Bird needed therapy

It's a tale as old as time: the search for catharsis.

And since movies are the form of storytelling most apt for mindless escapism, film tropes have emerged to give us the satisfying feeling of catharsis through well-worn story structure and character formulations.

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TV Reviews

“Ziwe” Wants to Make White Women Uncomfortable

In Episode 1 of her new SHOWTIME and A24 series, "55%," Ziwe interviews Fran Lebowitz, Gloria Steinem, and makes white people cringe.

Ziwe on SHOWTIME

Ziwe Fumudoh's highly anticipated eponymous comedy show, Ziwe, premiered on Sunday, May 9th.

The Showtime and A24 collaboration brings the success of Ziwe's Instagram Live series, Baited, to television in a series which blends interviews with sketch comedy and musical numbers. Frankly, its so good it makes SNL all but redundant (if Elon Musk's cringey appearance as SNL host on May 8th didn't already prove that).

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Film News

What To Stream in May 2021

Here's the most anticipated original content coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, SHOWTIME, and more

Ziwe on Showtime

May 2021 offers many promises: The new CDC rules for vaccinated Americans mean the return of a more normal social life, more activities, and less time spent indoors.

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