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Starring Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton and Hailee Steinfield as Kate Bishop, Hawkeye will debut on Disney+ Nov. 24 and will run for six episodes, airing an episode each week.

The best September trailers you might have missed

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor September 17, 2021
Not caught up on the latest up-and-coming movies, shows and video games? The Pitt News has collected September’s trailers for some of the most anticipated releases in media.
The flag of Trinidad and Tobago. The Sabira Cole Film Festival hosted a Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day Celebration on Tuesday to commemorate the nation’s independence from British rule.

Sabira Cole Film Festival celebrates Trinidadian independence with movie screening

By Sophie Earwood, For The Pitt News September 1, 2021
While Pittsburgh may be a long way away from the cool breezes and sandy beaches of the tropical Caribbean islands, attendees saw and heard Caribbean culture at the Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day Celebration Tuesday evening.
The Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville is opening this fall for in-house showings.

Students and cinemas reflect on cautious movie industry reopening

By Grace Hemcher, For The Pitt News August 29, 2021
After months of uncertainty movie theaters are finally getting back into a rhythm. Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville is opening this fall for in-house showings, with art house and classic films on its docket.
Netflix's new rom-com “He’s All That” is the gender-bent remake of the classic 1999 hit “She’s All That,” starring TikTok influencer Addison Rae.

“He’s All That” Review: Addison Rae should stick to dancing, not acting

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer August 29, 2021
Staff writer Julia DiPietro argues that Netflix's new rom-com revival “He’s All That” starring TikTok sensation Addison Rae is a cheap and comically bad reboot with a lackluster romantic lead.
Jeff Bergman has voiced many characters throughout his career, such as Fred Flintstone, Yogi Bear, and more recently, Bugs Bunny.

What’s Up, Doc?: Q&A with voice actor and Pitt alum Jeff Bergman

By Jessica McKenzie, Staff Writer August 25, 2021
Jeff Bergman has voiced countless Looney Tunes characters, and most recently, he voiced Bugs Bunny in “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” In a Q&A with The Pitt News, Bergman chronicles his journey from Pitt to the big screen.
“Never Have I Ever” on Netflix is one of the staff’s picks for comedy movies and TV shows that are just what you need to survive the first week of classes.

Staff Picks: Comedies to get you through the first week of classes

By The Pitt News Staff August 20, 2021
After you’re done getting all your syllabi together, you should take a break before the semester gets underway. These comedic movies and TV shows will provide the perfect reprieve from work.
Culture Editor Diana Velasquez argues that despite “Black Widow’s” stellar cast and unexpected success in humor, the movie falls flat as an awkwardly constructed prequel.

Review: ‘Black Widow’ is a fun yet fruitless sidequest

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor July 14, 2021
Culture Editor Diana Velasquez argues that despite “Black Widow’s” stellar cast and unexpected success in humor the movie falls flat as an awkwardly constructed prequel.
There are plenty of iconic film locations in Pittsburgh to visit in your time here, such as the ones seen in “Happiest Season.”

Staff Picks: Movies made in Pittsburgh

By The Pitt News Staff June 28, 2021
For those who may be unaware, Pittsburgh has a thriving film industry. The City is full of cool and quirky places that filmmakers love using for set locations. There are plenty of iconic film locations in Pittsburgh to visit during your time here.
The movie adaptation of “In the Heights,” based on the Tony-winning musical written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, is a 2021 summer staple.

Review: ‘In the Heights’ is yet another knockout for Lin-Manuel Miranda

By Grace Hemcher, For The Pitt News June 15, 2021
The diverse character stories, grandiose flash mob style dance scenes and vibrant colors reminiscent of a warm summer night engulf the viewer from the very beginning of the movie.
The Pitt News Staff’s favorite LGBTQ+ characters to celebrate all year long.

Staff Picks: Our favorite LGBTQ+ fictional characters

By The Pitt News Staff June 9, 2021
Happy Pride Month! We celebrate our favorite LGBTQ+ characters all year long, and lean on them maybe more than we should for our sanity, but now in the spirit of June we’re bringing them to you to enjoy.
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