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Moviegoers in line for concessions at Waterworks Cinema in Fox Chapel on Saturday.

Three Rivers Film Festival showcases independent filmmakers

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor November 15, 2021
The Three Rivers Film Festival is a Film Pittsburgh program running from Nov. 10 until Wednesday. It is the longest running film festival in southwestern Pennsylvania and showcases 32 independent films.
“Booksmart” is one of The Pitt News Staff’s movie picks for a night in.

Staff Picks: House ‘Party’ Movies

By The Pitt News Staff November 9, 2021
These movies will get you pumped up in the comfort of your own home — pumped for love, that sweet two-day weekend and the obscene amount of popcorn you’ll make to watch them.
The cast of “The Eternals” — from left, Kevin Feige, Chloé Zhao, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh, Don Lee and Angelina Jolie — speak at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.

Review | ‘Eternals’ brings the MCU to new personal heights for its characters

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor November 8, 2021
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that “Eternals” adds a new personal depth to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a deep dive into its character’s love lives and relationships.
Gamby Camara, visiting lecturer in the Africana Studies department, gave a lecture on Black art and literature in Posvar Hall on Wednesday.

Camara leads lecture on Black representation behind the camera

By Ebonee Rice-Nguyen, For The Pitt News November 4, 2021
Gamby Camara, a visiting lecturer in the department of Africana studies, gave a lecture Wednesday about how art and literature have been and continue to be a method for social change.
As of Sunday, “Squid Game” ranks #3 on Netflix’s Top 10 in the US Today list.

A comprehensive summary of Netflix’s current ‘Top 10’

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor October 31, 2021
Have you been caught in the “Squid Game” craze? Or maybe you’re feeling the “love” from Netflix’s “You.” Netflix’s current “Top 10 in the US” has a lot to offer right now.
Students wait to watch a 30th anniversary screening of “The Silence of the Lambs” at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum hosted by Pitt’s Office of New Student Programs on Wednesday night.

‘Silence of the Lambs’ 30th anniversary event introduces students to local film history

By Katelyn Kruszewski, For The Pitt News October 28, 2021
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the film “The Silence of the Lambs,” Pitt’s Office of New Student Programs hosted a Wednesday screening of the iconic thriller movie at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum.
Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

Center for Creativity and Horror Studies partner up for One Minute Film Festival

By Maria Scanga, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
This year’s second annual One Minute Film Festival is horror-themed. It’s a collaboration resulting from the partnership with the Center for Creativity’s Text and conText Lab and the University Library System.
Dune hit theaters and HBO Max yesterday.

Review | “Dune” is a stunning, albeit disconnected, cinematic spectacle

By Mera D'Aquila, Staff Writer October 24, 2021
Staff writer Mera D’Aquila argues that “Dune” succeeds as a grandly constructed and visually captivating film, even if it suffers with pacing and some clarity.
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that even if “The Last Duel” succeeds in telling a forgotten woman’s story, the movie highlights problematic depictions of sexual assault in Hollywood.

Review | “The Last Duel” tries to find a woman’s justice in medieval France

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor October 17, 2021
Culture editor Diana Velasquez argues that even if “The Last Duel” succeeds in telling a forgotten woman’s story, the movie highlights problematic depictions of sexual assault in Hollywood.
Phil Graziadei (bottom), the screenwriter behind Netflix’s hit “Fear Street” trilogy, gave a talk this Saturday with Pitt’s Horror Studies Working Group about his work in horror film and the explicit queer themes of the Netflix movies.

‘Fear Street’ screenwriter explores queer horror with Horror Studies Working Group

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor October 12, 2021
Phil Graziadei, the screenwriter behind Netflix’s hit “Fear Street” trilogy, gave a talk this Saturday with Pitt’s Horror Studies Working Group about his work in horror film and the explicit queer themes of the Netflix movies.
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