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Streaming now: must-see foreign language films, TV

Streaming now: must-see foreign language films, TV

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

This year we have made several different watchlists of great, enjoyable TV shows and movies. Considering this school year is the Year of Pitt Global, you should take some time to celebrate foreign-language media too.

‘Captain Marvel’ packs great performances and action in a crowded plot

‘Captain Marvel’ packs great performances and action in a crowded plot

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer

March 18, 2019

“Captain Marvel,” written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, is the twenty-first movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first to feature a solo female lead.

Blog: Spring break watchlist

Blog: Spring break watchlist

By The Pitt News Staff

March 7, 2019

As promised in our 2019 spring break bucket list, The Pitt News staff is here with yet another installment of our Weekend Watchlist blog series.

FOMO, grocery shopping and Netflix binging: Our 2019 spring break bucket list

FOMO, grocery shopping and Netflix binging: Our 2019 spring break bucket list

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

For those of us staying in Pittsburgh or heading back home for the week, here are some ideas to make this spring break worthwhile.

Blog: Weekend watchlist, take five

Blog: Weekend watchlist, take five

By The Pitt News Staff

March 1, 2019

For the fifth time, The Pitt News staff is sharing our top picks of films and TV shows. For a post-midterms binge-watching session, look no further than the TPN Weekend Watchlist.

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ caps the ‘Dragons’ trilogy with stunning visuals and stirring emotion

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ caps the ‘Dragons’ trilogy with stunning visuals and stirring emotion

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Released on Friday, “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” — written and directed by Dean DeBlois — has earned widespread critical acclaim and is visually dazzling and mature with its storytelling.

‘Fighting with My Family’ leaves out the fight, waters down Paige

‘Fighting with My Family’ leaves out the fight, waters down Paige

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

The new film “Fighting with My Family” takes on the challenge of portraying the deep emotional highs and lows of WWE superstar Saraya-Jade Bevis (Florence Pugh) — who is known simply as Paige in the ring.

Netflix’s latest show ‘Russian Doll’ asks — but doesn’t answer — major questions of mortality

Netflix’s latest show ‘Russian Doll’ asks — but doesn’t answer — major questions of mortality

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Lots of people, whether they’re depressed or not, grapple with the idea of their own mortality in life. But in Netflix’s new series “Russian Doll,” it really doesn’t matter.

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, LGBTQ+ edition

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, LGBTQ+ edition

By The Pitt News Staff

February 15, 2019

Valentine’s Day is a day of love, but here at The Pitt News, it is also the day we release our annual Sex Edition, which this year had an LGBTQ+ focus. To continue with this theme, this Weekend Watchlist features series and movies with a strong LGBTQ+ presence.

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, take three

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, take three

By The Pitt News Staff

February 7, 2019

For the third time, our weekend watchlist is back by popular demand. This time with both television shows and movies featured on popular streaming services.

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