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Don’t stop him now: Rami Malek shines in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Don’t stop him now: Rami Malek shines in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

By Darren Campuzano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Despite some mixed reviews, “Bohemian Rhapsody” was not a flop. Lead actor Rami Malek stole the show as Queen rock legend Freddie Mercury.

‘Halloween’ returns to form 40 years later

‘Halloween’ returns to form 40 years later

By Apoorva Kethidi, For The Pitt News

October 31, 2018

“Halloween” is back. After 40 years and 10 poor sequels, the franchise finally hits a high note with the latest installation.

Remembering horror film icon Romero at Carnegie Lecture Hall

Remembering horror film icon Romero at Carnegie Lecture Hall

By Maggie Medoff, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

George A. Romero is the filmmaker behind the classic film “Night of the Living Dead,” and he was remembered over the weekend with the event “Reflection on Romero.”

33rd annual Reel Q Film Festival brings LGBTQ+ cinema to the ’Burgh

33rd annual Reel Q Film Festival brings LGBTQ+ cinema to the ’Burgh

By Siddhi Shockey, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

For a weekend full of LGBTQ+ themed cinema, film buffs of Pittsburgh headed to the Harris Theater, for the Reel Q LGBT Film Fest.

‘Venom’ disappoints critics, delights sci-fi fans

‘Venom’ disappoints critics, delights sci-fi fans

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

Although “Venom” was met with dismal responses from critics, the film lit up the box office this past weekend, breaking a record for October openings.

Japanese history evoked in new documentary from local filmmaker

Japanese history evoked in new documentary from local filmmaker

By Kim Rooney, Contributing Editor

October 1, 2018

On Sept. 28, the Row House Cinema premiered the documentary “Day of the Western Sunrise,” which details the story of Japanese fishermen.

Silk Screen Film Festival celebrates Japanese culture

Silk Screen Film Festival celebrates Japanese culture

By Maya Best, For The Pitt News

September 26, 2018

The Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival kicked off its 13th year on Sunday with a Japanese music performance and film screening of Shuichi Okita’s 2018 film, “Mori, The Artist’s Habitat.”

‘The Nun’ offers a whole bunch of nun-thing

‘The Nun’ offers a whole bunch of nun-thing

By Apoorva Kethidi, For The Pitt News

September 11, 2018

As Halloween approaches, fans of the horror genre are gearing up for the their favorite time of the year. However, the latest addition to one of the most popular horror franchises might be a let-down.

‘Christopher Robin’ is unoriginal but uplifting

‘Christopher Robin’ is unoriginal but uplifting

By Shahum Ajmal, Contributing Editor

August 20, 2018

The drama-fantasy is a somewhat slow and cliche, yet heartwarming and beautiful continuation of A.A. Milne’s stories.

Artisan Pittsburgh welcomes fans for Jeff Goldblum Day 2018

Artisan Pittsburgh welcomes fans for Jeff Goldblum Day 2018

By Delilah Bourque, Staff Writer

July 17, 2018

Everyone has celebrities they adamantly adore. For some, they’re heroes of westerns like John Wayne and Clint Eastwood, while for others they’re sex symbols like Angelina Jolie and George Clooney. For a certain group of people, there is one man who perfectly embodies all that a celebrity shou...

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