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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Review | ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ — once more into the danger zone

Review | ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ — once more into the danger zone

By Jacob Mraz, Staff Writer June 8, 2022
“Top Gun: Maverick” oozes with nostalgia and drips with old-school cool.
Pittsburgh Pride returns with Billy Porter, calls for more LGBTQIA+ advocacy

Pittsburgh Pride returns with Billy Porter, calls for more LGBTQIA+ advocacy

By John Blair, Senior Staff Photographer June 8, 2022
Tens of thousands of people gathered in front of the City-County building for the Pittsburgh Pride Revolution March and Parade on Saturday morning.
Ewan McGregor plays Obi-Wan Kenobi in Lucasfilms “Obi-Wan Kenobi.”

Review | ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ shows love for the prequels while filling in the gaps before ‘A New Hope’

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer June 1, 2022
When the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy was released, it was widely criticized by critics and fans alike. And to be fair, that’s not necessarily unwarranted. The prequels fail on many levels with clunky dialogue, awkward CGI and some poor acting and directing choices. 
Review | Men has a lot to say—but is it worth listening?

Review | ‘Men’ has a lot to say—but is it worth listening?

By Jacob Mraz, For The Pitt News June 1, 2022
In his shocking new horror, “Men,” writer-director Alex Garland asks questions about men in society — but expects the audience to fill in the blanks.
From left, Stephanie Hsu plays Joy Wang, Michelle Yeoh plays Evelyn Quan Wang and Ke Huy Quan plays Waymond Wang in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”

Review | ‘Everything, Everywhere All At Once’ is another A24 classic

By Serena Garcia, For The Pitt News June 1, 2022
Everything, Everywhere All At Once is the perfect combination of thriller, comedy, a lot of magic and a little bit of romance.
Fans cheer as Elle King performs during the Maple House Music and Arts Festival at Hartwood Acres Park on Saturday.

Pittsburgh-based record label holds first Maple House Music Festival

By Bella Markovitz, For The Pitt News May 25, 2022
Hundreds of music lovers congregated at Hartwood Acres Park for the first-ever Maple House Music and Arts Festival this past Saturday.
Poster for “Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.”

Review | “Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” falls short of potential

By Katelyn Kruszewski, Staff Writer May 25, 2022
The best part of Marvel’s newest film is the villain. Contrary to popular belief, the antagonist can be an audience member’s favorite character.
Michelle Yeoh plays Evelyn Quan Wang in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”

AAPI shows and movies to check out this month

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor May 18, 2022
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, so here is a list of films and shows created by and starring AAPI individuals.
2022 New East Cinema Symposium hosted in the Cathedral of Learning on Friday.

Ukrainian cinema takes center stage at the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium

By Serena Garcia, For The Pitt News May 18, 2022
In light of Russia’s February 24th invasion of Ukraine, the 2022 New East Cinema Symposium at Pitt aimed to focus on highlighting Ukrainian culture and cinema through various film showings this past week.
Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student

Study tips for the overworked, exhausted Pitt student

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor April 21, 2022
It seems that as soon as the academic year starts, we have to say goodbye to it, and these last few weeks of the spring semester are like pulling teeth. In the college world, we all have to figure out study methods that get us through the class material.
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