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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | There are way too many streaming services

Opinion | There are way too many streaming services

By Rachel Soloff, Senior Staff Columnist March 8, 2021
Streaming services started as a convenience and now they seem to be more expensive, highly specific and spreading content out too much.
“Community” title card.

Weekend Watchlist: College edition

By The Pitt News Staff December 5, 2019
For the last Weekend Watchlist of the semester (and the decade!), we decided to focus on something we know very well: college. Here are our favorite movies and shows involving college that are currently available to stream.
“Mamma Mia” release poster.

Weekend Watchlist: Movie musicals

By The Pitt News Staff October 3, 2019
Sometimes you just need to randomly break out into song and dance — or watch other people do it on your TV. For this week’s Weekend Watchlist, we are sharing our favorite movie musicals that are available to stream.
Guy Fieri of “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” fame.

Weekend Watchlist: Food edition

By The Pitt News Staff September 26, 2019
Weekend Watchlist is back! In honor of this week’s Dining Guide, TPN staffers picked their favorite food-related shows that are currently available to stream.
“Candy Jar” release poster.

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.
Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding in “I, Tonya.”

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, movie edition

By The Pitt News Staff January 25, 2019
Last week we shared our top television shows to stream during the bad winter weather. This week, there may not be a storm coming, but we are ready to share our weekend watchlist. Instead of a series, The Pitt News staff is recommending some of our favorite films.
A still with Neil Patrick Harris, center, from A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Blog: What to watch this wintery weekend

By The Pitt News Staff January 17, 2019
With bad weather on the way, it’s looking like this weekend will be spent indoors. For the best indoor entertainment, our staff has shared their top picks of shows from online streaming services.
Disney is about to close a horizontal merger deal with Fox that began in late 2017.

Opinion | Disney-opoly and the streaming wars

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Staff Writer December 4, 2018
While I absolutely love Disney and most of what it has produced, it’s dawned on me in recent years that the company feels less like a magical center of creativity and more like a capitalistic black hole — one that devours every intellectual property that makes money for it and spits out hollow, formulaic nostalgia bait.
Thirteen-hour sentence: Netflix makes prisoners of us all

Thirteen-hour sentence: Netflix makes prisoners of us all

By Nick Mullen / Staff Writer July 7, 2015

Fans of Netflix’s hit original series “Orange Is The New Black” were imprisoned by the desire to binge-watch all 13 episodes of the new season before the finale on June 11.Binge-watching has changed...

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