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Culture staff interprets carbonated cameos

Jeff Ahearn

By Culture Staff

April 15, 2016

If you are what you eat, movies are what they advertise. No matter how hard you groan or laugh, there’s no getting around product placement — but some movies do it better than others. In celebration of product placement and our annual beer appreciation edition, The Pitt News recalled some of our favor...

Q&A: Kicking out of the Bond Girls

Courtesy of Emily Crosby

By Walter Howard / Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

For every Bond film there is a “Bond girl,” destined to shack up with the secret agent.    Then, cut, roll tapes. Since 1962, Bond has received gadgets and Aston Martin cars, and the actresses have been reduced to vessels of the male gaze. With the latest installment of the daring man’s saga s...

Licensed to act: casting the new 007

Victor Gonzalez | Staff Illustrator

By Mason Lazarcheff / Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

“Spectre” is more than just the next James Bond title — it’s also the job description. With Daniel Craig’s penultimate adventure as 007 slated to open in November, the race to be the next Bond is heating up almost as quickly as the presidential primaries — and actor Tom Hardy is leading...

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