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Review | “Lost Girls” demands to be seen

“Lost Girls” release poster.

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer

March 17, 2020

Now streaming on Netflix, the new film “Lost Girls” from director Liz Garbus asks us to reconsider our preconceived ideas of these women and their work.

’Pokemon Detective Pikachu’ exceeds fans’ expectations

“Detective Pikachu” production still.

By Sara Nuss, For The Pitt News

May 15, 2019

While the goal of the protagonists is serious, “Pokemon Detective Pikachu” is a wholesome and hilariously fun movie.

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

“Fighting with My Family” release poster.

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.

“The Kid Who Would Be King:” A familiar, but heartwarming story

Louis Ashbourne Serkis in the film

By Victoria Pfefferle-Gillot, Senior Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

On the surface, “The Kid Who Would Be King” seems to fit the bill of kitschy family film shunted into the January dump of films, but it offers much more.

‘Christopher Robin’ is unoriginal but uplifting

Ewan McGregor plays Christopher Robin and Tim Cummings is the voice for Winnie the Pooh in the family-friendly film released Aug. 3. (Photo via TNS/Disney)

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.

Newest Thor installment shows Marvel’s second phase will keep pace

Newest Thor installment shows Marvel's second phase will keep pace

By Ian Flanagan / For The Pitt News

November 7, 2013

“Thor: The Dark World”Directed by: Alan TaylorStarring: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christopher Eccleston, Tom HiddlestonGrade: BMarvel Studios continues their unmatched streak of dependably enjoyable comic-book-themed films with “Thor: The Dark World.”As “phase one,” which included al...

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