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Review | “Lost Girls” demands to be seen

Review | “Lost Girls” demands to be seen

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.

Netflix stars talk “I Am Not Okay With This”

Netflix stars talk “I Am Not Okay With This”

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

The Pitt Film and Media Studies program hosted Sophia Bryant and Richard Ellis, actors from the upcoming Netflix series “I Am Not Okay With This.” The actors answered questions about their experiences during the production of the show.

“Sex Education” season 2 brings realness to teen relationships

“Sex Education” season 2 brings realness to teen relationships

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

With its raunchy and sometimes cringeworthy opening scenes of failed attempts at sex and nuanced relationships, “Sex Education” offers a hilarious and sometimes deeply moving view of adolescence.

Review | “P.S I Still Love You” opens its heart to more than romance

Review | “P.S I Still Love You” opens its heart to more than romance

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

“To All The Boys I Loved Before: P.S. I Still Love You” carries on the story of Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) who, after the last movie’s conclusion, is finally starting her new relationship with certified heartthrob Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo), one of the most popular boys at school.

Review | Figure skater debunks Netflix’s newest drama ‘Spinning Out’

Review | Figure skater debunks Netflix’s newest drama ‘Spinning Out’

By Sarah Connor, Contributing Editor

January 14, 2020

A poster for the new Netflix show “Spinning Out” reads, “It may be cold, but there is no chill.” This might be the perfect way to describe the show, a drama about a 21-year-old figure skater.

Opinion | “You” and the violence of attraction

Opinion | “You” and the violence of attraction

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist

January 8, 2020

The talk around this show has painted our attraction as sick and is a sign of ignoring the blatantly obvious — duh, he’s fictional a serial killer. He is not a viable option.

Weekend Watchlist: College edition

Weekend Watchlist: College edition

By The Pitt News Staff

December 6, 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.

Weekend Watchlist: Animated TV series

Weekend Watchlist: Animated TV series

By The Pitt News Staff

November 22, 2019

Cartoons aren’t just for kids. Here are our favorite animated TV series available to stream.

Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

By The Pitt News Staff

November 15, 2019

Time travel isn’t real, but the best next thing would have to be period pieces — movies and television shows that are set in an earlier period. They allow you to be transported back in time without leaving the 21st century — or your couch. Here are our favorite period pieces available to stream.

Weekend Watchlist: Netflix original series

Weekend Watchlist: Netflix original series

By The Pitt News Staff

October 31, 2019

Netflix pumps out a LOT of original content each year, but how much of it is actually worth watching? TPN staffers share what they believe are the cream of the crop of Netflix original series.

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