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Opinion | It’s not just the victims who are hurt — a dive into ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’

Opinion | It’s not just the victims who are hurt — a dive into ‘Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story’

By Lynnette Tibbott, Staff Columnist October 28, 2022
Although Netflix is protected by free speech, there is the question of whether Netflix has a moral obligation to financially aid the victim’s families of the true crime shows it puts out.
Review | ‘Bridgerton’ season two is the object of all our desires

Review | ‘Bridgerton’ season two is the object of all our desires

By Shreya Singh, Staff Writer March 31, 2022
Staff Writer, Shreya Singh, argues that the second season of Bridgerton went beyond the hype of the first season and brought much-needed positive South Asian representation to the romance genre.
As of Sunday, “Squid Game” ranks #3 on Netflix’s Top 10 in the US Today list.

A comprehensive summary of Netflix’s current ‘Top 10’

By Diana Velasquez, Culture Editor October 31, 2021
Have you been caught in the “Squid Game” craze? Or maybe you’re feeling the “love” from Netflix’s “You.” Netflix’s current “Top 10 in the US” has a lot to offer right now.
Opinion | Entertainment needs to stop sexualizing teenagers — except for ‘Sex Education’

Opinion | Entertainment needs to stop sexualizing teenagers — except for ‘Sex Education’

By Grace DeLallo, For The Pitt News October 8, 2021
We shouldn’t have to rely on a TV show to normalize sex outside of heteronormativity.
“Army of the Dead” is the latest block-buster action feature from director Zack Snyder.

Review: “Army of The Dead” needs to tone it down a notch

By Charlie Taylor, Senior Staff Writer May 25, 2021
No one watches a gory, action-packed zombie flick for its emotional range, but “Army of the Dead” has about as much heart and wit as its undead antagonists.
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.
Nikita Bargaje has spent some of her time in quarantine crafting a three-dimensional monogram letter “N” to help distract her from the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Nikita Bargaje.

How Pitt students are passing the time during social distancing

By Ananya Pathapadu, Staff Writer April 6, 2020
Pitt students are trying to de-stress in many ways in the wake of the University moving classes online and closing residence halls.
“Lost Girls” release poster.

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.
Sofia Bryant (right) and Richard Ellis (left), actors from the upcoming Netflix series “I Am Not Okay With This,” spoke to students Wednesday about their experiences with the production of the show and in the film industry in an event hosted by The Pitt Film and Media Studies program.

Netflix stars talk “I Am Not Okay With This”

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer February 19, 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.
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