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“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 26, 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 7, 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 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.
“To All The Boys I Loved Before: P.S. I Still Love You” release poster.

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.
“Spinning Out” is a new Netflix Drama about a 21-year-old figure skater named Kat (Kaya Scodelario) attempting to make a comeback to the sport after a devastating head injury.

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.
Penn Badgley plays the serial killer Joe on the Netflix show “You.”

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.
“Community” title card.

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.
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