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Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

Weekend Watchlist: Period pieces

By The Pitt News Staff

November 14, 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.

Weekend Watchlist: Spooky movies

Weekend Watchlist: Spooky movies

By Megan Williams & Ana Eberts, Staff Writers

October 24, 2019

Halloweekend part one is upon us — now it’s really time to get spooky! Here are some of our favorite spooky movies available to stream to get you ready for Halloween.

Weekend Watchlist: Spooky shows

Weekend Watchlist: Spooky shows

By The Pitt News Staff

October 17, 2019

It’s spooky season! With Halloween less than two weeks away, here are our favorite spooky shows available to stream.

Weekend Watchlist: TV shows gone too soon

Weekend Watchlist: TV shows gone too soon

By The Pitt News Staff

October 11, 2019

Shows get canceled. It’s a fact of life. It’s also a fact that some shows should not have been canceled. Period. Here are some of our favorite shows available to stream that the television powers-that-be decided to end prematurely. Gone too soon, but never forgotten.

Weekend Watchlist: Movie musicals

Weekend Watchlist: Movie musicals

By The Pitt News Staff

October 3, 2019

Sometimes you just need to randomly break out into song and dance — or watch other people do it on your TV. For this week’s Weekend Watchlist, we are sharing our favorite movie musicals that are available to stream.

Weekend Watchlist: Food edition

Weekend Watchlist: Food edition

By The Pitt News Staff

September 26, 2019

Weekend Watchlist is back! In honor of this week’s Dining Guide, TPN staffers picked their favorite food-related shows that are currently available to stream.

Screen Time: Can Netflix save the romantic comedy?

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

July 9, 2019

Ten out of the 20 highest-grossing movies of 2018 were sequels; eight out of 20 were superhero movies; 18 were based on existing properties. In an age where movie studios are all about the blockbuster, that’s become the story of the box office.

Netflix’s latest show ‘Russian Doll’ asks — but doesn’t answer — major questions of mortality

Netflix’s latest show ‘Russian Doll’ asks — but doesn’t answer — major questions of mortality

By Alexa Marzina, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Lots of people, whether they’re depressed or not, grapple with the idea of their own mortality in life. But in Netflix’s new series “Russian Doll,” it really doesn’t matter.

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, take three

Blog: Our weekend watchlist, take three

By The Pitt News Staff

February 7, 2019

For the third time, our weekend watchlist is back by popular demand. This time with both television shows and movies featured on popular streaming services.

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