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Voice actor Tara Strong.

Screen Time | Examining media’s unsung heroes, voice actors

By Heaven Infinity, Staff Writer March 28, 2021
If you’re anything like me, you sometimes watch animated shows and movies to forget that you’re technically an adult now and you have to figure out how to pay taxes.
Screen Time | Ranking Every Evil Ex in “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World”

Screen Time | Ranking Every Evil Ex in “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World”

By Heaven Infinity, Staff Writer March 1, 2021
This week’s Screen Time is about the movie “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.”
Leah Lewis in The Half of It.

Screen Time | The First Annual Rom Com Awards

By Heaven Infinity, For The Pitt News February 14, 2021
Whether you’re single like a Pringle or cuffed like a … um? A puff? I’ve made it my duty to give awards to these movies for being the perfect Valentine’s Day treats.
Screen Time: A definitive subjective ranking of “Emma” adaptations

Screen Time: A definitive subjective ranking of “Emma” adaptations

By Nadiya Greaser, Staff Writer February 28, 2020
Nadiya Greaser has seen four movies, a TV series and a musical based on Jane Austen's "Emma" — and she's ranking them all.
Director Marielle Heller, left, and Tom Hanks on the set of A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

Screen Time: How female directors are portraying masculinity onscreen

By Emily Wolfe, Digital Manager February 10, 2020
The protagonists of “Little Women” and “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” — writers Jo March and Lloyd Vogel, respectively — struggle with similar issues of anger, resentment and loneliness.
“Game of Thrones” production still.

Screen Time: Our best & worst TV finales

By The Pitt News Staff October 13, 2019
All good things must come to an end. This includes long-running television series, though sometimes they may not end the way we would like them to. In this week’s edition of Screen Time, TPN staffers share what they believe are some of the best and worst television finales.

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.
Front row, from left: Andrew Stehlin, Nicholas Hoult and Michael Fassbender in “Dark Phoenix.”

Screen Time: Ode to Fox’s ‘X-Men’

By Melanie Pantano & Thomas Wick, Staff Writers June 25, 2019
When most people think of superhero movies, they think of Marvel Studios. When most people think of Marvel Studios, they think of the Avengers — the superhero squad consisting of Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk, Hawkeye and Black Widow — and their string of box office-topping and family-friendly action films. Though this team mastered the art of the comic book-to-movie adaptation, they by no means invented the art itself.
“Detective Pikachu” production still.

Screen Time: Curse of the video game adaptation

By Thomas Wick, Staff Writer June 4, 2019

Once upon a time in the year 1993, an abomination crawled out from the darkest depths of the underworld and into the light of our Earth: the first film adaptation of a video game. The movie, “Super Mario...

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