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Culture staff interprets carbonated cameos

Jeff Ahearn

By Culture Staff

April 15, 2016

If you are what you eat, movies are what they advertise. No matter how hard you groan or laugh, there’s no getting around product placement — but some movies do it better than others. In celebration of product placement and our annual beer appreciation edition, The Pitt News recalled some of our favor...

Phone home: Aliens in film depict human history

Hollywood consistently depicts aliens differently.  Emily Hower | Layout Editor

December 14, 2015

From “Transformers” to “E.T.,” no other media has had a turbulent fascination with aliens as film. The science fiction genre would be moot without consideration of intelligent life somewhere in the infinite reaches of space. Filmmakers’ consideration of aliens and our contact with them h...

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