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In ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, Leonardo DiCaprio is Full of Self-Pity, and Brad Pitt Can Kill You With a Spoon

Quentin Tarantino has offered some new Once Upon a Time in Hollywood character details – specifically in regards to the roles played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The new Tarantino flick has a stacked cast, but DiCaprio, Pitt and Margot Robbie are likely to get the most attention. Robbie is playing real-life figure Sharon Tate, and we already know a lot about her. But what of the characters portrayed by DiCaprio and Pitt? According to Tarantino, DiCaprio’s character is a self-pitying has-...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Sony, Leonardo-DiCaprio, Brad-Pitt, Manson Family, Quentin-Tarantino, Usa Today, Margot Robbie, Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, Pitt, DiCaprio, Rick, Robbie

Angelina Jolie’s Life No Longer in the ‘Pitts’ … Gets Old Name Restored

Angelina Jolie just got something returned that has been near and dear to her heart over the years … her name. According to documents, obtained by The Blast, the “Maleficent” star’s moniker has been restored to the pre-Pitt status of simply, Jolie. The Blast broke the story, Jolie and Brad Pitt were officially made single […] The post Angelina Jolie’s Life No Longer in the ‘Pitts’ … Gets Old Name Restored appeared first on The Blast.
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Part of Pitt facility to be named for Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald's seven-figure donation to his alma mater is the largest ever by a former Pitt letterman.
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Brad Pitt Told to ‘Wrap It Up’ by County Official During Heartfelt Speech for L.A. Art Museum

Actor Brad Pitt was told to “wrap it up” by a city official during his heartfelt plea in support of funding for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art renovation this week. Pitt, a lead man in the upcoming Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, and Diane Keaton appeared before the L.A. County Board of…
Tags: Hollywood, Celebrities, News, California, Uncategorized, Brad Pitt, Diane Keaton, Pitt, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Onetime

Pitt Panthers Return To Classic Color Scheme In Identity Revamp

After the Pittsburgh Panthers' athletic program spent the past few years slowly nudging their way towards going back to a familiar and popular color scheme, the recent news coming from Pitt shouldn't be too much of a surprise. Indeed, Pitt has decided to stop straddling the fence and have brought back the classic blue-and-gold color scheme as they underwent a major logo and uniform revamp over the weekend. The popular color scheme that represented Pitt and their athletic program from t...
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NSF awards $500,000 to Pitt and CMU for engineering research on thermoelectric devices

(University of Pittsburgh) As much as half of all U.S. energy production each year is lost as waste heat. Feng Xiong, PhD, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the Swanson School, and Jonathan Malen, professor of mechanical engineering at CMU, received a $500,000 award from the National Science Foundation to develop a thermoelectric semiconductor using tungsten disulfide to convert waste heat into energy. Using a novel doping approach, they will enhance the tungsten disu...
Tags: National Science Foundation, Pitt, University of Pittsburgh, CMU, NSF, Swanson School, Jonathan Malen, Feng Xiong

Pitt faculty awarded NSF RAPID grant to study local water system anti-corrosion treatment

(University of Pittsburgh) Two professors at the University of Pittsburgh received an NSF Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant for $175,000 to study the environmental effects of new anti-corrosion treatments currently being used on Pittsburgh's lead pipes.
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UCLA, Jamie Dixon reportedly in talks for men’s basketball coaching job

UCLA is zeroing in on its next men’s basketball coach, but no deal is done yet. Texas Christian University’s Jamie Dixon is the top priority, according to reports Wednesday, with the coach’s buyout standing in the way of finalizing terms. According to a source, no deal was completed as of Wednesday morning. Dixon’s buyout is $8 million, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, and ESPN reported both sides have engaged in contract discussions. When UCLA fired Steve Alford in December, the schoo...
Tags: Texas, Sports, Sport, Soccer, College sports, Ncaa, Espn, Usa Today, TCU, Ucla, Pittsburgh, Pitt, Villanova, Dixon, Calipari, Alford

Pitt study sheds light on how immune cells help tumors to escape body's defenses

New research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center sheds light on how tumors use the body's regulators of immunity for their own benefit.
Tags: Health, Pitt, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Pitt research reveals how immune cells help tumors escape body's defenses

New findings from Pitt and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center researchers reveal how immune cells turn off killer T cells, pointing to new drug targets that can improve the success of cancer immunotherapy.
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10 Best Brendan Gleeson Movies

10 Best Brendan Gleeson Movies An Irish actor with three Golden Globe nominations, Brendan Gleeson has an instantly recognizable face and a familiar voice — perhaps most-known for his role as Mad-Eye Moody in the Harry Potter series, Gleeson has managed to establish quite the filmography over the years. Father of up-and-comer Domhnall Gleeson, it’s clear that Brendan’s talent is more than an acquired thing: it’s in the family’s blood. Often seen playing tough or charismatic leaders across fi...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Movies, Paddington, Cameron Diaz, Belgium, Leonardo Dicaprio, Harry Potter, Colin Farrell, Brad Pitt, Bill, Kelly Reilly, Tom Cruise, Brendan Gleeson, Joaquin Phoenix, Cillian Murphy

Pitt and Duquesne give City Game one-year hiatus

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh and Duquesne are giving the annual “City Game” a year off. The programs announced Thursday the regular showdown between schools located just two miles apart will not happen next season, the first time since the 1960s they won’t play. The series, which began in 1932, will resume in the 2020-21 season. […]
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Analyzing a Facebook-fueled anti-vaccination attack: 'It's not all about autism'

Pitt scientists find a viral anti-vaccination Facebook campaign wasn't 'all about autism,' but instead centered on four distinct themes.
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Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino brings back two of his biggest stars, Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, in his new film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The teaser trailer is low on details, but we do know that Pitt plays stunt double to DiCaprio’s aging film star, the plot involves the murder of Sharon Tate by members of the Manson Family, and it opens on July 26. The film is also the last movie that Luke Perry made before he died. Tags: Brad Pitt   Charles Manson   crime   Leonardo DiCaprio   movies   On...
Tags: Hollywood, Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt, Manson Family, Quentin Tarantino, Jason Kottke, Pitt, DiCaprio, Sharon Tate, Luke Perry, Brad Pitt Charles Manson, Quentin Tarantino Sharon Tate

All the details of Quentin Tarantino's new movie, which stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Margot Robbie

The first poster and trailer for Quentin Tarantino's new movie, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," arrived this week.  Here's everything we know about the movie, which hits theaters in July. The first trailer for Quentin Tarantino's upcoming "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" arrived on Wednesday, showcasing the movie's 1969 setting. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio as an actor and Brad Pitt as his stunt double as they seek fame and glory in Hollywood during the time of the Manson family murders....
Tags: Hollywood, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt, Charles Manson, Roman Polanski, Quentin Tarantino, Damian Lewis, Margot Robbie, Tim Roth, Tarantino, Pitt, Los Angeles County, DiCaprio

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Are in a New Movie Poster Together and the Memes Are Gold

Put Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt in throwback threads together and it will make for easy meme-ing. Monday morning was especially happy for pop culture fans thanks to the teaser poster dropped to hype up fans in the months leading up to Quentin Tarantino’s highly anticipated flick starring Pitt and human meme machine DiCaprio. In…
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See the First Poster for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio look lean, mean, and a little Photoshopped in the very first Once Upon a Time in Hollywood poster, which gives us a new look at Quentin Tarantino‘s highly anticipated film. The duo take center stage in the poster, which will be Tarantino’s ode to the year 1969, a year of great political and cultural upheaval in the U.S. – and the year of the Manson Murders. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Poster Hollywood. 1969. #OnceUponATimeInHollywood
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Sony, Leonardo-DiCaprio, Brad-Pitt, Quentin-Tarantino, Poster, Burt Reynolds, True Story, Tarantino, Pitt, Dalton, DiCaprio, Reynolds, Smokey

New Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Poster Released

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Once Upon a Time in Hollywood poster released Stars Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio are featured on the newest poster for director Quentin Tarantino’s ninth cinematic epic, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Sony Pictures posted the poster to Twitter today, which features the two stars against the backdrop of the Hollywood hills. With an era-appropriate car just out of focus as well. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Los Angeles, Winston Churchill, Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt, Charles Manson, Sony Pictures, Quentin Tarantino, Adolf Hitler, Emile Hirsch, Tarantino, Movie Posters, Pitt, DiCaprio, Robbie

Boeheim's son scores 20, Syracuse rallies past Pitt 73-59

Buddy Boeheim had a career-high 20 points, and Syracuse defeated Pittsburgh 73-59 in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament despite playing without leading scorer Tyus Battle.            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Atlantic, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Pitt, Boeheim, Tyus Battle, Buddy Boeheim

Buddy Boeheim’s 20 points lead Syracuse past Pitt 73-59

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Buddy Boeheim had a career-high 20 points, and Syracuse defeated Pittsburgh 73-59 on Wednesday night in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament despite playing without leading scorer Tyus Battle. Elijah Hughes and Frank Howard each had 18 points for the Orange, who’ll face No. 5 Duke in a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlantic, Syracuse, Duke, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Pitt, N C AP, Boeheim, Frank Howard, Buddy Boeheim, Tyus Battle Elijah Hughes

Syracuse’s Battle will not play vs. Pitt in ACC Tournament

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse’s leading scorer Tyus Battle will not play in the Orange’s second round ACC Tournament game against Pittsburgh on Wednesday night. Battle was in sweat suit and watched as the Orange went through the layup line. Battle, a 6-foot-6 sophomore guard who is averaging 17.2 points per game, took a hard […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Syracuse, Orange, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Pitt, Tyus Battle

Longtime Pitt analyst Dick Groat won’t return in 2019-20

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh basketball announcer Dick Groat won’t return for a 41st season as a color analyst on the team’s radio broadcasts. Groat, a Pittsburgh native who was an All-America basketball player at Duke, is one of a select group of athletes to play in both the NBA and major league baseball. He was […]
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The Queen dying, Brad Pitt’s bigamy, and official approval for hand jobs, in this week’s dubious tabloids

Like a dog chasing a stick thrown a great distance by a trebuchet, this week’s tabloid stories are far-fetched. Did the Queen catch her left hand in a closing door? Not if you believe this week’s National Enquirer, which interprets her purple paw as a diagnosis of leukemia, prompting its “world exclusive” cover story: “Queen, 92, Dying.” Predictably, the “secret diagnosis has Charles and William competing for the crown,” reports the Enquirer, which views the Royal succession like a reality TV s...
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Johnson, McGowens lead Pitt over Boston College 80-70

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Trey McGowens scored 26 points, Xavier Johnson added 23 points and Pittsburgh defeated Boston College 80-70 on Tuesday night in the first round of the ACC Tournament. The explosive freshmen combined to shoot 14 of 28 from the field and make 19 of 26 free throws as the 14th-seeded Panthers won […]
Tags: News, Sports, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Pitt, Boston College, N C AP, Panthers, Xavier Johnson, Trey McGowens, Johnson McGowens

Pitt snaps 13-game losing streak with win over Notre Dame

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trey McGowens scored 16 points to lead Pittsburgh to a 56-53 victory over Notre Dame on Saturday in a battle to stay out of last place in the Atlantic Coast Conference Pitt (13-18, 3-15) sent its three seniors off with a Senior Day win, while the Fighting Irish (13-18, 3-15) finished their […]
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Goodchild, Duke women beat Pitt 86-64 in ACC tourney

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Miela Goodchild hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points to help No. 11 seed Duke beat Pittsburgh 86-64 on Wednesday night in the first round of the ACC tournament. The Blue Devils will play sixth-seeded and No. 22 Florida State in Thursday’s second round. Goodchild’s 73 made 3s this season […]
Tags: News, Sports, Duke, Florida State, Pittsburgh, Greenville, Pitt, N C AP, Blue Devils, Goodchild, Goodchild Duke, Miela Goodchild

Brad Pitt’s Plan B and Annapurna Team Up for The Silent Patient

Brad Pitt’s Plan B and Annapurna team up for The Silent Patient Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures is teaming up Brad Pitt’s production company Plan B to bring the crime thriller The Silent Patient to the big screen, per The Hollywood Reporter. The film is on the debut novel from Alex Michaelides, which reached the number one spot on the New York Times Bestseller list. Like the book, the film follows Alicia Berenson, a famous painter married to a popular fashion photographer who seemingly le...
Tags: London, Movies, Annapurna, Brad Pitt, north London, Pitt, ALICIA, Megan Ellison, Annapurna Pictures, ComingSoon, Movie News, New York Times Bestseller, Jeremy Kleiner, Dede Gardner, Naegle, The Silent Patient

Pitt scores 17 to lead Norfolk St. over Delaware St. 74-66

Mastadi Pitt had 17 points as Norfolk State topped Delaware State 74-66            [Author: AP]
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No. 3 Louisville earns share of ACC title with win over Pitt

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Asia Durr scored 17 points, and No. 3 Louisville beat Pittsburgh 67-40 on Sunday to claim a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference title for the second straight season. Jazmine Jones added 12 points for the Cardinals (27-2, 14-2), who earned their fourth straight victory. Sam Fuehring had 10 points and six […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Pitt, Cardinals, Atlantic Coast Conference, Asia Durr, Sam Fuehring, Jazmine Jones

Durr leads No. 3 Louisville women past Pitt 67-40

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Asia Durr scored 17 points, and No. 3 Louisville beat Pittsburgh 67-40 on Sunday to claim a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference title for the second straight season. Jazmine Jones added 12 points for the Cardinals (27-2, 14-2), who earned their fourth straight victory. Sam Fuehring had 10 points and six […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Pitt, Cardinals, Atlantic Coast Conference, Durr, Asia Durr, Sam Fuehring, Jazmine Jones