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Opinion: Sci-Fi Sunday

June 25, 2016

Get your sci-fi fix this weekend on Florida Atlantic’s Boca Raton campus.

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Must-see summer movies of 2015

June 5, 2015

nce upon a time, summer consisted solely of lounging on the beach, working on your tan and perfecting your Baywatch beach run....

“Transformers” brings new faces for a new series

“Transformers” brings new faces for a new series

June 3, 2014

Fans of the “Transformers” saga, there is a new film for you to see. This summer the long awaited “Transformers: Age of Extinction” ...

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Simply Marvelous

April 9, 2014

Superhero movies are often identified by their outlandish set pieces, high stakes and impressive visuals. That, combined with...

“RoboCop” is neither new nor improved, but it doesn’t deserve to be scrapped completely

“RoboCop” is neither new nor improved, but it doesn’t deserve to be scrapped completely

February 17, 2014

  It’s another year and another chance for studios to reintroduce popular movies from thirty years ago with better special...

Review: “The Monuments Men” — It’s Worth Preserving…Barely

Christopher Massana

February 10, 2014

Here's an idea for a story: In the waning months of World War II, the Nazis are in full retreat back to Germany and are scrambling to hide or destroy all of their ill-gotten gain. In response, the Western Allies form a team of art historians, sculptors, architects, restorationists and museum curators to track down, reclaim and preserve Europe's millenn...

Spike Jonze’s “Her” takes a ridiculous premise and creates a beautiful masterpiece

Arman Khoshneviss

January 15, 2014

It would be difficult to find a film as important and relevant to this electronic generation as Spike Jonze’s “Her.” “Her” is a beautiful sci-fi romance set in the not-so-distant future that will leave viewers  thinking about love, the world we live and ultimately leave them overwhelmed with emotion. It’s consistently amazing in every a...

Maddy’s Movies: “August: Osage County” may not be for every college student, but it will remind everyone of their own family

Maddy Mesa

January 13, 2014

[divider type="thin"] Looks like Meryl Streep is getting another Oscar! Ok, so this may not be the best movie to see for college students. But if you're getting tired of your family being too involved in your adult college life or think it's a mad house every time you go home for break, this movie will prove your family isn't so bad. Hopefully. The star stud...

“Lone Survivor” may not be the most comfortable movie experience, but it’s certainly one that shouldn’t be missed

Kyle Paul

January 13, 2014

“Lone Survivor,” based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Hospital Corpsman First Class Marcus Luttrell, tells a grim but moving story of survival and the power of brotherhood between American troops when trapped behind enemy lines. The movie revolves around Operation Red Wings, the Seal Team 10 mission to capture and kill Taliban leader Ahmad Shah (...

“Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones” isn’t all terror. Actors Andrew Jacobs and Jorge Diaz sit down and discuss the view from behind the handheld cameras

Olivia Sheets

January 10, 2014

Demonic entities aren’t the only things that have Andrew Jacobs and Jorge Diaz, the stars of "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones," running to and fro. Their current press tour has the actors crisscrossing the country. Before leaving for Houston, FAU’s University Press had a chance to sit in on a roundtable interview with the duo on Jan. 8. In the...

News Team, Reassemble!

Maddy Mesa

December 9, 2013

Fans of the unforgettable “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” rejoice. “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” hits theaters over winter break on Dec. 18. But you don’t have to wait that long for a taste of the action. The University Press took part in a conference call on Nov. 1 with two stars from the new movie: Brian Fantana’s Paul R...

REVIEW: “12 Years a Slave” is a magnificently beautiful, yet terrifying must-see film

Cristina Solorzano

December 7, 2013

The foundation of humanity is threatened in this powerful slave drama when most people’s “sentimentality extends the length of a coin.” “12 Years a Slave,” the extraordinary true story adapted from Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir of the same title, is a rollercoaster that will have you leaping from one emotion to the next.  Steve McQueen (“...