October 26, 2018

While we can become overwhelmed with the endless amounts of movies and shows we can stream online, it can be easy to forget the simple pleasure of visiting the movie theater. The past couple of months have brought to us some phenomenal movies well worth the trip to the...

December 19, 2017

There are no spoilers in this, this is not a review, it is an update from a Marvel fan for Marvel fans.

Thor Ragnarok (In theaters now)

Trapped on the opposite side of the Universe, Thor finds himself in a situation where he must fight for his freedom. His challenger, th...

November 15, 2017

Halloween has come and gone. We saw plenty of creative costumes, (especially a lot of Pennywise and Eleven costumes), the leaves changed as the weather grew colder, kids braved the cold to fill their bags with candy, people screamed their lungs out at haunted houses, a...

November 2, 2017

An enlightened fellow St. Francis student recommended something to me that I believe changed my college life forever. Two things that college students love are movies and saving money and with MoviePass you can fulfill both loves. MoviePass is a subscription-based movi...

October 17, 2017

Two years ago, the world returned to a galaxy far far away with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the first big new “Star Wars” film in 10 years. “The Force Awakens” was the first film of a new trilogy planned by Lucasfilm and Disney, and it’s safe to say audiences were...

October 9, 2017

I was behind the times on the first "Kingsman" movie. I saw the first couple previews and wasn’t sure what they were going for, was it a satire of the spy movie genre or an over-the-top action flick? I missed it in theaters and didn’t get around to until it came out on...

September 25, 2017

Mother! is unlike anything I have ever seen but at the same time, felt familiar. The familiar thriller tropes are all there and the idea of weird things happening in an old house are well documented in film. This is where the familiarity really ends and the true beauty...

September 22, 2017

We’re in the home stretch of the year, but 2017 has been a crazy mixed bag. The new iPhone has facial recognition, Earth has seen an overwhelming amount of fires, hurricanes and earthquakes, the eclipse gave people a reason to stack sunglasses together (it really worke...

September 8, 2017

Steven Soderbergh cut his Hollywood teeth and made his grand entrance simultaneously in 1989 with his indie film “Sex, Lies and Videotape” at the age of 26. He won the Palme d’Or at Cannes younger than any before him, leading many to call him somewhat of a “chosen one....

September 6, 2017

It’s been a painful couple of weeks at the movies lately. Labor Day weekend saw no new release for the first time in 25 years, officially putting a stamp on the worst summer movie box office in over a decade, according to Seth Kelley of Variety. Summer may have had ple...

April 12, 2017

Do you know who Henrietta Lacks is? Don’t feel bad if you don’t because, like most women of color, Henrietta Lacks' achievements are not noted in our history books. However, you can finally watch Henrietta’s story unfold on HBO on April 22 at 7:00 p.m.
 

The movie...

February 24, 2017

Everyone knows about the race into space, the period of time when Russia and America competed head-to-head to be the first nation to put a man on the moon. The story many people don’t know about are the stories of the people who worked behind the scenes, the people res...

February 17, 2017

To recognize and celebrate the history and achievements of African people around the world, we here at the USF Encounter have curated a list of documentaries, movies and mini-series that are both thought provoking and entertaining. These films serve as an opportunity t...

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