The Shape of Water – Advanced Screening Open to Select Students!

The next movie from filmmaker Guillermo Del Torro, The Shape of Water, has already generated buzz as the winner of the 74th Venice International Film Festival’s Golden Lion for Best Film, with some critics going so far as to call the film Del Torro’s best since Pan’s Labyrinth (2006).  An advanced screening on December 13th has been made available to FIU students on a first come, first serve basis. There’s only a few tickets available, so get your reservations now!

Screening takes place on December 13th at AMC Aventura, with check-ins for reserved seating taking place before 7:15pm. You can reserve your seat for this screening here.

Murder on the Orient Express: A Derailing Ending

Hercule Poirot aboard the Orient Express, sporting his majestic (but clearly false) mustache

To apply an overused turn of phrase, good mystery stories are typically not about the destination, but rather the journey. Despite this, the ending should still be a satisfying reveal, or else the journey would’ve been for nothing. Unfortunately based on the Agatha Christie novel of the same name, Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express could’ve been an okay film, had it not managed to fumble its way to a disappointing ending.

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No Strength In Numbers: Justice League Review

Batman. Superman. Wonder Woman. The Flash. Cyborg. Aquaman. These are some of comic book history’s most storied heroes ever who have saved infinite dimensions from countless cataclysmic events — but they just can’t seem to beat public perception. Justice League takes place shortly after the events of Batman vs Superman. Superman’s death in the battle against Doomsday seems to have made the rounds on the inter-galactic Internet and the grossly overly-CGIed big bad Steppenwolf (Ciaran Hinds) randomly shows up on Earth to do comically generic bad guy things. Guilt-ridden by his role in Superman’s death, Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) and Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) attempt to recruit some new metahumans to help them push back against Steppenwolf’s invading army of parademons.

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Favorite Family Movie Poll Results!

Favorite Family Movie Poll Results! 

Thanksgiving is finally here! One more day and families will come together to give thanks for all their blessings while enjoying a scrumptious meal. After all, who can resist gobbling down some roast turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy on this special occasion? Now, once you have enough to leave you stuffed, you can sit back, relax, and watch a great family movie together. According to you, these are the top three family movies:

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And…Cut! PFF Gets Big Turnouts For November Workshops

We are three events into the Panther Film Festival’s Mixers & Workshops and the turnouts, so far, have been incredible! We thank you for showing such an interest in our growing film community and hope to continue to provide you with valuable networking, workshopping, and learning opportunities in the months to come.

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The Square: Strange, But “It’s Art”

A ‘performance art piece’ in which a man acts like an ape at a fancy dinner party

If a self-proclaimed lover of the arts doesn’t acknowledge how pretentious the world of art can be, they just might be a total hack. As the winner of this year’s Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival, the event’s highest honor, Ruben Ӧstlund’s The Square is a dissection of the human conscience, served with a dose of mockery directed at the pompous attitudes of the artistic world.

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Miami Jewish Film Festival’s November “Simply Streisand” Retrospective Continues

The Miami Jewish Film Festival, in cooperation with the Miami Beach Cinematheque, will continue its retrospective of Barbra Streisand’s most iconic films throughout the month of November. “Simply Streisand” celebrates four of Streisand’s Academy Award- Nominated films with screenings hosted by special guests. Event Location: Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

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