Movie News & Reviews


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She-demon strikes yet again

Here’s a quick question: how many movies can have a creepy little girl with long black hair covering her face? If you answered, “too many to count,” you would be correct.

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"Hidden Figures" is an inspiration

Previously hidden in history, three black women take on issues of race, gender and flying in space in the feel-good historical film, “Hidden Figures.” The movie takes place in the stubbornly-segregated state of Virginia in the 1960s at the NASA Langley Research Center.

Review: A walk through the Sundance Film Fest

Considered the biggest independent film festival in the United States and one of the most reputed worldwide, the Sundance Film Festival is a dream for many who consume non-commercial and conceptual cinema. With over 46,000 people in attendance in 2016, this festival is also an opportunity for independent filmmakers to have an audience that otherwise would be difficult to reach.

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Differing “Arrival” reviews

Haleigh Clemens and Sierra Stone talk about why they liked - or didn't like- the recent release "Arrival."

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PBS miniseries preview at SUMA

Queen Victoria reigns again in the new PBS Masterpiece Theatre series “Victoria.”

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Welcome back to the wizarding world

The wizarding world that we all know and love is back in “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” Nineteen years ago, author J.K. Rowling introduced readers to a little boy named Harry Potter and the mystical and magical world that became his home.

Why you should go see "Moana"

Disney is known for creating instant classics, especially when it comes to animated princess movies.

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The marvelous Dr. Stephen Strange

My initial reactions prior to watching the newly-released “Doctor Strange” were somewhat apprehensive. I had heard before from several friends that this was the greatest Marvel movie ever made, and I did not want to get my hopes up.

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Monsters at SUU

Halloween and horror fanatics from the community, student body and faculty gathered in the basement of the Gerald R. Sherratt Library Monday for a night of storytelling and vintage film viewing.

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Miss Peregrine's world revealed

This summer, I was introduced to the book series “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs. I loved the books and the unique way the author told his story through the use of vintage photographs, which are featured throughout the books.

SUU News’ tips and guides to Comic Con

Utah’s “most popular convention” the Salt Lake Comic Con is a nerdy nirvana featuring celebrity appearances, miscellaneous and relatively geeky panels as well as vendors and artists selling their wares.

Opinion: Disney breaks hearts over ride

Aug. 31, 2009 is now known as the momentous day when Disney bought the rights to Marvel for $4 billion from Universal Studios. While this news was surprising, it meant relatively nothing for five “marvelous” years. Marvel movies have been released rapidly over the past few years; so far it hasn’t mattered that Disney owned the rights, because they still seemed to be two entirely different entities.

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SUU docu-drama wins Equus award

“Back Up the Mountain,” the SUU docu-drama that details the founding of the university recently won the “Winnie” award for Best Short Film at the Equus Film Festival in New York City.

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R.E.A.L. Peers horror movie night

Members of SUU R.E.A.L. Peers hosted a horror movie night Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Sharwan Smith Student Center Theatre.

Community fills Centrum for Back Up the Mountain

After months of work on SUU campus, at Brian Head and around Cedar City, the Back Up the Mountain docudrama about the founding of the Branch Agricultural College premiered in the Centrum Arena this past Thursday.