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“Ready Player One” Review: Ready, Set, OK

By John Messer, E23 Reviewer

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Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” came out this past weekend to much anticipation. The film is based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Ernest Cline, so Read the rest

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Video Game Movies: Eternal Bad Time of the Gamer’s Mind

By John Messer, E23 Reporter

Video game movies are constant entries in the anthology of schlock. Time and time again, they fall just short of being good. A few do rise above the sludge; the first “Mortal Kombat” was decent Read the rest

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Syfy’s “Krypton” Pilot Review

By Bryce Cross, E23 Reporter

Nearly everyone knows the origin story of Superman. He came from a dying alien planet, crash landed and was raised on Earth to eventually become humanity’s shining light and savior. So why watch a story … Read the rest

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E23- March 22, 2018 (Bill Nye and “Queer Eye”)

This week on E23, resident film critic Bryce Cross breaks down the new “Avengers: Infinity War” trailer and tells viewers his top five moments from it. Savannah Ritzen checks out Bill Nye’s speech at Jesse Auditorium. Caitlin Brenner tells viewers … Read the rest

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Review: My love letter to “Love, Simon”

By Hal Robison, E23 Reporter

Today, when a high school-centered teenage rom-com is coming out, there’s usually a standard pattern. A white, straight, usually awkward student wants to find love or is finally summoning the courage to ask that crush … Read the rest

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“Tomb Raider” Review: From the Console to the Screen

By Caitlin Brenner, E23 Reporter

This article contains possible spoilers for “Tomb Raider.”

To tell the same story with a fresh face, Alicia Vikander takes on the role of Lara Croft in “Tomb Raider.” While the beginning of the film … Read the rest

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E23- March 15, 2018 (Quinn XCII and Bad Movies)

This week on E23, Hal Robison and Rachel Zalucki tell viewers the latest on Mizzou’s MSA, deleting tweets and Donald Trump. Josie Clark counts down the top five worst movies of all time. Resident movie critics Josie Clark and Caitlin … Read the rest

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Opinion: Why the Oscars are failing

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By Rachel Zalucki, E23 Reporter

On March 6, Trump voiced his opinion on the 2018 Oscars on Twitter: “Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY. Problem is, we don’t have Stars anymore – except your President (just kidding, of course)!Read the rest

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“Thoroughbreds” review: a dark horse of a comedy thriller

The three characters conspire while sitting in a car.

By Hal Robison, E23 Reporter

Writer and director Cory Finley’s debut, “Thoroughbreds”, is a darkly funny, pseudo-psycho thriller that delves into the lives of two well-bred Connecticut teenage girls whose friendship brings out each other’s worst tendencies.

Starring relative … Read the rest

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“Into the Breach” review: Subset Games is the best indie developer

The title screen of "Into the Breach" shows menu options and a robot overlooking a landscape

By John Messer, E23 Reporter

Most people may not recognize the name Subset Games, but most in the video game world will recognize “FTL: Faster than Light.” The 2012 indie darling made by the two-man development team of Subset Games Read the rest

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