Tag Archives: John Messer

Worst to Best: The Marvel Cinematic Universe (April 2019)

Worst to Best: The Marvel Cinematic Universe (April 2019)

Written by Zack Hohenstein, E23 Staffer

Edited by John Messer, E23 Digital Director

We’re in the endgame now.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is returning this week in the form of its twenty-second film, “Avengers: Endgame”. It’s hard to imagine any Read the rest

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Worst to Best: The Top 30 Episodes of “Game of Thrones” (April 2019)

Worst to Best: The Top 30 Episodes of "Game of Thrones" (April 2019)

Written by Zack Hohenstein, E23 Staffer

Edited by John Messer, E23 Digital Director

The wait is over guys. The eighth and final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” aired its first episode this last Sunday. While originally based on George … Read the rest

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E23- April 19, 2018 (Infinity War and Spring Fashion)

Hosted by Lucy Reis and Brooke Knappenberger, this week’s E23 tackles movies, fashion and more! John Messer discusses the battle royale shooters that are taking over the video game industry, the new DC movie spearheaded by Steven Spielberg and the … Read the rest

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E23: April 12, 2018 (Greg Miller and “A Quiet Place”)

This week on E23, Josie Clark reviews the new horror film “A Quiet Place” and John Messer talks about Jimmy Kimmel and Chappaquiddick. Brian Woods interviews Greg Miller, MU alumnus and YouTuber from Kinda Funny, about how his education at … Read the rest

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“Chappaquiddick” review: Better be quick to the theater to see it

"Chappaquiddick" poster

By John Messer, E23 Reporter

This past weekend gave us “Chappaquiddick,” starring Jason Clarke as Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy and Kate Mara as Mary Jo Kopechne. It was directed by John Curran and, more importantly, has a supporting role from Read the rest

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Critical Inklings, Ep. 4: Tabletop Role-Playing

Logo (A wooden desk with a computer and game consoles on it)

This week, John is joined by his friend Chloe for a discussion of Tabletop Role-Playing and the intricacies of Dungeons and Dragons. Please excuse our host this episode; he was very sick and had trouble boosting his audio. Technical difficulties … Read the rest

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

By John Messer, E23 Reviewer

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 the usual suspects of book fans 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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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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“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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