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True/False Review: “Of Fathers and Sons” is a powerful must-see

By Brooke Knappenberger, E23 Reporter

In the documentary “Of Fathers and Sons”, director Talal Derki returns to his home country of Syria to provide an extremely rare and intimate insight into a radical Islamist family. He follows the family in Read the rest

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True/False Review: “Bisbee ‘17” tells a lot but explains little

By John Messer, E23 Reporter

“Bisbee ‘17” was one of the many documentary films showcased at the 2018 True/False Film Fest. The film takes a look at the Arizona town of Bisbee and its sordid past of worker disputes and Read the rest

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The Shins “Heartworms” Review

By Sam Mosher, E23 Reporter

The Shins have returned after a five year hiatus with their brand new LP, “Heartworms”. The album finds The Shins experimenting with new sub-genres in pop, while still retaining their fun and playful indie rock Read the rest

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The Flattout Truth on Kong: Skull Island

By Cameron R. Flatt, E23 ReporterGraphic of Kong; Skill Island Review

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“The Force” (True/False Film Fest) Review

The Force

By Sam Mosher, E23 Reporter

“The Force” covers a lot of issues in its approximately 90 minute runtime. It discusses police brutality, race relations, sexual harassment and masculine culture, but largely fails to address these issues beyond just a surface Read the rest

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“Logan” Delivers the Most Human Story, About Super Humans (SPOILERS)

Hugh Jackman portrayed Wolverine for the final time in the latest "X-Men" movie

By Jacob Douglas, E23 Reporter

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS.

“This is what life looks like: people love each other.”

With one line, Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) describes what makes Logan so great.

In Hugh Jackman’s (potential) last go around … Read the rest

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The Flattout Truth on “Safari” (True/False Documentary Review)

Safari Film Review

By Cameron R. Flatt, E23 Reporter

“Safari” is a documentary from veteran Austrian director Ulrich Seidl. Somewhat ambiguous in its intentions, “Safari” introduces us to a handful of German-speaking big game hunters while showing us footage of their hunts.

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E23’s Table Talk- Feb. 5, 2017

Table Talk looks forward to what 2017 has to offer for music, movies and television.

E23’s executive producer, Nnamdi Egwuonwu, and executive web director, Olivia Jacobson, join host, Jacobs Douglas, in this week’s Table Talk. They’ll be talking about expectations for 2017 in regards to music, movie and TV. 2016 was a strong year for … Read the rest

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Is it “Zombie Fatigue”, or Just Plain Bad? Santa Clarita Diet Review

By Jacob Douglas, E23 Reporter

With both of the “Walking Dead” series, to “iZombie” and “Z Nation”, TV has its fair share of zombie shows. Netflix decided it needed its own “zombie” show. Enter “Santa Clarita Diet”, a show about … Read the rest

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“Mascots” mockumentary is surprisingly unimpressive

"Mascots" poster.

By Jacob Douglas, E23 Reporter

From “This is Spinal Tap”, to “Best in Show”, Christopher Guest is one of the biggest names in the mockumentary genre. Unfortunately, his newest Netflix Original Movie “Mascots” falls short of the hilarity and fun … Read the rest

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