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True/False Review: “Combat Obscura” is an unflinching look at the lives of Marines

By John Messer, E23 Reporter

One of the more compelling films at the 2018 True/False Film Fest was Miles Lagoze’s “Combat Obscura.” What sets “Obscura” apart is its composition. Director Lagoze recorded the majority of the footage between 2011 and Read the rest

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E23: March 8, 2018 (True/False)

This week on E23, we cover True/False Film Fest, the Oscars and more! John Messer parodies the news from the Oscars and True False Film Fest. Josie Clark gives audiences a rundown of the top five reasons to go to … Read the rest

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True/False Review: “American Animals” captures the thrill of a heist

By Bryce Cross, E23 Reporter

If we’re being truthful to ourselves, many of us have imagined – daydreamed even – of pulling off the perfect heist, and why wouldn’t we? Cinema has idealized heists, glorified both the failed and fortunate Read the rest

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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: “Our New President” is a startling look at Russian media

By Rachel Zalucki, E23 Reporter

The following review contains spoilers.

Out of all the movies I saw at True/False Film Fest this year, “Our New President” was undoubtedly the most memorable one. The film uses a montage of various clips 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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E23- February 22, 2018

This week on E23, Caitlin Brenner gives us the rundown on Columbia’s Portugal the Man concert. On this week’s edition of Everyone’s a Critic, reporter Michael Donelan tells us what to expect from “Incredibles 2” based on its newest trailer. … Read the rest

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“Step” Review (True/False Film Festival)

By Mariah Doss, E23 Reporter

Amanda Lipitiz’s True/False film “Step “ is hilarious, heartfelt and empowering. “Step” follows the lives of three high school seniors Blessin, Tayla, and Cori as they work to get out of inner city Baltimore and … Read the rest

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E23- March 9, 2017

E23 talks true/false

E23 takes a look back at the movies, fashion and art of the 2017 True/False Film Festival in Columbia, Mo. Mariah Doss and Bailey Pierson also share their thoughts on Ed Sheeran’s latest album, “Divide”.

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The Flattout Truth on “Strangers in Paradise” (True/False Documentary Review)

By Cameron R. Flatt, E23 Reporter

“Strangers in Paradise” is a documentary from first time director Guido Hendrikx. Shot almost entirely in a classroom, a Dutch actor speaks with three distinct approaches to three different groups of refugees about their … Read the rest

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