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“The French Dispatch” effortlessly blends striking visuals with maniacal humor

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 11, 2021

Wes Anderson’s latest undertaking, “The French Dispatch,” is—if nothing else—charismatic. Doing what he does best, the filmmaker and writer effortlessly blends striking visuals with maniacal...

Rami Malek in The Little Things. Courtesy of IMDb.

“The Little Things” disappoints, a failed thriller that tried too hard

Shruti Gautam February 8, 2021

LA’s crime scene is well-represented in Hollywood, with countless movies feeding on the public’s want to consume horrific crime stories. John Lee Hancock, known for “The Blind Side” and “Saving...

Steven Garza in the documentary Boys State.

‘Boys State’ focuses on the leaders of younger generations

Jared Geyer March 9, 2020

Boys State is a camp run in each state that gives selected students in the rising senior class an opportunity to get better educated and interactive with politics. There are cities, elections, laws, debates,...

Dogs of T/F

Dogs of T/F

Ana Manzano March 7, 2020

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‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ the movie we need

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,’ the movie we need

Brandon Kim November 25, 2019

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is not a biopic but is based on the true story of Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks) and Tom Junod (Matthew Rhys), named Lloyd Vogel in the movie. It follows Vogel, an investigative...

A night at the masquerade: True/False Jubilee

A night at the masquerade: True/False Jubilee

Will Napier March 5, 2019

The True/False Film Festival kicked off with the Jubilee held at The Missouri Theatre Feb. 28, 2019. The event preceded the screening of ‘Knock Down the House,’ a documentary following determined politicians...


Q & A with the director: Wang Xiaoshuai

Moy Zhong March 5, 2019

Shortly after Wang Xiaoshuai’s ‘Chinese Portrait’ screened at the True/False Film Festival, March 2, Wang participated in a Q&A session. A T/F moderator and members of the screening’s audience...

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‘Apollo 11’ brings triumph to historical documentaries

Jared Geyer March 5, 2019

In an era that is so self-indulgent in the consumption and progression of technology, it seems like an anomaly that the Apollo 11 flight to the moon was even remotely successful. The blocky computers and...

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‘Island of the Hungry Ghosts’ shows suffering in idyllic landscape

Emily Oba March 4, 2019

Christmas Island is the small land mass with a spirited name and has a reputation for hosting the great red crab migration; on the surface, this Australian territory seems like another tourist destination,...

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Q & A with the director: Zhang Yang

Moy Zhong March 4, 2019

[vc_text_separator title="Zhang Yang, director of 'Up the Mountain'" color="custom" border_width="3" accent_color="#2bb673"]Shortly after ‘Up the Mountain’ aired on March 2, a Q&A session followed...

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‘Tequila 62’ brings full True/False experience

Matthew Burns March 4, 2019

As the name may suggest, ‘Tequila 62’ is a collection of four short films that targeted a more adult audience. The shorts held nothing back in showing or describing explicit moments. If one can get...

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‘Home, Sweet Home’ tells authentic family story

Isaac Parrish March 3, 2019

The film ‘Home, Sweet Home’ isn't a traditional documentary. From director Ise Shinichi, the film started as a collection of home videos meant to be gifted to his niece Nao Nishimura's family, since...

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