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April 7, 2017

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘Spring Broke’ shares the history of a famously reckless vacation

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘Spring Broke’ shares the history of a famously reckless vacation

The 2016 documentary shows the rise and fall of two of the most popular spring break destinations.

April 4, 2017

 For the Love of Movies: Céline Sciamma’s work extends beyond her role as a director

For the Love of Movies: Céline Sciamma’s work extends beyond her role as a director

The insightfulness of “My Life as a Zucchini” is nothing new for writer-director Céline Sciamma.

March 16, 2017

‘Logan’ is the Wolverine film we’ve always wanted

Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart made their last on-screen performances of two titular characters absolutely timeless.

March 10, 2017

What really goes down at the True/False volunteer after-party

T’was a night filled with filmmakers, neon lights and throwback jams.

March 9, 2017

In ‘Quest,’ music drives the story

In ‘Quest,’ music drives the story

The Rainey family works through obstacles and still gives back to the community.

March 8, 2017

Manolo and Gorrion create a nostalgic yet modern tale in ‘Donkeyote'

Manolo and Gorrion create a nostalgic yet modern tale in ‘Donkeyote'

The True/False film's meandering pace is perfect.

March 7, 2017

‘Dina’ celebrates what it means to live a life

‘Dina’ celebrates what it means to live a life

Watching “Dina” is like watching a real-life rom-com play out in front of you.

March 7, 2017

‘Distant Constellation’ juxtaposes innovation and quiescence

‘Distant Constellation’ juxtaposes innovation and quiescence

Shevaun Mizrahi’s “work in progress” film features individuals from all walks of life.

March 7, 2017

Polish film ‘Communion’ does not disappoint

Polish film ‘Communion’ does not disappoint

Director Anna Zamecka’s freshman documentary screened for the first time in the U.S. at True/False Film Fest.

March 7, 2017

‘Step’ will make you want to dance for joy

‘Step’ will make you want to dance for joy

The True/False documentary gives a look into the lives of three Baltimore teens.

March 7, 2017

‘The Grown-Ups’ brings awareness to Down syndrome

‘The Grown-Ups’ brings awareness to Down syndrome

Director Maite Alberdi’s humanizes three individuals affected by the syndrome in her documentary.

March 7, 2017

‘Whose Streets?’ highlights the community behind the Ferguson protests

‘Whose Streets?’ highlights the community behind the Ferguson protests

The documentary is a vital look at the frustration and anger that followed Michael Brown’s death.

March 6, 2017

‘Rat Film’ is about something more profound than rats

‘Rat Film’ is about something more profound than rats

The documentary opens viewers’ eyes to socioeconomic separation in Baltimore.

Feb. 28, 2017

 For the Love of Movies: Spike Lee’s sophomore film is still relevant

For the Love of Movies: Spike Lee’s sophomore film is still relevant

“School Daze” reveals a timeless understanding of racial tension.

Feb. 24, 2017

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘And the Oscar Goes To…’ reveals the history and politics behind the awards

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘And the Oscar Goes To…’ reveals the history and politics behind the awards

The 2014 documentary explores the history of the prestigious awards in great depth.

Feb. 10, 2017

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘13th’ delves into how prominent inequality still is

The Deal With Documentaries: ‘13th’ delves into how prominent inequality still is

The 2016 documentary explores legislation that has led to racially disproportionate prison overcrowding.

Nov. 13, 2016

‘To Keep the Light’ illuminates the story of the silent worker

‘To Keep the Light’ illuminates the story of the silent worker

The film shown at Citizen Jane Film Festival brings the lives of female lighthouse workers in the 1870s into the spotlight.

Nov. 11, 2016

Twelve things to binge watch, read and listen to over break

Twelve things to binge watch, read and listen to over break

Whether you love reading or watching TV, there’s something for you.

Nov. 11, 2016

'Nakom' portrays the plight of an African university student

'Nakom' portrays the plight of an African university student

This Citizen Jane film helps viewers understand their privilege of education.

Oct. 11, 2016

Real Food Films initiate discussion about food, environment

Environmental Leadership Office Adviser Amy Eultgen: “Food encompasses lots of issues that are interrelated.”

Oct. 21, 2015

Local film festival rolls into its seventh year of production

Local film festival rolls into its seventh year of production

Citizen Jane Film Festival, an all women’s film festival, continues in Columbia for another round of great.

Sept. 26, 2015

A new documentary shows one woman’s fight for education

Malala Yousafzai's fight for an education is now on the silver screen in a new documentary.

Sept. 23, 2015

Inside Ragtag’s Passport X

Viewers explore and discuss conflicts in Iran, Ukraine and elsewhere through international films.

March 31, 2015

Pass the Popcorn: "It Follows" convinces that chastity is worth it

Columnist Caleb Bishop refuses to get out of the fetal position.

March 18, 2015

Pass the Popcorn: Thankfully, “Run All Night” isn’t “Taken 4”

Columnist Caleb Bishop wonders how many people had to approve the title “Run All Night”

March 3, 2015

A ragtag bunch of cinephiles

A ragtag bunch of cinephiles

MOVE chats with the self-titled “co-conspirator” behind True/False and the city’s beloved Ragtag Cinema.

March 3, 2015

The Blue Note prepares for True/False Film Festival

The Blue Note prepares for True/False Film Festival

With new ownership, the iconic venue continues its participation in the fest.

March 3, 2015

New documentary program starting in fall

Two of the program’s heads spoke on how the program will work and its ties with the True/False Film Festival.

March 3, 2015

Doc or mock? Gimme Truth! decides

The game show has a simple premise: local filmmakers create two-minute documentaries that are either totally true or fully false, leaving the audience to decide.

March 3, 2015

‘Drone’ strikes the heart and mind

MOVE gets a sneak peek at one of the films to be screened at True/False.

March 3, 2015

Q&A with The Riveter’s Natalie Cheng

MOVE chats with the mag’s CEO (and former MOVE editor) about “Drink Up to Startups!” at Muse Clothing, slated for March 6.

Feb. 24, 2015

Oscars: winners and losers

MOVE takes a look at who should’ve won on Sunday, and who actually won.

Feb. 24, 2015

Pass the popcorn: ‘The DUFF’ is a decent but unoriginal and formulaic film

Columnist Caleb Bishop reviews “The DUFF.”

Feb. 21, 2015

MOVE’s 2015 Oscars predictions

Here’s who we think should take home trophies at the 87th Academy Awards.

Feb. 13, 2015

MU Film Production Club to host fourth annual Valentine's Day Film Fest

This year’s lineup includes short documentaries, comedies, heavier dramas and more experimental conceptual dramas.

Feb. 10, 2015

Pass the Popcorn: Nostalgic nautical nonsense

Columnist Caleb Bishop reviews “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.”

Feb. 3, 2015

Pass the Popcorn: Fear and loathing in the penthouse

Columnist Caleb Bishop reviews “The Loft.”

Feb. 3, 2015

A gritty, gripping search for glory

MOVE reviews “Foxcatcher.”

Jan. 27, 2015

Column:

‘American Sniper’ is not the movie this country needs

The recently released film whitewashes many of the main issues in the Iraq war, making it a problematic telling of this important story.

Jan. 27, 2015

Pass the Popcorn: Prepare to be uplifted

Columnist Caleb Bishop reviews “Paddington.”

Jan. 27, 2015

Docudrama on child fight clubs to be filmed in Mid-Missouri

Docudrama on child fight clubs to be filmed in Mid-Missouri

The film will be filmed in June around Montgomery County.

Jan. 27, 2015

‘Mortdecai’ fails to impress

MOVE reviews “Mortdecai”

Jan. 27, 2015

Not another wedding movie

MOVE reviews “The Wedding Ringer”

Jan. 20, 2015

Pass the Popcorn: Cooper shines in ‘American Sniper’

Movie columnist Caleb Bishop reviews Clint Eastwood’s latest.

Jan. 20, 2015

‘Inherent Vice’ confuses, yet impresses

Director Paul Thomas Anderson blends ‘70s fun with a clever kidnapping caper for an entertaining joyride.

Dec. 9, 2014

GIFT GUIDE: FOR: Film junkies

What to get your movie-obsessed friends.

Dec. 9, 2014

Rants and Reviews: Prepare to be moved by ‘The Theory of Everything’

MOVE columnist Robert Mecchi on the emotional weight of “The Theory of Everything.”

Dec. 9, 2014

MOVE’s Christmas flick picks

Here are five fantastic, festive films.

Nov. 25, 2014

Rants and Reviews: ‘Birdman’ hits every beat

MOVE columnist Robert Mecchi on Michael Keaton’s return to top form

Nov. 25, 2014

Snowden on the big screen

MOVE reviews “Citizenfour”

Nov. 18, 2014

Catch ‘Rosewater’ while it’s still here

MOVE reviews “Rosewater”

Nov. 11, 2014

Dan Jenski comes full circle with feature-length film, 'ADDicted'

Dan Jenski comes full circle with feature-length film, 'ADDicted'

Jenski left MU in 2005 to pursue a career in the film industry.

Nov. 8, 2014

Citizen Jane, Day One: Recap

The festival, featuring films made by female filmmakers, runs ‘til Sunday.

Oct. 29, 2014

Rants and reviews: Keanu Reeves is wicked

Columnist Robert Mecchi reviews “John Wick”

Oct. 29, 2014

‘A most unlikely friendship’

MOVE reviews “St. Vincent”

Oct. 28, 2014

Five scary flick picks

MOVE’s top films for scaring yourself silly this Halloween.

Oct. 21, 2014

Rants ‘N’ Reviews: Video games shouldn’t be movies

Columnist Robert Mecchi on how cinematic video games are holding the industry back

Oct. 7, 2014

Rants and Reviews: ‘Gone Girl’ delivers biting satire of modern media

MOVE Columnist Robert Mecchi on ‘Gone Girl’ and the 24-hour news cycle.

Sept. 30, 2014

Rants and Reviews: A ‘Frank’ character study

Columnist Robert Mecchi on the surprising insight of ‘Frank’

Sept. 30, 2014

‘This Is Where...’ a very wasteful film

MOVE reviews ‘This is Where I Leave You.’

Sept. 23, 2014

Rants and Reviews: 'Tusk' is wonderfully twisted

MOVE Columnist Robert Mecchi on Kevin Smith’s new horror-comedy.

Sept. 23, 2014

Familiar but fun

MOVE reviews “The Maze Runner”

Sept. 23, 2014

The real fake Nick Cave

Blast from the past: MOVE’s True/False review of “20,000 Days on Earth,” which hit wide release last week.

Sept. 16, 2014

Rants and Reviews: Review out of the blue – “The Innkeepers”

MOVE columnist Robert Mecchi reviews a surprising little horror gem

Sept. 9, 2014

Rants and Reviews: Cinematic quality comes to TV

Columnist Robert Mecchi on how cinematic shows are growing rapidly.

Sept. 2, 2014

Rants and reviews: Comic book adaptations: the failure of “Sin City 2”

MOVE columnist Robert Mecchi on the financial disaster of the sequel.

Sept. 2, 2014

This time, without feeling

MOVE reviews “The Giver.”

Aug. 26, 2014

“Boyhood” and the modern epic

MOVE columnist Robert Mecchi on “Boyhood”’s reinvention of the coming-of-age tale.

July 14, 2014

Pop Culture Shock: Olivia Wilde: “Kiss my smart ass”

MOVE columnist McKenna Bulkley on sexism and Olivia Wilde

July 14, 2014

Rants and Reviews: Why is "Transformers" impervious to critics?

MOVE columnist Robert Mecchi on why the franchise still thrives.

May 29, 2014

Student-led production company hopes for network airtime

Among other projects, Peace Frame Productions is currently writing and producing a comedic web series called “Somebodies.”

May 29, 2014

Rants and Reviews: “Chef” is a rare, heartfelt summer gem

MOVE Columnist Robert Mecchi on Jon Favreau’s “Chef”

April 22, 2014

'ADDicted' movie sheds light on social issues

'ADDicted' movie sheds light on social issues

MOVE goes behind the scenes of a movie filmed on campus.

April 8, 2014

Expressive elementary students host Silent Film/Silent Art Auction

Students of Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School host auction at Missouri Theatre.

Feb. 25, 2014

The Reel Reflections: True/False flick picks

Movie columnist Claudia Guthrie on the must-see films of this weekend’s film fest

Feb. 19, 2014

Letters from the Editor:

Why you absolutely, positively must True/False

If, two years ago, you had asked me what I thought of the True/False Film Fest, I would have responded with a blank stare ...

Feb. 19, 2014

Experienced director Emilie Sabath shares True/False picks

The artist-in-residence for the MU theatre department weighs in on this year’s festival lineup.

Feb. 19, 2014

Student director picks True/False favorites

Senior Dan Woodward has directed a popular film already. Now hear his top picks for True/False.

Feb. 19, 2014

‘Approaching the Elephant’: A documentary on the Teddy McArdle Free School

‘Approaching the Elephant’: A documentary on the Teddy McArdle Free School

Amanda Wilder documents free schools in “Approaching the Elephant.”

Feb. 19, 2014

Film featuring Obama look-alike to premiere at True/False

Film featuring Obama look-alike to premiere at True/False

Director Ryan Murdock filmed Ortiz throughout the 2012 presidential election.

Feb. 19, 2014

Frank Pavich’s documentary comes to True/False

Frank Pavich’s documentary comes to True/False

After creating a storyboard of more than 3,000 images, Jodorowsky’s film “Dune” collapsed before it could be made.

Feb. 19, 2014

'The Green Prince' brings hope to True/False Film Fest

'The Green Prince' brings hope to True/False Film Fest

Nadav Schirman's film shows the development of an unlikely friendship.

Feb. 19, 2014

True Life Fund benefits victims of domestic violence

True Life Fund benefits victims of domestic violence

Cynthia Hill’s ‘Private Violence’ will be recognized at the 2014 film fest.

Feb. 11, 2014

Third annual Valentine’s Day Film Festival the first of its kind

The fest will feature films made by students of MU, Stephens College and Columbia College.

Feb. 4, 2014

Wild & Scenic Film Fest returns

Wild & Scenic Film Fest returns

The Blue Note will screen environmentally-themed documentaries at film festival.

Nov. 19, 2013

Submissions open for annual Valentine’s Day Film Fest

MU Film Production club prepares for upcoming festival.

Feb. 8, 2013

Wild & Scenic Film Festival takes on Columbia

Wild & Scenic Film Festival takes on Columbia

February's first film festival will appeal to avid tree-huggers and environmental activism hopefuls alike.

Feb. 7, 2013

Columbia local makes new documentary called 'Dumped'

Columbia local makes new documentary called 'Dumped'

This filmmaker tackles everyone's favorite topic: break-ups.

Jan. 8, 2013

Alpine Shop brings Mountainfilm to Columbia

This touring festival’s 11 documentaries and short films focus on outdoors sports.