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Brian Walter is a college professor by day and a hopelessly sleepy college professor by night. His work has appeared in a variety of literary and film studies publications, and he appears as an 'old coot' interviewer with a magic camera in the final chapter of Donald Harington's final novel, "Enduring." He lives a short walk from the St. Louis Zoo with his remarkably patient, loving wife and three quirky feline familiars.

Meeting Your Maker: BLADE RUNNER 2049's Existential Burdens

With Blade Runner 2049 opening in cinemas this Friday, we ruminate on the themes of existentialism the trailer and short film have promised.

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MORE THAN A WORD: Generation With A Vision

More Than a Word discusses and explores the Washington football team's controversial name, casting new light on a longstanding issue.

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Children's Crusades: Three Summer War Films

In the summer films War for the Planet of the Apes, Wonder Woman, and Dunkirk, the serious subject of war is pandered down to

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Rendering Unto Caesar: The Will To Power In The PLANET OF THE APES Franchise

The Planet of the Apes films have made us wonder about the price of power, and how humans will do everything to get it

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THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS: An American Ghost Story

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells helped to give birth to modern bio-medicine.

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All the Same: Violence & The Western Anti-Hero In LOGAN

Logan serves up the classic Western anti-hero in the realm of a dystopia, spinning the myth around while also keeping its machismo intact.

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THE FREEDOM TO MARRY: Love Conquers Fear

The Freedom to Marry is a compelling, expertly-made documentary about the landmark case that finally provided everyone the right to marriage.

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THE LAST LAUGH: Comedy vs. The Holocaust

The Last Laugh is a profound documentary that somehow warmly weighs the need for laughter with the immense tragedy that was the Holocaust.

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BROADCAST SIGNAL INTRUSION: A Tale Of Obsession

In Broadcast Signal Intrusion, a psychological horror short film, a grief-stricken video archivist becomes increasingly obsessed with the meaning behind a sinister television signal

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The Love Witch: A Heady Brew

The Love Witch is an aesthetically sophisticated and deeply-layered dramatization of the gender obstacles that we continue to embed in our society.

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