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 Aug 18 - 24, 2011 
Fest to Impress

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Fest to Impress

Third Annual Albuquerque Film Festival packs schedule with diversity

By Devin D. O’Leary

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“Wow. It’s like a screen saver come to life.”

Film Review

Another Earth

Admirable, no-budget sci fi gets sucked in by the gravitational pull of sad teenagers and planet-sized metaphors

By Devin D. O’Leary
Writer-director Mike Cahill and writer-actor Brit Marling have cleverly concocted a sci-fi premise that requires little to no effort (or money) to bring to cinematic life. Marling stars as Rhoda Williams, a bright-star teenager who graduates high school on a fast track to MIT. Unfortunately, one very poor decision involving a party, a lot of booze and a car leads to tragedy. A few years down the road, Rhoda is released from jail, her once-promising life now in shambles. A lot has changed since Rhoda’s ill-fated night. Chief among those changes has been the discovery of a new planet, seemingly identical to Earth, in rotation around the sun.

Idiot Box

“This Old House” Meets The Road Warrior

“Stuck With Hackett” on Science Channel

By Devin D. O’Leary

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Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Banshee Screams Into State

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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

By Devin D. O’Leary
Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.
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