Apr 12 - 18, 2012 
The Raid: Redemption

Film Review

The Raid: Redemption

Indonesian action flick cranks the martial arts genre up to 11

By Devin D. O’Leary

The Republic of Indonesia leaps, feet first, into the Asian action film biz with the absolutely insane export The Raid: Redemption. The filmmakers take a bit of Die Hard, a bunch of New Jack City and toss them both into a stewpot filled with kerosene. Then somebody drops a match. The result is, to quote every Facebook post these days: “Wow. Just ... wow.”

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Idiot Box

TV News

Tidbits from around the dial

By Devin D. O’Leary
Tidbits from around the dial, including the latest on “Money From Strangers,” “XIII,” and “New Girl.”

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Reel World

By Devin D. O’Leary

Write Now

Rick Reichman will conduct another one of his patented free screenwriting workshops on Thursday, April 12. The event will take place from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at Bookworks (4022 Rio Grande NW). Participants will get a crash course in how to script gripping film scenes. Reichman is the author of 20 Things You Must Know to Write a Great Screenplay and Formatting Your Screenplay. For more information, contact Bookworks at 344-8139 or Mr. Reichman at 984-2927.

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Week in Sloth

The Week in Sloth

Highlights from around the dial. Except no one has dials anymore.

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